Abhay Deol is an extremely talented actor in Bollywood. Belonging to the Deol family of the Indian Hindi and Punjabi film industry, Abhay Deol had a passion for acting since his childhood and was a prominent part of numerous school plays.
Although he made his big screen debut in 2005, Abhay Deol finally gained the widespread acclaim he deserved in 2008. Apart from being an actor, Abhay Deol is also a film producer and is part of the independent film industry in India.
Abhay Deol is recognized widely for the versatile characters he portrays with his roles as he makes even the most complex characters come alive on screen.
About Abhay Deol
|Real Name||Abhay Singh Deol|
|Date of Birth||15th March 1976|
|Age (as in July 2018)||42 years|
|Place of Birth||Mumbai|
|Education||Acting course from The City College of New York for Acting & Theater|
|Height||6 ft 1"|
(185 cm) approximately
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Family & Relationships
|Father||Late Ajit Singh Deol|
|Famous for||Ek Chalis Ki Last Local, Manorama Six Feet Under (2007), Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! (2008), Dev. D (2009), Aisha (2010), Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011), Shanghai, Chakravyuh (2012), Raanjhana (2013), Happy Bhaag Jayegi (2016), Nanu Ki Janu (2018)|
|First Movie||Socha Na Tha (2005)|
|Net Worth||INR 106,00,00,000|
(USD 16 Million)
Likes & Dislikes
|Favorite Food||Chinese & Thai cuisine, Tiramisu, Gulab Jamun, Kaju Barfi, Muffin|
|Favorite Actors||Hrithik Roshan, Salman Khan|
|Favorite Actress||Angelina Jolie|
|Hobbies||Interior designing, doing martial arts and Yoga, traveling|
Abhay Deol is one of the most underrated actors in the Bollywood film industry right now. With his amazing acting skills Abhay Deol has been able to portray even the toughest characters with perfection on the big screen. Abhay Deol’s choice of movies is quite eccentric which makes him all the more popular with his growing number of fans.
Abhay Deol’s age is 42 years as Abhay Deol was born on the 15th of March, 1976 in Mumbai. Abhay Deol’s father was the late Ajit Singh Deol, an actor and filmmaker, while Abhay Deol’s mother is Usha Deol. Although Abhay Deol does not have any brothers or sisters, Abhay Deol’s cousins, Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol as well as his uncle, Dharmendra are popular Bollywood actors.
Abhay Deol’s height is 6 ft 1 inches (185 cm) while Abhay Deol’s weight is around 80 kg (176 lbs). Abhay Deol’s girlfriend is the popular actress and model, Preeti Desai.
Thanks to his impressive acting abilities, Abhay Deol’s salary for a film is around 3 crores (USD 400,000) which brings Abhay Deol’s net worth to around INR 107 crores (USD 16 Million).
Abhay Deol is the winner of the Annual Central European Bollywood Awards’ Best Actor award as well as the Indo-American Arts Council Award for Best Actor for his role in the movie ‘Manorama Six Feet Under’ (2007).
Apart from winning these awards, the list of Abhay Deol’s award nominations include the BIG Star Entertainment Awards’ New Talent of the Decade (Male) award in 2010. Abhay Deol was also nominated for the Filmfare Awards’ Best Supporting Actor award and the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Award for Best Supporting Actor award for his role in the hit movie ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara’ (2012). Abhay Deol was also nominated for the Producers Guild Film Awards’ Best Actor in a Supporting Role award for his role in ‘Raanjhana’ (2014).
Interesting Facts About Abhay Deol
- Abhay Deol smokes and is known to drink alcohol as well.
- Although Abhay Deol was passionate about acting since his school days, he decided to complete his higher education before pursuing his dreams of becoming an actor.
- Although Abhay Deol’s debut movie ‘Socha Na Tha’ (2005) was not a commercial hit his acting skills were appreciated highly by critics.
- Abhay Deol’s true acting skills were first showcased in the critically and commercially hit ‘Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! (2008).
- Abhay Deol launched his own film production house titled ‘Forbidden Films’, in 2009.