Ashutosh Rana – Biography, Facts & Life Story
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Height, Weight & Physical Stats
|Height||5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m)|
|Weight||72 kg (159 lbs)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size||10 Inches|
|Age||55 years old (in 2023)|
|Date of Birth||10 November 1967|
|Full Name||Ashutosh Jaisingh Rana|
|Birthplace||Gadarwara, Madhya Pradesh, India|
Ashutosh Rana is a famous Indian actor, predominantly working in Bollywood movies, as well as in Telugu, Marathi, Tamil and Kannada film industries. He has also appeared in a number of Indian television shows. Ashutosh Rana has also won two filmfare awards for Sangharsh and Dushman. He received these awards under the nomination of filmfare awards for a negative role.
Ashutosh Rana was born in Gadarwara, India on 10th November, 1967. He spent most his childhood in Gadarwara city, wherein he completed his schooling. He used to appear in the role of Ravana in domestic Ramleela productions. He joined National School of Drama New Delhi and started to study acting there. He has appeared in a number of theater shows with guru Satyadev Dubey.
Ashutosh Rana is married to famous Bollywood actress Renuka Neekhra. The couple has two sons named Satyendra and Shauryaman. Neekhra is a keen follower of his Guru “Pandit Dev Prabhakar Shastri” to whom he calls “Dadda Ji”. It was Pandit Dev who proposed to Rana to pursue his career in acting.
Ashutosh Rana initiated his career with popular television serial Swabhimaan, trailed by serials like Farz, Sazish, Waris, Jab Kabhi and hosting the television show titled Baazi Kiski. Ashutosh also hosted a reality show titled Sarkaar Ki Duniya, which took place onto Mango Island Karnataka. Afterwards, in 2010, he had starred in a Star plus show Kaali- Ek Agnipariksha, wherein he played an influential negative role of Thakral. He had also appeared in a leading role in famous television serial of Doordarshan, titled Apradhi Koun.
Ashutosh Rana became recognizant in Indian Cinema right after his film Dushman, wherein he played the role of a psychopathic killer. He is frequently provided roles of antagonists in films, specifically that of a killer. In a few movies he also played supporting characters. Ashutosh Rana has appeared in South Indian movies. He often appears in Mahesh Bhatt’s movies. He portrayed the role of Alia Bhatt’s Dad in Karan Johar’s film titled Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania. He has starred in a number of Kannada movies.
Ashutosh Rana has appeared alongside South Indian Super Star Dr. Vishnuvardhan, a superstar of 220 movies in 5 different Indian languages. He starred in the Kannada movie Vishnu Vijaya, featuring Akshay Kumar. In 2005, Ashutosh also acted with Dr. Vishnuvardhan released movie Vishnu Sena, as well as the 2007 released film Kshana Kshana that also featured Prema and Aditya.
Ashutosh Rana has worked in Hungama 2, Bhoot: Part One – The Haunted Ship, Prithviraj, Shamshera, and Pagglait.
Ashutosh Rana Education
College: Dr. Hari Singh Gour University, Sagar, Madhya Pradesh
Ashutosh Rana Career
- Film: Sangharsh (1999)
Family & Relatives
Father: Jaisingh Rana
Mother: Name Not Known
Brother: Name Not Known
Sister: Kamini Gupta
Marital Status: Married
Wife: Renuka Shahane (m. 2001)
Son: Shouryaman Rana, Satyendra Rana
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Hobbies: Spending time with his family, Reading
Favorite Color: Black
Facts You Never Knew About Ashutosh Rana
- Ashutosh Rana has appeared in a number of theater plays at Prithvi Theatre alongside theatre guru Satyadev Dubey.
- In 1995, He initiated his career in acting with famous television Serial Swabhimaan wherein he played the character of Tyagi.
- Ashutosh Rana has acted in multiple languages, i.e. Telugu, Hindi, Tamil and Marathi.
- After his breathtaking performance in Swabhimaan, he got consecutive shows and had hosted television Shows like Sarkaar Ki Duniya, Baazi Kiski etc.
- He always follows the advices of his Guru, to whom he called Dadda Ji. He chosen acting as his profession upon the suggestion of his Guru.
- Ashutosh Rana once revealed that his Dadda Ji once asked him to move towards Bombay city and meet Mahesh Bhatt, and also to go in for any venture/project that starts with letter “S”.