Sunny Deol Bio:
|Full Name:||Ajay Singh Deol|
|Date of Birth:||19 October 1956|
|Profession:||Actor, Film Director, Film Producer, Politician|
|Birthplace:||Sahnewal in Punjab, India|
|House Address:||Plot No. 22, 10th Road, Juhu Scheme, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Social Media Accounts:||Facebook, Twitter, Instagram|
Physical Stats & more:
|Height:||5' 8'' in feet & inches |
Education and schooling
Sunny Deol did his initial schooling at Sacred Heart Boys High School and completed his graduation from Ramniranjan Anandilal Podar College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai.
Parents: Dharmendra (Father), Prakash Kaur (Mother), Hema Malini (Step-mother)
Siblings: Bobby Deol (Younger Brother), Vijayta (Sister), Ajeeta (Sister), Esha Deol (Step-sister), Ahana Deol (Step-sister)
Spouse: Pooja Deol (m. 1984)
Children: Karan Deol (Son), Rajvir Deol (Son)
Sunny Deol is known for his body in Bollywood and he loves to work out to keep his physique in shape. He also loves to trek and photography is his second in passion followed by acting.
Girlfriend & Affairs
1- Sunny Deol was married to a London based girl, Pooja, before debuting in the acting industry. The couple gave birth to Karan and Rajvir Deol.
2- Sunny kept his marriage a secret from everyone until he made his debut in Bollywood with the movie Betaab opposite Amrita Singh. Their friendship reached newer heights and they started dating each other in a short-lived relationship. Amrita made a distance from Sunny Deol after she found out about his married life.
3- Sunny Deol did many movies with actress Dimple Kapadia and their onscreen chemistry was loved by many. However his ex-girlfriend Amrita Singh hinted in an interview that Sunny and Dimple Kapadia were dating each other which kept on going for very long. When Pooja Deol found about his another extramarital affair, she threatened him that she would leave his house along with their kids. Sunny Deol temporarily stopped meeting Dimple but their alleged relationship kept on going strong.
4- There were also rumours of his extramarital affair with his costar Ravina Tandon. However, their alleged relationship didn’t last long.
Debut to Stardom
Born in the family of actors, Sunny was assured of his career in the acting industry made his much-awaited acting debut with the romantic-drama movie Betaab opposite Amrita Singh. His performance was praised by the critics and audience alike and he earned the status of an overnight star.
His next movie Arjun turned out a super hit and made him the next action hero of Bollywood. Sunny Deol kept on producing super hit movies like Dacait, Yateem, Paap Ki Duniya, Tridev and Chaalbaaz. His movie Ghayal earned him a Filmfare Award for Best Actor and gave him the title of ‘The Man’ of Bollywood. Sunny Deol gave back to back hit movies like Lootere, Darr, Ziddi, Border and Ghatak and made his directorial debut with the movie Dillagi.
The year 2001 witnessed his biggest hit movie Gadar which had an India-Pakistan partition backdrop. His movie The Hero: Love Story of a Spy was the most expensive movie of that time and emerged as a commercial success at the box office.
Sunny Deol is one of the very few actors in Bollywood with such a high success rate. Though his recent releases didn’t do well at the box office, he has a line up of movies up his sleeve which can relive his stardom.
Sunny Deol is one of the few star kids who has made it big in the Bollywood industry. Sunny has a track record of super hit movies in his acting career and he charges around 5 crore INR per movie.
Sunny Deol is not just an actor but has made his debut as a director and producer as well. Not just that, Sunny Deol is also active in Indian politics and represents the Bhartiya Janta Party. His net worth is approximately 340 crore INR.
Although Deol family is known for their fleet of luxury cars, Sunny Deol has less interest in buying the expensive showpieces. Sunny Deol owns a Mercedes-Benz SL500, Porshe Cayenne and Audi A8 for his daily commute around the city.
1- Sunny Deol kept his marriage a secret from the world for his debut in Bollywood. When everyone found out about his secret marriage, his fans and then-girlfriend Amrita Singh were disheartened.
2- Sunny Deol had an extramarital affair with Dimple Kapadia who was also married to superstar Rajesh Khanna. They tried to keep their relationship a secret but the news came out and he faced a showdown at his home.
3- Sunny accused Yash Raj Films and Shah Rukh Khan for trimming his screen time in the thriller movie Darr. Their differences never sort out and they never worked together afterwards.
4- The Deol family had always family issues owing to two marriages of Dharmendra. When Sunny Deol’s step-sister Esha Deol got married, both Sunny and Bobby Deol didn’t show up at the event and irked media.
5- Sunny Deol was to promote his movie Ghayal Once Again at Indian television reality show Bigg Boss which is hosted by Salman Khan. He was asked to reach the location at 4 pm but the shooting didn’t start until 11 in the night. Sunny couldn’t stand the unprofessionalism and left the Bigg Boss sets without shooting for the promotion.
6- Sunny was supposed to make his comeback with the movie Mohalla Assi, however, the court put a halt at the movie and asked producers to remove some scenes which might hurt religious sentiments of many.
Sunny Deol is a fitness enthusiast and believes in a healthy lifestyle. He loves to workout and never skips his routine irrespective of the workload.
Sunny is known for his linkups in the Bollywood and he had about three extramarital affairs with his costars.
1- Sunny Deol won Special Jury Award for his movie Ghayal and Best Supporting Actor Award for his movie Damini in the year 1991 and 1994, respectively, at National Film Awards.
2- In the year 1991, Sunny earned his first Best Actor Award for his movie Ghayal at Filmfare Awards.
3- He won the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in the movie Damini in the year 1994.
4- Sunny Deol won Best Actor Award at Star Screen Awards and Special Award for Outstanding Performance-Male at Zine Cine Awards for his movie Gadar: Ek Prem Katha.