Parvin Dabas

Parvin Dabas (born 12 July 1974) is an Indian actor, director and model, who works predominantly in Hindi and English language films.

Parvin Dabas
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Born (1974-07-12) 12 July 1974 (age 47)
Delhi, India
OccupationActor, model and director
Spouse(s)Preeti Jhangiani (2008–present)

Early lifeEdit

Parvin Dabas was born on 12 July 1974. His family is from Kanjhawala, Outer Delhi. He studied in Modern School Vasant Vihar, New Delhi and then in Hans Raj College, Delhi University.[1]


Dabas made his film debut in the 1999 film Dillagi and played a key role in the Malayalam film Ayyappantamma Neyyappam Chuttu along with Antara Mali the following year. His first major movie as actor was Monsoon Wedding directed by Mira Nair and he has since appeared in over 10 Bollywood films. He did a film named Tumse Milkar with Reshmi Ghosh

He later starred in films such as The Hero: Love Story of a Spy, Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara and Khosla Ka Ghosla for which he won acclaim. In 2005 he gave a guest appearance(as Sudhanshu) in Sarabhai vs Sarabhai TV serial aired on STAR One in one episode directed by Deven Bhojani.

He directed his first film Sahi Dhandhe Galat Bande (Right Businesses Wrong Guys) which released on 19 August 2011. He won a bronze palm award at the 2011 Mexico International Film Festival[2] and a Silver Remi Award at the Worldfest Houston 2011 (Houston International Film Festival).[3] The film was selected for the Indian Panorama section of the International Film Festival of India 2011, held in Goa from 23 November to 3 December.

Personal lifeEdit

Dabas is also a trained scuba diver and underwater photographer.[citation needed] He married actress Preeti Jhangiani on 23 March 2008. They have a son Jaiveer on 11 April 2011. On 27 September 2016 they had their second child Dev. They live in Bandra with family. [4]


Year Film Language Role
1999 Dillagi Hindi
2000 Ayyappantamma Neyyappam Chuttu Malayalam Lal
2000 Tapish Hindi Tapish
2001 Monsoon Wedding Hindi Hemant Rai
2003 The Perfect Husband English
2003 The Hero: Love Story of a Spy Hindi Salman
2003 Tumse Milke Wrong Number English
2004 Muskaan Hindi Sharad
2004 Kanchana Ganga Kannada
2005 Yehi Hai Zindagi Hindi Vijay
2005 Kuchh Meetha Ho Jaye Siddharth
2005 Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara Siddharth
2006 The Curse of King Tut's Tomb TV Series English Yunan Heikal
2006 The Memsahib Hindi Jayant Rathod/Vijay
2006 Khosla Ka Ghosla Chiraunjilal 'Cherry' Khosla
2006 With Luv... Tumhaara Rahul khanna
2007 The World Unseen English Omar
2008 Sirf Hindi Amit
Via Darjeeling Bonny / Rahul
2009 Yeh Mera India Sameer Ali
2010 My Name Is Khan Bobby Ahuja
2011 Sahi Dhandhe Galat Bande Rajbir
2012 Jalpari Dev
2013 Ghanchakkar Uttam
2014 Ragini MMS 2 Rocks
2016 Jab Tum Kaho
2017 "Indu Sarkar" IB Officer
2017 Mirror Game Professor Jay Verma
2021 State of Siege: Temple Attack Colonel Nagar


Hostages (2019 ) for Hotstar

Awards and nominationsEdit

List of Awards and Nominations
Year Film Award Category Result
2011 Sahi Dhandhe Galat Bande (Right Job Wrong Guys ) Mexico International Film Festival Bronze Palm Award Won


  1. ^ Sharma, Garima (10 December 2010). "The campus crew in Bollywood". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 3 January 2014. Retrieved 3 January 2014.
  2. ^ "Mexico film festival 2011 Winners". Archived from the original on 22 March 2016. Retrieved 2 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Remi Winners". Archived from the original on 26 January 2016. Retrieved 6 January 2016.
  4. ^ Phadke, Aparna (29 July 2011). "We're enjoying the parenting phase: Parvin Dabas, Preeti Jhangiani". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 3 January 2014. Retrieved 3 January 2014.

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