Paresh Rawal is an Indian film actor, comedian and politician known for his works notably in Bollywood. He was a member of parliament in the Lok Sabha of the Indian Parliament representing the Ahmedabad East constituency from 2014 to 2019. He is politically affiliated with the Bharatiya Janata Party
|Real Name||Paresh Rawal|
|Profession||Actor, Prducer, Politician|
|Political Party||Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 173 cm|
|in meters- 1.73 m|
|in Feet Inches- 5 8|
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms- 78 kg|
|in Pounds- 172 lbs|
|Body Measurements (approx.)||- Chest: 42 Inches|
|- Waist: 34 Inches|
|- Biceps: 13 Inches|
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Hair Colour||Salt & Pepper|
|Date of Birth||30-May-50|
|Age (as in 2018)||68 Years|
|Birth Place||Mumbai, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Gemini|
|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|
|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
- Does Paresh Rawal smoke?: Not Known
- Does Paresh Rawal drink alcohol?: Not Known
- 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 Bharatiya Janata Party.
- In 2014, he was awarded Padma Shri by the Government of India.