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Ronnie Screwvala Height, Weight, Age, Net Worth, Biography

Ronnie Screwvala Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 77 kg
Date of Birth September 8, 1956
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Eye Color Dark Brown

Ronnie Screwvala is an Indian entrepreneur, philanthropist, film producer, and theatre artist known as the co-founder of the UTV Group (later known as Walt Disney India), founder trustee of Swades Foundation, founder of Unilazer Ventures, Board of Advisor AIESEC India, founder of RSVP Movies, and chairperson of upGrad. He was ranked 78th among the 100 most influential people in the world on the Time 100 list compiled by Time Magazine in 2009 as well as has been listed among 25 Asia’s Most Powerful people by Fortune Magazine. Additionally, Ronnie Screwvala has also been included in Esquire‘s list of the 75 Most Influential People of the 21st Century. As a producer/co-producer, he has worked on numerous films which include the likes of Jodhaa Akbar, The Blue Umbrella, Dil Ke Jharoke MainLakshya, Swades, Rang De BasantiChup Chup KeThe Namesake, Khosla Ka GhoslaWelcome to Sajjanpur, I Think I Love My Wife, Life in a Metro, Kai Po Che!Uri: The Surgical Strike, Chennai Express, Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!, Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal, Dev D, The Happening, A WednesdayPoi Solla Porom, Fashion, Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge, Delhi-6, ExTerminators, Harishchandrachi Factory, Agyaat: The UnknownRowdy Rathore, Grandmaster, Kaminey: The Scoundrels, What’s Your Raashee?Lust Stories 2, Main Aurr Mrs KhannaChance Pe DanceChillar Party, Peepli LiveUdaanI Hate Luv Storys, Paan Singh TomarMard Ko Dard Nahi Hota, Sonchiriya, GuzaarishNo One Killed JessicaDelhi Belly, Tees Maar Khan7 Khoon MaafHimmatwala, Arjun: The Warrior PrinceABCD (Any Body Can Dance), Barfi!, Peter Gaya Kaam SeThe Sky Is Pink, Mission Majnu, and Main, Meri Patni Aur Woh.

Born Name

Rohinton Soli Screwvala

Nick Name


Ronnie Screwvala as seen in 2016
Ronnie Screwvala as seen in 2016 (Richter Frank-Jurgen / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Bombay, Bombay State, India


Mumbai, Maharashtra, India





Ronnie Screwvala attended Cathedral and John Connon School and Sydenham College in Mumbai, Maharashtra.


Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Film Producer, Theatre Artist


  • Father – He was an executive at the British firm J L Morrison and Smith & Nephew.
  • Others – Brigadier Furdoon Siavax Byramji “Duck” Mehta (1920–2021) (Father-In-Law, Zarina’s Father) (An officer in the Indian Army who became the first Indian aviator of the Army Aviation Corps and the first Indian commanding officer of the 9 Parachute Field Regiment), Villie Mehta (Mother-In-Law, Zarina’s Mother) (d. 2020) (Ran a catering business that served Parsi cuisine), Suhail Chandhok (Son-In-Law, Trishya’s Husband) (Television Presenter, Commentator)



Ronnie Screwvala smiling for the camera in August 2021
Ronnie Screwvala smiling for the camera in August 2021 (Ronnie Screwvala / Instagram)


5 ft 9 in or 175 cm


77 kg or 169.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Ronnie Screwvala has dated –

  1. Manjula Nanavati – His first wife was Manjula Nanavati and they have a daughter named Trishya Screwvala. The marriage ended in divorce.
  2. Zarina Mehta – He later remarried entrepreneur and philanthropist Zarina Mehta. She has served as a co-founder of the media company UTV as well as is the co-trustee of their philanthropic foundation called The Swades Foundation.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Ronnie Screwvala is of Parsi descent.

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Deep-set eyes



Ronnie Screwvala as seen in an Instagram post in January 2022
Ronnie Screwvala as seen in an Instagram post in January 2022 (Ronnie Screwvala / Instagram)

Ronnie Screwvala Facts

  1. During his school years, he took a great interest in theatre and used to act in professional plays with Bombay theatre as a hobby. His theatre credits include playing roles in Shakespeare’s Othello and Death of a Salesman.
  2. Ronnie Screwvala co-produced the 2006 drama film Rang De Basanti, starring Aamir Khan, Siddharth, R. Madhavan, Sharman Joshi, Atul Kulkarni, Soha Ali Khan, Kunal Kapoor, and Alice Patten. The film won many accolades including the National Film Award for “Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment” and IIFA Award for “Best Film”.
  3. Along with Siddharth Roy Kapur, Ronnie Screwvala co-produced the 2012 Hindi-language romantic comedy-drama film Barfi!. The film became one of the highest-grossing Bollywood films of 2012 and bagged several accolades including the Filmfare Award and IIFA Award for “Best Film”.
  4. He is the co-founder of upGrad (one of the largest Online Education companies in India focused on the higher education and specialization sector).

Featured Image by Richter Frank-Jurgen / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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