Paresh Rawal

  • No one else can play Narendra Modi onscreen other than me: Paresh Rawal Yesterday

    Mumbai: Versatile actor Paresh Rawal, who will soon start shooting for a biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, says he is the right choice to play the role of the politician. "I am confident about the film and no one else can play Narendra Modi other than me. He is in...
  • 'Raja Natwarlal' review: Interesting story told predictably, it leaves you bored out of your mind 23 hours 34 minutes ago

    Star Cast: Emraan Hashmi, Humaima Mallick, Kay Kay, Paresh Rawal, Deepak Tijori, Mohammad Zeeshan Ayub Director: Kunal Deshmukh I can think of a few things one could do to bide 2 hours and 20 minutes. Like catch reruns of Modern Family on television, speed-read the new Chetan Bhagat bestseller so you don't...
  • Why Paresh Rawal's performance in 'Raja Natwarlal' is one of the best con acts you've seen in Bollywood 2 days ago

    "Every great magic trick consists of three parts or acts. The first part is called 'The Pledge'. The magician shows you something ordinary: a deck of cards, a bird or a man. The second act is called 'The Turn'. The magician takes the ordinary something and makes it do something...
  • It's too early to judge 'Achche din'; I believe in Modi, says Paresh Rawal 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Actor-politician Paresh Rawal said it is too early to raise questions on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's slogan 'Achche din', which marked BJP's campaign during the 2014 General elections. Rawal, who has been elected as a BJP MP from East Ahmedabad constituency in Lok Sabha elections, said people should not...
  • I am coming back to the basics with 'Raja Natwarlal', a commercial entertainer: Emraan Hashmi August 19, 2014

    New Delhi: After playing a man overpowered by witches and an amnesia patient in his last two ventures, actor Emraan Hashmi is back to playing a mischief-maker on-screen in 'Raja Natwarlal', which he says is not a superficial con film. The 35-year-old actor has donned the role of a scamster in...
  • Watch: Emraan Hashmi, Deepak Tijori teach 'tapori-giri' in the new song 'Dukki tikki' from 'Raja Natwarlal' August 7, 2014

    After dabbling with hatke roles in the recent past, Emraan Hashmi comes back to his comfort zone with Kunal Deshmukh's 'Raja Natwarlal'. In this new track from the film, Emraan is seen imparting lessons in charsobeesi and tapori-giri. Sleight of hand, conning and smooth-talking -- Emraan seems to know it...
  • Akshay Kumar starrer 'Shaukeen' set for Nov 7 release July 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Abhishek Sharma-directed remake of Basu Chatterjee's 1982 film 'Shaukeen' will hit the screens in the first week of November. Seasoned actors like Anupam Kher, Annu Kapoor and Paresh Rawal along with Bollywood action star Akshay Kumar and actress Lisa Haydon will be seen in the film, which revolves around three...
  • Shooting begins for Telugu remake of 'OMG: Oh My God!' June 9, 2014

    Hyderabad: The yet-untitled Telugu remake of Hindi blockbuster 'OMG: Oh My God!' went on floors here Monday. The film's lead actors Daggubati Venkatesh, Pawan Kalyan and Shriya Saran participated in the launch. "The film was officially launched today. A few scenes are also expected to be shot today featuring the lead...
  • Happy 64th birthday, Paresh Rawal: His most popular, hilarious dialogues from 'Hera Pheri' May 30, 2014

    Over the years, Paresh Rawal has entertained us with both negative and positive characters. From 'Holi' the film with which he made his acting debut in 1984 to 'Hera Pheri' and its sequel, Paresh Rawal has several films to his credit which explain his versatility as an actor. As the...
  • Congress wants ban on Paresh Rawal for 'defamatory' speech April 14, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat Congress has lodged a formal complaint with the Election Commission seeking to restrain BJP Lok Sabha candidate from Ahmedabad East and Bollywood actor Paresh Rawal from holding any more poll rallies due to "derogatory" jibes against Congress leaders. In a written complaint sent to the EC on Sunday,...
  • Paresh Rawal should quit acting to be with people: AAP April 12, 2014

    Senior AAP leader Dinesh Waghela, who is taking on Bollywood veteran and BJP candidate Paresh Rawal in Ahmedabad East Lok Sabha constituency, on Saturday said the actor should quit his acting career to be with the people full time. Waghela, AAP's national executive member, on Saturday also said people have refused...
  • LS polls: Actor Paresh Rawal richest candidate in Gujarat April 8, 2014

    Popular actor and BJP's Lok Sabha candidate for Ahmedabad-East constituency, Paresh Rawal, is the richest contestant in Gujarat with a total family wealth of Rs 79.40 crores, pipping his party colleague from Navsari, C R Patil. Rawal submitted his affidavit along with his nomination papers to the election officer on Monday. As...
  • Ahmedabad: AAP fields a tea-vendor against BJP's Paresh Rawal April 5, 2014

    AAP on Saturday fielded a tea vendor against BJP's candidate and Bollywood actor Paresh Rawal of BJP from Ahmedabad East Lok Sabha constituency. The tea-vendor tag has already been linked with BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. The Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Admi Party (AAP) on Saturday also declared three other candidates for...
  • Harin Pathak's absence will help me, says Congress candidate April 1, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The BJP's decision to drop sitting MP Harin Pathak and field Bollywood actor Paresh Rawal from Ahmedabad East Lok Sabha constituency has boosted Congress candidate Himmatsinh Patel's confidence and he believes that his chances of winning the election has improved. "Harin Pathak's absence will certainly work in favor of me....
  • The real test starts after one wins an election: Paresh Rawal March 27, 2014

