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Ranveer Singh is an Indian actor working in Bollywood. Born in Mumbai, India, Ranveer Singh had always wanted to be an actor since his childhood. However, during his college days he felt that the idea of acting was far-fetched and focused on creative writing

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Full NameRanveer Singh Bhavnani
Nickname(s)Bittoo, Rambo
ProfessionActor
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in feet inches- 5’ 10”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 75 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 42 inches
- Waist: 30 inches
- Biceps: 16 inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth1985-07-06
Age (as in 2018)33 Years
BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signCancer
SignatureRanveer Singh's Signature
NationalityIndian
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
SchoolLearners' Academy, Mumbai
College/UniversityH.R. College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai
Indiana University, Bloomington, USA
Educational QualificationBachelor of Arts degree from Indiana University, USA
DebutFilm: Band Baaja Baaraat (2010)
ReligionHinduism
Caste/EthnicitySindhi
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
Address8th floor, Duplex Apartment, Opp. Khar Gymkhana Club, Khar (West), Mumbai
HobbiesCollecting Shoes & Hats, Playing and Watching Football, Playing Video Games
Awards, Honours, AchievementsFilmfare Awards
Best Male Debut Award for Band Baaja Baaraat (2011)
Best Actor Award for Bajirao Mastani (2016)
Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award for Padmaavat (2018)
Tattoo(s)An inscription "Kill Dil" on upper right arm
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.Ranveer Singh in AIB Roast
• 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.
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date14-15 November 2018
Marriage LocationNear Lake Como, Lombardy, Italy
Affairs/GirlfriendsAhana Deol (During his college days)
Anushka Sharma (Actress, Ex-girlfriend)
Ranveer Singh with Ex-girlfriend Anushka Sharma
Deepika Padukone (Actress)
Family
Wife/SpouseDeepika Padukone (m. 2018-present)
ParentsFather- Jugjeet Singh Bhavnani (Businessman)
Mother- Anju Bhavnani
SiblingsBrother- None
Sister- Ritika Bhavnani (Elder)
Favourite Things
Favourite Food(s)Chocolates, Cheese, Besan Laddoo, Mutton Curry and Chinese Cuisines
Favourite Actor(s)Shah Rukh Khan and Johnny Depp
Favourite ActressesKareena Kapoor, Scarlett Johansson and Megan Fox
Favourite Film(s)Bollywood: Andaz Apna Apna, Raja Babu, 3 Idiots, Sholay, Rang De Basanti, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
Hollywood: Godfather, City Of God, Taxi Driver, The Prestige, Kill Bill
Favourite Musician(s)Michael Jackson, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Beyonce
Favourite Restaurant(s)Olive Bar and Kitchen, Hakkassan, Wasabi at Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai,
Le Cirque in Delhi,
Thalassa in Goa
Favourite Colour(s)Red, White
Favourite SportFootball
Favourite Sport ClubArsenal Football Club
Favourite DestinationGoa (India)
Style Quotient
Cars CollectionAston Martin Rapide S, Jaguar XJL, Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Toyota Land Cruiser Prado
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)₹10 crore/Film
Net Worth (approx.)$15 million

Some Lesser Known Facts About Ranveer Singh

  • Does Ranveer Singh smoke?: No
  • Does Ranveer Singh drink alcohol?: Yes
  • 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.
  • Ranveer always wanted to be an actor, as, throughout his schooling, he used to participate in debates, plays, etc.
  • 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.
  • After the release of his debut film Band Baja Baraat, there were rumours that his father paid a whopping amount of ₹10 crores to the makers of the film. But, he denied the rumour by saying that all “Bullshit! My dad was going through a very lean period. There was no question of him having paid money to anyone. These are all rumours.”
  • If not an actor, he would have been a writer or a DJ.
  • Ranveer is the first Bollywood actor who’s 4th film crossed ₹100 crore mark.
  • He was initially offered the lead role in Bombay Velvet, but due to no dates available, the role went to Ranbir Kapoor.
  • While doing a dangerous stunt on top of a house in the film Bajirao Mastani, he tore the ligaments of his right shoulder, after which he was rushed to the hospital in Jaipur, where he had surgery.
  • To prepare for his role in Bajirao Mastani, he moved out of his home and cut off from the world by not using “TV, phone, and internet.”
  • Apart from being an actor, he is an amazing rapper.
  • Ranveer has an image of being temperamental and drama king.
  • He has a huge collection of 200+ shoes and 100+ hats.
  • He has a habit of washing hands with soap or sanitizer repeatedly.
  • Ranveer and Deepika were engaged 4 years before they tied the knot in November 2018.
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