A promotional logo image of "Ranbir Rano".
|Created by||Rajesh Beri|
|Directed by||Chander Behi|
|Opening theme||"Ranbir Rano" by ??|
|Country of origin||India|
|No. of episodes||133|
|Running time||approx. 24 minutes|
|Original channel||Zee TV|
|Picture format||480i (SDTV),|
|Original airing||September 22, 2008 - May 28, 2009|
Ranbir Rano is a Hindi television series that aired on Zee TV channel between September 22, 2008 - May 28, 2009. The story summary is: two young souls in search of love, as and a natural view of the Punjab and an unconditional belief in the power of destiny.
- 1 Plot
- 2 Characters
- 2.1 Ranbir or Ranbeer ( Vinay Rohrra ) (age 26)
- 2.2 Rano ( Sakshi Talwar ) (age 22)
- 2.3 Sukhi (age 20)
- 2.4 Mr. Gurucharan (age 72)
- 2.5 Kamala ( Kunika Lall ) (age 58)
- 2.6 Pratap (age 71)
- 2.7 Guddo ( Shabnam Pandey ) (age 16)
- 2.8 Preet ( Achint Kaur ) (age 35)
- 2.9 Vicky (age 29)
- 2.10 Nimmi (age 24)
- 2.11 Tina (age 21)
- 2.12 Aunt Teji (age 60)
- 2.13 Shanno (age 26)
- 2.14 Gullu (age 24)
- 3 Cast
- 4 External links
The story is set in a small town in the Punjab, 'Dera-Bassi'. Ranbir and Rano live in Dera-Bassi, but Rano is from a conservative Punjabi family and hence has limited exposure with the outside world. Her father is the station master of Dera-bassi and it is one day, on her way to 'Dharamsala' that she meets the man who is to become a part of her life – Ranbir. What transpires after is what dreams are made of – sweet moments between the couple, feuding households, and love that outshines the toughest of all obstacles.
Ranbir or Ranbeer ( Vinay Rohrra ) (age 26)
Son of the wealthy Mann family in Derra-Bassi. Falls in love with Rano and shares most of his life with her. During their wedding, Guddo is pushed from the terrace and Ranbir, heartbroken, is forces by Preet to marry Tina but Rano intervenes.
Rano ( Sakshi Talwar ) (age 22)
Is part of a middle-class family. Never saw her mother as a child, and is tortured by her stepmother. She is so sweet and gentle in nature. She also loves Ranbir. Her wedding is stopped when Guddo falls and her love for Ranbir is tested. If she fails, she loses the love of her life.
Sukhi (age 20)
Is Rano's stepbrother, cruel and greedy. He is Guddo's husband and is blamed for pushing her off the terrace by the Mann Family. He is imprisoned and Rano vows to get him out of jail since she knows that he is innocent. He experiences a change of heart during Rano's wedding.
Mr. Gurucharan (age 72)
Is Rano's real father, kind, sweet and caring. Loves Rano dearly and regrets marrying Kamla realizing what she is really like. Later on he runs away from home because Rano's wedding was stopped. When Rano and Fauji finds him, he is mentally disable, and thinks that Rano had gotten married.
Kamala ( Kunika Lall ) (age 58)
Is Rano's horrid stepmother. She hates Rano and blames her for everything and anything that goes wrong. She was secretly paid by Preet to stop Rano's wedding but plans went haywire when Guddo was pushed. She tries to get Sukhi out of jail by asking Preet. When Preet scolds her, Kamala threatens Preet to let out the secret.
Pratap (age 71)
Gurucharan's friend but is treated as family by Rano. He considers Rano to be his daughter and is wrongly blamed by Kamala for stealing money.
Guddo ( Shabnam Pandey ) (age 16)
Is Sukhi's wife and Ranbir and Vicky's sister. She has a mind of a child and Sukhi and Kamla takes advantage of her often. She isn't used to cooking, cleaning and housework but learns this when she comes to her husband's house. She is pushed of the roof by Gullu and remains in a coma for some time.
Preet ( Achint Kaur ) (age 35)
Is Ranbir's older sister who hates the name of love and despises Ranbir and Rano's relationship, insulting them constantly; however, when Ranbir almost leaves, she offers Rano and acceptance as the daughter-in-law of the family. She wants Vicky and Tina engaged and married. One day, Preet overheard Tina telling Ranbir of her love for him, and determines to marry them to one another. She bribes Rano's stepmother to stop Ranbir and Rano's wedding.
Vicky (age 29)
Is Ranbir's older brother. He is introduced trying to kill Rano for insulting his father, however Nimmi intervenes and Rano escapes. He is seen as a loving, caring and kind older brother because he adores his younger sister Guddo; however, he is constantly fighting with Nimmi and insulting her and Rano, including Rano's family. When Ranbir and Rano get engaged, he continues fighting with Nimmi, which causes him to discover he is in love with her.
Nimmi (age 24)
Is Rano's best friend since childhood; she fights off Vicky and his gang when they try to kill Rano and supports her relationship with Ranbir. She has many encounters with Vicky who mistreats her and Rano. When Ranbir and Rano become engaged the sparks begin to fly. She finds she is falling in love with Vicky.
Tina (age 21)
Is Ranbir's "ex-best friend" as she falls in love with him due to her sister Shanno constantly trying to get her to replace Rano's spot in Ranbir's life. Ranbir wants Tina to get married but Tina fancies Ranbir.
Aunt Teji (age 60)
Is Ranbir's "Pooha-ji", his father's sister.
Shanno (age 26)
Is Ranbir's "Bhabhi" and Tina's sister, wishing for her younger sister Tina to get married to Ranbir. Tries to stop Ranbir from getting married to Rano.
Gullu (age 24)
Gambler. Secretly is in love with Rano. He pushes Guddo off the terrace during Rano's wedding.
- Vinay Rohrra / Ravi Dubey ... Ranbir (Vinay was the old Ranbir)
- Sakshi Talwar ... Rano
- Achint Kaur ... Preet Bahan-Jee, Ranbir's eldest sister
- Deep Dhillon... Ranbir's father
- Rajendra Gupta ... Bau-Jee, Rano's Father
- Pankaj Berry... Rano's Fouh-jee chacha/uncle
- Kunika Lal ... Kamla, Rano's Step mother
- Rohit Bhardwaj ...Sukhi, Rano's step brother.
- Mihika Verma... Tina, Ranbir's close friend
- Tarun Madan ... Vicky