Ranvir Shorey

Ranvir Shorey is an Indian actor and former VJ. Since making his debut in Ek Chhotisi Love Story (2002), he has starred in a number of high-profile films such as Jism (2003) and Lakshya (2004). He has also starred in the critically acclaimed films such as Traffic Signal, Bheja Fry (2007) and the critical and commercial hit Mithya (2008).[1][2]

Ranvir Shorey
Ranvir Shorey press meet Blue Mountains (cropped).jpg
Shorey, at the press meet for the film Blue Mountains in 2015
Years active2002–present
(m. 2010; div. 2020)


He started his career along with his friend and co-actor Vinay Pathak. He was the host of the successful talk show Ranvir Vinay Aur Kaun? and The Great Indian Comedy Show which aired on STAR One.[3]

He made his debut opposite Manisha Koirala in the film Ek Chhotisi Love Story (2002). His next film Jism (2003) was a hit but he had a minor role. It was not until 2006 that he got noticed in the comedy Khosla Ka Ghosla. The film was released to much acclaim and his comic role was praised. He played Nanoo in the comedy Pyaar Ke Side Effects alongside Rahul Bose as his funny friend. He appeared in the multi-starrer Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. (2007) which was moderately successful. He appeared in a Yash Raj Films, titled Aaja Nachle which was released in November 2007. Mithya, which was released in February 2008, has Ranvir Shorey as the lead actor and has been critically acclaimed. In 2008, Ranvir was seen in movies like Ugly Aur Pagli and box office hit Singh Is Kinng.[4]

He hosted Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (season 7) in the year 2014. Which aired on Colors (TV channel). [5]

In 2018, he starred in the short film Shame alongside Swara Bhaskar[6]. He also appeared in the 2019 film Sonchiriya alongside Sushant Singh Rajput and Manoj Bajpayee.[7]

Early & Personal lifeEdit

Shorey with his wife Konkona Sen Sharma at the 53rd Annual Filmfare Awards.

He did his early schooling from Dayanand Model Sr. Secondary School, Jalandhar. He is a close friend of actor and director Rajat Kapoor and actor Vinay Pathak. Ranvir Shorey used to date Pooja Bhatt, but he finally married his longtime girlfriend actress Konkona Sen Sharma on 3 September 2010.[8] The couple, who got engaged in 2008, reportedly exchanged wedding vows in an intimate ceremony at their Goregaon residence. The Times of India reported that his wife, Konkona, gave birth to their first child, Haroon, on 15 March 2011 at a South Mumbai hospital.[9] The couple later separated after five years of marriage. They still continue to remain friends and share the custody of their nine-year old son.[10][11]



Year Film Role Notes
2002 Ek Chotisi Love Story Manisha's boyfriend
2003 Jism Vishal
Freaky Chakra The writer
Waisa Bhi Hota Hai Part II Ranveer Shourie
2004 Lakshya Tansen
2005 Hum Dum Anthony
The Film Film director Kaushik
2006 Shiva Daksh
Mixed Doubles Sunil Arora
Yun Hota Toh Kya Hota
Pyaar Ke Side Effects Nanoo (Narayanan Balgopal Swami Iyer) [12]
Khosla Ka Ghosla Balwant K. 'Bunty' Khosla [2]
2007 Traffic Signal Dominic D'Souza
Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. Hitesh
Bheja Fry Asif Merchant
No Smoking Abbas Tyerwalla
Aaja Nachle Mohan Sharma
2008 Mithya VK/Raje Bhai
Sirf Akash
Ugly Aur Pagli Kabir
Good Luck A Jiglo
Singh Is Kinng Puneet
8 Arif Segment: 'How can it be?'
Dasvidaniya Jagtap
Fashion Himself Special Appearance
2009 A Rectangular Love Story
Chandni Chowk to China Chop Stick
Do Knot Disturb A detective
Raat Gayi, Baat Gayi? Gagandeep 'Gags' Singh
2010 Aap Ke Liye Hum
The Film Emotional Atyachar Leslie
2012 Ek Tha Tiger Gopi
Heroine Tapanda
Midnight's Children Laurel Canadian-British film
I M 24
2013 Bombay Talkies Vicky's father
Bajatey Raho Ballu
2014 Happy Ending Montu
2015 Gour Hari Dastaan Rajiv Singhal
Titli Vikram
2016 Moh Maya Money Aman
2017 Blue Mountains Om Mehra
A Death In The Gunj Vikram
Gali Guliyan Ganeshi
Kadvi Hawa Banker
2018 Halkaa Ramesh
2019 Sonchiriya Vakeel Singh
Tennis Buddies Mr. Singh
2020 Angrezi Medium Balashankar Tripathi / Bablu
Kadakh Sunil [13]
Lootcase Inspector Kolte [14]


Year Serial Role Language Notes
1998 Oye Host/presenter English [15]
1998 House Arrest Host/presenter
1999 Saba Host/presenter
2000 Chat Room Host/presenter
2004-2007 The Great Indian Comedy Show Various Characters Hindi [12]
2007 Ranvir Vinay Aur Kaun? Host/presenter [16]
2010 Kaam Ka Plot Dashrath Srivastava Television film
2014 Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi Darr Ka Blockbuster Contestant [17]
2014 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7 Host [17]
2018 Rangbaaz Siddharth Pandey (ATS Head) Web series
2019 Metropark Kalpesh Patel Web series[18]
2019 Bombers Debu Web series[19]
2019 Sacred Games Shahid Khan [20]
2020 Hasmukh Jimmy the Maker [21]
2020 PariWar Shishupal Narayan [22]
2020 High Jackson Lakda MX Player


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