Paresh Rawal: News

One of the most notable actors, comedians, and film producers, Paresh Rawal, is not only a well-known name in India but in many countries worldwide. Hailing from Mumbai, Rawal started his career in the film industry in 1985 with the movie 'Arjun' as a supporting actor. The next year, he was seen in the blockbuster film 'Naam' that gave him fame and attention in Hindi cinema. After the release of 'Naam', there was no looking back for Rawal. He was cast in 'Andaz Apna Apna' for a double role and went on to appear in more than a hundred movies throughout the decade. Later, in 2000, he was featured in 'Hera Pheri', which gave him fame as a comedian. Over the next decade, he appeared in many successful as well as flop films. However, his role in the 2012 film 'OMG: Oh My God!', which was a success at the Box Office, was much appreciated. In 2018, he played the role of Sanjay Dutt's father in his biopic 'Sanju'. In 2020, he was appointed the Chairperson of the National School of Drama by President Ram Nath Kovind.

06 Dec 2022


Paresh Rawal booked for 'cook fish for Bengalis' remark

Kolkata Police registered an FIR against BJP leader and actor Paresh Rawal on Tuesday.

05 Dec 2022

Hera Pheri

Akshay Kumar to return as Raju in 'Hera Pheri 3'?

What's a Hera Pheri franchise without Raju aka Akshay Kumar? After the success of Hera Pheri and its sequel Phir Hera Pheri, fans of the franchise were eagerly awaiting the announcement of its third installment.

03 Dec 2022

Gujarat Elections

Complaint filed over Paresh Rawal's 'cook fish for Bengalis' remark

A case was filed against actor-politician Paresh Rawal on Friday and he was accused of spreading "hate speech" with his recent "cook fish for Bengalis" remark.

11 Nov 2022

Kartik Aaryan

'Hera Pheri-3': Paresh Rawal confirms Kartik's casting, AK fans upset

In an unexpected twist for Bollywood fans, actor Paresh Rawal confirmed on Friday that Bollywood actor Kartik Aaryan has been brought on board to play one of the lead roles in the third installment of the hit Hera Pheri franchise.

24 Jun 2022

Akshay Kumar

'Hera Pheri 3' returning with original cast: All we know

Great news for fans of the Hera Pheri franchise!

30 May 2022


Paresh Rawal birthday special: 5 most memorable roles by actor

Veteran actor-turned-politician Paresh Rawal is undoubtedly one of the most celebrated and loved actors of all time.

29 May 2022

Satyajit Ray

Satyajit Ray's 'The Storyteller' adaptation: What we know so far

Legendary filmmaker and Oscar recipient Satyajit Ray's short story Golpo Bolo Tarini Khuro will be translated to the silver screen as The Storyteller.

31 Mar 2022

Rishi Kapoor

'Sharmaji Namkeen' review: Rishi Kapoor's last film is savory, sweet

Rishi Kapoor's last Hindi film Sharmaji Namkeen debuted on Amazon Prime Video on Thursday.

17 Mar 2022

Rishi Kapoor

'Sharmaji Namkeen' trailer: Fitting tribute to Rishi Kapoor, the artist

The trailer of Sharmaji Namkeen is here!

09 Mar 2022

Rishi Kapoor

Rishi Kapoor's swansong 'Sharmaji Namkeen' to release this month

Late actor Rishi Kapoor's last film Sharmaji Namkeen finally has a release date.

26 Dec 2021

Katrina Kaif

'Welcome 3' to star Anil Kapoor, Paresh Rawal, Nana Patekar?

The 2007 Anees Bazmee-directorial, Welcome, was a fun roller coaster ride for the audience.

17 Dec 2021


Paresh Rawal's Gujarati comeback vehicle, 'Dear Father,' releases next February

Paresh Rawal is returning to his home turf, Gujarati cinema, after several decades.

11 Oct 2021

Rajkummar Rao

'Hum Do Hamare Do' trailer out, Rajkummar Rao promises fun

Rajkummar Rao and Kriti Sanon's much-anticipated movie Hum Do Humare Do trailer has been released and we can't get enough of it.

07 Sep 2021


Anil Kapoor celebrates 20 years of 'Nayak: The Real Hero'

Bollywood star Anil Kapoor on Tuesday marked 20 years of his political action-drama Nayak: The Real Hero and the actor revealed that he did the film despite many people expressing their reservations about the project.

24 Jul 2021

Shilpa Shetty Kundra

'Hungama 2' review: Paresh Rawal's character should be arrested! Period.

Disney+ Hotstar is now premiering Priyadarshan's directorial, Hungama 2.

23 Jul 2021


Film industry is now focusing on homegrown stories: Paresh Rawal

Veteran actor Paresh Rawal is thrilled that Bollywood is now chronicling untold stories rooted in the country and not "plagiarizing" international films, a trend, he said, was dominant until a few years ago.

22 Jul 2021

Anu Malik

'Pehli Baar' song is better than previous 'Hungama 2' tracks

Makers of Hungama 2 have dropped a new song Pehli Baar today.

21 Jul 2021

Shilpa Shetty Kundra

'Hungama Ho Gaya' review: Shilpa Shetty-led song is an abomination

Earlier, Ratan Jain, the producer of Shilpa Shetty-starrer Hungama 2 had confirmed that her husband Raj Kundra's recent arrest won't affect the film and its promotions in any way.

19 Jul 2021

Sharman Joshi

'Aankh Micholi': Motion poster introduces characters in an 'eye-conic' style

Makers unveiled the motion poster of Umesh Shukla's upcoming family entertainer Aankh Micholi on Monday.

