Meet Paresh Ghelani, Sanjay Dutt’s best friend portrayed as Kamlesh Kapasi in Sanju
All those who have seen Ranbir Kapoor starrer ‘Sanju’, will most certainly be in love with Vicky Kaushal’s character of Sanjay Dutt’s best friend, Kamlesh Kanhaiyalal Kapasi aka Kamli.
Director Rajkumar Hirani has revealed that Kamli is actually an amalgamation of Dutt’s 3-4 friends but is largely based on his one particular buddy – Paresh Ghelani.
Paresh and his family moved to America much early on in his life and been settled in Chicago and now Los Angeles. Ghelani, A serial entrepreneur and a self-made wealthy business tycoon also known as a man with a vision is a part of companies like Moon Express and Xprize and Radimmune, companies that are solving the global challenges.
Paresh aka Parya fondly named by Sanju has been a part of Sanju’s life since his early teens after they met in New York. The two bonded over their love for music and the living larger than life attitude. Parya living in America has been a part of everything that Sanju has been through and stood there by him as a solid rock and we see that display of strength in the movie. They both together fought the battles of Sanju’s life being in different continents knowing they have each other no matter what happens.
Paresh flew to Mumbai to attend the first screening of the biopic of his best friend that celebrates their real-life bond. Known to be extremely media-shy, he was spotted with the ‘Munna Bhai MBBS’ actor in his car.
Sanju continues to be a raging success in cinemas all over the country. The movie has grown to be the highest weekend grosser of 2018 and has already grossed ₹120 crore. On the day of its release, Sanju earned ₹34.75 crore. Sanju‘s box office collection on day 2 was ₹38.60 and on day 3, Sanjuearned ₹46.71 crore.