Rohinton Soli "Ronnie" Screwvala born 8 September 1956 is an Indian entrepreneur. 

He has been named on Esquire's List of the 75 Most Influential People of the 21st Century 

He was also listed amongst 25 Asia's Most Powerful people by Fortune Magazine. 

Based in Mumbai, India, Ronnie pioneered cable television, built a Media and Entertainment conglomerate (UTV Software Communications) 

From 2013 onwards, he and his wife scaled their Non-Profit The Swades Foundation whose goal is to work with a million people in rural India 

Screwvala had a keen interest in theatre while in school and acted in professional plays with Bombay theatre as a hobby. 

Screwvala is married to Zarina Mehta, his second marriage. Zarina has been a co-founder in the media company UTV they founded, and now is the co-Trustee of their Philanthropic foundation 

His first wife, Manjula Nanavati and Screwvala have one daughter, Trishya Screwvala, who runs her own Not For Profit 

Opportunistic in the early days of his entrepreneurship, Screwvala founded a toothbrush manufacturing company. 

Screwvala's is also credited with pioneering Cable TV in India (1981) at a time when there was a single terrestrial channel