Dharam Singh Deol better known as Dharmendra is a very experienced actor who has appeared in numerous successful films in the Bollywood industry. Besides acting, he has also produced movies and had a career in politics at one point. His notable contributions to the Hindi film industry have made him widely recognized and appreciated.

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Dharam Singh Deol Wiki and Age

Dharmendra is a famous Indian actor, was born on December 8, 1935, in Sahnewal, Punjab. His parents were Kewal Kishan Singh Deol and Satwant Kaur. He had a good upbringing in Sahnewal and attended a government school in Lalton Kalan, Ludhiana. Dharmendra's father was a teacher at a local school. His educational qualification is upto 12th.

In his first Hindi movie "Dil Bhi Tera Hum Bhi Tere," Dharmendra made his debut. The movie was produced by Arjun Hingorani. Later, for his role in "Naukar Biwi Ka," Dharmendra received a nomination for the Filmfare Award in the category of 'Best Comedian.'

Dharmendra became more famous after he was nominated for a Filmfare award for his great acting in the movie “Mera Gaon Mera Desh” in 1971. His outstanding performance in this action film helped change people's perception of him from just a romantic actor to someone who is highly skilled and can play different roles. He is capable of acting in three languages, namely Hindi, Punjabi, and English. Additionally, Dharmendra also had a career in politics as he was elected to parliament in 2005 and served until 2009.

Dharmendra played a significant role in launching the careers of his sons Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol. He introduced Sunny Deol in the film "Betaab" in 1983 and Bobby Deol in "Barsaat" in 1995. Additionally, he also launched his nephew Abhay Deol in the film "Socha Na Tha" in 2005. Dharmendra even presented some of his own films like "Satyakam" (1969) and "Kab Kyun Aur Kahan" (1970).

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In 2011, he starred alongside his sons once again in the film "Yamla Pagla Deewana." The success of this film led to a sequel called "Yamla Pagla Deewana 2," which was released in 2013. Dharmendra even appeared with his daughter Esha Deol in his wife Hema Malini's directorial venture called "Tell Me O Khuda" in 2011.

Dharam Singh Deol Marriage and Family

When Dharmendra was 19 years old in the year 1954, he got married to a woman named Parkash Kaur. From this marriage, Dharam Singh Deol had two sons, Sunny and Bobby, who both became successful film actors. He also had two daughters named Vijeeta and Ajeeta. Additionally, his nephew Abhay Deol is also an actor.

After Dharmendra moved to Bombay and joined the film industry, he fell in love with and married Hema Malini. They acted together in several movies during the early 1970s, one of which was the famous film Sholay. Together, they have two daughters - Esha Deol, who was born in 1981 and is now an actress herself, and Ahana Deol, who was born in 1985 and works as an assistant director.

Dharam Singh Deol Height

Dharam Singh Deol is approximately 5 feet 9 inches tall (1.79 metres). He weighs around 73 kilograms. Dharmendra is an avid badminton player and weightlifter. In order to take care of his health, he made the decision to quit smoking and drinking.

Dharam Singh Deol Net Worth

Dharam Singh Deol has a net worth of around ₹30 crores. He was honored in 2007 for his outstanding humanitarian services to the Indian nation. Additionally, he received a prestigious Lifetime Achievement award from DBR Entertainment in the same year.