Ronit Roy is a renowned actor in the Indian Hindi film and television industry. He is best known for some of his iconic characters which he has played on the small screen mainly.
Although he wanted to enter Bollywood from his youth, popular director Subhash Ghai is said to have advised him against this, considering the tough competition associated with the Indian film industry.
Later, however, Ronit Roy went on to star in some of the most memorable roles in Indian television.
About Ronit Roy
|Real Name||Ronit Bose Roy|
|Date of Birth||11th October 1965|
|Age (as in August 2018)||52 years|
|Place of Birth||Nagpur|
|Education||Course in Hotel Management|
|Height||5 ft 8"
(173 cm) approximately
Family & Relationships
|Father||Brothindranath Bose Roy
|Net Worth||INR 14,00,00,000
(USD 2 Million)
|Famous for||MOVIES -
Jaan Tere Naam (1992), Bomb Blast (1993), Army (1996), Khatron Ke Khiladi (2001), Udaan (2010), Student of the Year (2012), Shootout At Wadala, Boss (2013), 2 States (2014), Dongari Ka Raja (2016), Kaabil, Sarkaar-3 (2017)
TV SERIALS -
Naagin (1999), Kasautii Zindagi Kii, Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi (2000-2008), Sshh. Koi Hai (2003), Kasamh Se (2006-2009), Bandini (2009-2011), Adaalat (2010-2016), Adaalat (Season-2 2016) and 24 (Season-2 2016)
|First Movie||BOLLYWOOD -
Jaan Tere Naam (1992)
Likes & Dislikes
|Favorite Food||Italian cuisine, Bengali curry dishes and fish-rice|
|Hobbies||Surfing online and informative reading|
Ronit Roy is one of the most talented actors who is renowned for playing tough and sombre characters on screen – in Bollywood and on TV as well.
Ronit Roy’s age is 52 years, as Ronit Roy’s date of birth is 11th of October, 1965. Ronit Roy was born in Nagpur. Ronit Roy’s father is businessman, Brothindranath Bose Roy, while Ronit Roy’s mother is Dolly Roy. Ronit Roy’s wife is model and actress, Neelam Singh. Ronit Roy and his wife Neelam Singh are the proud parents of three beautiful children – daughters Ona and Aador and son Agasthya.
Ronit Roy’s height is around 5 ft 8 inches (173 cm) while Ronit Roy’s weight is 75 kg (165 lbs). Ronit Roy’s hobbies include surfing the Internet and reading informative material in his spare time.
Owing to his significant success as a TV actor and a movie star, Ronit Roy’s net worth as of 2018 is estimated to be around INR 14 crores (USD 2 Million).
Being an impressive and skilled actor, Ronit Roy is the recipient of numerous awards for his roles in movies as well as popular TV serials in India. The list of Ronit Roy’s awards include the Indian Television Academy (ITA) Award for Best Actor – Drama (Popular) with a tie for his roles in ‘Kasautii Zindagii Ki’ and ‘Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi’ (2003).
Next, Ronit Roy won the Indian Telly Awards’ Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Male) award, the ITA Award for Best Actor – Drama (Popular), the Apsara Awards’ Best TV Actor award for his role in ‘Kasautii Zindagii Ki’ (2004), and the Kalakar Awards’ Best Actor (Popular) award for his role in ‘Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi’ (2004). Later, Ronit Roy won the ITA Award for Best Actor – Drama (Jury) award for ‘Kasautii Zindagii Ki’ (2005) once again.
The next year, Ronit Roy won the Indian Telly Awards’ Best TV Personality award for ‘Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi’ (2006) and the ITA Award for Best Actor – Drama (Popular) for ‘Kasautii Zindagii Ki’ (2006). Next, Ronit Roy won the ITA Award for Best Actor – Drama (Jury) for his role in ‘Kasautii Zindagii Ki’ (2007) and the Indian Telly Awards’ Best Actor in a Negative Role (Male) award for his role in ‘Kasamh Se’ (2007).
Then, Ronit Roy won the Indian Telly Award for Best Actor (Popular) and the ITA Awards’ Best Actor (Jury) award for his role in ‘Bandini’ (2009).
The next year, Ronit Roy was awarded the Zee Gold Awards’ Best Actor (Jury) award for ‘Bandini’ (2010). The same year, Ronit Roy also won the Indian Telly Awards’ Best Actor of the Decade award and the ITA Milestone Award for ‘Kasautii Zindagii Ki’ and ‘Kyunki Saas Bhi Bahu Thi’ (2010).
The next year spelled a winning spree for Ronit Roy as he won the BIG Television Awards’ Veer Character – Male (Fiction) award and the Zee Gold Awards’ Stellar Performance of the Year – Male award for ‘Adaalat’ (2011). Apart from this, Ronit Roy also won the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor, the Star Screen Awards’ Screen Award for Best Villain, the UTV Movie Jeeyo Bollywood Awards’ Best Actor in a Negative Role award as well as The Global Indian Film & TV Honours’ Best Performance in a Negative Role award, all for his impressive negative role in the commercial and critics’ hit, ‘Udaan’ (2011).
Later on, Ronit Roy was awarded the Indian Telly Awards’ Best Television Personality (Male) award for ‘Adaalat’ (2012), the Star Guild Awards’ Best Actor in a Drama Series award for his role in ‘Itna Karo Na Mujhe Pyar’ (2015) as well as winning the Star Screen Awards’ Best Actor in a Negative Role award for his character in the movie ‘Guddu Rangeela’ (2016).
Interesting Facts About Ronit Roy
- Ronit Roy is a smoker and also drinks alcohol.
- Ronit Roy is often referred to as the ‘Big B’ of the Indian Hindi television industry.
- Ronit Roy spent his struggling days doing various odd jobs, including being a water, dish-washer and bartender too.
- Ronit Roy is also a successful businessman, being the owner of ‘Ace Security and Protection’ company, which is known to provide personal security to popular Bollywood stars, including Aamir Khan, Shahrukh Khan and Hrithik Roshan.