Ravi Kishan at Santan Film Muhurat
|Born||Ravi Kishan Shukla,
17 July 1971
Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh
|Occupation||Actor, Voice actor|
|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. In 2006, he participated in Bigg Boss, the Indian version of Big Brother.
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 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 and Mani Ratnam in 2010.
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.
In 2013, Ravi Kishen was one of the judges for reality TV show, "Sales ka Bazigar" - the show was telecasted on ETV. 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. 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.
Kishan is a Brahmin. He is married to Preeti, they have four children. His father lives in his hometown, Bisuin (Barain), Jaunpur. Bisuin is a small village on the border of Varanasi Jaunpur district of Uttar Pradesh, consisting of about 20 families.
|Pandit Ji Batai Na Biyah Kab Hoi 2||Bhojpuri||2015|
|Tanu Weds Manu 2||Hindi||2015|
|Second Hand Husband||Hindi|
|Kick 2||Telugu||2015||Solomon Singh Thakur|
|Race Gurram||Telugu||2014||Maddali Shiva Reddy|
|Ghayal Once Again||Hindi||2016|
|Dhurandhar- The Shooter||Bhojpuri||2013|
|Mere Dad Ki Maruti||Hindi||2013|
|Jeena Hai Toh Thok Daal||2012||Chandrabhan|
|Kaisan piyawa ke charitarwa (bhojpuri)||2012|
|Dangerous Ishq||2012||Durgam Sah(Durgam Sah's First life )|
|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|
|Kehu Hamse Jeet Na Paye||Bhojpuri||2011|
|Aazaan||2012||Pandey, (controversial RAW Agent)|
|Sajna Saath Na Chhute||2011|
|Welcome to Sajjanpur||2008|
|Well Done Abba||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|
|Jala Deb Duniya Tohra Pyar Mein||Bhojpuri||2010|
|Ganga Janma Saraswati||Bhojpuri||TBA||Announced|
|Devra Bada Satawela||Bhojpuri||2010|
|Kanoon Hamra Mutthi Me||Bhojpuri||2009|
|Devdaas||Bhojpuri||Announced (featuring Bhagyashree)|
|Deal – In Crime||2007|
|Gabbar Singh - A Tribute To World's Greatest Villain||Bhojpuri||2006||Govardhan Singh Aka Gabbar Singh|
|Banke Bihari M.L.A||2006|
|Ab Ta Banja Sajanwa Hamaar||2006|
|Phir Hera Pheri||2006|
|Dil Diwana Thakur||2009|
|Chandu Ki Chameli|
|Money Hai Toh Honey Hai||2009|
|Khatailaal Mithai Laal||2009|
|Hum To Ho Gayi Tohar||2005|
|Dulha Milal Dildar||2005|
|Raja Bhai Lagey Raho||2005||Raja Bhai|
|Pandit Ji Batai Na Biyah Kab Hoi||2004|
|500 Ka Note||2001|
|Koi Kisi Se Kum Nahin||1997|
|Udhaar Ki Zindagi||1994|
|Aag Aur Chingari||1994|
|Rani Aur Maharani||1993|
|Jai Hanuman||Hindi||1997||as Shri Krishna in TV series Jai Hanuman|
In 2007, Ravi Kishan has given his Bhojpuri-dubbing voice to Toby 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.
|Film title||Actor||Character||Dub Language||Original Language||Original Year Release||Dub Year Release||Notes|
|Spider-Man 3 ||Toby Maguire||Peter Parker/Spider-Man||Bhojpuri||English||2007||2007||First ever Hollywood film to receive a Bhojpuri dub.|
- As contestant
|2012||Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5||10th Place
on 11 August 2012
- "My father saved me from becoming a male prostitute: Ravi Kishan". The Times of India. 31 October 2013. Retrieved 3 March 2014.
- Ravi Kishan makes a hat-trick with Vidhata Sify.com, 24 September 2008.
- Ravi Kishan is bridging the 'gap' Agencies Screen (magazine), 2 July 2008.
- "Ravi Kishan to enter Bigg Boss house". ndtv.com. 20 November 2008.
- "Worth a trip". rediff.com. 19 September 2008.
- "Ravi Kishan to judge Sales Ka Baazigar on ETV". Telly Chakkar. 9 April 2013.
- "Sales ka Baazigar’ hunt starts in Lucknow". India Infoline. 22 April 2013.
- "First time in India, reality talent hunt show to find best salesperson". Times of India. 8 July 2013.
- "Congress’s first list for LS polls: Rahul, Sonia, Nilekani among 194 candidates named". The Times of India. PTI. 8 March 2014. Retrieved 8 March 2014.
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- Priyanka Nahata (30 June 2011). From tacky clothes to loud acting Bhojpuri Cinema has come a long way. Mybangalore.com. Retrieved on 25 July 2012.
- Ravi Kishan at the Internet Movie Database
- Ravi Kishan: Filmography at Bollywood Hungama
- Ravi Kishan Next Bhojpuri Film 'Son Of Bihar'