Vinay Rana,[1] (born 16 December 1986) professionally known as Vin Rana is an Indian actor and model. He is known for his roles such as Nakula, one of the five pandavas in Mahabharat and Purab Khanna in Kumkum Bhagya.

Vin Rana
Vinay Rana

(1986-12-16) 16 December 1986 (age 37)

Early life edit

Rana was born on 16 December 1984 in Delhi.[2]

Personal life edit

He embraced fatherhood with the birth of his child, Milana Ulianova Rana with his ex-gf Valeria Ulianova. Rana married Nita Sofiani, an Indonesian model in February 2016 but the later separated in 2021 because unknown reason.[3]

Career edit

Vin Rana began his television journey in September 2013 by bagging the role of Nakul, one of the five Pandavas in the Star Plus series Mahabharat, based on the sanskrit epic of the same name until it went off air in 2014. He then acted in television series Ek Hasina Thi with the same channel as Karan Seth. Next, he played the role of Malay Mittal in Vishkanya Ek Anokhi Prem Kahani opposite Aishwarya Khare from 2015 to 2016.

Vin Rana has also played pivotal role of Purab Khanna replacing Arjit Taneja in Zee TV's Kumkum Bhagya. A year later, he appeared in the show's spin-off Kundali Bhagya playing the same role with his co-stars Sriti Jha, Shabir Ahluwalia .

In 2019, he was seen essaying the role of Kapil Salgaonkar in Kavach 2: Mahashivratri opposite Deepika Singh, also his music video 'Fitte Muh' was launched in the same year.

Later, Vin played roles of Oscar Mathews and Abeer Singh in ZEE5's Poison 2 and Jamai 2.0 respectively.

Television edit

Year Serial Role Ref.
2013–2014 Mahabharat Nakul
2014 Ek Hasina Thi Karan Seth
2016 Vishkanya...Ek Anokhi Prem Kahani Malay Mittal [4]
2016–2021 Kumkum Bhagya Purab Khanna [5]
2017–2018 Kundali Bhagya
2019 Kavach... Maha Shivratri Kapil Salgaonkar [6]
2022–2023 Palkon Ki Chhaon Mein 2 Anshuman Jha

Filmography edit

Year Film Role Ref.
2023 Shehzada Vikrant Paul [7]

Web series edit

Year Title Role Ref.
2020 Poison 2 Oscar Mathews [8]
Jamai 2.0 Abeer Singh

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) Nominated

References edit

  1. ^ "Change of name brought a lot of positivity in my life: Vin Rana". The Times of India. 3 January 2014.
  2. ^ "Kumkum Bhagya team's amazing surprise for Vin Rana aka Purab on his 30th birthday!". 22 December 2016.
  3. ^ Oleh Riswinanti (24 February 2016). "Pernikahan Penuh Cinta ala Nita Sofiani dan Vin Rana". (in Indonesian).
  4. ^ Sameena Razzaq (22 April 2016). "I was desperate to play Maloy, says Vin Rana". Deccan Chronicle.
  5. ^ Neha Maheshwri (7 October 2016). "Not Ishaan Manhas, but Vin Rana in 'Kumkum Bhagya'". Times of India.
  6. ^ "Kawach 2 promo: Deepika Singh, Namik Paul and Vin Rana make this supernatural drama intriguing". Times Now. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
  7. ^ "Shehzada Movie Star Cast - Bollywood Hungama". Bollywood Hungama. 17 February 2023. Retrieved 14 April 2023.
  8. ^ "Poison 2 (Zee5) Web Series Watch Online, Cast, Trailer, Release Date". Bollywood News 23. 14 September 2020. Retrieved 29 September 2020.
  9. ^ "Kerap Tampil di 'Pesbukers', Vin Rana Bakal Jadi Tamu Tetap?". KapanLagi (in Indonesian). 20 October 2014.
  10. ^ "Sweet! Begini Suasana Pertemuan Pertama Vin Rana dan Nita Sofiani". KapanLagi (in Indonesian). 4 December 2015.
  11. ^ "Akting Pakai Bahasa Indonesia, Vin Rana Banjir Pujian Dari Fans". KapanLagi (in Indonesian). 18 November 2016.

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