Articles tagged under: Paresh Rawal

Conveyed party months in advance my decision to not contest Lok Sabha election: Paresh Rawal

March 23, 2019

I request media and friends not to speculate about my nomination. I had informed the party months in advance of my decision to not contest LS elections . I, however, remain a loyal member of BJP and a staunch supporter of @narendramodi.— Chowkidar Paresh Rawal (@SirPareshRawal) March 23, 2019 Ahmedabad: Actor turned politician and BJP MP from Ahmedabad-East seat, Paresh Rawal today said that he won't contest the coming Lok Sabha election. He also said that despite his decis...Read More

‘The Gir’ – a miniature replica of Sasan Gir forest opens at SVPI Airport, Ahmedabad

June 26, 2018

Ahmedabad: While collecting your luggage at domestic arrival terminal of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International airport, you can now see a glimpse of Gir forest and take selfie with look alike wild animals like lioness, lion cubs, a lion, leopard and more. Not just this, but you can also wave your hand and hear the voice of Asiatic lion. Airports Authority of India (AAI) has developed the Gir, conceptualized and implemented with the help of a well-known wildlife lover Shri Parimal Na...Read More

Monkey word was meant for Nizam of Hyderabad who had hopped like an ape in to the lap of Pakistan:Rawal

November 26, 2017
Monkey word was meant for Nizam of Hyderabad who had hopped like an ape in to the lap of Pakistan:Rawal

Rajkot: Actor turned Politician and BJP MP Paresh Rawal today again said that he was proud of the Rajput community which has contributed so much for the nation and his comparison of monkeys with the pre-independence princely states was in fact intended for the then Nizam of Hyderabad who had hopped in the lap of Pakistan like a monkey. He said that he could not make any derogatory statement about the Rajput community which has made the country proud. Patel during...Read More

BJP never forced anyone to say ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’: Paresh Rawal

April 04, 2016

Ahmedabad Amid controversy surrounding chanting of 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai', BJP MP and actor Paresh Rawal today said his party never coerced anyone to raise the slogan and it is "inappropriate" to compel people to do so. Reacting to the fatwa issued by Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband asking Muslims to refrain from chanting the slogan, Rawal said, saying 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' is about expressing the feeling of patriotism. He said people should follow lyricist Javed Akhtar, who retired ...Read More

Paresh Rawal’s son Aniruddh working as assistant director for “Sultan”

March 02, 2016

Mumbai Actor Paresh Rawal's son Aniruddh is keen to join Bollywood and is currently being mentored by Naseeruddin Shah. Aniruddh is currently learning the ropes and working as an assistant director for Salman Khan starrer "Sultan". "He is being mentored by Naseeruddin Shah. Now he is working as an assistant director on 'Sultan'," Aniruddh's mother Swaroop Sampat told PTI. Swaroop, who will be seen in R Balki's "Ki and Ka", is happy that her son is getting a humble start. "We are ...Read More

In pictures: Paresh Rawal visits Somnath Mandir

January 02, 2016

Somnath 'Oh My God' and 'Dharam Sankat Mein' fame actor and BJP MP Shri Paresh Rawal visited Shri Somnath Mandir and performed Puja/milk Abhishek. He also participated in aarti. He was joined by his wife and former Miss India Swaroop Sampath. Rawal has also given his voice for the character of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in Somnath Mandir's light and sound show. - DeshGujaratRead More

Have visited Ahmedabad for more than 70 days: MP Paresh Rawal tweets

November 23, 2015

Ahmedabad Ahmedabad East Lok Sabha MP and actor Paresh Rawal today clarified on his official twitter account that he has been in Ahmedabad for more than almost 70 days till date(after elected as Lok Sabha MP from this city). Rawal who lives in Mumbai, but elected from Ahmedabad city as MP said, 'To all my well wishes, I want to put on record that I have visited Ahmedabad for more than almost 70 days till the date!' Rawal had to make this clarification perhaps after debate on social m...Read More

Paresh Rawal’ wife Swarup Sampat nominated to CABE

June 18, 2015

New Delhi Ahmedabad(East) Lok Sabha MP Paresh Rawal's wife, and actress and former Miss India Swarup Sampat has been nominated to the reconsititued Central Advisory Board on Education (CABE), the highest advisory body on education in the country which is headed by Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani. Sampat has been nominated under the category of 'creative arts'. Anirban Ganguly, Director of Shyama Prasad Mookherjee Research Foundation is another notable nominated member i...Read More

Paresh Rawal is being paid over three times more for Vadfest play, alleges Vadodara artist

December 24, 2014

Vadodara In a press conference held at Hotel Surya in Vadodara on Tuesday, artist Amrut Barot alleged that actor and BJP MP Paresh Rawal's plays are being procured at much higher price for VADFEST 2015. Barot said Paresh Rawal's play Kanji Viruddh Kanji is going to be performed for just Rs. 2.25 lakh two days after its scheduled performance during VADFEST for which organizers are going to pay him Rs. 8 lakh! Barot also claimed that organizers are going to pa...Read More

Sidelights of HN Reliance Foundation hospital inaugural function (video)

October 25, 2014

Ahmedabad, 25 October 2014 -The Prime Minister was welcomed By Shri Mukesh Ambani and family on his arrival at Sir HN Reliance Foundation hospital. -Ahmedabad MP and actor Paresh Rawal conducted the event. -Some of the dignitaries present in the function were Amitabh Bachchan, Ramesh Bhai Oza, Kokilaben Ambani, Sachin Tendulkar, Aishwarya Rai, Hrithik Roshan, Shahrukh Khan, Gautam Adani, Anand Mahindra, Rani Mukherjee, Kareena Kapoor, Saif Ali Khan, Kar...Read More