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).
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.
He made his debut opposite Manisha Koirala in the film Ek Chhotisi Love Story (2002). It was a box office failure. 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).
He did his early schooling from Dayanand Model Sr. Sec 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 got married to his longtime girlfriend actress Konkona Sen Sharma on 3 September 2010. 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