Paresh Ganatra (Actor) Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Biography & More

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Paresh Ganatra (Actor) Height, Weight, Date of Birth, Age, Wiki, Biography, Girlfriend and More

Paresh Ganatra is an Indian television and film actor. He is widely known for his comic role in TV serials. The serial Baa Bahoo Aur Baby (2005-2010) which got aired on Star Plus gave him the most recognition and also received Indian Television Academy Award in the Best Actor in a Supporting Role Category for it. He is also a comedian, producer, and theatre artist. Paresh is also known for his supporting role in famous films such as No Entry(2005) and Rowdy Rathore (2012).

Birth & Early Life

Paresh was born on 19 February 1965 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. He brought up in a Gujarati household. The actor has a rich history of education. He completed his schooling at Lions Juhu High School in the year 1981. After that, he also graduated from a very renowned college in Mumbai, Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics, and later completed his master’s degree from K.J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research, which now stand among the top 30 B-schools in the country.

Paresh had a keen interest in theatre, he started his acting career in a Gujarati theatre from the year 1984 to 1992. He got his first break into the industry in the year 1999.


Real NameParesh Ganatra
Date of Birth19 February 1965
Age (as in 2022)57 Years
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra
Home TownMumbai, Maharashtra
FamilyMother : Name Not Known
Father : Name Not Known
Sister : Name Not Known
Brother : Name Not Known
Wife : Leena Ganatra
Children : 1 Son, 2 Daughters
AddressMumbai, Maharashtra
Paresh Ganatra(Actor)


Paresh did his schooling at Lions Juhu High school, Mumbai. He is a graduate of Narsee Monjee College of commerce and economics. While doing theatre, he completed his management degree from the top b-school in India, K.J. Somaiya Institute Of Management Studies And Research, Mumbai.

Education Details and More

SchoolLions Juhu High School
CollegeNarsee Monjee College of Commerce & Economics, Mumbai.
K.J. Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research, Mumbai.
Educational QualificationMaster of Business Administration
DebutTelevision : Ek Mahal Ho Sapno Ka (1999-2002)
Ek Mahal Ho Sapno Ka (1999)
Film : Mann(1999)
Mann (1999)
Web Series : Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story (2020)
Scam 1992 (2020)
AwardsIndian Television Academy Award (Baa Bahoo Aur Baby; 2005)
Paresh Ganatra(Actor)



From the year 1999-2002, Paresh worked for a TV serial called Ek Mahal Ho Sapno Ka. But he got popular among Indian households with his character of Praveen Thakkar in the serial Baa Bahoo Aur Baby which was aired on Star Plus in the year 2005-2010. Paresh also participated as a contestant in various reality shows such as Comedy Circus 3 Ka Tadka (2009) and Comedy Circus Mahasangram (2010) along with Bharti Singh and Sharad Kelkar.

He has also played various characters in Comedy Nights with Kapil (2013-2016) and The Kapil Sharma Show (2016-2017). In 2019-2020, he was seen playing the role of Mahendra Thakkar in the comedy television series that premiered on Sony SAB TV. The story revolved around two neighboring families who are in the same business of Bhakharwadi.


Paresh has worked in various popular movies like Mann(1999), No Entry (2005), Welcome (2007), Khichdi: The Movie(2010), Ramaiya Vatavaiya (2013), and Yamla Pagla Deewana Phir Se( 2018), etc.

Paresh also starred in Khichdi: The Movie (2010), which is an Indian comedy film based on the Star India TV franchise Khichdi which was directed by Aatish Kapadia. It was the first film in the history of Hindi Cinema to be based on a TV show.

In 2012, the actor received an award for the Best Comic Supporting Actor for the movie Rowdy Rathore, starring along with Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha, which took his career to new heights, it was no less than a milestone for him. In 2020, the actor also made his debut in the web series, The Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story, where he played the role of Maheshwari who represents Radhakishan Damani in the show. The fans loved him in the series and said that he perfectly represented the character of the investor Damani.

Physical Stats and More

HeightIn Feet : 5′ 3″ ft
In Meter : 1.6 m
WeightIn Pound : 149 lbs
In Kilogram : 68 Kg
Body ShapeChest: 40 inches
Waist: 34 inches
Biceps: 14 inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
HobbiesTraveling & Watching TV
Paresh Ganatra(Actor)

Personal Life

The actor is married to Leena Ganatra and the couple is blessed with three children. One son and two daughters.

Marital Status and More

Marital StatusMarried
GirlfriendsLeena Ganatra
ControversiesNot Available
Salary (approx)INR 10-15 Lakh/Month
Net WorthINR 10-15 Crore
Paresh Ganatra(Actor)

Some Facts About Paresh Ganatra

  • Paresh was born to a Gujarati household on 19th February 1965 in Mumbai, India.
  • Paresh started his acting career by working in a Gujarati theatre. He worked there from 1984 to 1992.
  • He received his first break from the movie Mann in the year 1999 where he was directed by Indra Kumar and starred along with Aamir Khan and Manisha Koirala.
  • He has worked for Aditya Birla Finance Limited for 8 years of his life.
  • Paresh is a big fan of the comedian Johnny Lever.
  • The actor has starred in various TV commercial advertisements like Coffee Bite, McDonald’s, LG TV, Dabur, Tata Phones, and many more.
  • He was seen in the music video of colonial cousins named Kai Zhala.

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