Ronit Roy (born Ronit Bose Roy, 11 October 1965) is an Indian actor, known for his works in Indian television and Indian film industry. Roy has earned numerous accolades in his career including a Filmfare Award, two Screen Awards, five ITA Awards, and six Indian Telly Awards. He is often called the Amitabh Bachchan of television.
Ronit Roy Wiki/Bio
|Birth Name||Ronit Roy|
|Nick Name||Not Known|
|Age||(as in 2020) 55 Years|
|Debut||Jaan Tere Naam (1992)|
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Libra|
|Birth Place||Nagpur, Maharashtra, India|
|Date of Birth||11 October 1965|
|Home Town||Ahmedabad, Gujarat|
|Hobbies||Internet surfing and learning new things|
|Mother's Name||Dolly Bose Roy|
|Father's Name||Brothindranath (Businessman)|
|Brother||Rohit Roy (Younger, Actor)|
Marital Status, Wife and Children
|Marriage Date||Not Known|
|Educational Qualification||Hotel management|
|Brands Endorsed||Not Known|
|Career Manager||Not Known|
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
|Height (Approx.)||Not Known|
|Weight (Approx.)||Not Known|
|Chest Size||Not Known|
|Hips Size||Not Known|
|Waist Size||Not Known|
Extra Ordinary Features
|Race / Ethnicity||Not Known|
|Hair Color||Not Known|
|Eye Color||Not Known|
|S*xual Orientation||Not Known|
|Dress Size||Not Known|
|Shoe Size||Not Known|
|Favourite Food||Italian food, Bengali curries, rice and fish|
|Favourite Colors||Not Known|
|Favourite Sport||Not Known|
|Controversies||Tension on the sets of TV serial "Adaalat" erupted after Actress Sara Khan reacted to the comments of Ronit Roy comparing fellow actors to a bunch of madcaps.|
He is known to throw tantrums at the sets.
He was in the news when his Mercedez rammed into a Wagon R and injured four people of the same family, after which he surrendered to the police.
Ronit Roy Family
He is the eldest son of a businessman, Brotin Bose Roy, and Dolly Roy. His younger brother, Rohit Roy is also a TV actor.
Ronit Roy spent his childhood in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. This is where he did his schooling with the father of Ayush Sarkar, a teenage actor. After his schooling, Roy pursued hotel management. After completion of his studies, he moved to Mumbai and stayed at the residence of filmmaker Subhash Ghai.
While Roy was keen to work in the film industry, Subhash Ghai persuaded him, not to pursue it due to the difficulties associated with it. Ronit worked as a management trainee at Mumbai’s Sea Rock Hotel. To have experience at all different levels, Ronit’s work ranged from dish-washing and cleaning to serving tables and bar-tending.
Ronit Roy Net Worth
Ronit is one of the top earners in Indian television. He has successfully collected an estimated net worth of $2 million, which he earned from his career in acting, business and hosting different reality shows. He has promoted several brands, which include Vadilal and Redhill Vest and earns a good sum of money from his security business.
|Estimated Net Worth in 2019 (Approx)||$2 million|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2018(Approx)||Under Review|
|Annual Salary||Under Review|
Ronit Roy resides in a luxurious house in Bandra, Mumbai. He owns swanky Audi Q7 and Audi R8 cars in his collection. Ronit regularly interacts with his fans through Instagram and let them know about his personal life.
Ronit Roy Age, Personal life
Ronit Roy was married to a woman named Joanna with whom he had a daughter called Ona. They separated when their daughter was 6 years old.
On 25 December 2003, Ronit married actress and model Neelam Singh. Ronit is the father of three children – two daughters and one son. His elder daughter Ona (from his previous marriage) was born in 1991 and currently resides in the US. In May 2005, his and Neelam’s first child, daughter Aador, was born. In October 2007, their son, Agastya Roy was born.
