Paresh Ganatra

  • Actor

Feb 19, 1973  in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Best-remembered for his portrayal of Praveen Thakkar in the super-hit comedy series Baa Bahoo Aur Baby (2005-2010), Paresh Ganatra is an Indian film, television and theatre actor. Ganatra started out on stage and acted in several Gujarati plays from 1984 to 1992. He made his silver screen debut in 1999 Aamir Khan starrer Maan, followed by 2002 multi-star hit film Aankhen. Known for his comic roles, some of his best works are No Entry, Welcome, Money Hai Toh Honey Hai, and Delly Belly among others. Akshay Kumar starrer Rowdy Rathore became a milestone in his actor's career. He then appeared in quite a few comic films such as Bol Bachchan (2012), Ramaiya Vastavaiya (2013) and Freaky Ali (2016).

In addition, he has appeared on hit comedy show Chidiya Ghar and several comedy shows, including Comedy Nights with Kapil and Comedy Circus Teen Ka Tadka among others.