Pavan Raj Malhotra, an unassuming, modest luminary of the Indian small and silver screen, enjoys to his credit a prodigious body of work. He enjoys instant recognition, born out of stellar performances as the simpleton Hari in “Nukkad”, Ghunuram in “Bagh Bahadur”, Salim of “Salim Langde Par Mat Ro”, Tiger Memon in “Black Friday”, the benevolent coach in “Bhag Milkha Bhag”,. In the south, for his performance in the Telugu film “Aithe” (2003), the British film, “Brothers in Trouble”, that enjoyed eminence at the London Film Festival, as also at the Berlin and San Francisco Film Festivals. Other films that quickly followed included, “Antarnaad” (1991), “Tarpan” (The Absolution) (1995), “Pardes” (1997) and “Earth” (1998). Several prestigious awards, naturally made their way to Pavan Raj Malhotra’s repertoire over the years.
For Pavan Raj Malhotra, the next few months are busy with a series of films on the floor and shortly ready for release. These include “Zorawar”, “Gelo” and “Once Upon a Time in Amritsar”. The canvas for the enormously talented Pavan Raj Malhotra is immense and his loyalists can expect to view a few stellar performances from him in the months to follow.