|Profession||Actor, Prducer, Politician|
|Political Party||Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 8”
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Hair Colour||Salt & Pepper|
|Date of Birth||30 May 1950|
|Age (as in 2020)||70 Years|
|Hometown||Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India|
|School||Maharashtra SSC Board|
|College||Narsee Monjee College of Commerce & Economics, Vile Parle, Mumbai, India|
|Educational Qualifications||Commerce Graduate from Bombay University in March 1974|
|Debut||Film Debut: Holi (Hindi film, 1984)
TV Debut: Bante Bighadte (1984 - 1985 on Doordarshan)
|Awards/Achievement||• In 1993, Filmfare Best Villain Award for "Sir."
• In 1994, National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor for Woh Chokri & Sir.
• In 2001, Filmfare Best Comedian Award for Hera Pheri.
• In 2003, Filmfare Best Comedian Award for Awara Paagal Deewana.
• In 2014, Padma Shri by the Government of India.
|Family||Father- Dahyalal Rawal
Mother- Name Not Known
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
|Caste||Brahmin Desh Gujarat|
|Address||Subhadra, 4th Floor, 6th Road, JVPD Scheme, Vile Parle (West), Mumbai - 400049|
|Hobbies||Reading, Traveling, Listening to Music, Doing Yoga|
|Favourite Politician||Narendra Modi|
|Favourite Actors||Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri, Amitabh Bachchan, Marlon Brando|
|Favourite Directors||Priyadarshan, Ketan Mehta, Rajkumar Santoshi, Mahesh Bhatt|
|Favourite Film||Il Postino: The Postman (1994 Italian Film)|
|Favourite Book||One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (1962 Novel by Ken Kesey)|
|Girls, Affairs and More|
|Wife/Spouse||Swaroop Sampat, Actress
|Children||Sons- Aniruddh Rawal, Aditya Rawal
|Cars||Innova-2007, Grand i10 ASTA|
|Net Worth||79.40 Crore INR (as in 2014)|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Paresh Rawal
- He was born to a Nagar Brahmin Family in Mumbai.
- After graduating in Commerce from Bombay University in March 1974, he started doing Gujarati Theaters.
- He debuted as a supporting actor in the 1984 film Holi. However, it was the 1986 blockbuster Naam that gave him the due fame.
- During the 1980s and 1990s, he appeared in more than 100 films, in most of them as the main villain.
- He became a household name after playing the role of a boisterous and kind-hearted Marathi landlord in the 2000 cult-classic Hera Pheri.
- He has also produced some TV soaps like- Sahara One’s Main Aisi Kyunn Hoon, Zee TV’s Teen Bahuraaniyaan, and Colors’ Laagi Tujhse Lagan.
- He became a Member of Lok Sabha from Ahmedabad in 2014 with the ticket of the Bharatiya Janata Party.
- On 10 September 2020, President Ram Nath Kovind appointed him as the chairperson of the National School of Drama society (NSD) for a four-year term. The Hindu