Rannvijay Singh

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Rannvijay Singh
Rannvijay at Whiskers Photoshoot.jpg
Rannvijay Singh in 2017
Born (1983-03-16) 16 March 1983 (age 37)
Other namesDonny
  • VJ* Television Producer
Years active2003–present
TitleCo-Founder at Whiskers
Priyanka Singha
m. 2014)
ChildrenKainaat Singha (daughter)

Rannvijay Singha (born 16 March 1983) is an Indian actor, television personality and VJ. Rannvijay is known for his appearance in MTV Roadies, where he won the show. He has been part of the show from 2004 to 2019 and continues to do so, earlier as a gang leader and now as a host. He also appeared in judging panel for auditions from 8: Shortcut to Hell to 16: Roadies Real Heroes. He made his Bollywood debut in Toss: A Flip of Destiny (2009). Rannvijay has also acted in London Dreams (2009) and Action Replayy (2010). Singha made his Punjabi movie debut in 2011, starring in Jimmy Shergill's Dharti.

Early life[edit]

Singha was born in Jalandhar, Punjab, India. His father Iqbal Singh Singha is retired Lt. General of Indian Army and his mother Baljeet Kaur is a housewife, although his father is retired but is currently posted in Syria as the UN Force Commander, his mother is a poet in her own right.[1] Owing to his father's transferable jobs across India, he went to nine different schools, and finally graduated from Army Public School,[citation needed] Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi, he graduated from Hansraj College (University of Delhi doing B. Com hons). Rannvijay cleared his test and was all set to join Indian army before he opted to participate in Roadies, because he wanted to win the Hero Honda Karizma R. Singh used to work for a construction worker in New Jersey, United States. His younger brother Harman Singha is also an actor, VJ and popular television personality.[2]


MTV India[edit]

Singha appeared in first season of MTV Roadies and further hosting all the season from 2.0 to Roadies Real Heroes. He has also hosted other MTV shows, MTV Stuntmania, MTV Force India The Fast and The Gorgeous, MTV Splitsvilla, MTV Scooty Pep Diva and MTV Troll Police.

Film career[edit]

Rannvijay made his Bollywood debut in Toss: A Flip of Destiny in 2009. He then acted in London Dreams along with Ajay Devgn and Salman Khan. He further appeared in Action Replayy in 2011. He made his Punjabi cinema debut in 2011, starring in Jimmy Shergill's Dharti. He also acted in a horror film "3 AM".

Personal life[edit]

Singha is the only exception in his family to not serve in Indian military as his family is serving Indian military since six generations.[3] Rannvijay married Priyanka Vohra on 10 April 2014. The couple has a daughter named Kainaat who was born on 17 January 2017.[4] Rannvijay is a comics superhero and bikes fan and is known for collecting Wolverine and Batman merchandises, he owns Suzuki GSX-R600, Kawasaki Ninja, Hero Honda Karizma R and Royal Enfield. He is a Warriors fan.[5]


Year Show Role Notes
2003–present MTV Roadies Participant/Winner of Season-1
2008–present MTV Splitsvilla Host
2011 MTV Stuntmania Host
2014 Pukaar Major Rajveer Shergill
2017 Himalaya Roadies Guest Judge
2018 MTV Troll Police Host


Year Film Role Notes
2009 Toss: A Flip of Destiny Ryan Bollywood Debut
2009 London Dreams Wasim Hayaat Khan
2010 Action Replayy Kundalal Kapoor
2011 Mumbai Cutting Himself
2011 Dharti Rannvijay Pollywood Debut
2011 Mod Andy/Abhay
2012 Taur Mittran Di Ranbir
2013 Saadi Love Story Vikram
2013 Ishq Garaari
2014 3 A.M. A Paranormal Experience Sunny
2015 Sharafat Gayi Tel Lene Sam


  1. ^ "Secretary-General Appoints Major General Iqbal Singh Singha of India to Head United Nations Disengagement Observer Force".
  2. ^ "Meet actor Harman Singha, VJ Rannvijay's younger brother". hindustantimes.com. 16 May 2017. Retrieved 16 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Here's what MTV Splitsvilla host Rannvijay Singha has to say about former girlfriend Anusha Dandekar".
  4. ^ "Rannvijay Singh Singha REVEALS the name of his baby girl!". DNAIndia. Retrieved 3 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Rannvijay Singh introduces daughter Kainaat on Instagram by making her own account". indiatimes.com.

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