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
Shorey, at the press meet for the film Blue Mountains in 2015
Years active2002–present
Konkona Sen Sharma
(m. 2010; separated 2015)


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. Recently Ranvir was seen in movies like Ugly Aur Pagli and box office hit Singh Is Kinng.

He hosted Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (season 7) in the year 2014. Which aired on Colors (TV channel). [4]

In 2018, he starred in the short film Shame alongside Swara Bhaskar[5]

Personal life

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.[6] 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.[7]



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) [8]
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
2019 LootcaseInspector KolteFilming (release date 11 October)[9]


Year Serial Role Language Notes
1998House ArrestHost/presenter
2000Chat RoomHost/presenter
2004-2007The Great Indian Comedy ShowVarious CharactersHindi[8]
2007Ranvir Vinay Aur Kaun?Host/presenter[11]
2010Kaam Ka PlotDashrath SrivastavaTelevision film
2014Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi Darr Ka BlockbusterContestant[12]
2014Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7Host[12]
2018RangbaazSiddharth Pandey (ATS Head)Web series
2019MetroparkKalpesh PatelWeb series[13]
2019BombersDebuWeb series[14]
2019Sacred GamesShahid Khan[15]


  1. "Ranvir Shorey in web series Rangbaaz along with Saqib Saleem". mid-day. 23 October 2018. Retrieved 9 November 2018.
  2. "I Have Time But No Work: Actor Ranvir Shorey". News18. Retrieved 9 November 2018.
  3. "Laugh Riot, an article from indiantelevision.com".
  4. DelhiJune 25, IndiaToday in New; June 25, 2014UPDATED:; Ist, 2014 17:11. "I'm not leaving Jhalak: Ranvir Shorey". India Today.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  5. "Anusha Bose: "Ranvir Shorey taught me to be ready to change the plan!"". Kovid Gupta Films. 2018. Retrieved 25 June 2019.
  6. "Ranvir Shorey marry Konkona Sen". WorldSnap. Retrieved 4 September 2010.
  7. "TimesOfIndia". Konkona-Ranvir blessed with baby boy. 16 March 2011. Retrieved 16 March 2011.
  8. Dubey, Rachana (3 October 2006). "I'm neutral about Pooja Bhatt". DNA India.
  9. "'Lootcase' promo: Kunal Kemmu and Rasika Dugal starrer film to be released on 11th October". Times of India. 20 June 2019. Retrieved 24 June 2019.
  10. "Showbiz Buddies". 19 June 2013.
  11. "Ranvir-Vinay to rock the telly". Hindustan Times. 3 August 2007.
  12. Chaudhuri, Mohini. "The talented Mr Shorey". @businessline.
  13. "Ranvir Shorey says he feels deliberately sidelined by mainstream filmmakers". mid-day. 2 September 2018. Retrieved 28 February 2019.
  14. IANS (16 June 2019). "Sunil Chhetri to Shoot For a Cameo in Ranvir Shorey-Aahana Kumra's Bombers And Fans Can't Keep Calm!". India.com. Retrieved 20 June 2019.
  15. DelhiMay 6, India Today Web Desk New; May 6, 2019UPDATED:; Ist, 2019 17:15. "Sacred Games Season 2 trailer out. Kalki Koechlin, Ranvir Shorey join the cast". India Today.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
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