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Paresh Rawal Bio, Age, Movies, Wife, Family, Net Worth & Wiki

Paresh Rawal is a famous actor, thespian, and politician. He is well known for his roles as a villain as well as a comedian in more than 100 films and won several awards for his exceptional contribution to the Indian film industry. He is also a member (BJP) of the Lok Sabha of the Indian Parliament.

Paresh Rawal was born in a Nagar Brahmin Gujarati family on 30 May 1955, in Mumbai. His father’s name is Dahyalal Rawal.  He is married to an actress Swaroop Sampat who was a Miss India contestant of the year 1979. Paresh has 2 sons Aditya and Anirudh.

Paresh Rawal

Paresh Rawal

Paresh Rawal Wiki/Bio

Birth NameParesh Rawal
Nick NameNot Known
Age(as in 2020) 70 Years
Debut• Film: Holi (Hindi film, 1984)
• TV: Bante Bighadte (1984 - 1985 on Doordarshan)
Political PartyBhartiya Janata Party (BJP)
ReligionHinduism
Sun Sign/Zodiac SignGemini
Birth PlaceMumbai, India
Date of Birth30 May 1950
NationalityIndian
ResidenceSubhadra, 4th Floor, 6th Road, JVPD Scheme, Vile Parle (West), Mumbai - 400049
Home TownGandhinagar, Gujarat, India
HobbiesReading, Traveling, Listening to Music, Doing Yoga

Family

Mother's NameNot Known
Father's NameDahyalal Rawal
BrotherNot Known
SisterNot Known

Girlfriends/Affairs

Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known

Marital Status, Wife and Children

Wife/SpouseSwaroop Sampat, Actress
Paresh Rawal Wife

Paresh Rawal Wife

Marriage DateNot Known
Children• Aniruddh Rawal
• Aditya Rawal
Paresh Rawal Family

Paresh Rawal Family

Education

SchoolMaharashtra SSC Board
College/UniversityNarsee Monjee College of Commerce & Economics, Vile Parle, Mumbai, India
Educational QualificationCommerce Graduate from Bombay University in March 1974
ProfessionActor, Prducer, Politician
Brands EndorsedNot Known
Career ManagerNot Known

Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements

Height (Approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 8”
Weight (Approx.)in Kilograms - 73 kg
in Pounds - 160 lbs

Figure Measurements

Chest Size42 inches
Biceps Size13 inches
Waist Size34 inches

Extra Ordinary Features

Race / EthnicityBrahmin 
Hair ColorSalt & Pepper
Eye ColorDark Brown
S*xual OrientationStraight
Dress SizeNot Known
Shoe SizeNot Known

Favourite Things

Favourite ActorsNaseeruddin Shah, Om Puri, Amitabh Bachchan, Marlon Brando
Favourite ActressKajol
Favourite DirectorsPriyadarshan, Ketan Mehta, Rajkumar Santoshi, Mahesh Bhatt
Favourite FilmIl Postino: The Postman (1994 Italian Film)
Favourite BookOne Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest (1962 Novel by Ken Kesey)
Favourite PoliticianNarendra Modi
ControversiesNot Known

Life Journey

Paresh Rawal completed his schooling from the Maharashtra SSC Board and Graduation from the Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics (Mumbai) in March 1974.

After his study in 1974, Paresh started doing Gujarati Theaters and acted in Gujarati plays like Dear Father which won a lot of acclamation from the audience.  Afterward, he decided to enter into the Indian entertainment industry and made his acting debut with the movie Holi in 1984. Then, he performed as a supporting actor in the movie ‘Arjun’ in 1985. But he came into the limelight with the blockbuster movie Naam in 1986.

Paresh Rawal Net Worth

According to Woodgram, Paresh Rawal’s estimated Net Worth, Salary, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & much more details have been updated below. Let’s check, How Rich is Paresh Rawal in 2019-2020?

Estimated Net Worth in 2019 (Approx)$13 million
Estimated Net Worth in 2018(Approx)Under Review
Annual SalaryUnder Review
Income SourceActor, Prducer, Politician

Noted, right now, We don’t have enough information about Cars, Monthly/Yearly Salary, etc. We will update soon.

