Ravi Kishan

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Ravi Kishan
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Ravi Kishan at Santan Film Muhurat
Born Ravi Kishan Shukla,
(1971-07-17) 17 July 1971 (age 44)
Kerakat Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh[1]
Other names Babbu
Occupation Actor, Voice actor
Years active 1992–present
Spouse(s) Preeti
Parent(s) Pt. Shyama Narayan Shukla and Jadavati Devi

Ravi Kishan Shukla (born 17 July 1971), popularly known as Ravi Kishan, is an Indian actor and television personality, who works in Hindi cinema and Bhojpuri cinema.[2] In 2006, he participated in Bigg Boss, the Indian version of Big Brother.[3]

Career[edit]

In June 2008 Ravi Kishan And Ajit Kumar Singh was awarded the Most Popular Actor award at ETV Bhojpuri Cinema Samman 2008 function. Popular reality shows like Big Boss[4] and more recently Ek Se Badhkar Ek - Jalwe Sitaron Ke have brought him to the front line of top Indian television actors. In 2008, he started co-hosting the celebrity dance-based reality show Bathroom Singer, Ek Se Badhkar Ek – Jalwe Sitaron Ke on Zee. Ravi Kishan also hosted a reality show, Raaz Pichhle Janam Ka, on NDTV Imagine for two seasons. Ravi Kishan has worked with film directors like Shyam Benegal[5] and Mani Ratnam in 2010.

Ravi Kishan with MEHMOOD ALI

A film starring Ravi Kishan,Ajit Kumar Singh, Jala Debh Duniya Tohra Pyar Mein, produced by American film company PUN Films, was shown in the India Pavilion at the Cannes Film Festival 2010.[citation needed]

In 2013, Ravi Kishen was one of the judges for reality TV show, "Sales ka Bazigar" - the show was telecasted on ETV.[6] The show aimed to find the best salesperson in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. The top ten people who made it to the finales were to be employed by the presenter of the show, Su-kam Power Systems - the winner would get a package of ten lacs per annum, followed by the first runner up winning a package of six lacs per annum.[7] It was first of its kind show to find best salesperson in India which saw participation from over 10,000 people from regions across Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.[8] Ravi Kishan's work is Managed by his manager Ms. Bilquis Kapadia since 2012.

Political career[edit]

He joined Indian National Congress from Jaunpur constituency in Uttar Pradesh.[9]

Personal life[edit]

Kishan is a Brahmin.[10] He is married to Preeti, they have four children. His father lives in his hometown, Bisuin (Barain) in Kerakat tehsil.Jaunpur District. Bisuin is a small village on the border of Varanasi Jaunpur district of Uttar Pradesh, consisting of about 20 families.[1]

Selected filmography[edit]

