Abhay Deol

Other names of Abhay Deol: Abhay Singh Deol
Birthday: 15-03-1976
Age: 43
Star sign: Aries

Abhay Deol is an actor and director of the TV industry and was born on March 15th, 1976. He is 6 feet 1 inch tall, and is a muscular man from the garden city, Chandigarh, Punjab. His nickname is Dimpy, which is called by his loved ones, because Abhay has dimples on his cheeks. Abhay did his graduation from Mumbai, Maharashtra. After his Bachelors degree, Abhay went to the United States of America and studied Fine Arts from the most expensive city of the world, Los Angeles, also called the Hollywood city.

Abhay belongs to a family who already served the TV industry for the past 5 decades. Abhay father’s name is Ajit Singh, who was an actor and famous by the name Kanwar Ajit Singh. Dharmendra Deol, a heart felt actor of the Bollywood industry, is Abhay Deol’s uncle. Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol are his cousins. When Abhay was just 18 years old, he decided to become an actor, obviously because he has grown up with such film stars. But he waited for another 10 long years, because he didn’t want to leave his studies in between to start his film career.

After his studies from Los Angeles, he came back to India and started his Bollywood career. In 2005, he made a debut with the film Socha Na Tha, opposites heroine Ayesha Takeya. This film was directed by Imtiaz Ali, who has made many wonderful films like, ‘ Rockstar’,and Jab We Met. Dharmendra produced this film and it was a great success. After this kickstart, he gave many hit films Ahista Ahista, Honeymoon Travels, Oye Lucky!,Llucky Oye, Dev D, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, and many more. Overall, Abhay did 17 films till now.

One of his best movies, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, takes him to the nomination of IIFA Awards and Filmfare Awards for the Best Supporting Role, and not only this, but Abhay was also nominated for the IIFA Awards for the same movie Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara for the Best Playback Singing for the song, Senorita. 

Abhay is not married yet, but was in a relationship with Indian supermodel, Preeti Desai. She won the title of Miss Great Britain as British Indian in 2006. She is the first Indian origin girl who has ever won this title.

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Bollywood is full of industrious and talented celebrities. Hindi cinema gives us adorable heroes and heroines. Abhay Deol is one of them. Abhay Deol is a Hindi film actor and producer. He was born on 15 March, 1976 in Mumbai. He belongs to the famous Deol family. He is the nephew of film actor Dharmender and the cousin of Sunny and Bobby Deol. His career started from Imtiaz Ali’s romantic comedy Socha Na Tha. Abhay Deol is the son of Ajit Singh Deol and Usha Deol.

Initially he was not interested in acting because he wants to take his education seriously. According to him, school education is primary and acting is secondary. In Imtiaz Ali’s Socha Na Tha, he starred opposite Tarzan girl Ayesha Takia. It performed average at the box office but Deol’s performance was appreciable. After that, his second film was Ahista Ahista. It was also very average. But in 2007, He found success in multi-starrer film Honeymoon Travel’s Private Ltd.

Another movie that Dibakar Banerjee had directed was Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! It was also a comedy. Later he won the best actor award at Mahindra Indo-American Arts Council Film Festival for Manorama Six Feet Under in New York City. But because of the Mumbai Attacks of 2008, it had to suffer a lot. In 2011, Zoya Akhtar’s movie Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara and was immensely successful. It had Hrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar, Katrina Kaif and Kalki Koechlin in a star studded cast including Abhay Deol.

The story was of three close friends and their life journey. It was the great achievement for him in his life that covers Rs. 1.53 billion (The US $24 million) worldwide, crossing Dhoom 2’s business in the worldwide commercial market. He then acted in so many other movies like Dibakar Banerjee’s Shanghai and Prakash Jha’s Chakraviyuh. Abhay Deol, Kalki Koechlin and Emraan Hashmi starring Shanghai was the representation of French novel Z written by Vassilis Vasilikos.

It also received positive remarks from the audience and gained up to (US $ 3.1 million) in India. He was nominated for the best actor award for Raanjhana. He is not only a performer; he is a painter and philosopher as well. He has an interest in journalism also and has been thinking about a career in it too. He is a versatile man. We can say that he is an upcoming star in Hindi cinema, rising with consistency. Hopefully we will get to see him in a lot more movies in the future. He is a skilful actor, producer, singing supporter and a diligent personality.