Parzaan Dastur

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Parzaan Dastur
Born (1991-11-02) 2 November 1991 (age 31)
OccupationActor, Writer, Producer
Years active1998–present

Parzaan Dastur is an Indian actor and writer. To many Indians, he is best remembered as the cute kid in the Dharma advertisement and the silent Sikh in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai.

Early life[edit | edit source]

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.

Career[edit | edit source]

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 played the male lead in Piyush Jha's Sikandar (2009), as a boy who aspires to be a footballer, but finds a gun, which turns his world upside down.

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.[1]

Awards[edit | edit source]

Parzaan received the Aashirwad Award for Best Child Artist for his role in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998).[citation needed] He was also nominated for Sansui Awards for Best Child Artist in the same year.[citation needed] He was nominated for Stardust award for Best Child Artist for his role in Sikandar (2009).[2]

Filmography[edit | edit source]

Title Year Role Notes
Woh 1998 Siddharth
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai 1998 Silent Sardar Kid
Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai 2000 Mischievous Boy on Plane (special appearance)
Mohabbatein 2000 Ayush
Zubeidaa 2001 Young Riyaz (Rizzu)
Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham 2001 Ashfaque's nephew
Haathi Ka Anda 2002 Kinto
Kehtaa Hai Dil Baar Baar 2002 Danny
Hum Tum 2004 Hum
Parzania 2007 Parzan Pithawala
Sikandar 2009 Sikandar
Break Ke Baad 2010 Young Abhay Gulati
Pocket Mummy 2017 Siddharth Also writer

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Parzania actor Parzan Dastur: Honour working with Madhoo Shah in Pocket Mummy". Mumbai. Indian Express. 9 May 2017. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  2. "Nominations for Max Stardust Awards 2010". Mumbai. Bollywood Hungama. 16 January 2010. Retrieved 26 May 2017.

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