Born, July 2, 1958, in Delhi, Pavan Malhotra is a Hindi film and television actor. Malhotra grew up in Nawabganj, Old Delhi and studied at Manav Sthali School. His first-hand experience in movies was as an assistant in the costume department of Gandhi (movie). After that he was the production assistant in Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro, Khamosh and Mohan Joshi Hazi Ho! Pavan Malhotra then ventured into the Delhi theatre circuit, and movies to Mumbai where he started with the television industry as an assistant on the sets of the TV series, Yeh Jo Hai Zindagii, before he got the role in Saeed Akhtar Mirza’s TV series on Doordarshan, Nukkad, which got him noticed in the Bollywood industry. Meanwhile, he entered the film industry and made his debut with Pankaj Parashar’s Ab Ayega Mazaa in 1984. Over the years, he was able to with directors such as Buddhadeb Dasgupta, Saeed Akhtar Mirza, Shyam Benegal, Deepa Mehta, as well as Roland Joffé. In 2006, he was seen in Manish Goswami’s Aisa Desh Hai Mera on Sony television. Most recently he starred in major hit movies like Jab We Met, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Punjab 1984, as well as Children of War. In 2016, a retrospective to mark his 25 years in cinema was held at India International Centre (IIC), Delhi.
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