Paresh Rawal, an actor in Hindi and Telugu movies, was born in Ahmedabad.
Rawal made his debut in the 1984 film Holi, and has starred in a long list of well regarded movies since then.
Rawal has been nominated for five Filmfare Awards, out of which he has won three. He also won an IIFA Award for Best Comedian for his role in Hera Pheri in 2001.
Rawal is married to Swaroop Sampat, the 1979 Miss India winner, and together they have two sons.