Career

In 1993, Rawal’s lead role as freedom fighter Vallabhbhai Patel in the movie ‘Sardars brought him national and international acclaim. In the 1990s, he also starred in the cult comedy Andaz Apna Apna in which he played a double role. He was noted as a character actor by both audiences and critics until the 2000 Bollywood cult classic Hera Pheri, after which he starred in several Hindi mainstream movies as a lead actor or main protagonist.

Another notable lead performance came in 2002 when he portrayed one of 3 blind bank robbers in the hit movie Aankhen, co-starring Aditya Pancholi, Akshay Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan, Arjun Rampal, and Sushmita Sen.

Paresh, for the remainder of the 2000s, was seen in essentially comedy oriented multi-starters, mostly amongst the lead leads such as in Awara Paagal Deewana, Garam Masala, Hulchul, Hungama, Malamaal Weekly, Deewane Huye Paagal, Golmaal: Fun Unlimited,  Bhagam Bhag, Chup Chup Ke, Shankar Dada MBBS, Welcome, Mere Baap Pehle Aap, Bhool Bhulaiyaa, and De Dana Dan. In the year 2010, he appeared in the film Aakrosh, based on honor killing.

In 2012, he portrayed the lead character in the superhit OMG – Oh My God. Actor Akshay Kumar was seen supporting him, and both got rave reviews for their performances. His latest notable release is Rajkumar Hirani’s Sanju with Ranbir Kapoor. He portrayed actor Sunil Dutt’s role in the movie.

Movies List

1982Naseeb Ni Balihari
1984Hifazat-Life in Danger
Adeel Javed Prince
Holi
Lorie
1985Arjun
1986Bhagwaan Dada
Samundar
Naam
1987Mirch Masala
Dacait
Marte Dam Tak
Uttar Dakshin
1988Kharidaar
Kabzaa
Falak
Khatron Ke Khiladi Ranvir
Aakhri Adaalat Girja Shankar
Sone Pe Suhaaga
1989Vardi
Ram Lakhan
Hathyaar
Taaqatwar
Hairaan
1990Kafila
Awaargi
Jeevan Ek Sanghursh
Kroadh
Swarg
Gunahon Ka Devta
Zakhmi Zameen
1991Kshana Kshanam
Saathi
Haque
Baharon Ki Manzil
Do Pal
Gunehgar Kaun
Yodha
Fateh
Ayee Milan Ki Raat
Prem Qaidi
Izzat
Pratikaar
Shankara
1992Tilak
Lambu Dada
Daulat Ki Jung
Karm Yoddha
Adharm
Virodhi
Police Officer
Zulm Ki Hukumat
Jeena Marna Tere Sang
Dushman Zamana
Jigar
1993Money
Maya Memsaab
Yugandhar
Pehla Nasha
King Uncle
Phool Aur Angaar
Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja
Platform
Damini
Dil Ki Baazi
Bhogilal
Muqabla
Kayda Kanoon
Krishan Avtaar
Sir
Aadmi
Parwane
Shatranj
1994Aag Aur Chingari
Govinda Govinda
Woh Chokri
Sardar
Dilwale
Milan
Laadla
Andaz Apna Apna
Aa Gale Lag Jaa
Anth
Ekka Raja Rani
Money Money
Mohra
Juaari
Krantiveer
The Gentleman
1995Nishana
Vartman
Rikshavodu
Ab To Jeene Do
Baazi
Janam Kundli
Raja
Sanjay
Akele Hum Akele Tum
1996Vijeta
Bandish
Nirbhay
Hahakar
Rangbaaz
1997Aar Ya Paar
Hero No. 1
Auzaar
Judaai
Tamanna
Mrityudaata
Zameer: The Awakening of a Soul
Mahaanta
Insaaf
Gupt: The Hidden Truth
Daud
Mr. and Mrs. Khiladi
Ghulam-E-Mustafa
Qahar
Chachi 420
1998Badmaash
Kabhi Na Kabhi
Dandnayak
Bavagaru Bagunnara?
Achanak
Satya
Angaaray
Barood
Bade Miyan Chote Miyan
Hero Hindustani
Purshotam
China Gate
Kudrat
1999Aa Ab Laut Chalen
Bade Dilwala
Aarzoo
Haseena Maan Jaayegi
Hum Tum Pe Marte Hain
Vaastav: The Reality
Gair
Khoobsurat
2000Hadh Kar Di Aapne
Tera Jadoo Chal Gayaa
Bulandi
Dulhan Hum Le Jayenge
Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani
Hera Pheri
Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega
Deewane
Shikari
2001Love Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega
Nayakx
Yeh Teraa Ghar Yeh Meraa Ghar
Moksha
2002American Chai
Aankhen
Hum Kisise Kum Nahin
Awara Paagal Deewana
Chor Machaaye Shor
Raghuswami
Kehta Hai Dil Baar Baar
2003Dil Ka Rishta
Pyasa Jism
Hungama
Baghban
Jodi Kya Banayi Wah Wah Ramji
Aanch
Fun 2shh: Dudes in the 10th Century
2004Aan: Men at Work
Shankar Dada MBBS
Aitraaz
Hulchul
2005Bachke Rehna Re Baba
Garam Masala
Deewane Huye Paagal
2006Malamaal Weekly
36 China Town
Phir Hera Pheri
Chup Chup Ke
Jaane Hoga Kya
Golmaal: Fun Unlimited
Yun Hota Toh Kya Hota
Bhagam Bhag
2007Hat Trick
Fool & Final
Cheeni Kum
Good Boy, Bad Boy
Buddha Mar Gaya
Bhool Bhulaiyaa
No Smoking
Welcome
2008One Two Three
Mere Baap Pehle Aap
Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na
Mumbai Meri Jaan
Maan Gaye Mughal-e-Azam
Maharathi
Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!
2009Classmates
De Dana Dan
Dhoondte Reh Jaoge
Radio
Paa
Firaaq
Tum Mere Ho
2010Rann
Road to Sangam
Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge?
Na Ghar Ke Na Ghaat Ke
Aakrosh
No Problem
2011Theenmaar
Ready
2012Will You Marry Me?
Tezz
Ferrari Ki Sawaari
OMG – Oh My God!
Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal
Khiladi 786
2013Table No. 21
Zilla Ghaziabad
Himmatwala
Rabba Main Kya Karoon
Mahabharat
2014Raja Natwarlal
Rang Rasiya
2015Dharam Sankat Mein
Welcome Back
2016Familywala
2017Guest Iin London
Patel Ki Punjabi Shaadi
Tiger Zinda Hai
2018Sanju
Manto
2019Uri: The Surgical Strike
Made in China
2020Soorarai Pottru
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Facts About Paresh Rawal

