Paresh Rawal

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Date of Birth : 30 May 1950
Height : 6′ (1.83 m)

Mini Biography :
Paresh Rawal born May 30, 1950 is an Indian actor from Bollywood, Mumbai. He plays several roles ranging from the comedian to the villain. He is of a Gujarati background.He made his film debut in director Ketan Mehta’s 1985 film Arjun.

This was followed by many supporting and villain roles throughout the 80s and early 90s.His notable films include Sardar 1992 in which he plays the lead role of freedom fighter Vallabhbhai Patel, Maya Memsaab 1992, a film based on Madame Bovary, in which he played a scheming shop-owner who entraps the title character into a series of financial schemes and the critically acclaimed Tammanna 1996 where he played the challenging and ground-breaking role of a hijra Hope, or Desire who raises a young, orphaned girl, played by Pooja Bhatt.

In 2000, Rawal played a dim-witted and boisterous, but kind-hearted Marathi landlord Baburao Ganpatrao Apte in the film Hera Pheri who takes in Raju Akshay Kumar and Shyam Sunil Shetty in adverse times, and ends up in a get-rich-quick scheme when a kidnapper of the granddaughter of a wealthy businessman accidentally calls them to demand ransom. Rawal’s acting was a key reason for the major nationwide success the film received


Filmography :

  1. Maan Gaye Mughal-E-Azam (2008) (filming)
  2. Fauj Mein Mauj (2007) (filming)
  3. Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na (2008) (post-production)
  4. Welcome (2007/I) (completed)
  5. No Smoking (2007)
  6. Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007)
  7. Buddha Mar Gaya (2007)
  8. Fool N Final (2007)
  9. Cheeni Kum (2007)
  10. Good Boy, Bad Boy (2007)
  11. Hattrick (2007)
  12. Bhagam Bhag (2006)
  13. Jaane Hoga Kya (2006)
  14. Yun Hota To Kya Hota (2006)
  15. Golmaal: Fun Unlimited (2006)
  16. Chup Chup Ke (2006)
  17. Phir Hera Pheri (2006)
  18. 36 China Town (2006)
  19. Malamaal Weekly (2006)
  20. Deewane Huye Paagal (2005)
  21. Garam Masala (2005)
  22. Bachke Rehna Re Baba (2005)
  23. Allari Bullodu (2005)
  24. Hulchul (2004)
  25. Aitraaz (2004)
  26. Shankar Dada MBBS (2004)
  27. Poochho Mere Dil Se (2004)
  28. Aan: Men at Work (2004)
  29. Jodi Kya Banayi Wah Wah Ramji (2003)
  30. Baghban (2003)
  31. Aanch (2003)
  32. Hungama (2003)
  33. Dil Ka Rishta (2003)
  34. Kehtaa Hai Dil Baar Baar (2002)
  35. Chor Machaaye Shor (2002)
  36. Awara Paagal Deewana (2002)
  37. Hum Kisi Se Kum Nahin (2002)
  38. Aankhen (2002)
  39. Moksha: Salvation (2001)
  40. Yeh Teraa Ghar Yeh Meraa Ghar (2001)
  41. Nayak: The Real Hero (2001)
  42. Love Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega (2001)
  43. American Chai (2001)
  44. Shikari (2000)
  45. Tera Jadoo Chal Gayaa (2000)
  46. Deewane (2000)
  47. Hadh Kar Di Aapne (2000)
  48. Hera Pheri (2000)
  49. Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani (2000)
  50. Dulhan Hum Le Jayenge (2000)
  51. Bulandi (2000)
  52. Khoobsurat (1999)
  53. Gair (1999)
  54. Vaastav: The Reality (1999)
  55. Hum Tum Pe Marte Hain (1999)
  56. Haseena Maan Jaayegi (1999)
  57. Aarzoo (1999)
  58. Aa Ab Laut Chalen (1999)
  59. Bade Dilwala (1999)
  60. Kudrat (1998)
  61. Hero Hindustani (1998)
  62. Bade Miyan Chote Miyan (1998)
  63. Angaaray (1998)
  64. Satya (1998)
  65. Achanak (1998)
  66. Kabhi Na Kabhi (1998)
  67. Badmaash (1998)
  68. Bavagaru Bagunnara? (1998)
  69. Chachi 420 (1998)
  70. China Gate (1998)
  71. Dand Nayak (1998)
  72. Doli Saja Ke Rakhna (1998)
  73. Qahar (1997)
  74. Mr. & Mrs. Khiladi (1997)
  75. Daud: Fun on the Run (1997)
  76. Insaaf: The Final Justice (1997)
  77. Mahaanta (1997)
  78. Zameer: The Awakening of a Soul (1997)
  79. Auzaar (1997)
  80. Hero No. 1 (1997)
  81. Judaai (1997)
  82. Aar Ya Paar (1997)
  83. Ghulam-E-Musthafa (1997)
  84. Gupt: The Hidden Truth (1997)
  85. Mrityudaata (1997)
  86. Tamanna (1997)
  87. Rangbaaz (1996)
  88. Bandish (1996)
  89. Vijeta (1996)
  90. Great Robbery (1996)
  91. Hahakaar (1996)
  92. Nirbhay (1996)
  93. Sanjay (1995)
  94. Janam Kundli (1995)
  95. Baazi (1995)
  96. Akele Hum Akele Tum (1995)
  97. Milan (1995)
  98. Money Money (1995)
  99. Nishana (1995)
  100. Oh Darling Yeh Hai India (1995)
  101. Raja (1995)
  102. Ravan Raaj: A True Story (1995)
  103. Rikshavodu (1995)
  104. Mohra (1994)
  105. Andaz Apna Apna (1994) (as Paresssh Rawwwal)
  106. Laadla (1994)
  107. Aa Gale Lag Jaa (1994)
  108. Aag Aur Chingari (1994)
  109. Dilwale (1994)
  110. Ekka Raja Rani (1994)
  111. The Gentleman (1994)
  112. Juaari (1994)
  113. Krantiveer (1994)
  114. Woh Chokri (1994) (TV)
  115. Parwane (1993)
  116. Pehla Nasha (1993)
  117. Phool Aur Angaar (1993)
  118. Maya (1993)
  119. Krishan Avtaar (1993)
  120. Sir (1993)
  121. Kayda Kanoon (1993)
  122. Muqabla (1993)
  123. Govindha Govindha (1993)
  124. Dil Ki Baazi (1993)
  125. Damini – Lightning (1993)
  126. Platform (1993)
  127. Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja (1993)
  128. Anth (1993)
  129. King Uncle (1993)
  130. Money (1993)
  131. Pyar Pyar (1993)
  132. Sardar (1993)
  133. Dushman Zamana (1992)
  134. Police Officer (1992)
  135. Adharm (1992)
  136. Karm Yodha (1992)
  137. Daulat Ki Jung (1992)
  138. Jaanam (1992)
  139. Jeena Marna Tere Sang (1992)
  140. Jigar (1992)
  141. Lambu Dada (1992)
  142. Tilak (1992)
  143. Virodhi (1992)
  144. Zulm Ki Hukumat (1992)
  145. Kshana Kshanam (1991)
  146. Pratikar (1991)
  147. Prem Qaidi (1991)
  148. Ayee Milan Ki Raat (1991)
  149. Gunehgar Kaun (1991)
  150. Fateh (1991)
  151. Haque (1991)
  152. Saathi (1991)
  153. Shankara (1991)
  154. Swayam (1991)
  155. Yodha (1991)
  156. Nyay Anyay (1990)
  157. Jeevan Ek Sanghursh (1990)
  158. Swarg (1990)
  159. Krodh (1990)
  160. Awaargi (1990)
  161. Gunahon Ka Devta (1990)
  162. Kaafila (1990)
  163. Zakhmi Zameen (1990)
  164. Shiva (1989/I)
  165. Vardi (1989)
  166. Hathyar (1989)
  167. Ram Lakhan (1989)
  168. Taaqatwar (1989)
  169. Kabzaa (1988)
  170. Khatron Ke Khiladi (1988)
  171. Falak (The Sky) (1988)
  172. Aakhri Adaalat (1988)
  173. Kharidar (1988)
  174. Sone Pe Suhaaga (1988)
  175. Uttar Dakshin (1987)
  176. Dacait (1987)
  177. Marte Dam Tak (1987)
  178. Samundar (1986)
  179. Naam (1986)
  180. Bhagwan Dada (1986)
  181. Arjun (1985)
  182. Mirch Masala (1985)
  183. Lorie (1984)
  184. Dharam Aur Kanoon (1984)
  185. Holi (1984)
Nomination And Awards
Awards of the International Indian Film Academy
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2001 Won Popular Award Performance in a Comic Role
for: Hera Pheri (2000)

