Harshavardhan Rane, born on 16th of December, 1983, in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, is a Telugu, film actor. He was brought up in Gwalior, along with his sister Rohini, by his doctor father and homemaker mother. He has been recognized for his roles in the movies ‘Thakita Thakita’ (2010), ‘Prema Ishq Kaadhal’ (2013) and ‘
Anaamika’ (2014). He has also acted in two Bollywood movies that are in post-production phase, namely ‘
Satra Ko Shaadi Hai’ and ‘
Sanam Teri Kasam’.
As a child, he liked studying Science a lot, and he also loved receiving appreciation in the form of pastries, for his good behaviour. As confessed by himself, he has always had a sweet tooth, and his favourite sweet continues to be Pootharekulu, an Andhra sweet. He has always had an enormous love for music. His acting guru, to whom he owes his whole career, is
Barry John. Rane graduated from Barry John Acting Studio and started his career with the popular Hindi show “Left Right Left”, portraying the character Rummy Gaur.
Harshavardhan has also worked as a producer and actor in the critically acclaimed short film “Infinity”. He has performed in many theatrical ventures too. Although, he has acted in movies like “
Avunu”, he has never been a fan of horror films. Just the reason of the film being a unique one made him take up the project. He leads a very simple life when he is not acting, and he loves his daily dose of exercise. According to him, it helps keeps his body and mind in harmony. Photography, carpentry, designing walls and playing badminton are some of his hobbies. His favourite movie is ‘
Pushpak’, starring Kamal Hassan. His favourite actors are
Mahesh Babu and Dhanush, and his favourite actresses are Sridevi, Tamannah and Anjali. He loves holidaying in Rishikesh. While he is going to make his Bollywood debut with the film ‘Satra Ko Shaadi Hai’, he has no plans of shifting to Mumbai currently as he wants to concentrate on both, Telugu and Hindi films, equally.