RJ Anmol is an Indian radio jockey, talk show host, event manager, and author who is known for making shows with retro music on the radio. He became viral in 2016 when the news broke out that he is the husband of the actress Amrita Rao.
RJ Anmol aka Anmol Sood was born on Sunday, 27 January 1980 (age 43 years; as of 2023) in New Delhi, India. His zodiac sign is Aquarius. He did his schooling at Ahlcon Public School, Mayur Vihar, New Delhi. He was interested in music since childhood and aspired to entertain people with music. He later pursued a Master’s degree in marketing and advertising at the Times School of Marketing, Delhi. RJ Anmol He later ventured into the world of radio jockeying.
Height (approx.): 5′ 10″
Weight (approx.): 75 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
He belongs to a middle-class family.
Parents & Siblings
His father’s name is Ajay Sood, and his mother’s name is Jyoti Sood. He has a sister named Ankita Sood who is an international yoga teacher.
Wife & Children
He got married to the actress Amrita Rao on 15 May 2014. The couple welcomed a son named Veer on 1 November 2020.
He had a five-year relationship with Amrita Rao before marrying in 2014. They met for the first time during the special screening of Jewel Thief in 2009. He proposed to her during a live radio show and asked her to reach back to him if she was interested.
He follows Hinduism.
RJ Anmol has worked as a radio jockey and host on a variety of shows. He became popular with his radio show Purani Jeans-Anmol Ke Saath, which made Radio Mirchi the number-one radio channel in Mumbai. He later hosted a celebrity talk show My Life My Story on Netflix. He later hosted the show Anmol Ki Anmol Kahaaniya on Radio Nasha.
He has hosted various corporate and cultural events such as A Night With Melody Queen and The Laxmikant Pyarelal Night. He also worked as a host on Star Sports channel during the 2015 ODI World Cup. He is also known for hosting radio shows from different venues such as a local bus, hotels, and the residences of listeners of his radio shows.
He also hosted the special screening of many films such as Guide, An Evening in Paris, and Teesri Manzil. He also worked as a voice-over artist for many advertisements. In 2023, he turned TV host with Colors TV’s live music show Jammin.
He owns a Mercedes Benz E-Class.
He has multiple tattoos inked on his body including a dagger on his leg and the names of his parents on his left shoulder.
Awards, Honours, Achievements
- Indian Excellence In Radio Award – RJ of the year (Hindi Non-Metro Station)
- Golden Mikes Radio Advertising Award for – Best On-Ground Activity (Purani Jeans Film Festival)
- 1st ever Most Stylish RJ of Mumbai award
- 2nd Indian Excellence In Radio Award – Best On Ground/ Activation by an FM Station RJ Entertainment Network (India) for Bus Itna Sa Khwab Hai on Purani Jeans
- The Mayor of Mumbai Smt Snehal Ambekar felicitated Anmol for his #RoadForRafi Campaign! in 2016
- The Mohammad Rafi Award by BJP President Ashish Shelar in 2017
- Live Facebook Show Kuch Kisse Kuch Kahaniyan With RJ Anmol For FilmiGaane Wins Shemaroo The DIGIXX 2018 Award Category Video – Media Brands in 2018
- Food: Mughlai Chicken/Mughlai Cuisine
- Movie: Jewel Thief
- Holiday Destination: Goa
- Bollywood Dialogue: Arre O Samba
- Book: Romancing With Life (Dev Anand’s autobiography)
- He likes surfing during his leisure time.
- In 2016, he ran a radio campaign #RoadforRafi to change the name of the 16th road Bandra to Mohd Rafi Marg which was well supported by his listeners.
- People were shocked in 2023 when he disclosed that he got married to Amrita Rao in 2014; however, they kept their marriage a secret for two years until 2016. He also revealed that they had a very simple wedding which cost only Rs 1.5 Lakhs. Amrita Rao wore a saree costing Rs 3000, and Anmol wore a dress which cost only Rs 2500. Her mangal sutra cost only Rs 18000, and the wedding venue was arranged for Rs 11000. Hindustan Times
- In February 2023, he and his wife, Amrita, released their debut book, Couple of Things, in which they mentioned all details about their relationship.
- He is a fitness enthusiast and likes to work out.
- In June 2023, he appeared on an episode of The Kapil Sharma Show with other RJs including RJ Naved and RJ Jeeturaj.