Ronit Roy stopped getting work at one point, after which he became the bodyguard of actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Preity Zinta.
Ronit Roy’s work with Richa Chadha in Voot Select’s web series, ‘Candy’ is also being appreciated. Ronit Roy, the most popular face of TV, started his career with the film ‘Jaan Tere Naam’. Released in the year 1992, this film was successful and Ronit Roy dominated. But after some time he stopped getting work, after which he became the bodyguard of actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Preity Zinta.
Ronit Roy told in an interview given to BBC some time ago that he did not have work, no money, so he took training and started protecting the stars.
He told, ‘I bodyguarded Preity Zinta, Aamir Khan. What’s wrong with that? This is the biggest thing. It is written in our Gita, it is written in the Vedas that discard the objects like poison. Self-esteem is one thing, ego is another. No work is too small.
He further said, ‘I didn’t have money, I didn’t have work. A team came from Israel, I took world class training from them and started business. For 10 years I have handled the entire film industry alone and I have been on the field. Be it Bachchan sahab (Amitabh Bachchan) or Aamir or Hrithik or Preeti. It was a matter of pride for me to stand by him and protect him.
Ronit Roy told that when he came to Mumbai, he had only 6 rupees 20 paise. He told, ‘When I came to Mumbai, I had 6 rupees 20 paise in my pocket. The money was spent as soon as he got off the train. I had breakfast and the money ran out.
Let me tell you, ‘Candy’ is a murder mystery which has been shot in a hilly location. Regarding working in this series, Ronit Roy issued a statement saying that he is feeling lucky by working in this series. He says that this is the first time that he is playing such an interesting character.