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 Traffic Signal, Bheja Fry (2007) and the critical and commercial hit Mithya (2008). Along with friend and co-star 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). The film was a box office failure. His next film Jism (2003) was a hit but he had a minor role in the film. 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 also did a role of playing Nanoo in the comedy Pyaar Ke Side Effects alongside Rahul Bose as his funny friend. He also appeared in the multi-starrer Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. (2007) which was moderately successful. He has also 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 a box office hit Singh Is Kinng.
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 September 3, 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 March 15, 2011 at a South Mumbai hospital.