Ravi Jhankal is an experienced Indian stage, television & film personality, who is best known for his appearances in the movies of veteran director ‘
Shyam Benegal’. He is remembered playing multiple characters in the popular television series of 90’s, ‘The Discovery of India’, which was based on the book of the same name, written by Late Mr. Jawahar Lal Nehru.
He was also seen plying some noted characters in the television series such as ‘
Byomkesh Bakshi’ (1993), ‘
Swabhimaan’ (1995) and some recent television series such as ‘
Hitler Didi’ (2011), ‘
Apno Ke Liye Geeta Ka Dharmayudh’ (2010) & ‘
Junoon’ (2008). He was also seen in the television series ‘
Pradhanmantri’ (2013), which was broadcasted by ABP News. He was seen playing the role of P. V. Narasimha Rao in the 26 episodes long TV Series. Ravi Jhankal has a vast experience; whether it is the on stage performance or it is on the screen.
He graduated from the National School of Drama and made up his mind to a career in acting. During his entire career, he has worked with almost all popular personalities associated with the world of acting. He was seen playing a few noted characters in the films such as ‘
Welcome to Sajjanpur’ (2008) and ‘
Well Done Abba’ (2010). Not only this, he has appeared in some small but noticeable roles in the movies such as ‘Chameli Ki Shaadi’ (1986), ‘Rudaali’ (1993), ‘Mammo’ (1994), ‘Sardari Begum’ (1996), ‘Fiza’ (2000), ‘Zubeida’ (2001), ‘Sahar’ (2005) & ‘Mangal Pandey: The Rising’ (2005).
He has earned a lot of name and fame among the viewers of Hindi television and cinema world. Due to his effortless display of emotions and a tight grip over the characters, he has always been well perceived by the critics. He is a member of the popular Mumbai based theater group called as ‘Surnai’. He has been very experimental, while playing his roles and he has given some outstanding performances during his entire career. It seems that he has a lot of stuff to offer to the world of acting.