Dharmendra Biography, Age, Educational Qualification, Family, First Wife, first Movie, Height, House
Dharmendra Biography & Educational Qualification
Dharmendra – Dharam Singh Deol is an Indian film actor and 14th Indian Lok Sabha member. So let’s discuss about such a successful actor. In 1997, he was given the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to Hindi cinema. People working in action films used to call them “Action King” and “He-Man”. His most admired character appears in the 1975 film Sholay. In tis article we will discuss about Dharmendra Biography, Age, Educational Qualification, Family, First Wife, first Movie, Height and his House.
Dharmendra was born in the name of Dharam Singh Deol in Nasrali village of Ludhiana district of Punjab in 8 December 1935. His father’s name is Kewal Kishan Singh Deol and mother’s name is Satwant Kaur. His native village was near Pakhwal in Ludhiana. He spent his early life in village ‘Saahnewal’ and got education from Government Senior Secondary School, Lalton, of Kalan, Ludhiana,where his father was the headmaster of the school. He completed Intermediate studies from Ramgriya College of Phagwara in 1952.
Dharmendra Film career
After winning the Film Talent Award, Dharmendra came Mumbai from Punjab with the intention of finding work. In the 1960’s, Arjun Hingori’s film Dil Bhi Tera Hum Bhi Tere, he did a debut in Bollywood. Subsequently, he appeared in the role of co-star in the 1961 film Boy Friend, and again between 1960 and 1967 he worked in many romantic films.
He has worked with Nutan in Surat and Sirat (1962), Bandini (1963), Dil Ne Phir Yaad Kiya (1966) and Dulhan Ek Raat Ki (1967) , with Mala Singh in Anpadh (1962), Pooja Ke Phool ( 1964), Bahare Phir Bhi Aayengi. He also worked with Nanda in Aakashdeep, with Sayra Banu in ‘Shaadi’ and Aayi Milan Ki Bela (1964), with Meena Kumari ‘Mai Bhi Ladki Hoon’ (1964), Kajal (1965) , ‘Poornima’ (1965) and Phool Or Pathar (1966).
He had a solo role in the movie ‘Phool or Pathar’ (1966), which was also his first action film, and after this movie people started to recognize him as an Action Hero and after that he came in ‘Mera Gao Mera Desh’ (1971) in the role of action film. This film was a superhit film and after this the stardum of Dharmendra became very high.
Phool or Pathar proved to be the highest-grossing film of 1966 and Dharmendra got the first nomination for Best Actor Filmfare for it. In the movie Anupama, his character and acting were highly praised. He did both romantic and action films since 1975 and for this reason people called him a versatile actor. During this time, he also filmed many comedy films including Tum Haseen Mai Jawaan, Do Chaar, Chupke Chupke, Dillagi, Nokar Biwi Ka.
His most successful co-artist was Hema Malini, who later became his wife. Both of them have worked together in many films, including Raja Jani, Sita or Geeta, Sharafat, Naya Zamana, Pathar or Payal, Tum Haseen Mai Jawaan, Jugnu, Dost, Charas, Maa, Chacha Bhatija, Azaad and Sholay. India times also told Sholay to be the “Top 25 Must See Bollywood Film of All Time“. In 2005, the Judge of the 50th Annual Filmfare Award also gave Sholay the Filmfare Best Film of 50 Years award.
From 1974 to 1984, Dharmendra did most of the action films like Dharam-Veer, Charas, Azad, Kaatilo ke Kaatil, Ghazb, Rajput, Bhagwat, Jaani Dost, Dharam or Kanoon, Mai Intequaam Loonga, Jeene Nahi Doonga, Huqumat and Raj Tilak. With Rajesh Khanna, he did the movie Mohattat ki Kasam (1986).
He has worked with many directors with whom he has made different types of films. His longest association with Arjun Hingorani, which was from 1960 to 1991. After this, he worked closely with Director Pramod Chakraborty in Naya Zamana, Dream Girl, Azad and Jugnu. After this, Dharmendra played dual role (Hero and Villan) in the film ‘Yakeen’ (1969); After this, father and son in Samadhi (1972) twin brother in movie ‘Gazab’ (1982) and triple role in Jio Shaan Se.
