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Overview (4)

Born in Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Birth NameVijay Singh Dharmendra Deol
Nickname Bobby
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (2)

Bobby Deol (Vijay Singh Deol) is the second son of Bollywood mega-star Dharmendra. His older brother is another Bollywood mega-star, Sunny Deol. Deol began his career as a child artiste in the movie Dharam Veer (1977), playing a young Dharmendra.

He has two step-sisters, namely Bollywood actress Esha Deol and Ahana Deol. His step-mother is the Bollywood "Dreamgirl" Hema Malini. Bobby Deol married Tanya Ahuja and has been blessed with two sons. The second son was born on November 5, 2004 at 5:00 am, and is named "Dharam" after his grandpa. The elder son is named Aryaman.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: rAjOo

Bobby Deolm also known as Vijay Singh Deol is a Bollywood actor. He is said to be the second son of actor Dharmendra. Born on January 27, 1967, his eldest brother is Bollywood action hero, Sunny Deol. He has several sisters, one of whom is Bollywood actress, Esha Deol. Deol has made several films during his career which includes: Barsaat (1995), Gupt (1997), Bichhoo (2000) among others. He is an actor of comedy, action, romance among others. He is married to Tanya Ahuja, and has two children.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: gavin (gunmasterM@hotmail.com)

Spouse (1)

Tanya Ahuya (30 May 1996 - present) (2 children)

Trivia (46)

