Pavan Malhotra has been the reason behind some of the memorable characters the Indian Cinema has!
1. Pavan Malhotra is an exceptional acting talent of India. He was Born on 2 July 1958 in Delhi.
2. Pavan pursued arts and graduated from Hansraj College of Delhi University. Pavan was also associated with a theatre group, Delhi Theatre Circuit Group.
As most people know Pavan has been in tons of movies and is famous for playing Tiger Menon, but only some people know that Pavan Malhotra started his Bollywood Journey as a Production Manager for Gandhi (1982)
3. Pavan got the first chance to be a part of the Cinema when one of his friends asked him to come to Bombay for his theatre play.
Pavan played six characters in that play.
The first time Destiny knocked on his door when he was enjoying his summer holidays.
4. After returning, his father explained that he should learn how to run Family Business. At that exact time, Pavan Malhotra got a call from the crew of Gandhi.
5. Theatre friend Pavan Malhotra had recommended his name to the crew of Gandhi. He got shortlisted for a scene. So, he said to his father, One last time.
6. Pavan started shooting for Gandhi, and the set shifted to Mumbai, so did Pavan, and after getting done with Gandhi, Pavan got to be part a Classic Comedy Drama, Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro.
After that, Pavan never looked back and obviously, didn’t join his Family Business.
7. After that, Pavan got to be a part of several classic shows Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi (1984), Nukkad (1986), that made him noticed and helped him to debut with Ab Ayega Mazaa (1984).
Pavan has always said that God always gives you fruits; you only have to chew it well. Meaning–opportunities are everywhere; you only have to make the right use of it.
8. Pavan, apart from Bollywood, has also been a part of some Telugu films like Aithe, Anukokunda Oka Roju, Andhrudu, Amma Cheppindi, and many more.
9. In his filmy career of golden 25-years, Pavan has gifted us several memorable characters such as Bagh Bahadur, Tiger Menon, Salim – the Lame, Jazz Maamu, and many more.
10. Pavan has recently starred in Judwaa 2, Kesari, and Setters.
11. Pavan Malhotra was also awarded with National Award for Fakir and Nandi Special Jury Award and Filmfare Best Villain Award for Aithe.
Pavan never thought he would be working as a professional actor in Bollywood. But, he is a firm believer of destiny, and according to him, destiny has always treated him well.
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