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Arpit Ranka is a model turned Indian actor. He was the winner of 'Best Body' at Gladrags few years ago. After winning the best body title, he has done modeling and also starred in several Tamil and Telegu films. He is a new face in television industry. Arpit is portraying the role of Duryodhan in Swastik Production's mythological show Mahabharat on star plus.

Duryodhan in Mahabharat

Duryodhan is the most powerful character of Mahabharat and he also feels that he has certain qualities of Duryodhan. Arpit said, "I think whatever Duryodhan has done there is a strong reason to back his actions. Maybe I would have reacted the same way like on a personal level too. I have to admit that I also have an ego just like Duryodhan. So I am enjoying playing this character." Arpit has a great body and has also grown long hair to suit the perfect look of Duryodhan.

Arpit Ranka

Personal Profile

Name : Arpit Ranka
Age : 26 Approx
Height : 6'2" Approx
Weight : 80kg Approx
Profession : Model, Actor
Current Show : Mahabharat
Role : Duryodhan


Rajasthani Boy Arpit has been getting a lot of appreciation for playing Duryodhan and said the reason he can portray the character so well is because he relates to him in many ways. He said " I'm enjoying the attention that the girls are showering on me. I just hope my wife doesn't kill me for this. But on a serious note I respect women a lot in real life."


The actor Arpit Ranka who is seen as Duryodhan in Mahabharat had to lose his six pack abs in order to play this role. He said in an interview, "I was very lean as I was a model. I thought that my lean frame would not make my character convincing and people would not take him seriously as he is a royal and warrior after all. So, I lost my six packs."



Latest news

The tall and body building personality Arpit Ranka is currently playing as strong Duryodhan in Star Plus popular show Mahabharat. The successful actor said that, "A character like Duryodhan could have got completely dark if not played properly. I put in my effort to play it in a way that people understand his side of the story and also get to know why he behaved that way". The team is planning to have new dimension to the show. The actor is very surprised to have great love and affection of audience for a negative role.

When asked about any new show on tv he replied that, "No, this is my first and last show as I only want to do films. After Mahabharat I will be back down South, and hopefully one day will come on the big screen as a B-town star. Its only because of Duryodhan's magnificent character did I agree to do TV, and I am glad I could achieve so much through it".

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