Ashutosh Rana

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Ashutosh Rana
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Ashutosh Rana at Ata Pata Laapata Audio Release
BornAshutosh Rana Ramnarayan Neekhra[1]
(1964-11-10) 10 November 1964 (age 49)
Gadarwara, Madhya Pradesh, India
Alma materDr. Hari Singh Gour University
OccupationFilm actor, Television presenter
Spouse(s)Renuka Shahane
Children2 (Shauryaman and Satyendra Rana)
 
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Ashutosh Rana
ASHUTOSH RANA AT ATA PATA LAAPATA AUDIO RELEASE.jpg
Ashutosh Rana at Ata Pata Laapata Audio Release
BornAshutosh Rana Ramnarayan Neekhra[1]
(1964-11-10) 10 November 1964 (age 49)
Gadarwara, Madhya Pradesh, India
Alma materDr. Hari Singh Gour University
OccupationFilm actor, Television presenter
Spouse(s)Renuka Shahane
Children2 (Shauryaman and Satyendra Rana)

Ashutosh Rana (Hindi: आशुतोष राणा; born Ashutosh Rana Ramnarayan Neekhra on 10 November 1964) is an Indian actor, working in Bollywood, as well Marathi, Kannada and Telugu film industries. He has also worked on television with shows such as Kaali – Ek Agnipariksha.

Biography[edit]

Rana is from Gadarwara dist.-Narsinghpur, Madhya Pradesh state. He spent his childhood in Gadarwara where he finished his primary school. He used to play the role of Ravana in the city Ramleela.

He went to the National School of Drama, New Delhi and studied acting.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Ashutosh Rana is married to Renuka Shahane, also a Bollywood actress. They have two sons Shouryaman and Satyendra. Ashutosh Rana has staunch faith in his Guru, whom he calls "Dadda Ji". It was Dadda Ji who suggested to Rana to take up the acting career. When Rana was about to enter the field of acting, Dadda ji told him to go to Bombay and meet Mahesh Bhatt and take any project which starts with the letter "S". When Rana got an offer of Swabhimaan from Mahesh Bhatt, he didn't wait for a second and grabbed the opportunity.

TV career[edit]

He started his career with the television serial Swabhimaan, followed by serials like, Farz, Sazish, Kabhi Kabhi, Waris and anchoring the TV show, Baazi Kiski.[3][4] He also hosted Sarkaar Ki Duniya, a reality show.Later, in 2010 he had acted in a Star Plus show Kaali- Ek Agnipariksha, where he played an extremely powerful negative role as Thakral.

Film career[edit]

He became known in Indian Cinema after his movie Dushman where he played a cold blooded murderer and psychopath killer. He is mostly given roles of antagonists in movies, particularly that of a killer. And in some movies he played supporting roles. He has acted in South Indian films, and is known as "Jeeva" in certain parts of the southern Indian Film Industry. He frequently appears in Mahesh Bhatt's films. He is playing the role of Alia Bhatt's father in Karan Johar's Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania.[5]

He has acted in many Kannada films. He has shared screen space with South Indian Super Star Dr.Vishnuvardhan, a star of 220 movies in five different languages. He acted in the Kannada film Vishnu Vijaya starring Akshay Kumar.[6] He also acted with Dr.Vishnuvardhan in the 2005 released super hit film Vishnu Sena[7] and the 2007 released movie Kshana Kshana[8] that also starred Aditya and Prema.

Filmography[edit]

Film actor[edit]

=Hindi Films[edit]

Telugu Films[edit]

Marathi Films[edit]

Tamil films[edit]

Note:- The above 2011 schedule is subject to change.

Television presenter[edit]

Soap operas[edit]

Awards[edit]

Screen Weekly awards
Zee Cine Awards
Filmfare Best Villain Award
South Indian International Movie Awards

References[edit]

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