Dharmendra Height Weight Age Biography Family Wiki Net Worth, Affairs, Marriage & much more. Dharam Singh Deol (born 8 December 1935), known mononymously as Dharmendra, is an Indian actor, producer and politician who is known for his work in Hindi films. Known as the “He-Man” of Bollywood, Dharmendra has worked in over 300 films in a career spanning five decades. In 1997, he received the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to Hindi cinema. He was a member of the 15th Lok Sabha of India, representing Bikaner constituency in Rajasthan from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). In 2012, he was awarded India’s third-highest civilian honour Padma Bhushan by the Government of India.
Dharmendra was born Dharam Singh Deol in Sahnewal, a village in Ludhiana district, Punjab on 8 December 1935 to Kewal Kishan Singh Deol and Satwant Kaur into a Jat Sikh family. His ancestral village is Dangon, near Pakhowal Tehsil Raikot, Ludhiana.
He spent his early life in the village of Sahnewal and studied at Government Senior Secondary School at Lalton Kalan, Ludhiana, where his father was the village school’s headmaster. He did his matriculation in Phagwara in 1952.
Dharmendra’s first marriage was to Parkash Kaur at the age of 19 in 1954. He had two sons from this marriage, Sunny and Bobby, both successful film actors, and two daughters, Vijeeta and Ajeeta. His nephew Abhay Deol is also an actor.
After moving to Bombay and getting into the film business, Dharmendra ‘married’ Hema Malini after allegedly converting to Islam to stay married to his first wife without having to get a divorce, although he later denied having converted. He and Malini starred together in a number of movies in the early 1970s, including Sholay. The couple has two daughters, Esha Deol (an actress, born in 1981) and Ahana Deol (an assistant director, born in 1985).
Dharmendra’s grandson and son of Bobby Deol, is also named “Dharam Singh Deol” after Dharmendra.
In 2019, Dharmendra’s grandson and Sunny Deol’s son Karan Deol made a debut with Pal Pal Dil Ke Pas.
Dharmendra Height Weight Age Body Statistics Biography
|Real Name||Dharam Singh Deol|
|Nickname(s)||Dharam, Garam Dharam, He-Man of Bollywood|
|Profession(s)||Film Actor, Producer and Former Politician|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters– 173 cm|
in meters– 1.73 m
in feet inches– 5’ 8”
|Hair Colour||Black (Dyed)|
|Date of Birth||8 December 1935|
|Age (as in 2022)||87 Years|
|Birthplace||Village: Nasrali, Tehsil: Khanna, District: Ludhiana, State: Punjab, India|
|Hometown||Sahnewal, Ludhiana, Punjab, India|
|School||Government Senior Secondary School, Lalton Kalan, Ludhiana, Punjab|
|College/University||Intermediate R.G. (Ramgarhia) College Phagwara, Punjab|
|Educational Qualification||12th standard|
|Debut||Film Actor: Dil Bhi Tera Hum Bhi Tere (1960)|
Film Producer: Betaab (1983)
Punjabi Film Actor: Kankan De Ohle (1970)
TV: India’s Got Talent (as the Male Judge on Colors TV Channel, 2011)
|Political Inclination||Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)|
|Address||Plot No. 22, 11th Road, Juhu, Mumbai, India|
|Hobbies||Cycling, Travelling, Watching Films|
|Awards, Honours, Achievements||1991: National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment for Ghayal (Producer) and Filmfare Award for Best Movie for Ghayal (Producer)|
1997: Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to Indian Cinema
2007: IIFA Lifetime Achievement Award
2012: Padma Bhushan
|Controversies||• In 1980, when his first wife didn’t give him a divorce, he converted to Islam to marry Hema Malini. It attracted several criticisms in media.|
• During his election campaign in 2004, he was severely criticized for making an ironic statement that he should be elected ‘Dictator Perpetuo’ to teach “basic etiquette that democracy requires.”
• He was also criticized in media for his negligible attendance in the Parliament as its member.
• On the occasion of Esha Deol’s wedding in 2012, he erupted on media for being questioned about Sunny and Bobby Deol.
|Political Journey||He was elected to the Lok Sabha for the first time in 2004 from Bikaner constituency, Rajasthan, on BJP ticket.|
|Girls, Affairs, and More|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Meena Kumari, Actress (1960s)|
Hema Malini, Actress (Mid 1970-present)
|Marriage Date||Year– 1954 with Parkash Kaur|
2 May 1980 with Hema Malini
|Wife/Spouse||Parkash Kaur (1954-Present)|
Hema Malini (1980-present)
|Children||Sons– Sunny Deol (Ajay Singh Deol), Bobby Deol (Vijay Singh Deol)- Both from his first wife; Parkash Kaur|
Daughters– Vijeeta Deol and Ajeeta Deol (from 1st wife),
Esha Deol and Ahana Deol (from 2nd wife)
|Parents||Father– Kewal Kishan Singh Deol (Government School Teacher)|
Mother– Satwant Kaur
|Siblings||Brother– Ajit Singh Deol|
|Actor(s)||Guru Dutt, Dilip Kumar|
|Singer(s)||Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar|
|Cars Collection||Range Rover, Mercedes Benz S-Class, and a Vintage Car|
|Assets/Properties||Agricultural land worth more than ₹88 Lakh|
Non Agricultural land worth more than ₹52 Lakh
Buildings in Mumbai worth more than ₹17 Crore
|Net Worth (approx.)||₹23 Crore (As in 2014)|
Dharmendra served as a Member of the Indian Parliament (Lok Sabha) representing Bikaner in Rajasthan from 2004 to 2009 on behalf of the Bharatiya Janata Party. During his election campaign in 2004, he made an offensive remark that he should be elected dictator perpetuo to teach “basic etiquette that democracy requires” for which he was severely criticized. He rarely attended Parliament when the house was in session, preferring to spend the time shooting for movies or doing farm-work at his farmhouse.
The following is a complete filmography of an Indian actors and producers. Dharmendra was born in 8th of December,1935.He made his adult lead Debut in Dil bhi tera Hum bhi tere(1960)at the age of 25.and he became the biggest star of Indian Cinema. Dharmendra. He has starred in more than 300 films.