Born on march 16 , 1983 in Jalandhar city , Punjab Rannvijay Singh came on to the scene as a contestant in a popular show hosted by MTV by the name of ‘Roadies’ .Rannvijay was born in a Jatt Sikh family . His father is an officer with the Indian Army , making Rannvijay’s six generation male ancestors to be directly related to the Indian Army . He did majority of his studies from different boarding schools as his father’s transfer of service in the army required the family to keep on moving . Although Rannvijay Singh was all set to join the Indian Army after passing the exams and clearing the medical test, he participated on MTV Roadies Season 1 in 2003 and emerged as a finalist .He participated in the show for the bike that they were offering to the winner . He says if not for the entertainment industry he would have definitely joined the army . After ‘Roadies’ , Rannvijay Singh took on to hosting the show and as well as judging it in recent seasons . He says he didn’t want to be in the limelight but destiny took its path and today he’s acting in several films and has many projects lined up . He made his Bollywood debut with the film ‘Toss: A flip of destiny’ that was released in August 2009 and also featured Aarti Chabbria and Ashmit Patel .The same year, his next movie , ‘London Dreams ‘,was released in October, which was a big budget production and also starred some of the biggest Bollywood actors like Salman Khan , Ajay Devgun and Asin. In 2011 Rannvijay Singh forayed into the Punjabi film industry with the political thriller ‘Dharti’ , where he worked with actors like Jimmy Shergill and Prem Chopra. Rannvijay Singh did so due to requests from friends and relatives living abroad . The film was a great success and he continued his journey in Punjabi industry with project like ‘Taur Mittran di’ and ‘Saadi love story’. Rannvijay worked for ‘Reliance Communications’for a series of television commercials as well . His future project includes the film ‘Mango’ with Monali Thakur, Chandan Roy Sanyal, Swara Bhaskar making up the starcast .