Son of Dharmendra and first wife, Prakash Kaur. His step-mother is Hema Malini and grandson of Jaya Chakravarthy.
Younger brother of Sunny Deol.
Half-brother of Esha Deol and Ahana Deol.
His wife Tanya is the daughter of finance guru, Dev Ahuja, owner of 21st Century Finance.
He made his on-screen debut in the romantic film Barsaat (1995), produced by his father Dharmendra and co-starring Twinkle Khanna. For his role in this film, he was awarded Best Debut as Discovery of the Year at the Filmfare Awards, however, he could not come to the function since he was hospitalized at the time.
Unlike his father and brother, he is not really known as an action hero. Although his breakthrough role came in the suspense thriller Gupt: The Hidden Truth (1997), these days he is acting in more romantic roles.
Has two sons, Aryaman, born June 2002 and Dharam, born on November 5, 2004. Dharam named after his Grandfather Dharmendra.
Nephew to actor , producer Kanwar Ajit Singh.
Nephew of Bollywood director Guddu Dhanoa.
Cousin of actor Rammi Dhillon .
Cousin of Producer , Actor Randeep Arya and Actor Ramandeep Arya ( Dharti -2011). They are the son's of actor Veerendra .
Cousin of Abhay Deol.
Nephew of Punjabi actor Veerndra ( Dad's cousin).
Uncle's Veerendra and Kanwar Ajit ( Ajit Singh Deol) married two sister' s on the same day. Veerendra to Pammi and Kanwar Ajit to Usha . Usha and Pammi are sister's.
Starred in JP Dutta's shelved film Choodiyan. Starring Tabu and Mamta Kulkarni.
Was born the same day Shammi Kapoor got married a second time.
Bobby Deol sister in law name is Monisha Malhotra ( Tanya's sister).
Actor Vicky Ahuja is often mistaken as his brother in law. This is because Bobby Deol has a brother in law with the name " Vikram Vicky Ahuja".
Sister's Ajeeta and Vijeta are married and settled in California, USA.
Sister Ahana Deol appeared in the film Na Tum Jaano Na Hum along with sister Esha Deol.
Niece's name is Nikita Chaudhri and Prianka Chaudhri ( Daughters of Ajeeta) .Prianka was born in 1995.
Brother in law name is Kiran Chaudhri ( A world famous dentist). He is married to sister Ajeeta.
Signed for Ek Vivaah Aisa Bhi with Vidya Balan but later opted out.
Was signed for Jab We Met with Ayesha Takia but opted out.
Shares the same date of birth including year (1969) with director Vikram Bhatt.
Starred in Vijay Galani's shelved film opposite Priyanka Chopra. Preeti Jhangiani was signed for the lead role but later opted out. Directed by Mahesh Manjrekar. This was in 2003.
Wife Tanya's brother Vicky was once engaged to Sohail Khan's wife Seema.
Signed Sangeeth Sivan's shelved film "Jab Jab Fools Mile" co starring Sanjay Dutt. After they both exited the film, Sangeeth attempted to start the film with Arshad Warsi, Tusshar, Kunal Khemu. That was also shelved.
Nephew of producer, actor Vijay Dhanoya (Dhanoa). He is the brother of Guddu Dhanoa and actor Narendra.
Starred in the shelved film, Naveen Films "Choodiyan"(1997) Starring Bobby Deol(replaced Sanjay Dutt), Tabu, Mamta Kulkarni, Anupam Kher.Music by Anand Milind,Directed by J.P Dutta. Reels :2.
Nephew of actor, producer Jagdarshan ( Samra). Jagdarshan is married to Bobby Deol's mother Prakash's sister.Jagdarshan son Raj Samra ( Bobby Deol's cousin) was to debut as an actor in the film "Kahi Hain Woh Aas Paas" (2006). It was a slick murder mystery .The film is completed and unreleased due to financial problems with the producers. Jagdarshan Samra is based in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. His son Raj is now based in Toronto Ontario, Canada.
Grew a heavy beard and long hair in 2015 for a upcoming film Changez opposite Monica Dogra. It was to be produced by Vijeta Films, to be directed by ad film maker Vivek Chauhan. It got shelved .
Sister Ajeeta Chaudri works as a school psychologist (Special Education Service/Teacher) at a elementary school in San Fransisco, USA.
Was engaged to Neelam.
Was close friends in school with Farah Ali Khan when he was 16.
Was engaged to Pooja Bhatt.
While Shekhar Kapur was directing Badal/Barsaat, Rajkumar Santoshi had started a film titled "Sarfarosh". Starring Bobby Deol and Pooja Bhatt. After a week's shooting, he shelved the film. It was eventually made as "Vinashak" with Sunil Shetty.
His uncle Narendra attempted to become a actor in the 1970s. Narendra starred in the film "Apne Dushman" opposite Reena Roy and the Punjabi film "Do Sher" and a few other films. Narendra is the elder brother of director Guddu Dhanoa and Vijay Dhanoa. Narendra's son is Vishal Dhanoa. Vishal had previously worked as a assistant on the film "Jaal -The Trap" and acted in a television serial .
In college he starred in a video film directed by both Ajay Devgan and Vikram Bhatt. The film had songs, action etc and was shot in Khandala. Fellow college school mate Lubna Siddique starred opposite him. Lubna later starred in the film Parbat Ke Us Paar. The other video movie made starred Atul Agnihothri.
Mother wanted to name him "Inderneil Singh Deol" after Neil Armstrong who was about to be the first man who walked on the moon . His aunt named him "Vijay".
Subhash Ghai wanted to launch Bobby Deol in Saudagar.But Dharmendra declined as he wanted to launch Bobby in a home production.
Was involved with Anjala Zaveri during the making of Himalay Putra. This upset Vinod Khanna as he wanted her to concentrate on her work.
In 1995, father Dharmendra had selected a girl named Jyot Grewal to marry Bobby Deol. She hailed from Yuba City near San Fransisco, USA. At the time she was studying medicine. Her father owned a huge farm in Yuba City. Bobby later declined the arrangement due to be being involved with Tanya Ahuja.
In 1995 Bobby Deol was involved with former supermodel and TV actress Rakshanda. Khan. She was the model in all the Roopam ads.
In 1995, Bobby Deol was involved with Pran's granddaughter , Sunaina Sikand . She is based in London England.
Proposed to Mamta Kulkarni in 1994.

Personal Quotes (5)

I don't envy anyone's success. I don't have silly insecurities. Maybe because I come from a secure background. I've seen hits and flops all my life. What's there to worry? I know I'm here stay.
I have fought with Rani and I have fought with Preity at some point or the other but we have become better friends after these fights.
It feels nice to hear how much my dad is loved even now. And we as his children will always have to live in his shadow. I feel no progeny can outdo their parents' achievements, just like no fruit can grow bigger than the trees that bears it
You invest so much love, trust, insecurities, doubt into one relationship...why would I want to give this up?
Films aren't exactly the be-all and end-all of my life. I am more of a family man and I prefer spending more time with my wife Tanya, instead of doing the run-of-the-mill stuff.

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