Title Language Year Role Notes
Love Aur Rajneeti Bhojpuri 2016 Lead Actor Released 8 January 2016[11]
Pandit Ji Batai Na Biyah Kab Hoi 2 Bhojpuri 2015
Dishoom Hindi 2016
Lucky Kabootar Hindi 2014
Second Hand Husband Hindi 2015 Gurpreet's Brother
Miss Tanakpur Haazir Ho Hindi 2015 Bheema
Kick 2 Telugu 2015 Solomon Singh Thakur
Race Gurram Telugu 2014 Maddali Shiva Reddy
Ghayal Once Again Hindi 2016
Dhurandhar- The Shooter Bhojpuri 2013
Bullet Raja Hindi 2013 Sumer Yadav
Bajatey Raho Hindi 2013 Mohanlal Sabbarwahl
Issaq Hindi 2013 Teeta Singh (Tybalt)
Mere Dad Ki Maruti Hindi 2013 Pathan
Zilla Ghaziabad Hindi 2013 Rashid Ali
Jeena Hai Toh Thok Daal Hindi 2012 Chandrabhan
Kaisan piyawa ke charitarwa (bhojpuri) 2012
Prem Vidrohi Bhojpuri 2012
Dangerous Ishq Hindi 2012 Durgam Sah(Durgam Sah's First life )
Agent Vinod Hindi 2012 Rajan
Dhamaal Kaila Raja 2012 In Production
Kaisan Piywa ke Charittar ba Bhojpuri 2012
Chaalis Chauraasi 2012 Shakti Chinappa
Chitkabrey - The Shades of Grey 2011
Piywa Bada Satavela Bhojpuri 2011
Hamar Devdas Bhojpuri 2011 Bhojpuri Version Of Devdas
Mallyuddh Bhojpuri 2011
Kehu Hamse Jeet Na Paye Bhojpuri 2011
Faulaad Bhojpuri 2011
Aazaan 2012 Pandey, (controversial RAW Agent)
Mohalla Assi 2011
Santan 2011
Sajna Saath Na Chhute 2011
Madhav
Welcome to Sajjanpur Hindi 2008
Ram Balram 2009
Well Done Abba Hindi 2010
Na Ghar Ke Na Ghaat Ke 2010
Kab Takk 2010 Under production
Man from Benaras English, Hindi 2011
Banaras Ke Babuaa Surat Ke Chhori 2010
Ram Pur Ke Lakshman Bhojpuri 2010
Laharia Loota E Rajaji Bhojpuri 2010
Chitkabrey Hindi 2011 Rakesh Choubey
Jala Deb Duniya Tohra Pyar Mein Bhojpuri 2010
Raavan Hindi 2010 Mangal
Ganga Janma Saraswati Bhojpuri TBA Announced
Ram Avtaar Bhojpuri TBA Announced
Devra Bada Satawela Bhojpuri 2010
Rangbaaj Daroga Bhojpuri 2009
Kanoon Hamra Mutthi Me Bhojpuri 2009
Luck Hindi 2009
Balidaan Bhojpuri 2010
Satyamev Jayte Bhojpuri 2010
Devdaas Bhojpuri Announced (featuring Bhagyashree)
Mukti 2010
1971 2007 Captain Jacob
Deal – In Crime 2007
Gabbar Singh - A Tribute To World's Greatest Villain Bhojpuri 2006 Govardhan Singh Aka Gabbar Singh
Ganga 2006
Banke Bihari M.L.A 2006
Ab Ta Banja Sajanwa Hamaar 2006
Phir Hera Pheri 2006
Dil Diwana Thakur 2009
Chandu Ki Chameli
Loot 2009
Raavan 2009
Rangbaz Daroga 2009
Bihari Mafia 2009
Money Hai Toh Honey Hai 2009
Khatailaal Mithai Laal 2009
Bhoomiputra 2009
Bidai 2009
Raja 2005
Hum To Ho Gayi Tohar 2005
Dulha Milal Dildar 2005
Gehri Chaal 2005
Raja Bhai Lagey Raho 2005 Raja Bhai
Aan 2004 Raghu Shetty
Pandit Ji Batai Na Biyah Kab Hoi 2004
Tere Naam 2003 Rameshwar
Saiyaan Hamar 2003
Guru Mahaguru 2002
Marshal 2002
500 Ka Note 2001
Justice Chowdhary 2000
Aaya Toofan 1999
Keemat 1998 Mohan Tripathi
Kudrat 1998
Hamaara Faisla 1998
Agnee Morcha 1997
Koi Kisi Se Kum Nahin 1997
Sher-E-Bazar 1997 Shekar
ARMY 1996 Kartar
Aatank 1996 Mahesh Kumar
Laalchee 1996
Udhaar Ki Zindagi 1994
Aag Aur Chingari 1994
Zakhmi Dil 1994 Abhimanyu
Rani Aur Maharani 1993
Pitambar 1992
Jai Hanuman Hindi 1997 as Shri Krishna in TV series Jai Hanuman

Dubbing career[edit]

In 2007, Ravi Kishan has given his Bhojpuri-dubbing voice to Tobey Maguire's role as Spider-Man in the third film, marking this to be the first Hollywood blockbuster film to ever also include a Bhojupri voice dub, along with Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu voice-dubs in the film dubbing industry in India. This planned him to create a Superhero film on his own, later on.[12]

Dubbing roles[edit]

Film title Actor Character Dub Language Original Language Original Year Release Dub Year Release Notes
Spider-Man 3 [13] Toby Maguire Peter Parker/Spider-Man Bhojpuri English 2007 2007 First ever Hollywood film to receive a Bhojpuri dub.

Reality television[edit]

As contestant
Year Show Standing
2012 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5 10th Place
Eliminated 7th
on 11 August 2012


As contestant
Year Show Standing
2006 BIG BOSS FINALIST

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