Ranveer Singh is an Indian actor who appears in Hindi films. The recipient of several awards, including two Filmfare Awards, Singh is among the highest-paid actors in the country and has featured in Forbes Indias Celebrity 100 list since 2012. He briefly worked in advertising and went on to make his acting debut in 2010 with a leading role in Yash Raj Films’ romantic comedy Band Baaja Baaraat. The film emerged as a critical and commercial success, earning him a Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut.

Birth Name

Ranveer Singh Bhavnani

Nickname

Bittoo, Rambo

Profession

Actor

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Ranveer Singh was born on July 06, 1985 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Age

He is currently 33 years old.

Sun Sign

Cancer

Nationality

Indian

Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Religion

Hinduism

Education

Ranveer has enrolled himself at H.R. College of Commerce and Economics in Mumbai. Later, he minored in theatres and attended Indiana University (Bloomington) in USA to pursue a degree in Bachelor of Arts. In between his study period, he planned to become an actor, but dropped the idea and instead focused on creative writing. But, after attending  Indiana University, he again got interested to become an actor in Bollywood films.

Family Details

  • Father – Jagjit Singh Bhavnani

  • Mother – Anju Bhavnani
  • Siblings – Ritika Bhavnani (Elder Sister)
  • Relatives – Sonam Kapoor (Actress) (Relative), Rhea Kapoor (Producer)

Marital Status

Married

Girlfriend / Spouse

Ranveer Singh dated –

  • Ahana Deol – Ranveer dated Ahana before he became well known as an actor. The duo broke out in 2010.
  • Anushka Sharma (2010) – After getting separated with Ahana Deol, Ranveer was RUMORed to be dating his Band Baaja Baaraat co-star, Anushka Sharma.  They first met on the set of this movie. Ranveer also shares some ON-screen kissing scenes with Anushka.
  • Sonakshi Sinha (2012) – The duo came close during the filming of the 2013 movie Lootera. She went on a date with Ranveer on Valentine’s day on February 14, 2012, but soon, she was scolded by her father, Shatrughan Sinha for doing so. As a result, the relationship came to an end.

  • Deepika Padukone (2013-Present) – Ramleela co-stars, Deepika Padukone and Ranveer started dating in 2013. They had been seen getting cozy during the parties multiple times. But, neither of them confirmed their relationship at that time. Their relationship grew stronger with time and in November 2018, the couple got married at Lake Como, Italy in a Konkani ceremony.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 10 inches
  • In centimeters – 178 cm
  • In meters – 1.78 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 81 kg
  • In Pounds – 179 lbs

Body Build

Athletic

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 46-32-16
  • Chest – 46 inches
  • Waist – 32 inches
  • Biceps – 16 inches

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Black

Professional Statistics

Best Known For

His debut film Band Baaja Baaraat (2010) as Bittoo Sharma. He also received “Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut”.

Film Debut

Ranveer debuted with 2010 Bollywood romance comedy film Band Baaja Baaraat  as Bittoo Sharma.

Brand Endorsements

Provogue (2012), Durex (2014), Adidas, Head & Shoulders, Ching’s, Jack & Jones, Thums Up, and many others

Distinctive Features

Athletic build but lean body

Controversies

  • In August 2012, after watching Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif starrer Ek Tha Tiger, he tweeted “EK THA TIGER felt absolute bore bt (sic) last 15 min was magical. nice stunt nd action @beingsalmankhan pra.” He also tweeted “While I was passing through a multiplex people after seeing Ek Tha Tiger was asking for TIGER BAAM”. After it, he faced a lot of criticism from the film industry.
  • In 2015, due to his participation in the adult content based show AIB Knockout, an ‘FIR’ was filed against him and others for obscenity in public.
  • During the shooting of the film Dil Dhadakne Do, he blew Priyanka Chopra a kiss in front of everyone, which she didn’t like at all. Later, during a promotional event of this film, Priyanka taunted him for his ‘over enthusiastic acting,’ following which he said that he will never work with her again.
  • After his marriage with Deepika Padukone, an Italian Sikh group alleged that the Sikh code of conduct was violated in their Sindhi-Punjabi wedding.

Style Quotient

  • Cars Collection – Aston Martin Rapide S, Jaguar XJL, Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Toyota Land Cruiser Prado

Ranveer Singh Favorite

  • Favorite Actor – Shah Rukh Khan, Johnny Depp
  • Favorite Actresses – Kareena Kapoor, Scarlett Johansson, Megan Fox
  • Favorite Film – Andaz Apna Apna, Raja Babu, 3 Idiots, Sholay, Rang De Basanti, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Godfather, City Of God, Taxi Driver, The Prestige, Kill Bill
  • Favorite Musician – Michael Jackson, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Beyonce
  • Favorite Restaurant –Olive Bar and Kitchen, Hakkassan, Wasabi at Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai, Le Cirque in Delhi, Thalassa in Goa
  • Favorite Color – Red, White
  • Favorite Sport – Football
  • Favorite Sport Club – Arsenal Football Club
  • Favorite Destination – Goa (India)
  • Favorite Food – Chocolates, Cheese, Besan Laddoo, Mutton Curry, Chinese Cuisines

Ranveer Singh Net Worth

Ranveer Singh’s net worth has accumulated to approximately $25 million dollars.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Ranveer Singh

  • Ranveer belongs to a Sindhi family, who migrated from Karachi to Mumbai during the Partition of India.
  • He is the maternal cousin of Anil Kapoor‘s children Sonam Kapoor and Rhea Kapoor and Harshvardhan Kapoor.
  • Before becoming an actor, he worked as a copywriter for advertising agencies like O&M and JWT.
  • After joining the film industry, he dropped his last name ‘Bhavani’ from his screen name, as he thought it won’t sound like a superstar’s name.
  • He was initially offered the lead role in Bombay Velvet, but due to no dates available, the role went to Ranbir Kapoor.
  • Apart from being an actor, he is an amazing rapper.
  • He has had “one-night stand” and that too more than once.
  • Pagani Zonda is his dream car.
  • He had a celebrity crush on Madhuri Dixit, Sonali Bendre and Raveena Tandon.
  • He has a huge collection of 200+ shoes and 100+ hats.
  • Ranveer has an image of being temperamental and drama king.

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