Ravi Kishan Age, Wife, Caste, Family, Biography & More

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Wife: Preeti Kishan
Education: B.Com
Age: 50 Years

Full Name Ravi Kishan Shukla
Nickname Babbu
Profession(s) Actor, Politician
Party Indian National Congress (2014-2017)
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Bharatiya Janata Party (2017-present)
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Political Journey 2014: Joined the Indian National Congress and contested the Lok Sabha Elections from the Jaunpur constituency in Uttar Pradesh. However, he lost the election and could secure only 42,759 votes or 4.25 per cent of the total votes.
2017: Left the Congress and joined the BJP
2019: Contested the Lok Sabha Elections from the Gorakhpur Constituency and won against his nearest rival Rambhual Nishad by 3,01,664 votes.
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
Weight (approx.) in Kilograms- 80 kg
in Pounds- 176 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.) – Chest: 40 Inches
– Waist: 32 Inches
– Biceps: 13 Inches
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black
Personal Life
Date of Birth 17 July 1971
Age (as of 2021) 50 Years
Birthplace Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign Cancer
Nationality Indian
Hometown Barain, Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
School Not Known
College Rizvi College oF Art, Science And Commerce, Mumbai
Educational Qualification B.Com
Debut Film: Pitambar (1992)
TV: Bigg Boss 1 (2006)
Family Father– Pt. Shyama Narayan Shukla
Ravi Kishan with his father
Mother– Jadavati Devi
Brothers– 2 (all elder)
• Ramesh Kishan Shukla (died in March 2022)
Sisters– 2 (all elder)
Religion Hinduism
Caste Brahmin
Hobbies Dancing
Controversies • He had an extra-marital affair with actress and politician Nagma.
• In 2015, he filed a missing complaint of his 19 year old daughter at the Bangurnagar police station, who left his house for the second time.
Food Dal-roti
Actors Amitabh Bachchan, Balraj Sahni, Dilip Kumar, Pran, Motilal, Aamir Khan, Ranbir Kapoor
Films Do Bigha Zamin, Guide
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Preeti Kishan
Nagma (Actress)
Ravi Kishan with Nagma
Wife Preeti Kishan
Ravi Kishan with his wife
Children Daughters– Tanishq, Ishita, Riva (Actress)
Son– Saksham
Ravi Kishan with his wife and children
Money Factor
Salary 20-30 Lakh/film (INR)
Net Worth Rs. 14 Crore (as in 2014)

Ravi Kishan

Some Lesser Known Facts About Ravi Kishan

  • Does Ravi Kishan smoke?: No (Quit)
  • Does Ravi Kishan drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Ravi was born and brought up in a chawl in Santacruz, Mumbai, but as a result of a dispute in his family’s dairy business, his family shifted to Jaunpur in Uttar Pradesh when he was 10 years old.
  • But When he was 17 years old, his mother gave him INR 500 after which he ran away from home to come to Mumbai.
  • He was part of Ramleela, where he played the role of Sita.
  • His debut film ‘Pitambar’ was a B-grade for which he was paid INR 5000.
  • He was recognised after ‘Tere Naam’ (2003), where he played the role of a priest called ‘Rameshwar.’ Coincidently his father worked as a priest, hence, he took the inspiration for his character in the film from his father.
  • He is known for his famous dialogue “Zindagi Jhandwa…Phir Bhi Ghamandwa.”
  • He was the finalist in Bigg Boss 1 in 2006.
  • In 2012, he participated in ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5.’
  • In 2014, he contested from Jaunpur (Lok Sabha constituency) for Congress party but lost to Krishna Pratap Singh of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
  • In 2007, he dubbed the Bhojpuri version of Peter Parker/Spider-Man’s voice for the film Spider-Man.
  • He repeated Aamir Khan’s train stunt from the film Ghulam in his film Jeena Hai to Thok Daal.
  • He is a devotee of Lord Shiva.
  • He is a good friend of Saif Ali Khan.
  • Apart from Hindi and Bhojpuri, he has also done Telugu films.
  • In 2017, he left Congress Party and joined BJP.

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