Kelly Dorji

Other names of Kelly Dorji: Kelly Dorjee

Kelly Dorji is an actor and model well known for his works in the Bollywood film industry. He was born in the neighboring country of India that is Bhutan. He was born in the capital city of Bhutan known as Thimphu.

He was born on the 4th of January and had moved to India at a very young age for his studies. After his family had got settled in the Indian state of West Bengal, he started going to school and attended the St. Paul’s School, a boarding school located in Darjeeling.

After completing his higher secondary education, he moved to the city of Mumbai in Maharashtra where he attended college. He got graduated from the prestigious St. Xavier’s College located in Mumbai. While he was in his college days, he was into modeling.

One of the coordinating models named Rasna Behl had seen talent in him and had recruited him for major modeling projects. In the year 1994, he contested in one of the most famous pageant competitions known as Gladrags Manhunt. After appearing in such a platform, Kelly was recognized in the industry and was given a handful of modeling projects and was given the opportunity to appear in a variety of commercial advertisements.

He appeared in the advertisement for Southern Comfort, a brand of whiskey, Woodland, Allen Solly, and M’escos, etc. Around 2002, he was asked to anchor a celebrity news show called ‘Star Biz’ for the Star Movies channel and had appeared with co-anchor Lisa Ray, who is also a model. He made his acting debut in the year 2001 with ‘Auroville 316’ made by film maker Shamin Desai.

Some of the well-known movies he has appeared in during his career are, in ‘Tango Charlie’ as a ‘Bodo Militant Head’ in the year 2005, ‘Nenokkadine,' a Telugu film which came out in the year 2014, etc. He was once the partner of actress and model Lara Dutta. After a few scandalizing events, they had decided to get separated.