Vin Rana

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Vin Rana
Vinay Rana

(1986-12-16) 16 December 1986 (age 32)
Nita Sofiani (m. 2016)

Vin Rana, born Vinay Rana is an Indian model and television actor. He began his television career with Star Plus's 2013 historical drama Mahabharat, and is currently portraying Poorab Khanna in Zee TV's soap opera Kumkum Bhagya and Kapil (a vengeful spirit) in Colors TV's supernatural thriller Kavach... Maha Shivratri.

Early life[edit]

Rana was born on 16 December 1986 in Delhi.[1] He was brought up in Delhi.

Personal life[edit]

Rana married Nita Sofiani, an Indonesian model in February 2016.[2][3]


In 2013, Rana portrayed Nakula, one of the five Pandavas, in Star Plus's historical series Mahabharat, which marked his acting debut.

In September 2014, Rana joined Star Plus's romantic thriller Ek Hasina Thi, playing the role of Karan Seth.

In 2016, Rana portrayed Malay Mittal, the male lead, in Zee TV's supernatural thriller Vishkanya Ek Anokhi Prem Kahani. Later in 2016, he replaced Arjit Taneja to portray the supporting part of Purab Khanna in Zee TV's soap opera Kumkum Bhagya starring Sriti Jha and Shabir Ahluwalia.

In 2017, he essayed the same character in the show's spin-off series, titled Kundali Bhagya, starring Shraddha Arya and Dheeraj Dhoopar. He was most recently seen portraying Purab in Kumkum Bhagya and Kapil in Colors TV's supernatural romance Kavach.. Maha Shivratri.



Year Show Role Reference
2013–2014 Mahabharat Nakul [4]
2014 Ek Hasina Thi Karan Seth [4]
2016 Vishkanya...Ek Anokhi Prem Kahani Malay Mittal [4][5]
2016–present Kumkum Bhagya Poorab Khanna [4][6]
2017–2018 Kundali Bhagya
2019 Kavach... Maha Shivratri Kapil Salgaonkar [7]

Indonesian shows[edit]

He worked in Indonesia in late 2014 and 2015 and appeared in several shows, including:

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Show Result
2018 Gold Awards Most Fit Actor (Male) N/A Nominated


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  2. ^ Oleh Riswinanti (24 February 2016). "Pernikahan Penuh Cinta ala Nita Sofiani dan Vin Rana". (in Indonesian).
  3. ^ Resham Sengar (27 January 2016). "Vin Rana of Mahabharat fame to marry his Indonesian ladylove!". Pinkvilla.
  4. ^ a b c d Shweta Mahesh (8 October 2016). "BREAKING! Vin Rana replaces Arjit Taneja as Purab in Kumkum Bhagya". Bollywood Life.
  5. ^ Sameena Razzaq (22 April 2016). "I was desperate to play Maloy, says Vin Rana". Deccan Chronicle.
  6. ^ Neha Maheshwri (7 October 2016). "Not Ishaan Manhas, but Vin Rana in 'Kumkum Bhagya'". Times of India.
  7. ^ "Kawach 2 promo: Deepika Singh, Namik Paul and Vin Rana make this supernatural drama intriguing". Times Now. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
  8. ^ "Kerap Tampil di 'Pesbukers', Vin Rana Bakal Jadi Tamu Tetap?". KapanLagi (in Indonesian). 20 October 2014.
  9. ^ "Sweet! Begini Suasana Pertemuan Pertama Vin Rana dan Nita Sofiani". KapanLagi (in Indonesian). 4 December 2015.
  10. ^ "Akting Pakai Bahasa Indonesia, Vin Rana Banjir Pujian Dari Fans". KapanLagi (in Indonesian). 18 November 2016.

External links[edit]

Vin Rana on IMDb