Nominated Popular Award Actor in a Supporting Role
for: Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega… (2000)

Filmfare Awards
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2005 Nominated Filmfare Award Best Actor in a Comic Role
for: Hulchul (2004)

2004 Nominated Filmfare Award Best Actor in a Comic Role
for: Fun2shh… Dudes in the 10th Century (2003)

Best Actor in a Comic Role
for: Hungama (2003)

2003 Won Filmfare Award Best Performance in a Comic Role
for: Awara Paagal Deewana (2002)

Nominated Filmfare Award Best Performance in a Comic Role
for: Aankhen (2002)

2002 Nominated Filmfare Award Best Comedian/Comedienne
for: Yeh Teraa Ghar Yeh Meraa Ghar (2001)

2001 Won Filmfare Award Best Comedian/Comedienne
for: Hera Pheri (2000)

1998 Nominated Filmfare Award Best Comedian/Comedienne
for: Chachi 420 (1998)

1995 Nominated Filmfare Award Best Comedian/Comedienne
for: Mohra (1994)

1994 Won Filmfare Award Best Villain/Villainess
for: Sir (1993)

Screen Weekly Awards
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2005 Nominated Screen Best Performance in a Comic Role
for: Hulchul (2004)

2004 Nominated Screen Best Performance in a Comic Role
for: Hungama (2003)

2003 Won Screen Best Performance in a Comic Role
for: Awara Paagal Deewana (2002)

Nominated Screen Best Performance in a Comic Role
for: Aankhen (2002)

2001 Won Screen Best Performance in a Comic Role
for: Hera Pheri (2000)

1996 Won Screen Best Supporting Actor
for: Raja (1995)

Zee Cine Awards
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2004 Nominated Popular Award Best Performance in a Comic Role
for: Hungama (2003)

2003 Won Popular Award Best Actor in Comic Role
for: Awara Paagal Deewana (2002)

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