  • During the 1980s and 1990s, Rawal performed in more than 100 movies, in most of them as the negative role.
  • Paresh became a household name after portraying the role of a boisterous and kind-hearted Marathi landlord in the 2000 cult-classic Hera Pheri.
  • Rawal has also produced a few TV shows including – Zee TV’s Teen Bahuraaniyaan, Sahara One’s Main Aisi Kyunn Hoon, and Colors’ Laagi Tujhse Lagan.
  • In 2014, he became a Member of Lok Sabha from Ahmedabad with the ticket of the Bharatiya Janata Party.
  • Rawal was awarded Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2014.
  • President Ram Nath Kovind appointed him as the chairperson of the National School of Drama Society (NSD) for a four-year term on 10 September 2020.

FAQs

Which are the great role played by Paresh Rawal?

Baburao Ganpatrao Apte in Hera Pheri series, Dr. Ghunghroo in Welcome, and Kanjilalji Mehta in OMG: Oh My God, these roles are undoubtedly top on the scale.

Who is the better actor, Paresh Rawal or Naseeruddin Shah?

Paresh Rawal is undoubtedly too good but when compared to  Naseeruddin Shah, he is in the atmosphere and Naseeruddin is in the stratosphere so obviously, they both are out of range of comparison when it comes to characters and versatility.

What is so special about Paresh Rawal?

Paresh Rawal is one of the most versatile actors in Bollywood. He acts very well. His acting skills are out of the world. He had a very good comic time than anybody in Bollywood. Rawal makes things interesting. He is very good at any role offered to him. He is best at both negative and positive roles.

What is the name of Paresh Rawal’s wife?

Swaroop Sampat.

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