Dharmendra was born on 08-Dec-1935 in Nasrali, Ludhiana in the state of Punjab, India. He is an Indian Film Actor, Film Producer, Politician & Comedian who best known for his work in Bollywood Industry.


Dharmendra Singh Deol is a legendary Indian film actor, politician, and producer. He is known as ‘He-man’ and ‘Action King’ for his work in action movies. He attended Government Senior Secondary School where his father used to work. Later he went to Ramgarhia College, Phagwara for his intermediate studies. Dharmendra was the winner of the ‘New talent award’ conducted by Filmfare magazine. He moved to Mumbai, looking for work.

Movies like Tum Haseen Main Jawan,  Chupke Chupke, Do Chor, and Naukar Biwi Ka showed his acting skills in comic roles.He was paired with his future wife Hema Malini and the duo gave many successful hits to Bollywood including Seeta Aur Geeta, Patthar Aur Payal, Chacha Bhatija etc.He has worked with many directors with the special bond with director Arjun Hingorani. He even shared the screen with almost all the well-known Kapoor from the Bollywood except Kareena Kapoor and Prithviraj Kapoor.
He tried his luck in production and launched his sons Sunny Deol in movie ‘Betaab ‘and Bobby Deol in movie ‘Barsaat’. Even he did the same for his nephew  Abhay Deol with a film ‘Socha Na Tha ‘.He was a celebrity judge on a reality show India’s Got Talent.He was seen in movies like Life in a… Metro, Apne, Johnny Gaddaar, Yamla Pagla Deewana, Tell Me O Khuda, and Double Di Trouble in later years of his career. Yamla Pagla Deewana 3 is his upcoming project in 2018.

Honours & Awards

Padma Bhushan Civilian Award 2012 Arts

Dharmendra Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Kewal Kishan Singh Deol and Satwant Kaur and has a brother Ajit Deol. He was first married to Parkash Kaur in 1954 and together has four children including two sons namely Bollywood actors Sunny Deol, Bobby Deol and 2 daughters named Ajeeta Deol and Vijeeta Deol. Again he married his co-star in many movies and popular film actress dream girl Hema Malini in 1979 and the couple are blessed with two daughters named Bollywood actress Esha Deol and Ahana Deol. Bollywood actor Abhay Deol is his nephew.