Paresh Rawal Biography, Net Worth, and more

Paresh Rawal is a famous face in the Indian film industry, known as a good actor and a politician, Paresh has worked in a variety of films in Hindi film cinema, for a long time in the film industry. Paresh has created a different place in the hearts of millions of viewers due to his excellent acting skills.

Apart from the Hindi film industry, Paresh, who has played many memorable characters, is also a politician belonging to the Bharatiya Janata Party, so it can be said that Paresh Rawal is a good actor as well as a good politician, people have seen him in many types of films. Must have seen different characters, but many people are also interested to know the things related to his life, in this article we will know about the life introduction of Paresh Rawal in detail.

Paresh Rawal Wiki, Biography

Date of Birth30 May 1950
Age (as of 2023)73 Years
BirthplaceMumbai, India
Zodiac SignGemini
HometownGandhinagar, Gujarat, India

Educational Qualification

SchoolMaharashtra SSC Board
CollegeNarsee Monjee College of Commerce, Mumbai, India
Educational QualificationsCommerce Graduate from Bombay University

Paresh Rawal Father, and Family

Father-Dahyalal Rawal
Mother-Name Not Known
Brother-Not Known
Sister-Not Known

Paresh Rawal Height, Weight, and Body

Height (approx.)in centimeters – 173 cm

in meters – 1.73 m

in Feet Inches – 5′ 8″

Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorSalt & Pepper

Paresh Rawal Affairs, and More

Paresh Rawal is a married man, whose wife’s name is Swaroop Sampat, who is an actress, apart from this nothing has been revealed about Paresh ji related to his affair. Paresh also has two sons, whose names are Aniruddh Rawal and Aditya Rawal.

Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
Wife/SpouseSwaroop Sampat, Actress
Sons-Aniruddh Rawal, Aditya Rawal


After completing his studies, Paresh joined a theater in Gujarat where he learned acting, due to his excellent acting, he soon got an opportunity to work in movies. Paresh Rawal, who first started as a supporting actor in the film Holi, soon went on to appear in many other films. Due to Paresh’s look, he started getting the character of Villain in the beginning, which was also well-liked by the audience.

Paresh, who acted in different styles, started getting different roles at some time, and at one time he could be seen in every successful film, every director preferred to cast Paresh Rawal in his film, and after that, he impressed people a lot with his comedy style in the 2000 film Hera Pheri. Paresh Rawal did many types of work according to his age and played all kinds of roles very well.

After acting brilliantly in films in his career, Paresh tried his luck in politics in the year 2014 and got success in that too, when he got a ticket from BJP from Ahmedabad, Gujarat and he also succeeded in politics.

Movies list

Paresh Rawal has worked in many movies, and the list of all the movies is very long, but here we are including the names of some of Paresh’s great movies, in which Paresh’s character is still remembered.

  • Aitraaz (2004)
  • Bhool Bhulaiyaa (2007)
  • Arjun (1985)
  • Chachi 420 (1997)
  • Woh Chokri (1994 TV Movie)
  • Welcome (I) (2007)
  • Aankhen (2002)
  • Tamanna (1998)
  • Road to Sangam (2009)
  • Phir Hera Pheri (2006)
  • Nayak: The Real Hero (2001)
  • Hey Lucky! Lucky Oye! (2008)
  • Golmaal Fun Unlimited (2006)
  • Mumbai Meri Jaan (2008)
  • Where will you go? (2010)
  • Sanju (2018)
  • Awara Paagal Deewana (2002)
  • Malamaal Weekly (2006)
  • Sir (1993)
  • Kshana Kshanam (1991)
  • Hungama (2003)
  • Andaz Apna Apna (1994)
  • Sardar (1993)
  • OMG: Oh my gosh! (2012)
  • Hera Pheri (2000)

Awards & Nominations

  • Filmfare In 1993, Best Villain Award for “Sir.”
  • National Film Award 1994, Best Supporting Actor.
  • Filmfare Best Comedian Award In 2001, for movie Hera Pheri.
  • Filmfare Best Comedian Award In 2003, for movie Awara Paagal Deewana.
  • Padma Shri In 2014.

Paresh Rawal Instagram and Social Handle


Paresh rawal Net worth

Net Worth 79.40 Crore INR (as in 2014)

Favorite Things and Hobbies

PoliticianNarendra Modi
ActorsOm Puri, Amitabh Bachchan, Naseeruddin Shah, Marlon Brando
DirectorsKetan Mehta, Mahesh Bhatt
Film Il Postino:The Postman (1994)
BookOne Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Some FAQs About Paresh Rawal

Q.1) Does Paresh Rawal like smoking?

Ans. Paresh ji does not smoke.

Q.2) Does Paresh drink alcohol?

Ans. Paresh ji does not consume alcohol.

Q.3) What is the father’s name of Paresh Rawal?

Ans. Paresh ji’s father’s name is Dahyalal Rawal.

Q.4) How old is Paresh Rawal?

Ans. According to the year 2023, Paresh ji’s age is almost 73 years.

Q.5) Where is Paresh Rawal born?

Ans. Paresh ji was born in Mumbai.

Facts and Trivia

  • Paresh Rawal was born in a Brahmin family in Mumbai.
  • In the year 1974, after completing his graduation, he started learning acting by joining theater in Gujarat.
  • Paresh made his debut as a supporting actor in the 1984 film Holi.
  • Paresh Rawal soon became active in films and between 1980 and 1990 he appeared in more than 100 films.
  • In the beginning, Paresh used to get negative roles in most of the films, in which he used to do a very good job.
  • Paresh Rawal‘s role of “Babu Bhaiya” in the 2000 film Hera Pheri was well-liked.
  • In the year 2014, Paresh was awarded the Padma Shri by the government.
  • In the year 2020, Paresh Rawal was made the President of the National School of Drama Society by President Ram Nath Kovind.


Paresh Rawal is known as an excellent actor, initially, Paresh was seen playing most of the villain characters in many films, but with time he brought a lot of changes in his performance. Later he was seen doing comedy in many films. Paresh worked in many types of films in his career and later achieved success in politics as well.

Apart from films, Paresh was also seen in a variety of TV shows like Zee TV’s Teen Bahuriyaan, Sahara One’s Main Aisi Kyun Hoon, and Colors’ Laagi Tujhse Lagan. After his success in the film industry, Paresh ventured into politics, where in 2014 he became a member of the Lok Sabha from Ahmedabad by getting a ticket from the Bharatiya Janata Party.

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