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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 15 March 1976Chandigarh, Punjab, India
Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Abhay Deol (born in 1976, India) is an Indian film actor. He is the nephew of famous veteran actor Dharmendra and cousin of actors Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol and actress Esha Deol. After graduating from Mumbai University, Abhay headed to Los Angeles and studied Fine Arts. After completing a two year acting course, Abhay answered to his Bollywood calling by coming to India and joining the Hindi cinema. He made his film debut in the 2005 film Socha Na Tha (2005) opposite Ayesha Takia.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Abhai Pratap Singh

Trade Mark (1)

Has done majority of work with debutant directors; rather unusual and daring in the context of "star driven" Hindi film industry

Trivia (22)

Nephew of Dharmendra.
Cousin of Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol.
Abhay Deol said in an interview with Rediff that he didn't get into acting because of his famous cousins but that he was involved in theatre in school.
In an interview, he said he had four professions in mind: acting, painting, philosophy and journalism. He chose acting.
Is in a relationship with Preeti Desai - Miss Great Britain 2006.
His father is Ajit Singh Deol.
Pet nick name at home is Dimpy due to his dimples.
Father used the screen name Kanwar Ajit Singh during his acting career.
Nephew of Bollywood director Guddu Dhanoa.
Cousin to actor Rammi Dhillon.
His father Kanwar Ajit Singh ( Ajit Singh Deol) and his first cousin Veerendra married two sister's on the same day Ajit to Usha and Veerendra to Pammi.Usha and Pammi are sister's.
His father acted using the screen name Kanwar Ajit Singh.
Nephew of Punjabi actor Veerendra.
Cousin of actor , producer Randeep Arya and actor, model Ramandeep Arya ( Dharti-2011). They are the children of Veerendra.
Brother in law of Deepti Bhatnagar. Wife of Randeep Arya.
Author Sarjit Singh Sandhu wrote a book about his father Ajit Singh Deol (Kanwar Ajit Singh). The books name is " Jeete Seete De Jatt Jaffe". The book is written in Punjabi. The author's son Ajay Sandhu is close friends with the Deol family.He has posted several pictures of himself with the Deols on punjabiportal.com.
Brother in law name is Kiran Chaudhri ( World famous dentist). He is married to cousin Ajeeta Deol Chaudhri ( Dharmendra' s daughter).
Niece' s names are Nikita Chaudhri and Prianka Chaudhri . They are the daughters of cousin Ajeeta Deol ( Dharmendra' s daughter).Prianka was born in 1995.
Cousin Ahana Deol appeared in the film Na Tum Jaano Na Hum along side sister Esha Deol.
Was to be launched in the film " Kuch Dil Ne Kaha" directed by Saurabh Shukla and produced by Ajay Tuli. Saurabh got busy with acting assignments Hansal Mehta was approached. The film was eventually shelved.This was in 2001.
Nephew of actor, producer Jagdarshan ( Samra). Jagdarshan is married to Abhay Deol's aunt Prakash' Deol's sister.Jagdarshan son Raj Samra ( Bobby Deol' and Sunny 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.
Starred in the shelved film "Snafu".(2014). Starring Abhay Deol, Puja Gupta, Majot Singh. Directed by Sethu Sriram.

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