Ravi Bhatia

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Ravi Bhatia
Born (1988-11-30) 30 November 1988 (age 30)
ResidenceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Nationality Indian
Years active2008 – present
Spouse(s)Yulida Bhatia (m. 2016)

Ravi Bhatia (born 30 November 1988) is an Indian television actor. He is known for his portrayal of Salim in Zee TV's Jodha Akbar. He is from Rewalsar Mandi, Himachal Pradesh. He is a lacto-vegetarian. He has studied in JNV (Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya). Yash Bhatia is his younger brother who is also a model. Ravi Bhatia is a very popular actor in Indonesia as well.


He moved to Mumbai when he was 18 and started with small roles in Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki, Veekram and Betal and Dharam Veer where Bhatia played the supporting role of Kranti.[1]

Wider exposure for Ravi Bhatia came when he was slapped by a female reality TV host after refusing to respond to her as she verbally abused him, his script was to retaliate to her verbal abuse calmly. In the moment he was slapped he retaliated with a slap of his own. Famously screaming "how can she slap!" multiple times as he gets beaten by the rest of the TV crew, in a clip that went viral worldwide.[2] Also, to a lesser extent, after he eschewed the role of Salim in TV series Jodha Akbar.[3] He then played a supporting role in Star Plus show Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat, and later played lead role on Sahara One's Hamaari Beti Raaj Karegi. Recently, he was also seen as Vivek in Zee TV’s Do Dil Bandhe Ek Dori Se.

In 2014, he was selected out of 12 contestants for the role of Prince Salim in Ekta Kapoor's popular historical show Jodha Akbar.[4][5] In 2015 he started appearing on various Indonesian television shows.[6]

He was also featured on the TV show Dadagiri.




  1. ^ Verma, Deepti. "Know Ravi Bhatia, the Elder Salim of Jodha Akbar". India Opines. Retrieved 1 January 2015.
  2. ^ Roy, Smita (3 September 2008). "Ravi is upset". Times of India. Retrieved 1 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Dadagiri – An Indian Reality Show Where A Contestant Is Beaten Up After He Slaps A Woman In Return". Trendite. Retrieved 1 January 2015.
  4. ^ "Ravi Bhatia 'ecstatic' on bagging the role of Salim in Jodha Akbar". Tellychakkar. 12 December 2014. Retrieved 1 January 2015.
  5. ^ "Ravi Bhatia bags Jodha Akbar, will play grown-up Salim in the show". Tellytadka. 12 December 2014. Retrieved 1 January 2015.
  6. ^ Maheshwri, Neha (20 December 2015). "Ravi Bhatia leaves for Indonesia - Times of India". Times of India. Retrieved 1 September 2016.
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  8. ^ "Serial 'Roro Jonggrang' ANTV Ravi Bhatia Tak Tayang, Fans Kecam Acara 'Super Family 100' ? - Berita Bintang". newsth.com. 7 June 2016. Retrieved 1 September 2016.