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Rahul Dholakia Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Biography

Rahul Dholakia Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 80 kg
Nationality Indian
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Eye Color Blue

Rahul Dholakia is an Indian film director, producer, and screenwriter who has worked on projects such as Parzania, Kehtaa Hai Dil Baar BaarMumbai Cutting, Lamhaa: The Untold Story of Kashmir, Raees, Lakhon Mein Ek, and Society Kaam Se Gayi.

Born Name

Rahul Dholakia

Nick Name

Rahul

Rahul Dholakia as seen during an event in 2012
Rahul Dholakia as seen during an event in 2012 (Bollywood Hungama / bollywoodhungama.com / CC BY 3.0 DEED)

Born Place

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Nationality

Indian

 

Education

Rahul Dholakia studied at Campion School, a private Catholic primary and secondary school for boys located at 13 Cooperage Road, Mumbai. He also attended Jamnabai Narsee School situated in Juhu, Mumbai.

After that, he got enrolled at St. Xavier’s College in Mumbai and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree. He shifted to New York City in 1990 and attended the New York Institute of Technology, completing a master’s degree in filmmaking.

Occupation

Film Director, Producer, Screenwriter

Family

  • Father – Parry Dholakia (Advertising Professional)
  • Mother – Raksha Dholakia
  • Siblings – Moha Dholakia (Older Sister)

Build

Average

Rahul Dholakia as seen in an Instagram post in June 2019
Rahul Dholakia as seen in an Instagram post in June 2019 (Rahul Dholakia / Instagram)

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

80 kg or 176.5 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Often wears glasses

Rahul Dholakia as seen in May 2017
Rahul Dholakia as seen in May 2017 (Rahul Dholakia / Instagram)

Rahul Dholakia Facts

  1. He began working in his father’s advertising agency Mora Ava when he was in college.
  2. Along with producer Babla Sen, Rahul Dholakia worked on a project for Channel 4, London, as a production assistant.
  3. He was employed as an assistant with Everest Advertising in Mumbai and eventually became a producer.
  4. In 2002, he directed the Hindi-language romantic drama film Kehtaa Hai Dil Baar Baar. It stars Jimmy Sheirgill, Kim Sharma, and Paresh Rawal.
  5. He co-wrote and directed the 2007 drama film Parzania, starring Naseeruddin Shah, Sarika, Corin Nemec, Raj Zutshi, and Parzan Dastur. For this film, Rahul Dholakia won the National Film Award for “Best Director” and the “Ramnath Goenka Memorial Award” at the Screen Awards in 2008. The film also got nominated for Filmfare Awards in the “Best Story” and “Best Screenplay” categories.
  6. Rahul Dholakia wrote and directed the 2010 Hindi-language action thriller film Lamhaa: The Untold Story of Kashmir. The film’s lead cast included Sanjay Dutt, Bipasha Basu, Anupam Kher, and Kunal Kapoor.
  7. He co-wrote and directed the 2017 Hindi-language action film Raees, starring Shah Rukh Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, and Mahira Khan. Reportedly based on the life of criminal Abdul Latif (although the filmmakers have denied the claim), the film became the 6th highest-grossing Hindi film of 2017 and the 47th highest-grossing Indian film of all time.

Featured Image by Bollywood Hungama / bollywoodhungama.com / CC BY 3.0 DEED

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