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Parzaan Dastur is an Indian actor and writer. To many Indians, he is best remembered as the cute kid in the Dhara advertisement and the silent Sikh kid in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai.
|Occupation||Actor, Writer, Producer|
Parzaan is an alumnus of St. Mary's School and H.R College of Commerce and Economics. He belongs to a Mumbai-based Parsi family and lives with his parents and younger brother. He is a proficient Pianist and has been learning since age 7.
Parzaan made his debut in the movie Kuch Kuch Hota Hai as a Silent Sikh-Kid and became famous for his dialogue, "Tussi Jaa Rahe Ho, Tussi Na Jao." His other movies are Mohabbatein (2001), Zubeidaa (2001) and Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (2001). He played Parzan in Rahul Dholakia's Parzania (2005), about a boy who goes missing during the Gujarat riots.
Parzaan also produced and released a Short Film called Pocket Mummy, with his partner Nitesh Ranglani (who directed the film). Parzaan wrote the film which stars famous actress Madhoo in a pivotal role.
Parzaan received the Aashirwad Award for Best Child Artist for his role in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998). He was also nominated for Sansui Awards for Best Child Artist in the same year. He was nominated for Stardust award for Best Child Artist for his role in Sikandar (2009).
|Kuch Kuch Hota Hai||1998||Silent Sardar Kid|
|Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai||2000||Mischievous Boy on Plane||(special appearance)|
|Zubeidaa||2001||Young Riyaz (Rizzu)|
|Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham||2001||Ashfaque's nephew||(special appearance in the song “Yeh Ladki Hai Allah”)|
|Haathi Ka Anda||2002||Kinto|
|Kehtaa Hai Dil Baar Baar||2002||Danny|
|Break Ke Baad||2010||Young Abhay Gulati|
|Pocket Mummy||2017||Siddharth||Also writer|
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- "Nominations for Max Stardust Awards 2010". Mumbai. Bollywood Hungama. 16 January 2010. Retrieved 26 May 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)