Ranvir Shorey (Bigg Boss) 

One of Bollywood’s most talented and versatile actors, Ranvir Shorey is renowned for his strong supporting roles in Hindi films. He began his career as a VJ and TV host, making his film debut with “Ek Chhotisi Love Story” (2002). Known for his close friendship with acclaimed theater actors and directors Vinay Pathak and Rajat Kapoor, Ranvir has been a part of numerous significant projects.

Ranvir Shorey (Bigg Boss)


Profession(s) Actor, Theatre Artist, Film Producer, Songwriter, Former VJ
Physical Stats
Height (approx.) 6′ (183 cm)
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper (dyed brown)
Debut TV (English; As VJ): Oye (1998)
Film (Hindi; As an actor): Ek Chotisi Love Story (2002) as Manisha Koirala’s boyfriend
Film (Canadian-British; As an actor): Midnight’s Children (2012) as Laurel
Web Series (Hindi; As an actor): Rangbaaz (2018) as Siddharth Pandey (ATS Head); streamed on ZEE5 series
Awards • 2017: FOI Online Award for Best Performance by an Ensemble Cast for the Hindi film A Death in the Gunj
• 2019: Gold Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Comic Role for the Hindi web series Metro Park
• 2019: FOI Online Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for the Hindi film Sonchiriya
• 2019: FOI Online Award for Best Performance by an Ensemble Cast for the Hindi film Sonchiriya
• 2019: Indian Film Award for Best Actor (Critics) for the Hindi film Halkaa
• 2019: Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award
• 2020: Mid-Day India Award for Iconic Versatile Actor
• 2021: Asian Television Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for the Hindi web series Sunflower
• 2021: Gold Academy Award
• 2023: Stardust Award
• 2023: Mid-Day Influencer Award
Personal Life
Date of Birth 18 August 1972 (Friday)
Age (as of 2024) 52 Years
Birthplace Jalandhar, Punjab, India
Zodiac sign Leo
Nationality Indian
Hometown Jalandhar, Punjab
School(s) • Dayanand Model Senior Secondary School, Jalandhar
• St. Theresa’s High School, Bandra, Mumbai
College/University • Mithibai College, Mumbai
• Xavier’s Institute Of Communication (XIC), Fort, Mumbai
• Digital Film Academy, New York
• Atlantic Theater Company, New York
Educational Qualification(s) • College Dropout (in second year) from Mithibai College, Mumbai
• Diploma in Film Video Production at Xavier Institute of Communications, Mumbai
• Diploma in Film Production at Digital Film Academy, New York
• Practical Aesthetics at the Atlantic Theater Company, New York
Religion Hinduism
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Social Media • Instagram
• Facebook
• Twitter
Relationships & More
Marital Status Divorced
Affairs/Girlfriends • Pooja Bhatt (actor, film producer & director; ex-girlfriend)
• Konkona Sen Sharma (actress)
Marriage Date 3 September 2010
Marriage Place Their Goregaon Residence
Wife/Spouse Konkona Sen Sharma (divorced in 2020)
Children Son– Haroon Shorey (born on 15 March 2011)
Parents Father– Krishan Dev Shorey (film producer; died in 2022)
Mother– Deceased; Hindi professor
Siblings Brother(s)– 2
• Lokesh K Shorey (actor)
• Shrinath Shorey
Cuisine(s) Punjabi, Bengali
Dessert Ice-cream
Style Quotient
Car Collection Mahindra XUV 700

Ranvir Shorey Some Lesser Known Facts About

  • Ranvir Shorey moved from Jalandhar to Mumbai when he was one year old.
  • He once shared that in his childhood, his family lived in a two-storey rented apartment in Mumbai. Later, after his father’s films failed at the box office, they faced significant financial losses.
  • He was named Ranvir after the Indian actor and producer Raj Kapoor, whose real name was Ranbir Raj.
  • When he was enrolled in school, his name was misspelled as Ranvir instead of Ranbir.
  • During his school days, he participated in various stage plays.