Rana Ranbir is a Punjabi actor, comedian, host and a writer as well. He is a very famous Punjabi actor and proved to be a boon for the Punjabi Film Industry. Rana Ranbir was born on April 9, 1970, in Punjab. He did his graduation from Desh Bhagat College situated in Dhuri. Later, he also did a post graduation degree from Punjab University, Patiala in theater television.
Currently, he lives in Patiala with his wife Devinder Rana, son Waris and a daughter. Devinder and Rana got married on October 9. While he was studying in college, he wrote a book, ‘Sach Soch te Supne’. Rana is also a very good poet. Rana also called as the Shampy Puttar has done a lot of stage shows, radio shows, and movies. Kehar Singh Di Maut, Bhagwant Mann Naughty No. 1 and Jugnu Kehnda Hai are some of his radio shows. He has done several stage performances. They include Mirza Sahiba, Loha Kutt, and Annay Nishanchi. He is mainly known for his comedy acting. However, his serious roles have also contributed to his success. He did serious roles in Parchavain and Chitta Lahoo.
He has also done few road shows in Punjab like Excuse Me Please and Jugnu Mast Mast along with Bhagwant Maan. Excuse Me Please being the oldest show on Zee Punjabi was initiated by Jagmeet Bal which went on to become a very popular Punjabi TV show. Ranbir is the anchor of this road show. In 2014, he did a stage show at women’s college Dev Samaj called Khettan Da Putt. The premier of this show was done in Canada. It was a story of Avtar Singh Sandhu, a famous poet. It was an impressive role played by Rana in imitating the true essence of the character. Rana Ranbir has also directed Aala Afsar and Mitti Da Moh. His role in the comedy movie Munde U.K. De as Khoji-the house manager has gained a lot of popularity.
His other films include Fer Mamla Gadbad Gadbad, Ajj De Ranjhe, Carry On Jatta, Dil Apna Punjabi, Chhevan Dariya (The Sixth River), Rab Ne Banyiyan Jodiyan, etc. His best performance till date is in the Punjabi movie, ‘Jatt and Juliet’ released in 2012. His role as ‘Shampy Singh Chawla’ gained a lot of applause from the audience as well as critics. It led to the sequel of the movie ‘Jatt and Juliet 2’. Rana Ranbir is for sure one of the best actors and comedians the Punjabi Film Industry has ever gotten.