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Rawal, Paresh 1950-

Overview
Works: 180 works in 354 publications in 2 languages and 4,087 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Gangster films  Haunted house films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Paresh Rawal
Cheeni kum a sugar free romance( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in Hindi and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sarcastic love story of a 64-year-old arrogant, acidic chef of London's top Indian restaurant and a simple 34-year-old unmarried woman visiting London. It's a story of how they meet, how they fight, how they make up, and how their relationship evolves into romance. It's a story of their funny struggle to break the news to the woman's father and the chaos they go through convincing him and making him accept them as a couple
Baghban( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in Hindi and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At retirement, a father and mother go to live, separately, with their unwilling sons and their wives
Paa( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Hindi and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Auro is an intelligent, witty 13-year-old boy with an extremely rare genetic defect that causes accelerated aging. He suffers from a progeria like syndrome. Mentally he is 13, very normal, but physically he looks five times older. In spite of his condition, Auro is a very happy boy. He lives with his mother Vidya, who is a gynecologist, and his father Amol Arte, a young, progressive, and full of ideals politician
Bhool bhulaiyaa by Priyadarshan( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Siddharth returns to his hometown with his new wife and insists on staying in the family's royal ancestral mansion where deadly happenings have taken place throughout the generations
Oye lucky! lucky oye!( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Hindi and English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of Lucky and his friend Bangali, youths from the inner city ghetto of West Delhi, who grow up to become master thieves
Mumbai meri jaan( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in Hindi and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the July 11, 2006 actual bombing of a local train in Bombay, the film explores the blast's impact on the lives of people from all levels of Mumbai society
Atithi tum kab jaoge?( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in Hindi and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of Puneet (Ajay Devgn) and Munmun (Konkana Sensharma), a happily married couple living in Mumbai whose lives take an interesting turn when a distant relative, Chachaji (Paresh Rawal) turns up unannounced at their doorstep from a far off village. The guest overstays his welcome so much so that the exasperated couple come up with various plays to hasten his departure to hilarious results
Garam masala( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Hindi and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What happens when a good for nothing handsome hunk like Mac (Akshay Kumar) finds himself in possession of an empty flat and access to three gorgeous air hostesess? Garam Masala! What happens when Mac who is already engaged to Anjali (Riimi Sen) convinces each of these three girls that she is the one and only one for him? Garam Masala! What happens when Sam (John Abraham) once Mac's best friend and now his sworn enemy, threatens to reveal Mac's harem to Anjali? Garam Masala! What happens when all the girls arrive at the flat at the same time? Garam Masala!
Aakrosh( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Hindi and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Built on the sensitive issue of honor killing that has been racking India and hogging the headlines for quite some time now, Aakrosh is a tale of two investigators and their fight against the society, against the politicians, and even against the administration. The two investigators find that the case is of honor killing, where a medical student and his two friends have been killed for loving an upper caste girl by the Shool Sena, the self-proclaimed protectors of Indian society
Welcome( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Hindi and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Uday Shetty, Majnu and their boss, Sikander, three Hong Kong-based serio-comic mobsters, are keen to get their sister Sanjana married into a respectable family. Uday, upon a chance meeting with a handsome bachelor, Rajiv, is convinced that the latter would be an appropriate match for Sanjana. However, Rajiv's uncle, Dr. Ghunghroo does not approve of his nephew's association with a dubious family"--Container
Firāāq Firaaq = Firaq( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Hindi and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the midst of the 2002 riots between the Hindus and the Muslims in Gujarat, the lives of people from different walks of life are all tested, from a couple desperately trying to decide whether or not to stay in their home, to a woman who must deal with the guilt of sending someone away, to a group of men bent on revenge
Phir hera pheri( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in Hindi and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this sequel to Hera pheri, Raju, Shyam, Babu Rao, are back to their tricks for making a fortune the crooked way. The greedy trio get caught up in a scam, and in trying to increase their stake, lose their fortune, and have a lot of people pursuing them, including an underworld don, who wants his "investment" back
Hera pheri by Privadarsan( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in Hindi and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raju, Shyam, and Babu Rao are in dire need of money. The gangster Kabira kidnaps the grandson of a wealthy businessman and contacts the wrong number for the ransom money-- Raju and Shyam's residence. The trio struggle to decide whether they should attempt to save the kid, or try to profit from the situation, which they eventually decide on. Trouble ensues, as the gang's greed takes control of them, leading them into the mouth of danger. The film focuses on how morality is often thrown out the window when money is involved, and how when money's involved, it's every man for himself. Friendships don't matter in Priyadarshan's portrayal of a greedy, grisly world
Malamaal Weekly( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in Hindi and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about a winning lottery ticket held by a dead villager in a small town plagued by poverty. Story appears adapted from the Irish film "Waking Ned Devine."
Bhagam bhag( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Hindi and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Indian theatre group travels to London to perform, but without their leading actress. In the search for a leading lady in London, there are runins with the the drug trade and the law
Rann the new(s) battle( Visual )

5 editions published in 2010 in Hindi and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amitabh Bachchan is the revered head of a privately owned TV news channel. This is a story of conflicts over truth, quality journalism, sensationalism, politics and profits
American chai( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The son of immigrant parents wants to pursure a rock & roll life, a dream he must keep from his parents. A comedy, which uncovers dramatic results for a first generation Indian-American college student struggling with his parents' acculturation
OMG oh my god!( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in Hindi and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atheist Kanjilal Mehta takes 'God' to court after an earthquake destroys his shop. Suddenly, 'Krishna Vasudev Yadav' shows up - does divine intervention occur?
Table No. 21( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in Hindi and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A couple takes on the challenge to play a game of Truth or Die. 8 questions, 8 tasks, 8 answers, with rapid fire rounds too. Even one lie and it's a death call
One two three by Ashwni Dhir( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Hindi and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laxmi Narayan 1 is a young aspiring shooter from the underworld whose only aim is to fulfill his mother's dream of becoming the most popular don. Laxmi Narayan 2 is an automobile salesman from Mumbai whose only aim in life is to keep his boss happy. He has only two rules in life: Rule 1: The boss is always right. Rule 2: If the boss is wrong, follow Rule 1. Laxmi Narayan 3 is a rich but poor man who is in the lingerie business. He sells his wares in a mobile car on the streets of Chandni Chowk in Delhi. All three reach a place called Pondyon a different mission. But what follows is total chaos and confusion
 
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Paresh Rawal 1950-

Paresh Rawal acteur indien

Paresh Rawal aktor indyjski

Paresh Rawal <br>

Paresh Rawal Indian actor and politician

Paresh Rawal indischer Schauspieler

Paresssh Rawwwal, Paresssh 1950-

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