Hometown: Gandhinagar, Gujarat
Wife: Swaroop Sampat
Age: 72 Years
|Profession(s)||Actor, Producer, Politician|
|Political Party||Bharatiya 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 of 2022)||72 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|
|Controversy||On 6 December 2022, the Kolkata Police issued summons to Paresh Rawal for his remarks on Bengalis during a poll campaign in Gujarat. He said, "Gas cylinders are expensive, but their price will come down. People will get employment too. But what will happen if Rohingya migrants and Bangladeshis start living around you, like in Delhi? What will you do with gas cylinders? Cook fish for the Bengalis?" After a complaint was lodged by Mohammed Salim, a CPI(M) leader and the Party's State secretary, the actor was booked under various sections of the IPC. In his complaint Mohammed Salim alleged that the actor's speech could promote feelings of hatred against the Bengalis. The Hindu|
|Actors||Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri, Amitabh Bachchan, Marlon Brando|
|Directors||Priyadarshan, Ketan Mehta, Rajkumar Santoshi, Mahesh Bhatt|
|Film||Il Postino: The Postman (1994 Italian Film)|
|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 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