Dharmendra has worked with everyone except Prithviraj and Kareena Kapoor. Along with this, he also made his local language in Punjabi, Kankan de Ole (guest’s role) (1970), Do Sher (1974), Dukh Bhanjan Tera Naam (1974), teri mera ek zindari (1975), Putt jattan de (1982) ) and Kurbani Jattan di (1990). Between 1980 and 1990, he made several films as a lead actor and co-star.
In 1997, he received the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award. Dharmendra became emotional while taking the award from Dilip Kumar and his wife Saira Banu. He said that
“Despite having done in many successful and super hit films, he never got the Filmfare Award for Best Actor.”
So far he has worked in more than 100 successful films. At that occasion Dilip Kumar Said that
“Whenever I will meet to God, I will complain to them only that they have not made me as beautiful as Dharmendra?”.
Dharmendra also experimented in production, he launched his two sons in the films. Sunny Deol was launched in Betab (1983) and Bobby Deol (Barsaat) (1995) and nephew Abhay Deol in Socha na Tha (2005). Along with this, he was also the director of his film Satyakam (1969) and Kya Kya Aur Kaise (1970).
Dharmendra’s Political career
Dharmendra is very active in politics. As a BJP candidate for the 2004 General Election, he won the elections from Bikaner in Rajasthan and was also became a member of the Parliament. During his election campaign, he had expressed his views to several important issues and tried to explain the meaning of democracy to the people of the country. But during this time he also made many critical accusations. Despite being a member of Parliament, he used to attend a very little parliament. Because he spent most of his time in shooting films and farmhouse only.
Dharmendra as a Producer
In 1983, Deol started the production company which name was ‘Vijeta’. As a producer, his debut film was Betab, which was released in 1983, in which his son Sunny Deol was in the lead role. His film proved to be Blockbuster. In 1990, he produced Action Film ‘Ghayal’, in which he presented his son Sunny Deol. This movie won seven Filmfare Awards, including Best Movie Award and in the category of entertainment this film also won the National Award.
In 1954 Dharmendra did the first marriage with Prakash Kaur, at the age of 19. From his first marriage, he has two sons Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol. Both are the most successful actors and they have two daughters Vijeta Deol and Ajit Deol too.
After coming to Mumbai and after establishing film business, Dharmendra married Hema Malini in 1980. He had two daughters, Isha Deol and Ahana Deolwith Hema Mailini.
Citizen Award – 2012 – Padma Bhushan. India’s third highest award
National Film Award – 1991 – National Film Award for the Filmmaker (producer)
Dharmendra Biography in Brief
|Real Name||Dharmendra Singh Deol|
|Date of Birth||8-Dec-35|
|Birthplace||Sahnewal, Punjab, British India|
|Star Sign/ Zodiac Sign||Sagittarius|
|Hometown||Dangon Village, Punjab (Near Ludhiana). He is settled in Mumbai from many years|
|Debut||Dil Bhi Tera Hum Bhi Tere (1960)|
|Height in Centimeters||178 cm|
|Height in meters||1.78 m|
|Height in Inches||5′ 10″|
|Weight in Kilograms||78 Kg|
|Weight in Pounds||171 lbs|
|Body Measurements||40-32-13 Inches|
|Chest Size||40 Inches|
|Waist Size||32 Inches|
|Biceps Size||13 Inches|
|Shoe Size||10 Inches|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Father||Kewal Kishan Singh Deol|
|Girlfriends||Meena Kumari (actress)|
|Saira Banu (actress)|
|Hema Malini (actress)|
|Wife/ Spouse||Prakash Kaur (1st Wife)|
|Hema Malini (2nd Wife)|
|Sons||Sunny Deol & Bobby Deol (both from 1st wife)|
|Daughter||Vijeeta Deol and Ajeeta Deol (from 1st wife)|
|Esha Deol and Ahana Deol (from 2nd wife)|
|School||Government Senior Secondary School, Lalton Kalan, Ludhiana|
|Favorite Actor||Dada Saheb Phalke, Suraiya|
|Favorite Actress||Hema Malini|
|Favorite Food||Punjabi Food|
|Favorite Movie||Not Available|
|Net Worth||$70 Million|
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