Rahul Rawail is the son of veteran film director H.S Rawail and is a well known Bollywood director too. His direction includes some of the famous movies like ‘Betaab’, ‘Anjaam’, and ‘’ (1981), in which he has launched Bollywood actors like , Vijeta Pandit, Kajol,
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. His father gave the Bollywood industry some of the best hits of that time. He directed movies like Mere Mehboob, Sunghursh (1968), Mehboob Ki Mehendi,
. Rahul’s son Bharat is an upcoming director too. The first movie directed by Rawail was Gunehgaar, starring
and Asha Parek.
The film that gave him immense success was Kumar Gaurav and Vijeta Pandit starrer movie ‘Love Story’ (1981). Rawail has worked with Sunny Deol for six films which included Deol’s debut movie as well. He later collaborated with Stella Adler Studio of Acting,
, which was shut down after a span of 2 years. Rawail has been in several controversies.
, in an interview in Mumbai had said “Is Rahul Rawail still around?” for which in return Rawail tweeted and called Imran “mentally challenged”. Another controversy about him is that he and his son has been alleged by his neighbor, Thiya. She alleges that he trespassed into her apartment and insulted and abused her with vulgar language for throwing the garbage near her window and also called her character-less for nursing the street dogs. Rawail’s name has been registered under section 452 IPC trespassing, 569 IPC act intended to insult the modesty of the women and 504 IPC intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace. Movies directed by Rawail are Gunehgaar (1980), Biwi O Biwi (1981), Love Story (1981), Betaab (1983), Samundar (1986), Dacait (1987), Jeevan Ek Sungharsh (1990), Mast Khalandar (1991), Yodha (1991), Bekhudi (1992), Anjaam (1994), Aur Pyar Ho Gaya (1997), Arjun Pandit (1999), Kuch Khatti Kuch Meethi (2001), Jo Bole So Nihaal (2005),
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