We all know that he is one of the most brilliant artists Bollywood has ever produced. We know whether its negative roles or comic one or intense dramas, there is nothing he cannot nail. And we also know that he is playing the crucial character of Sunil Dutt in Sanjay Dutt’s biopic Sanju. Yes, we are talking about none other than Paresh Rawal.
From theatre to being one of the best villains in Bollywood to being the best comic actor the industry has ever produced Paresh Rawal has had quite a unique journey. Here are 5 things we bet you did not know about this talented actor!
His Bank Connection
He worked at Bank of Baroda for literally three days and then quit his job to pursue the one thing he was passionate about- theater and acting. Funnily enough, he has also played the role of a blind bank robber in 2002’s Aankhein.
His Miss India Connection
Paresh Rawal married Swaroop Sampat after falling in love with her at first sight. She was not only a much bigger star in the world of theatre but was also an ex-Miss India
His TV Connection
His fans would know that he started out his career in films by playing a supporting actor in Arjun, but very few people know that Rawal has worked in television as well. He has worked for Baante Bigadte in 1984 and Chunauti in 1988.
His Kartik Aryan Connection
He happens to be the 4 a.m. buddy of the current heartthrob Kartik Aaryan. The two met on the sets of Guests in London and ever since they have struck a brilliant rapport.
His Sunil Dutt Connection
Many years back Rawal received a letter from Sunil Dutt on his birthday which was as normal as any birthday letter that one might throw away later. But for some reason, Rawal kept the letter with him forever and today in a weird twist of luck he is the one playing Sunil Dutt’s character in Sanjay Dutt’s biopic Sanju.