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2 November 1991 |
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
|Occupation||Actor, Singer, Pianist, Writer, Assistant Director, Producer|
Parzaan Dastur is an Indian actor, singer, writer and former assistant director. To many Indians, he is best remembered as the cute kid in the Dhara advertisement and the silent Sikh in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai.
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 the role of Parzan in Rahul Dholakia’s Parzania (2005) about a boy who goes missing during the Gujarat riots.
After graduating, Parzaan went on to become an Assistant Director to Karan Johar on Student of the Year, to Punit Malhotra on Gori Tere Pyaar Mein, and to Abhishek Kapoor on Fitoor. Since then, he has focussed on getting back into acting and has worked on several short films and ads. He also worked in a sketch by Being Indian.
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||Actor||Silent Sardar Kid||Karan Johar|
|Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai||2000||Actor||Mischievous Boy on Plane||Rakesh Roshan|
|Zubeidaa||2001||Actor||Young Riyaz (Rizzu)||Shyam Benegal|
|Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham||2001||Actor||Ashfaque's nephew||Karan Johar|
|Haathi Ka Anda||2002||Actor||Kinto||Arun Khopkar|
|Kehtaa Hai Dil Baar Baar||2002||Actor||Danny||Rahul Dholakia|
|Hum Tum||2004||Voice Actor||Hum||Kunal Kohli|
|Parzania||2007||Actor||Parzan Pithawala||Rahul Dholakia|
|Break Ke Baad||2010||Actor||Young Abhay Gulati||Danish Aslam|
|Student of the Year||2012||Assistant Director||-||Karan Johar|
|Gori Tere Pyaar Mein||2013||Assistant Director||-||Punit Malhotra|
|Fitoor||2016||Assistant Director||-||Abhishek Kapoor|
|Pocket Mummy||2017||Actor and Writer||Siddharth||Nitesh Ranglani|
- "Student of the Year IMDb Full Cast and Crew".
- "Gori Tere Pyaar Mein! IMDb Full Cast and Crew".
- "Fitoor IMDb Full Cast and Crew".
- "Parzania actor Parzan Dastur: Honour working with Madhoo Shah in Pocket Mummy". Mumbai. Indian Express. 9 May 2017. Retrieved 2017-05-26.
- "Nominations for Max Stardust Awards 2010". Mumbai. Bollywood Hungama. 16 Jan 2010. Retrieved 2017-05-26.
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