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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. Currently, he is seen alongwith his wife Nidhi in celebrity dance reality show Nach Baliye 7.

Personal Profile

Name : Arpit Ranka
Date Of Birth : Unknown
Birthplace : Bhilwara, Rajasthan, India
Age : 29 years (Approx)
Height : 6'2" (Approx)
Weight : 80kg Approx
Status : Married
Wife/Spouse : Nidhi Ranka
Debut Show : Mahabharat
Famous Character : Duryodhan
Profession : Model, Actor
Years Active : 2010 - Present

Arpit Ranka

In Nach Baliye 7

Arpit Ranka is seen alongwith his wife Nidhi Ranka in dance reality show Nach Baliye season 7. The show have a change in format this season and include some drama quotient in it. The couple didn't really know how to dance but they tried their best and gave an honest effort in their first performance. When it came to scores Marzi gave them a six and Chetan gave the couple a seven, but Preity Zinta gave them a score of nine for their efforts.


Rajasthani Boy Arpit Ranka is married to Bhilwara girl Nidhi Ranka. They got married on October 17, 2012. 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."

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.


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Mahabharat (2013 TV series)


What does fitness mean to you?
Fitness for me is everything. For an actor staying healthy is very important.

What efforts do you take to stay in shape?
I exercise daily, eat food on proper time and drink lots of water.

Are you conscious about your food choices?
I am a pure vegetarian so I prefer eating healthy food.

Is there any sport you are skilled at?

A celebrity's body you admire?
I admire myself.

What is your fitness secret?
Focusing mainly on exercising as from past 15 years, I am regularly going to the gym.

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