Parvin Dabbas studied acting in New York and after graduating he returned to India. Parvin started his career as a model. He was given his first Bollywood break by Sunny Deol in "Dillagi".
Parvins claim to fame was Mira Nairs "Monsoon Wedding" in which he played a NRI Groom. Parvin got recognition after the movie and was regarded as one of the handsome and natural actors in Bollywood. Parvin has always bagged roles in big productions like "The Hero", "Lakshya" and "Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara" for which he won acclaim. Besides being an actor, Pravin is also a trained scuba diver and does underwater photography. Parvin recently held an exhibition in Mumbai where he displayed his work and won compliments for his work. Parvin has also undergone a makeover for his forthcoming movie "Khosla Ka Ghosla" in which he plays a guy from the village.
Parvin is also a trained scuba diver and underwater photographer. He is married to fellow actress Preeti Jhangiani on 23 March 2008.