Ronit Roy TV career
- Ronit received a call from Balaji Telefilms to offer him a part in the television serial Kammal. Due to the lack of any appealing movie offers, he accepted the offer. Before Kammal got started, Balaji Telefilms also offered Ronit for Kasautii Zindagii Kay as Rishabh Bajaj, a ruthless yet suave middle-aged business tycoon. Roy’s impressive performance as Mr. Bajaj made him popular and landed him in Balaji Telefilms’ Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi as Mihir Virani, replacing Amar Upadhyay.
- From 2009 to 2011 he played the role of Dharamraj in NDTV Imagine’s Bandini, which won him accolades for his astonishing portrayal of a crude and ruthless diamond merchant who is never defeated.
- He has also participated in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, a dance reality show in 2007, and another show, Yeh Hai Jalwa in 2008 as a contestant. He hosted the Kitchen Champions in 2010 which was on Colors TV.
- Ronit Roy at Adaalat’s 400 episodes celebration.
- In 2010 he starred in Sony TV’s popular courtroom drama show Adaalat as K.D. Pathak, a sharp unique lawyer who only fights for the truth.
- He returned in the drama genre in 2014 with Balaji Telefilms’ Itna Karo Na Mujhe Pyar is Dr. Nachiket Khanna, alias Neil K opposite Pallavi Kulkarni.
- In 2016, he starred in Adaalat (season 2) where he reprised his character from the previous season.
Ronit Roy Film career
Ronit Digital career
- In 2018, Roy made his digital debut in an ALTBalaji‘s Web series Kehne Ko Humsafar Hain along with Mona Singh and Gurdeep Kohli.
- In 2019, he starred in an Indian crime thriller web series Hostages.
Film Title Actor(s) Character(s) Dub Language Original Language Original Year release Dub Year release
Dumbo Colin Farrell Holt Farrier Hindi English 2019 2019
|1992||Jaan Tere Naam Sunil|
Gaata Rahe Mera Dil Dilip S. Naik Unreleased
Sainik Vijay Ghai
Jai Maa Vaishnav Devi
Rock Dancer Rakesh
|1996||Jurmana Sanjay Saxena|
Daanveer Vishal Srivastav
Agni Shikha Prodipta Roy Bengali film
|2000||Glamour Girl Sunil Verma|
|2001||Hum Deewane Pyar Ke Vijay Chatterjee|
Khatron Ke Khiladi Bambass
|2003||Shesh Bongsodar (Last Descendant) Bongsodar Bangladeshi film in the Bengali language|
Roktobondhon Joy Bengali Film
|2005||Nishan – The Target|
Kisna: The Warrior Poet Jimmy Cameo appearance
|2009||Luck by Chance Himself Cameo appearance|
|2010||Pankh Peter D'Cunha Cameo|
Udaan Bhairav Singh Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor
|2011 That Girl in Yellow Boots|
|2012||Midnight's Children Ahmed Sinai|
Student of the Year Coach Karan Shah
|2013||Shootout at Wadala Inspector Raja Ambat|
Boss Ayushman Thakur
|2014||2 States Vikram Malhotra Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor|
Ugly Shaumik Bose
|2015||Guddu Rangeela Billu Pehelwan Star Screen Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role|
|2016||Dongari ka Raja Mansoor Ali|
|2017||Kaabil Madhavrao Shellar|
Sarkar 3 Gokul Satam
Machine Balraj Thapar
Jai Lava Kusa Sarkar Telugu film
Munna Michael Michael
Lucknow Central Raja Shrivastava
|2018||Loveyatri Sam Patel "Sameer"|
Thugs of Hindostan Mirza Sikander Baig
|2019||Arjun Patiala IPS officer Amarjeet Singh Gill|
|2020||Shamshera TBA Filming|
JR 25 TBA Filming, Tamil Debut
TV Shows & Serials List
|1997||Bombay Blue Dillip Bhatt Cameo|
|1999||Baat Ban Jaye 1 episode|
|2000||Suraag 1 episode|
|2002–2008|| Kasautii Zindagi Kay Rishabh Bajaj|
|2003–2008||Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi Mihir Virani|
