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Arpit Ranka Wiki And Biography

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 portrayed the role of Duryodhan in Swastik Production's mythological show Mahabharat on star plus.

Personal Profile

Name : Arpit Ranka
Age : 28 years (Approx)
Height : 6'2" (Approx)
Weight : 80kg Approx
Profession : Model, Actor

Latest News

If reports are to be believed, Arpit Ranka will soon be seen in Nach Baliye 7 with his wife. The show will see a change in format and include the drama. Since the actor is currently part of some South films, the last minute contract details are in talks before he signs the deal. Author Chetan Bhagat, chorepgrapher Marzi and B-town beauty Preity Zinta will be seen judging the show.

Arpit Ranka

Duryodhan in Mahabharat

Arpit played the most powerful character of Duryodhan in Star Plus' popular mythological show 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." Arpit has a great body and has also grown long hair to suit the perfect look of Duryodhan.




Rajasthani Boy Arpit Ranka is a married man. He got 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 was 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."

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