He was born in Gadarwala, Madhya Pradesh. He was interested in childhood since, he was 4. He used to take part in the theatre group in his village. He then thought of taking this as a profession, but his family opposed this. He was told to focus on his studies then the acting. But, Ashutosh was firm in his decision and later he joined the National school of drama. Then in 1993, he got shifted to Mumbai where he had a lot of struggle. In his journey, he got his first break after 2 years. He first appeared in the television serial Swabhimaan. His role was appreciated so much that people loved his acting skills and he Mahesh Bhatt saw in him a great actor. He did small roles in the films like: Krishna Arjun, Sanshodhan. His role in the film Dushman was appreciated the most. He played the role of villain in the movie opposite Kajol. Amongst his films like: Sangharsh, Zakhm worked hit in the box-office. Other movies like: Kasoor (2001), Baadal (2000), and Raaz Check out this page for more updates on Ashutosh Rana.