Vin Rana

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Vin Rana
Vinay Rana

(1986-12-16) 16 December 1986 (age 35)
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Vin rana,[1] also called Vin Rana, is an Indian actor who acts in television shows and is known for his role as Purab Khanna in Zee TV's Kumkum Bhagya and as Nakula in Mahabharat.

Early life[edit]

Rana was born on 16 December 1986 in Delhi.[2] He was brought up in Delhi.

Personal life[edit]

Rana married Nita Sofiani, an Indonesian model in February 2016.[3][4]


Rana begun off his television journey in September 2013 by bagging the role of Nakul, one of the five Pandavas in the Star Plus series Mahabharat, based on the sanskrit epic of the same name until it went off air in 2014.

He then landed the series Ek Hasina Thi with the same channel as Karan Seth.

Next, he played the role of Malay Mittal in Vishkanya Ek Anokhi Prem Kahani opposite Aishwarya Khare from 2015 to 2016.

Since September 2016, Rana has been playing Purab Khanna replacing Arjit Taneja in Zee TV's most popular soap Kumkum Bhagya. A year later, he appeared in the show's spin-off Kundali Bhagya playing the same role.

In 2019, he was seen essaying the role of Kapil Salgaonkar in Kavach 2: Mahashivratri opposite Deepika Singh.



Year Show Role Ref(s)
2013–2014 Mahabharat Nakul [5]
2014 Ek Hasina Thi Karan Seth [5]
2016 Vishkanya...Ek Anokhi Prem Kahani Malay Mittal [5][6]
2016–present Kumkum Bhagya Purab Khanna [5][7]
2017–2018 Kundali Bhagya
2019 Kavach... Maha Shivratri Kapil Salgaonkar [8]

Web series[edit]

Year Title Role Platform Notes
2020 Poison 2 Oscar ZEE5 [9]

Indonesian shows[edit]

He worked in Indonesia in late 2014 and 2015 and appeared in several shows, including:

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Show Result
2018 Gold Awards Most Fit Actor (Male) N/A Nominated


  1. "Change of name brought a lot of positivity in my life: Vin Rana". The Times of India.
  3. Oleh Riswinanti (24 February 2016). "Pernikahan Penuh Cinta ala Nita Sofiani dan Vin Rana". (in Indonesian).CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)
  4. Resham Sengar (27 January 2016). "Vin Rana of Mahabharat fame to marry his Indonesian ladylove!". Pinkvilla.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Shweta Mahesh (8 October 2016). "BREAKING! Vin Rana replaces Arjit Taneja as Purab in Kumkum Bhagya". Bollywood Life.
  6. Sameena Razzaq (22 April 2016). "I was desperate to play Maloy, says Vin Rana". Deccan Chronicle.
  7. Neha Maheshwri (7 October 2016). "Not Ishaan Manhas, but Vin Rana in 'Kumkum Bhagya'". Times of India.
  8. "Kawach 2 promo: Deepika Singh, Namik Paul and Vin Rana make this supernatural drama intriguing". Times Now. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
  9. "Poison 2 (Zee5) Web Series Watch Online, Cast, Trailer, Release Date". Bollywood News 23. 14 September 2020. Retrieved 29 September 2020.
  10. "Kerap Tampil di 'Pesbukers', Vin Rana Bakal Jadi Tamu Tetap?". KapanLagi (in Indonesian). 20 October 2014.CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)
  11. "Sweet! Begini Suasana Pertemuan Pertama Vin Rana dan Nita Sofiani". KapanLagi (in Indonesian). 4 December 2015.CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)
  12. "Akting Pakai Bahasa Indonesia, Vin Rana Banjir Pujian Dari Fans". KapanLagi (in Indonesian). 18 November 2016.CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)

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