    Adding to the star power this election is actor Paresh Rawal who will be contesting from Ahmedabad East on a Bharatiya Janata Party ticket. This is the same seat that LK Advani's aide and seven-time MP Harin Pathak wanted to contest from. ...
  • BJP's Paresh Rawal meets party workers March 26, 2014

    Noted actor and BJP's candidate from Ahmedabad East Lok Sabha seat Paresh Rawal on Wednesday met thousands of party workers and senior BJP leaders on his campaign trail. The Ahmedabad East constituency comprises the Assembly segments of Bapunagar, Vatva, Gandhinagar South, Dehgam, Nikol, Thakkarnagar and Naroda. "Before kick-starting his campaign today morning,...
  • Gandhinagar-Ahmedabad battle: Loath Advani, actor Rawal, miffed Pathak March 26, 2014

    Ahmedabad: If elections are all about just winning and losing, the number of people betting on the BJP losing any of the three seats comprising Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad, would form a minuscule minority. The twin seats of Ahmedabad along with the Gandhinagar seat are BJP bastions to say the least....
  • Want to see Modi as PM, says BJP nominee actor Paresh Rawal March 25, 2014

    Noted actor and BJP's Lok Sabha candidate for Ahmedabad-East seat, Paresh Rawal arrived in the city on Tuesday to kick start his election campaign and vouched to work for the people of his constituency. During an interaction with mediapersons after arriving at the airport, Rawal also made it clear that making...
  • Gujarat Congress wants ban on Paresh Rawal movies on TV March 24, 2014

    Gujarat Congress on Monday demanded a ban on telecast of movies featuring actor Paresh Rawal, the BJP candidate from Ahmedabad-East Lok Sabha seat, till the voting is over. The party's legal cell has made the demand in a letter to Gujarat's Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Anita Karwal as well as the...
  • BJP denies ticket to LK Advani loyalist Harin Pathak March 23, 2014

    New Delhi: After Jaswant Singh, the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) on Saturday denied ticket to LK Advani's loyalist Hiren Pathak and instead fielded actor Paresh Rawal from Ahmedabad East. Pathak is the sitting MP from Ahmedabad East. Pathak will talk to media on Sunday. "Workers of my constituency are not...
  • Shraddha Kapoor to play Rati Agnihotri's role in 'Shaukeen' remake? March 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Shraddha Kapoor is likely to step in the shoes of noted actress Rati Agnihotri for the remake of 'Shaukeen'. For the remake of Basu Chatterjee's 1982 hit film, the makers are looking for a new leading lady after Nargis Fakhri walked out citing date issues. The makers are...
  • Shiney Ahuja to make a come back with 'Welcome Back' March 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Shiney Ahuja, who faded into obscurity after he was accused of rape by his former domestic help, will now be seen in Anees Bazmi's 'Welcome Back'. Confirming the news, Shiney told IANS: "Yes, I am a part of 'Welcome Back'. I got a call from Anees sir's casting director...
  • 10 Janpath: Amit Sadh's biopic on Kargil war hero shelved? February 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Amit Sadh's two most talked about projects - '10 Janpath' and a biopic on a Kargil war hero seem to have landed in cold storage. The TV actor, who shot to fame with 'Kai Po Che' had bagged the political thriller '10 Janpath' soon after the success of...
  • Dubbing in Hindi? Enjoyed a lot, says Nargis Fakhri February 14, 2014

    Model-turned-actress Nargis Fakhri, who is not so fluent in Hindi, got to dub for David Dhawan's forthcoming Bollywood movie 'Main Tera Hero' and she enjoyed doing it. "I am through with the dubbing. I dubbed in Hindi for the first time. It was awesome and scary. I did enjoy and learned...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Rishi Kapoor gives competition to Aamir in Best Actor in a Negative Role category February 12, 2014

    New Delhi: It may sound repetitive, but the overwhelming response we are getting for the first IBNLive Movie Awards has made us more enthusiastic towards our work. However, the mission is still not accomplished. We need more support in order to get more like minded people on the same platform....
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Nominees for Best Actor in a Negative Role January 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The awards season is upon us and this is the time when the best of Indian cinema is judged, reviewed rewarded for entertaining us in the past year. 2013 has seen a mixed bag of films comprising both popular and art house cinema. In our maiden initiative, we...
  • Paresh Rawal set to play Narendra Modi in a biopic October 3, 2013

    New Delhi: If reports are to be believed then Paresh Rawal is going to play the character of Narendra Modi in a forthcoming biopic. The actor had also campaigned for Narendra Modi during Gujarat state elections in 2012. Paresh Rawal is also going to produce the film, which will be...
  • In touch with Aamir, Salman, says 'Andaz Apna Apna' director Rajkumar September 5, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Rajkumar Santoshi says work on the script of a sequel to the comedy film 'Andaz Apna Apna' is on, but he is sure that he won't roll the cameras for it until he is fully satisfied with the script. "A sequel should be worth it. I don't want to...