Handsome, charming and mesmerizing are the words which describe Shakti Arora aka RV to the core. He is loved for his portrayal of Ranveer Waghela on Colors TV’s popular show Meri Aashiqui Tumse hi. Ranveer and Ishani’s love story has become a benchmark for lovers even in real life; such is the popularity of their characters and the show. Though many know that he has done quite a few shows before becoming a heartthrob with his current character, many interesting facts about him still remain unknown. Let’s get to the core of these facts NOW!

Shakti loves to play Carrom

Yes you read it right. Shakti also known as RV loves to play carrom in his free time. He has grown up playing the game and loves to play it whenever he gets time from his tight shooting schedule. We must say that he has quite a different taste and choice.

Worked at a travel agency

Before stardom and glamour captured his life, Shakti used o work at a travel agency. Reports also suggest that one of his close relatives owned a travel agency and he too was supposed to begin a travel agency business but that never thankfully happened and the handsome hunk joined the Indian Television screens for good.

It’s a Man’s world

Shakti Arora had done a feature film called It’s a Man’s world when he had just entered the industry.

Unfortunately the movie never got a release and no one ever heard about it. Apart from Shakti it also starred Mohsin Akhtar, Mouli Ganguly and a few others.

Grandson of Bollywood actor Chandrashekhar

Not many know that Shakti in fact is related to a Bollywood family. His grandfather was a Bollywood actor named Chandrashekhar who acted in over 112 movies in 1950s.

Some of his films include Bollywood classics like Sharaabi and Kati Patan.

Debut with Dill Mill Gaye

While he is famous as Ranveer or RV today, he made a small start with a popular show named Dill Mill Gaye which used to air on Star One from 2007 to 2010. Post that he also appeared on shows like Baa Bahu Baby and Tere Liye but nothing gave him as much fame as Meri Aashiqui Tumse hi did.