Paresh Rawal is one of the finest actors that Bollywood has ever produced in its history. He made his debut in 1983 with Souten, and has reportedly appeared in more than 200 movies. Though he is mostly known for his comic roles, he has done some noteworthy negative roles too. Read to know about a few of his evergreen films.
Released in 2010, the movie stars Ajay Devgn, Paresh Rawal, and Konkona Sen Sharma. Paresh played the role of Chachaji, who has come to Mumbai from a village to visit his relative. His portrayal of the character tickled everyone.
Paresh Rawal was seen in a negative role in this film. He played the role of gangster Zorawar Bhai. He did bring out the fun side of the character too, which was loved by the audience. The movie also stars Amitabh Bachchan, Govinda, Raveena Tandon, and Ramya Krishnan.
Paresh Rawal essayed the role of Kanji Lalji Mehta, a shopkeeper who takes God to court when his shop is destroyed by ‘an act of God.’ The film also stars Akshay Kumar and Mithun Chakraborty among others. His performance was lauded by many. The unconventional story based on a Gujarati play Kaanji Viruddh Kaanji.
Directed by Rajkumar Santoshi, the movie stars Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, Raveena Tandon and Karisma Kapoor as the lead roles. Paresh Rawal was seen in a double role of a villain, Teja, and a good guy, Ram Gopal Bajaj, too. His role and dialogues from the film were acclaimed by the viewers. The film did not perform well at the box office, but received cult status. Now, it is one of the most favourite comedy films.
Paresh Rawal and his role as Baburao Ganpatrao Apte in Hera Pheri franchise go hand-in-hand for many fans. Besides him, the movie also stars Akshay Kumar, Sunil Shetty, and Tabu. His character Babu Bhaiya, a Maharastain man, is considered as one of the most iconic characters in Bollywood and is still fresh in many minds. There are two movies in the franchise Hera Pheri and Phir Hera Pheri, and a third film is reportedly underway.
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