Ronit Roy – Journey from a Dishwasher to a Dashing Star


Ronit Roy is a renowned businessman cum actor. He is one of the celebrated personalities in both tellywood and bollywood. He is known for his depiction of K D Pathak, Rishabh Bajaj, Mihir Virani, Neil Khanna and Aparajit Deb.


Ronit was born in Nagpur on 11-Oct-1965. He was brought up in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. He belongs to a Bengali Hindu Family. He is the eldest son among two in his house. His father was a business man.


He did his schooling in Ahmedabad and completed a course in Hotel Management. After his studies, he went to Mumbai and stayed with Subhash Ghai, his dad’s friend who is a renowned Indian film director, producer and screenwriter.

First Job: 

On seeing the film stars in Mumbai, he was carried away by the White Mercedes Benz they drove and the group of young girls yelling on the personalities. So he decided to become a film star. But his and Subhash Ghai advised him to drop the idea of becoming a film star due to the difficulties the field had.

As per their advice, he joined as a management trainee at Mumbai’s Sea Rock Hotel. In order to gain the experience and expertise at various levels, he was involved in all kind of works such as dish-washing and cleaning, to serving tables and bar-tending.

Twist in his career: 

He lost his father after a little over two years of his first job. Then he thought of quitting the hotel job as he joined there just to satisfy his dad. He then decided to enter the film field.

TV career: 

He started his acting career from a TV serial “Kammal”, by Balaji Telefilms. Also he accepted a cameo Kasautii Zindagii Kay as Rishabh Bajaj. He performed really well as Mr. Bajaj which made the Balaji Telefilms to come to a conclusion to make Ronit a permanent part of Kasautii Zindagii Kay. This made Ronit a performing star in the eyes of the outside world.

Big Screen: 

The success of Ronit in TV serials and reality shows gave a way to enter the film industry. He did supporting roles in many Bollywood films. His success as a supporting actor brought him a chance to perform a lead role in the Bollywood films.

Hollywood Debut:

He is moving an extra mile to make his debut in Hollywood in the film named – THE FIELD with Radhika Apte and Vineet Singh.

As a Businessman: 

Ronit is running his own Ace Security and Protection Agency. At present, the agency serves Bollywood stars Amitabh Bachan, Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Salman Khan. It also renders its service to Lalit Modi, ex-chairman and ex-commissioner of IPL.


The businessman cum actor runs a happy family life with his wife and three children – two daughters & one Son.

Awards & Recognitions:

Ronit has bagged so many awards in his acting career including Best Actor Award- Drama by Indian Television Academy Awards, Best Actor in a supporting role by Indian Telly Awards, Favorite Pati & Favourite Pita by STAR Parivaar Awards.

Nothing is impossible when you are passion towards your goal and when you are determined to achieve it. Ronit stands as a living example for this fact.

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