Articles about Paresh Rawal

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.

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

31 Mar 2022

Entertainment
'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.

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

09 Mar 2022

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

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

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

26 Dec 2021

Entertainment
'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.

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

17 Dec 2021

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

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

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

11 Oct 2021

Entertainment
'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.

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

07 Sep 2021

Entertainment
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.

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

24 Jul 2021

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

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

Film industry is now focusing on homegrown stories: Paresh Rawal

23 Jul 2021

Entertainment
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.

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

22 Jul 2021

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

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

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

21 Jul 2021

Entertainment
'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.

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

19 Jul 2021

Entertainment
'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.

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

01 Jul 2021

Entertainment
'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.

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

30 Jun 2021

Entertainment
'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.

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

07 Jun 2021

Entertainment
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.

'Hungama 2' to directly release on a streaming platform

24 May 2021

Entertainment
'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.

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

31 Mar 2021

Entertainment
'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.

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

27 Mar 2021

Entertainment
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.

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

29 Jan 2021

Entertainment
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.

Suriya-starrer 'Soorarai Pottru' enters the Oscar race

27 Jan 2021

Entertainment
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.

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

25 Jan 2021

Entertainment
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.

Paresh Rawal set to complete Rishi Kapoor's final film

16 Jan 2021

Entertainment
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.

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

06 Jan 2021

Entertainment
'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.

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

05 Dec 2020

Entertainment
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.

Paresh Rawal appointed new chairperson of National School of Drama

10 Sep 2020

Entertainment
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).

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

19 May 2020

Entertainment
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.

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

16 Jan 2020

Entertainment
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.

Farhan Akhtar and Shibani Dandekar to get married in 2020?

12 Jan 2020

Entertainment
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.

8 Bollywood films to look forward to in 2020

04 Jan 2020

Entertainment
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.

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

03 Jan 2020

Entertainment
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.

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

02 Jan 2020

Entertainment
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.

Fan wants Kapoor to become CM; his reply is epic

31 Oct 2019

Entertainment
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.

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

05 Aug 2019

Entertainment
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.

#ElectionPhase4: 72 constituencies go to polls, Bollywood celebrities vote

29 Apr 2019

Politics
#ElectionPhase4: 72 constituencies go to polls, Bollywood celebrities vote

The fourth phase of elections began on Monday as 72 Lok Sabha seats, spread across 9 states, went into polling. In this phase, 957 candidates are in the fray.

'Hera Pheri 3' has been postponed indefinitely: Here's why

13 Apr 2019

Entertainment
'Hera Pheri 3' has been postponed indefinitely: Here's why

This February, it was reported that Akshay Kumar, Suniel Shetty and Paresh Rawal would once again return with their laughter ride, Hera Pheri 3.

Reel PM Modi, Vivek Oberoi, named BJP's star-campaigner in Gujarat

06 Apr 2019

Politics
Reel PM Modi, Vivek Oberoi, named BJP's star-campaigner in Gujarat

The list of Bharatiya Janata Party's star-campaigners in Gujarat started with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and ended with actor Vivek Oberoi.

Confirmed! 'Hera Pheri 3' to hit the floors this year

28 Feb 2019

Entertainment
Confirmed! 'Hera Pheri 3' to hit the floors this year

Akshay Kumar, Suniel Shetty and Paresh Rawal, who created the eternal favorite Hera Pheri franchise, are all set to collaborate once again for the third installment of the series.

Swaroop Sampat among 10 finalists for Global Teacher Prize 2019

21 Feb 2019

India
Swaroop Sampat among 10 finalists for Global Teacher Prize 2019

Actor and life skills teacher Swaroop Sampat, wife of actor Paresh Rawal, was today named among the top 10 finalists of the $1 million Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize for her use of unique teaching methods to reach out to children across different segments of society in India.

John, Anil, Nana to star in 'Welcome 3', 'Welcome 4'

10 Feb 2019

Entertainment
John, Anil, Nana to star in 'Welcome 3', 'Welcome 4'

Bollywood actors John Abraham, Anil Kapoor, Paresh Rawal, and Nana Patekar are set to star in the third and fourth installments of the Welcome franchise and the makers have already started working on the projects.

How Uri's popular 'How's the Josh' line came to life

06 Feb 2019

Entertainment
How Uri's popular 'How's the Josh' line came to life

Vicky Kaushal's Uri: The Surgical Strike is unstoppable.