Ravindra Shyamnarayan Shukla, popularly known as Ravi Kishan, is an Indian actor, politician and television personality. He currently serves Member of parliament, Lok Sabha from Gorakhpur. He predominantly works in Bhojpuri and Hindi cinema, along side Telugu cinema. He has also appeared in a few Kannada and Tamil films In 2006, he participated in Bigg Boss, the Indian version of Big Brother. He ended up as the second runner up. He was also a contestant on Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5 in 2012.