01 Jul 2021

Hungama 2

'Hungama 2' trailer: Radheshyam Tiwari returns in this Priyadarshan venture

Hungama, starring Akshaye Khanna, Rimi Sen and Paresh Rawal, remains a classic comedy even till today.

30 Jun 2021

Shilpa Shetty Kundra

'Hungama 2' to stream on Disney+ Hotstar from July 23

Director Priyadarshan's comedy film Hungama 2 is set to be released on Disney+ Hotstar on July 23, the streaming platform announced on Wednesday.

07 Jun 2021

Akshay Kumar

Amit Rai to helm Akshay Kumar's 'Oh My God! 2'?

Speculations have been abuzz that social comedy OMG: Oh My God! will be returning with a sequel soon and latest reports suggest makers have locked in on Amit Rai as the director.

24 May 2021

Shilpa Shetty Kundra

'Hungama 2' to directly release on a streaming platform

Hungama 2 will release directly on a streaming platform as theaters in most of the states are shut in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, the makers of the film said on Monday.

31 Mar 2021

Akshay Kumar

'Hera Pheri' turns 21: Lesser-known facts about the cult classic

Any conversation about cult Indian comedies is incomplete without mentioning Priyadarshan's Hera Pheri.

27 Mar 2021

COVID-19 India

Paresh Rawal contracts coronavirus days after receiving vaccine's first dose

Senior Bollywood actor Paresh Rawal has tested positive for COVID-19. On Friday, the actor shared the news on social media, requesting everyone who came in contact with him to get tested.

29 Jan 2021


Sharman Joshi's father, actor Arvind Joshi, passes away aged 84

Theater and film actor Arvind Joshi, the father of 3 Idiots star Sharman Joshi, passed away in a Mumbai hospital on Friday morning. He was 84 years old.

27 Jan 2021


Suriya-starrer 'Soorarai Pottru' enters the Oscar race

Actor Suriya-starrer Tamil movie Soorarai Pottru has joined the Oscar race for this year in the Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director, and other categories.

25 Jan 2021


Vicky Kaushal's 'Uri' to re-release in theaters on Republic Day

Vicky Kaushal-starrer Uri: The Surgical Strike will be re-released in theaters on the occasion of Republic Day on January 26, 2021.

16 Jan 2021


Paresh Rawal set to complete Rishi Kapoor's final film

Actor Paresh Rawal has been roped in to complete the remaining portions of late actor Rishi Kapoor in his final film Sharmaji Namkeen.

06 Jan 2021


'Nikamma': Abhimanyu Dassani-starrer's new poster promises a mad ride

Abhimanyu Dassani, who had made his Bollywood debut with Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota in 2018, has shared a fresh glimpse of his upcoming movie Nikamma.

05 Dec 2020

Akshay Kumar

Sara Ali Khan defends "problematic" plot of 'Coolie No. 1'

Actor Sara Ali Khan is all set for the release of her upcoming movie, a remake of the 1995 comedy film Coolie No. 1, with Varun Dhawan.

10 Sep 2020


Paresh Rawal appointed new chairperson of National School of Drama

National Award-winning veteran actor Paresh Rawal (65) has been appointed by President Ram Nath Kovind as the new chairperson of the renowned New Delhi-based theater institute National School of Drama (or the NSD).

19 May 2020

Akshay Kumar

Suniel Shetty reveals why 'Hera Pheri 3' is on hold

For more than a decade, fans have been eagerly waiting to relive the ridiculously hilarious camaraderie of Akshay Kumar, Suniel Shetty, and Paresh Rawal in the third and latest installment of the iconic Hera Pheri series.

16 Jan 2020


On his birthday, Sidharth Malhotra shares first look of 'Shershaah'

As he turned a year older, Bollywood heartthrob Sidharth Malhotra came up with a special surprise for his fans by sharing the first look posters of his passion project Shershaah.

12 Jan 2020


Farhan Akhtar and Shibani Dandekar to get married in 2020?

Actors Farhan Akhtar and Shibani Dandekar are all set to tie the knot by the end of this year, according to reports. The two have been dating for around two years now.

04 Jan 2020

Deepika Padukone

8 Bollywood films to look forward to in 2020

Given the stage set by 2018 in terms of exciting content-driven cinema, 2019 was a boring and disappointing year for Bollywood films. With a pool of shoddy biopics and cringeworthy comedies, the year 2019 was rather unremarkable.

03 Jan 2020


People call for boycott of Farhan Akhtar's 'Toofan': Here's why

Even as Farhan Akhtar shared his much-awaited first look from the upcoming sports film Toofan, a section of netizens wasn't quite pleased with Farhan and his film.

02 Jan 2020


Farhan Akhtar shares his first look from sports film 'Toofan'

On Thursday, Farhan Akhtar gave an amazing New Year gift to his fans, as he shared his first look from the upcoming sports-drama film Toofan. Farhan will be seen playing the role of a professional boxer in the movie.

31 Oct 2019

Karan Johar

Fan wants Kapoor to become CM; his reply is epic

Ever since the results of recently-concluded Assembly polls in Maharashtra came out, there has been mystery over who will get the Chief Minister's seat.

05 Aug 2019


Bollywood divided over scrapping of Article 370: Who said what?

In a historic move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Central government scrapped Article 370 of Indian Constitution today, thereby repealing the special status given to the state of Jammu and Kashmir.