Since his debut role in Ek Chhotisi Love Story, he has been a part of number of high-profile films such as Khosla Ka Ghosla, Pyaar ke Side Effects and Ek tha Tiger to name a few.
He began his career as Host in Television shows partnering Vinay Pathak: ‘The Great Indian Comedy Show’ and ‘Ranvir Vinay Aur Kaun?’ He made his Bollywood debut with the film ‘Ek Chotisi Love Story’ alongside Aditya Seal and Manisha Koirala in the year 2002. The very next year he did a cameo role in the film ‘Jism’. After which he did a series of films such as ‘Waisa Bhi Hota Hai II’, ‘Freaky Chakra’, ‘Hum Dum’, ‘Lakshya’, ‘Shiva’, ‘Yun Hota Toh Kya Hota’, and ‘Mixed Doubles’, but went unnoticed till the year 2006.
The year brought along the comedy drama flick, ‘Khosla Ka Ghosla’. This film was a mega hit and Ranvir’s comic role in the film was heavily praised by all. After which he kept on grabbing roles after roles and did justice to all the characters that he has played so far.
He was first engaged to Pooja Bhatt but then married actress Konkana Sen Sharma in 2010 and together the couple is blessed with a son. The marriage couldn’t last long and couple separated in 2015.