Sunny Deol Biography

Sunny Deol is a popular action hero of Bollywood. He was born on 19th October 1956 in New Delhi. His original name was Ajay Singh Deol. He was born to the famous actor of Bollywood Dharmendra and Prakash Kaur. His younger brother Bobby Deol is also an actor and has two half-sisters, Esha Deol, who is an actress and Ahana Deol. He went abroad to learn the skills of acting. He studied theater and acting at the Old Web Theater in Birmingham, England.

Sunny Deol's first step into the world of Bollywood was through the film Betaab in 1983. The film was a superhit and the role of the romantic hero opposite Amrita Singh that he played was widely appreciated. After some negative responses from his movies he performed in an action film Arjun (1985). The film was very successful where he played the title role of Arjun who is a jobless youth and circumstances compel him to become a gangster. The role confirmed his place in the industry as an action superhero of Bollywood which was led forward by Dacait (1987) and Yateem (1988). After some ups and down in his career came Rajkumar Santoshi's Ghayal (1990) which made him an action icon of Bollywood. He played the role of a boxer who is caught in a web of unprecedented situations and finally fights for justice. Sunny Deol's superhit action films including Tridev(1989), Vishwatma (1992), Imtihaan(1995), Ghatak(1996), Ziddi(1997), Border(1998), and Indian(2001) among others.

He excelled in action films but tried his hand at some romantic movies like Chaalbaaz(1989), Damini(1993), Darr(1993), Jeet(1996),and Gadar: Ek Prem Katha (2001). Gadar: Ek Prem Katha was the biggest hit of his film career. His recent movie was Big Brother : Every Family has a Hero (2007). His fans have crowned him "the Action King of Bollywood". Apart from being an actor he is also a director and directed the film Dillagi. He even starred in the film with his younger brother Bobby Deol and Urmila Matondkar. The film couldn't do well on the box Office but Sunny received accolades for his directorial skills.

Sunny Deol won many awards for his exceptional performances which include:



Facts about Sunny Deol




Names Sunny Deol
Full Name Ajay Singh Deol
Nick Name  
Date of Birth 19 October 1957 (age´┐Ż57) [1]
Birth Place Sahnewal, Ludhiana, Punjab
Zodiac sign Libra
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)
Nationality Indian
Profession Actor, director, producer
Father's Name Dharmendra Deol
Mother's name Parkash Kaur
Marital status Pooja Deol
Residence Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Hometown  
Education  
Debut Film  
Twitter Handle https://twitter.com/imsunnydeol

Get to know about some more personalities from the world of Indian Entertainment



  Related Links  

Bollywood Actors
Aamir Khan Jimmy Shergill Rajendra Kumar
Abhishek Bachchan Jitendra Rajendra Nath
Ajay Devgan John Abraham Rajesh Khanna
Akshay Kumar Johnny Walker Dr Rajkumar
Akshaye Khanna Kader Khan Rajnikant
Amitabh Bachchan Kumar Gaurav Randhir Kapoor
Anil Kapoor Kundan Lal Saigal Ritesh Deshmukh
Ashutosh Rana Mahesh Manjrekar Saif Ali Khan
Bobby Deol Manoj Bajpai Salman Khan
Chandrachur Singh Mehmood Sanjay Dutt
Dilip Kumar Milind Soman Shah Rukh Khan
Dino Morea Naseeruddin Shah Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Fardeen Khan Om Puri Shammi Kapoor
Farhan Akhtar Prithviraj Kapoor Sunil Shetty
Hrithik Roshan Rahul Khanna Sunny Deol
Jackie Shroff Raj Babbar Tusshar Kapoor
Jagdeep Raj Kapoor Shahid Kapoor
Sushant Singh Rajput
Bollywood Actresses
Aditi Govitrikar Karishma Kapoor Raveena Tandon
Aishwarya Rai Katrina Kaif Rekha Ganesan
Amisha Patel Kim Sharma Rimi Sen
Amrita Arora Lalita Pawar Rinkie Khanna
Amrita Rao Lisa Ray Riya Sen
Antara Mali Madhuri Dixit Sameera Reddy
Ayesha Takia Mahima Choudhary Shabana Azmi
Babita Malaika Arora Shamita Shetty
Bipasha Basu Mallika Sherawat Sharmila Tagore
Celina Jaitley Manisha Koirala Shashikala
Dimple Kapadia Meghna Reddy Smita Patil
Diya Mirza Namrata Shirodkar Soha Ali Khan
Esha Deol Nandita Das Sonali Bendre
Gracy Singh Neha Dhupia Sonali Kulkarni
Hema Malini Pooja Bedi Suchitra Sen
Isha Koppikar Pooja Bhatt Sushmita Sen
Jaya Bachchan Preeti Jhangiani Tabu
Juhi Chawla Preity Zinta Tara Sharma
Kajol Priyanka Chopra Zohra Sehgal
Kareena Kapoor Deepika Padukone  
Film Director and Film Maker
Deepa Mehta Mahesh Bhatt Yash Chopra
Satyajit Ray  
Television
Ekta Kapoor Jaspal Bhatti  
Telugu cinema
Chiranjeevi Nagarjuna  
Tamil cinema
Ilaiyaraaja Prabhu Ganesan  
Malayalam cinema
Mammootty