WorldCat Identities

Rawal, Paresh 1950-

Works: 188 works in 425 publications in 2 languages and 4,067 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Musical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Film adaptations  Romance films  Gangster films  Haunted house films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Paresh Rawal
Sanju( Visual )

2 editions published in 2018 in Hindi and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coming from a family of cinema legends, he himself became a film star, and ten saw dizzying heights an darkest depths: Adulation of diehard fans, unending battles with various addictions, brushes with the underworld, prison terms, loss of loved ones, and the haunting speculation that he might or might not be a terrorist. It is in turns a hilarious and heartbreaking exploration of one man's battle against his own wild self and the formidable external forces trying to crush him
Cheeni kum : a sugar free romance( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in Hindi and held by 155 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 )

6 editions published in 2003 in Hindi and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At retirement, a father and mother go to live, separately, with their unwilling sons and their wives
Bhool bhulaiyaa by Priyadarshan( Visual )

6 editions published in 2007 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 129 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
Paa by R Balki( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Hindi and English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bollywood title. Auro (Amitabh Bachchan) is an intelligent and 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 older. In spite of his condition, Auro is a very happy boy. He lives with his mother Vidya (Balan) who is a gynecologist. Amol Arte (Abhishek Bachchan) is young, progressive and a full-of-ideas politician. Auro is Amol's son however Vidya conceals this from him. When Auro does learn the truth however, he wishes to go to Delhi with his father. Auro tries to get his mother and father back together but Vidya resists, still hurt by the fact that Amol wanted her to have an abortion when they first found out she was pregnant
Oye lucky! lucky oye!( Visual )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Hindi and English and held by 113 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 108 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
Firāāq = Firaaq = Firaq( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in Hindi and held by 99 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
Aakrosh( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Hindi and held by 99 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
Atithi tum kab jaoge?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Hindi and held by 97 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 )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Hindi and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What happens when a good for nothing handsome hunk like Mac finds himself in possession of an empty flat and access to three gorgeous air hostesses? Garam Masala!
Ready by Lorena Medina( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in Hindi and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Thailand, Prem is a chartered accountant and heir to his family's business empire. His father wants him to get married. But Prem is enjoying bachelorhood, until a case of mistaken identity leads him to Sanjanna. Sanjanna is an orphan and all her greedy feuding uncles want to get their hands on her inheritance. Returning to India, Prem and his family concoct a grand scheme to win hearts and take home the bride
OMG oh my god! by Paresh Rawal( Visual )

7 editions published in 2012 in Hindi and English and held by 89 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?
Welcome( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Hindi and held by 85 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
Phir hera pheri( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in Hindi and held by 83 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 )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in Hindi and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film has an interesting plot that revolves around Raju, Shyam, Babu Rao, and Anu, four people in dire need of some money. Shyam and Raju both stay with Babu Rao, an alcoholic garage owner. The plot thickens when 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 is then trapped in a rough situation, and they struggle to decide whether they should attempt to save the kid, or try to profit from the situation, which they eventually decide. 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
American chai( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 77 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
Malamaal Weekly( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in Hindi and held by 75 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."
Rann : the new(s) battle( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in Hindi and held by 73 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
Golmaal = Fun unlimited by Rohit Shetty( Visual )

5 editions published in 2006 in Hindi and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four good-for-nothing young men get thrown out by a gullible friend, chased by a tough guy, and fall in love with the same pretty girl
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Paresh Rawal

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Paresh Rawal Indian actor and politician

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Paresssh Rawwwal, Paresssh 1950-

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