Star turned politician, Ravi Kishan turns 50 in 2019. Born as Ravi Kishan Shukla to a milk-trader cum priest, Ravi Kishan spent his initial years in a Mumbai chawl. Financial constraints forced Kishan and his family to move back to their native place in Jaunpur. Later, Kishan tried his luck in the entertainment world. After a lot of struggle, Kishan found success. Ravi Kishan played a very important role in reviving the near-dead Bhojpuri film industry with his power-packed performances. Apart from Bhojpuri and Hindi films, he has acted in South Indian movies in Telugu, Tamil and Kannada languages. Ravi Kishan started his political career contesting on a Congress ticket from his hometown Jaunpur in 2014. Kishan went on to join the BJP soon after in February 2017.