New Delhi, July 18 :
Singh, who has tried his hand at acting in both Hindi and Punjabi
films, says he does not want to do daily soaps.
"I don't want to
do daily soaps and get typecast. After doing a particular role audiences
recognise you as that character. Serials give a fixed identity to the
actor and viewers take time to accept them in other roles," Ranvijay
The 29-year-old came to the limelight in 2003 after
winning the first season of popular reality show MTV
" and he
has been closely associated with the channel after that.
years later, he started his film journey as a supporting actor with the
2009 release " Toss: A Flip Of Destiny
", but the film did not do well. In
the same year, he did "London Dreams", an average film.
noticed in Vipul Shah's " Action Replayy
" where he played Aishwarya Rai
Bachchan's friend and, reminiscing his experience with the former beauty
queen, he said: "Dancing with Aishwarya in the film has been one of the
best experiences that I will always cherish. It will be the most
The actor, who also featured in Punjabi movies like
"Dharti" and "Taur Mittran Di", played the male lead in Nagesh
Be it anchoring or acting, he enjoys doing both.
maintain a good balance between an anchor and acting. When I act in
films, I am playing a character and when I am anchoring, I be myself,"
said Ranvijay, who has hosted " Roadies
" and other shows like
"Stuntmania" and "Splitsvilla" on MTV
The fitness freak, who hails from an army background, stays away from gyms and relies on sports to keep himself fit.
don't like to go to the gym. For me, it is playing sports that help me
keep fit and fine. Cycling is the best way to stay fit. Also bicycles
have a plus-point, they don't need much parking space which is a problem
in cities like Mumbai and Delhi," said Ranvijay, who is a Delhi
He is now ready to do some action onscreen in his next film directed by Kukunoor