|2003||Ssshhhh...Koi Hai Episodic Role|
|2004||Kkehna Hai Kuch Mujhko Ishan Masand|
Vikraal Aur Gabraal Episodic Role
Krisshna Arjun Anna / Vijay Episodic Role
|2005||Kkavyanjali Mayank Nanda Cameo|
Sarrkkar – Risshton Ki Ankahi Kahani Kunal Vir Pratap Singh
|2006–2009||Kasamh Se Aparajit Deb|
|2007||Kayamath Inder Shah|
|2008||Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki Bhishma|
|2009–2011||Bandini Dharamraj Mahyavanshi|
|2010–2015||Adaalat Advocate K.D. Pathak|
|2014–2015||Itna Karo Na Mujhe Pyaar Dr. Nachiket Khanna/ Dr.Neil K|
|2016||Adaalat (season 2) Advocate K.D. Pathak|
24 (Season 2) Roy Guest
|2019||Naagin 3 Rohit Mehra Guest (To promote Kehne Ko Humsafar Hain 2)|
Shakti - Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki Rajat Singh
Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke SP Prithvi Singh Cameo; to promote Hostages
Non-Fiction / Reality shows
|2007||Koffee with Karan (season 2) Guest appearance|
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Contestant
|2008||Yeh Hain Jalwa Contestant|
Ticket to Bollywood Dance performance
2008 Aajaa Mahi Vay Judge
|2009||Begum's Drawing Room Guest appearance|
|2010||Kitchen Champion Host Nominated—Indian Telly Award for Best Anchor (2010)|
|2013||Comedy Nights with Kapil Guest appearance to promote Boss|
|2015||Deal Ya No Deal Host|
|2017||The Kapil Sharma Show Guest appearance|
Ronit Digital career
|2018 - 19||Kehne Ko Humsafar Hain Rohit Mehra|
|2019||Hostages Prithvi Singh|
Ronit Business venture
Ronit owns Ace Security and Protection agency. It currently caters to Bollywood actors such as Salman Khan, Amitabh Bacchan, Mithun Chakraborty, Shahrukh Khan, and Aamir Khan; also to Indian Premier League ex-Chairman and ex-Commissioner Lalit Modi and his son Ruchir Modi. Some of the movie projects that Ace Security and Protection have also lent their services to are Lagaan, Dil Chahta Hai, Yaadein, Na Tum Jano Na Hum, Saathiya, and Armaan.
Some known facts about Ronit
- Does Ronit Roy smoke?: Yes
- Does Ronit Roy drink alcohol?: Yes
- Due to his success in TV, he’s often called “Big B” of the Indian Television Industry.
- After moving from Ahmedabad to Mumbai, he stayed at the director and his father’s best friend Subhash Ghai’s residence for around one year.
- In his struggling days in Mumbai, he did various work like dish-washing, cleaning, serving tables and bar-tending.
- He’s a businessman too and has a security agency called “Ace Security and Protection”, which has given security to stars like Aamir Khan, Hrithik Roshan and Shah Rukh Khan.
- In the 90s, he delivered seven flops movies in a row, that dented his Bollywood career. Also, his first marriage also got derailed during this period.
- He was not the first choice for his Jaan Tere Naam due to his weight, but after they re-auditioned him and he got selected.
[wps_faq style=”classic” question=”How old is Ronit Roy?”]55 years (11 October 1965)[/wps_faq]
[wps_faq style=”classic” question=”Are Rohit Roy and Ronit Roy brothers?”]He is the eldest son of a businessman, Brotin Bose Roy, and Dolly Roy. His younger brother, Rohit Roy is also a TV actor. Ronit Roy spent his childhood in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Ronit worked as a management trainee at Mumbai’s Sea Rock Hotel.[/wps_faq]
[wps_faq style=”classic” question=”Is Ronit Roy married?”]Neelam Singh[/wps_faq]
[wps_faq style=”classic” question=”Who is the brother of Ronit Roy?”]Rohit Roy[/wps_faq]
[wps_faq style=”classic” question=”Who is Rohit Roy’s wife?”]Manasi Joshi Roy[/wps_faq]