Ravi Kishan Wiki, Profile, Family Update.
Born Name: Ravindra Shyamnarayan Shukla
Date of Birthday: 17 July 1969
Place of Birth: Mumbai, Bandra, Maharashtra, India
Political party: Bharatiya Janata Party (2017–present)
Other political affiliations: Indian National Congress (2014–2017)
Educational Qualifications: B.Com.
Educated at: Rizavi College, Mumbai
Occupation: Actor, Politician, Filmproducer, Television personality
Marital Status: Married
Date of Marriage: 10 Dec 1993
Spouse's Name: Smt. Priti Shukla
No. of Sons: 1
No.of Daughters: 3
Parents: Late Shri Shyam Narayan Shukla, Smt. Shyam Narayan Dhaneshwar Shukla
Permanent Address: Bungalow No. 122, Mhada, SVP Nagar, four Bungalows, Andheri, Mumbai-400053, Maharashtra
Tels : (0551) 2272211
Ravindra Shyamnarayan Shukla (born 17 July 1969), popularly known as Ravi Kishan, is an Indian actor, politician, film producer and television personality. He currently serves as Member of parliament, Lok Sabha from Gorakhpur. His film works are predominantly in Bhojpuri and Hindi cinema, as well as Telugu cinema. He has also appeared in a few Kannada and Tamil films.
In 2006, he participated in Bigg Boss, the Indian version of Big Brother. He ended up as the second runner up. He was also a contestant on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5 in 2012.
Ravi Kishan was born on 17 July 1969 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. He studied only up to 12th at Rizavi College, Mumbai. His family hails from Kerakat, Jaunpur district in Varanasi division, Uttar Pradesh, where Kishan lived for about seven years.
Kishan is married to Priti, and they have four children, one son and three daughters.
In June 2008, Kishan was awarded the Most Popular Actor award at the ETV Bhojpuri Cinema Samman 2008 function. Popular reality shows such as Bigg Boss, and more recently Ek Se Badhkar Ek – Jalwe Sitaron Ke have brought him to the front line of top Indian television actors. In 2008, he started co-hosting the celebrity dance-based reality show Bathroom Singer, Naman:Ek Sansani and Ek Se Badhkar Ek – Jalwe Sitaron Ke on Zee. Kishan also hosted the reality show Raaz Pichhle Janam Ka, on NDTV Imagine for two seasons. He worked with film directors Shyam Benegal and Mani Ratnam in 2010.
A film starring Kishan, Jala Debh Duniya Tohra Pyar Mein, produced by the American film company PUN Films, was shown in the India Pavilion at the Cannes Film Festival 2010., In 2011 he had a role in the film Shraddha In The Name Of God directed by Gurubhai Thakkar.
In 2013, Kishan was one of the judges on the reality TV show Sales Ka Bazigar, telecast on ETV. The show aimed to find the best salesperson in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. The top ten people who made it to the finales were to be employed by the presenter of the show Su-kam Power Systems. The winner would get a package of ten lakhs per annum, followed by the first runner-up winning a package of six lakhs per annum. This show was the first of its kind to find the best salesperson in India, and saw participation from over 10,000 people from regions across Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
Kishan made his South Indian debut with the 2014 Telugu film Race Gurram. In 2017 he made his Kannada debut in Hebbuli and Tamil debut with Monisha En Monalisa in 1999. In 2018, he had a role in the film MLA.
Kishan joined Indian National Congress (INC) from Jaunpur constituency in Uttar Pradesh, and contested in the 2014 general elections where he secured only 42,759 votes or 4.25 per cent of the total votes and finished 6th. In February 2017, Kishan left the Congress Party and joined the BJP.
On 15 April 2019 Bharatiya Janata Party released a candidate list for the 2019 general election. Ravi Kishan was named for Gorakhpur. He contested the 2019 general elections against Samajwadi party candidate Rambhual Nishad in Gorakhpur constituency of Uttar Pradesh. Kishan, won against Rambhual Nishad by a lead of over 3,01,664 votes. Ravi Kishan polled 7,17,122 votes, while Rambhual Nishad polled 4,15,458 votes.
In 2008, Kishan dubbed Tobey Maguire's role as Spider-Man in Spider-Man 3 into Bhojpuri. This is the first Hollywood blockbuster film to include a Bhojpuri voice dub, along with Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu dubs. This led Kishan to plan to create a superhero film of his own.
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