Sonia Jaffer is a successful Indian dancer and choreographer. In an interview she revealed that she was born in Mumbai. Her father is Tanzanian and mother is Indian. She grew up in Kuwait. She went to royal school of dance in London to learn basics at the age of 7 and became the only Indian who got a scholarship from the school. She also studied contemporary dance form from the laban dance center in London while gaining her knowledge in Latin American ball room and standard dances from the Dallas school of performing arts which is situated in Texas. Her career began when she took part in “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa ” which is an Indian dance show. Her partner was Mahesh Manjrekar. Her work was to choreograph his partner’s dance. She took him up to semi finals in the competitions where they lost. She again participated in the 3rd series of the same show, “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 3” where her partner was Bhaichung Bhutia. They performed tremendously and went to finals where they both finally won the competition and earned huge fans. She has also worked in some famous Bollywood movies like Nishabd, Welcome to Sajjanpur and Meerabai Not Out.