Ravi Dubey, the Engineer-turned-Actor, is a popular face in the Indian television circuit. His prowess as a strong actor with a variety of roles in the soap operas has earned him a film under the Phillum Productions banner, named 3 Dev. But that’s not all about this wonderful person and there is more to him than meets the eye.
An Engineer who came to study in Mumbai but became an actor instead
Born in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh and brought up in Delhi, Ravi Dubey was already a qualified civil engineer when he came to Mumbai to pursue telecom engineering. But fate had different plans for this 33-year-old actor. His first venture as an actor was as a protagonist in the DD National show- Stree..Teri Kahani. After this stint, Ravi went on to act in other popular TV shows like “Ranbir Rano”, “Saas Bina Sasural”, “12/24 Karol Bagh”, etc. However, his popularity touched zenith when he was selected to play the lead in ZEE TV’s “Jamai Raja”.
Successful reality show participant & host!
Ravi Dubey has had his fair share of success either as a host or, at times, as a successful participant. His anchoring career started with the reality show- India’s Dancing Superstar, which was followed by another successful run at Rising Star 2. He was also a runner-up in Nach Baliye 5 with his then girlfriend and now wife Sargun Mehta and 2nd runner-up in Khatron Ke Khiladi season 8.
His ‘passionate love’ for wife Sargun Mehta
Ravi met his wife Sargun Mehta on the sets of the show “12/24 Karol Bagh” and they instantly hit-off. Together, they participated in the reality show Nach Baliye-5 and Ravi even went on to propose Sargun on National Television. Both got married in 2013 and since then have been leading a happy married life.
Meditation and Buddhism saved his life
Ravi Dubey may now be riding high on success but there was a time when he had thought of committing suicide. Yes, you heard it right, the actor had developed suicidal tendencies when he flunked his semester exams in college. However, to calm-down his depressed mind, the actor turned to Buddhism and meditation and completely turned his life around!
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