Ranveer Singh is one of the most recent, yet popular, actors in the Indian film industry. Renowned for his largely comic or action roles, Ranveer Singh has established himself as a competitive actor in Bollywood. Despite having been in the Indian film industry for less than a decade, Ranveer Singh is the recipient of several awards for his amazing acting skills.
Ever since childhood, Ranveer Singh has had a passion for acting, and he had played important roles in stage plays at the school level. However, as he grew up, and reality set in, making him realize that it is nearly impossible to enter the film industry, unless you have a family background in movies. Thus, he shelved his plans to be an actor, and focused on his studies, pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Indiana University (USA). During this course, Ranveer Singh’s passion for acting was revitalized and he decided to take up acting classes, as his minor in the university.
After returning to his home, Mumbai in 2007, Ranveer Singh began working as a copywriter at a few renowned advertising agencies. Ranveer Singh also worked for a few years as an assistant director, however, he failed to land his first role.
Today, apart from being an established actor, Ranveer Singh is also considered to be a fashion icon, with his unique and colorful dressing sense inspiring thousands of youngsters to follow in his footsteps.
About Ranveer Singh
|Real Name||Ranveer Singh Bhavnani|
|Date of Birth||6th July 1985|
|Age (as in July 2018)||33 years|
|Place of Birth||Mumbai|
|Education||Bachelor of Arts from
Indiana University (Bloomington, USA)
|Height||5 ft 10"
(178 cm) approximately
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Family & Relationships
|Father||Jagjit Singh Bhavnani
|Income (Annual)||INR 10,00,00,000
(USD 1.5 Million)
|Famous for||Band Baaja Baarat (2010), Goliyon Ki Rasleela-Ram Leela (2013), Gunday, Kill Dil (2014), Bajirao Mastani (2015) and Padmaavat (2018)|
|First Movie||Band Baaja Baarat (2010)|
|Net Worth (2018)||INR 102,00,00,000 (USD 15 Million )
Likes & Dislikes
|Favorite Actors||Shahrukh Khan and Johny Depp|
|Favorite Actresses||Kareena Kapoor Khan, Megan Fox and Scarlett Johanson|
|Food||Chinese cuisine, mutton curry, Besan Ke Laddoo, cheese and chocolates|
|Hobbies||Collecting hats and shoes, playing video games and football|
Ranveer Singh is considered to be one of the most talented and stylish young actors in the Indian film industry today. With several hits to his credit, Ranveer Singh is a huge popular for several popular directors. Ranveer Singh is known to have played versatile characters, including romantic ones as well as action and comic roles, with equal ease.
Ranveer Singh’s age is 33 years, as he was born on the 6th of July, 1985, in Mumbai. Born to a Sindhi family in Mumbai, Ranveer Singh’s full name is ‘Ranveer Singh Bhavnani’, where he decided to drop the last name and keep it simply, Ranveer Singh. Ranveer Singh’s height is around 5 ft 10 inches (178 cm) and Ranveer Singh’s weight is about 77 kg (170 lbs).
Ranveer Singh’s affairs earlier were with two women. Initially, Ranveer Singh’s girlfriend in college was Ahana Deol. Later on, Ranveer Singh dated popular actress, Anushka Sharma, however, the pair broke up a few years later. Currently, Ranveer Singh’s girlfriend is Bollywood’s top actress, Deepika Padukone, daughter of popular Indian tennis player, Prakash Padukone.
Ranveer Singh has established himself as a skilled movie actor, ever since his debut in ‘Band Baaja Baarat’ (2011), opposite Anushka Sharma. Since then, Ranveer Singh has won numerous awards. Ranveer Singh won the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut, International Indian Film Academy Awards’ Star Debut of the Year – Male award, Lions Gold Award for Favorite Debutant Actor – Male, Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards’ Best Debut Male Award, Star Screen Awards’ Most Promising Newcomer – Male, Stardust Award for Superstar of Tomorrow – Male as well as the Zee Cine Award for Best Male Debut, all for his movie ‘Band Baaja Baarat’.
Ranveer Singh has also won the Lions Gold Award for Best Male Actor, for his movie ‘Goliyon Ki Rasleela – Ram Leela’ (2014). Ranveer Singh has also won the BIG Star Entertainment Awards’ Most Entertaining Actor in a Romantic Role, for his movie ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’ (2015).
Ranveer Singh is also the recipient of Screen Awards’ Best Actor award, Producers Guild Film Awards’ Best Actor in a Leading Role, the Filmfare Award for Best Actor, the Films of India Online Awards’ Best Actor in a Leading Role, Lions Gold Award for Best Actor, Zee Cine Awards’ Best Actor (Jury) – Male, as well as the Times of India Film Awards’ Best Actor – Male awards, all for his impressive portrayal of Bajirao in his period romantic, ‘Bajirao Mastaani’ (2016).
Recently, Ranveer Singh also won the Dadasaheb Excellent Awards for Best Actor for his role in the hit, ‘Padmaavat’ (2018).
Apart from his film awards, Ranveer Singh also received the NDTV Indian of the Year Awards’ ‘Entertainer of the Year’ award, in 2016.
Interesting Facts About Ranveer Singh
- Although Ranveer Singh is a non-smoker, he does have alcohol occasionally.
- Ranveer Singh comes from a Sindhi family, and traces his roots to near Karachi (Pakistan), from where his ancestors migrates to India, after the Partition.
- Ranveer Singh is related from his maternal side to popular Bollywood actors, Harshvardhan Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor and Rhea Kapoor, Anil Kapoor’s children.
- To make his name sound simple and turn it into a brand, Ranveer Singh decided to drop his last name of ‘Bhavnani’, for his Bollywood career.
- Ranveer Singh became the first ever actor from Bollywood whose 4th film grossed over INR 100 crores.
- Apart from acting, Ranveer Singh is also an excellent rapper.
- Ranveer Singh’s favorite colors are red and white.
- Being an avid collector, Ranveer Singh has over 200 shoes and over 100 hats in his personal collection.
- Ranveer Singh is a huge football fan and supports Arsenal Football Club in the European Premier League (EPL).