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Ronit Roy


Ronit Bose Roy (born 11 October 1965) is an Indian actor, known for his works primarily in Hindi television and films, alongside a few Bengali, Tamil, and Telugu cinema. Roy has earned numerous accolades in his career including a Filmfare Award, two Screen Awards, five ITA Awards, and six Indian Telly Awards.


Roy was born on 11 October 1965 in Nagpur, Maharashtra in a Bengali family. He is the eldest son of a businessman, Brotin Bose Roy, and Dolly Roy. His younger brother, Rohit Roy is also a TV actor. Ronit Roy spent his childhood in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.


 He received primary education from Ankur School, Ahmedabad. After his schooling, Roy pursued hotel management. After completing his studies, he moved to Mumbai and stayed at the residence of filmmaker Subhash Ghai.


 While Roy was keen to work in the film industry, Subhash Ghai persuaded him, not to pursue it due to the difficulties associated with it. Ronit worked as a management trainee at Mumbai's Sea Rock Hotel. To have experience at all different levels, Ronit's work ranged from dishwashing and cleaning to serving tables and bar-tending.


Roy was married to a woman named Joanna and they have a daughter named Ona.

On 25 December 2003, he married actress and model Neelam Singh, with whom he has a daughter Aador (born May 2005), and a son Agastya (born October 2007).


Candy (Season 1) as Jayant Parekh


Hostages (Season 1) as SP Prithvi Singh


Kaabil as Madhavrao Shellar


Student of the Year as Coach Karan Shah