Ranvir Shorey

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Ranvir Shorey
Konkona-and-Ranvir.jpg
Konkona Sen Sharma and Ranvir Shorey (2008)
Born (1972-08-18) 18 August 1972 (age 42)
Jalandhar, Punjab, India
Occupation Actor
Years active 2002–present
Spouse(s) Konkona Sen Sharma (2010 - present)
Children Haroon Shorey

Ranvir Shorey (born 18 August 1972) is an Indian actor and former VJ. Since making his debut in Ek Chhotisi Love Story (2002), he has starred in a number of high-profile films such as Jism (2003) and Lakshya (2004). He has also starred in the critically acclaimed films Traffic Signal, Bheja Fry (2007) and the critical and commercial hit Mithya (2008).

Career

Along with friend and co-star Vinay Pathak, he was the host of the successful talk show Ranvir Vinay Aur Kaun? and The Great Indian Comedy Show which aired on STAR One.[1]

He made his debut opposite Manisha Koirala in the film Ek Chhotisi Love Story (2002). The film was a box office failure. His next film Jism (2003) was a hit but he had a minor role in the film. It was not until 2006 that he got noticed in the comedy Khosla Ka Ghosla. The film was released to much acclaim and his comic role was praised. He also did a role of playing Nanoo in the comedy Pyaar Ke Side Effects alongside Rahul Bose as his funny friend. He also appeared in the multi-starrer Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. (2007) which was moderately successful. He has also appeared in a Yash Raj Films, titled Aaja Nachle which was released in November 2007. Mithya, which was released in February 2008, has Ranvir Shorey as the lead actor and has been critically acclaimed. Recently Ranvir was seen in movies like Ugly Aur Pagli and a box office hit Singh Is Kinng. He is currently hosting Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa season 7 airing on SET India.

Personal life

He did his early schooling from Dayanand Model Sr. Sec School, Jalandhar. He is a close friend of actor and director Rajat Kapoor and actor Vinay Pathak. Ranvir Shorey used to date Pooja Bhatt, but he finally got married to his longtime girlfriend actress Konkona Sen Sharma on September 3, 2010.[2] The couple, who got engaged in 2008, reportedly exchanged wedding vows in an intimate ceremony at their Goregaon residence. The Times of India reported that his wife, Konkona, gave birth to their first child, Haroon, on March 15, 2011 at a South Mumbai hospital.[3]

Filmography

References

  1. ^ Laugh Riot, an article from indiantelevision.com
  2. ^ "Ranvir Shorey marry Konkona Sen". WorldSnap. Retrieved 4 September 2010. 
  3. ^ "TimesOfIndia". Konkona-Ranvir blessed with baby boy. 16 March 2011. Retrieved 16 March 2011. 

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