Bobby Deol is a Bollywood actor, director, and producer from Bombay, Maharashtra, India. Additionally, he has received awards such as the Filmfare Award and a nomination for the Filmfare Best Actor Award.
Bobby Deol was born on January 27, 1969 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. Vijay Singh Deol is his real birth name. Additionally, the actor’s zodiac sign is Aquarius, and he will turn 52 in 2021. His father’s name is Dharmendra, and he is a well-known Bollywood actor from his generation. His biological mother is Parkash Kaur, and his stepmother is Hema Malini, another well-known Bollywood actress from her generation.
Additionally, he is the brother of popular Bollywood actor Sunny Deol and has two sisters living in California named Vijayta and Ajeeta. Additionally, he has two half-sisters, Ahana Deol and Esha Deol, both of whom are Bollywood actresses. Additionally, he has a cousin named Abhay Deol, who is a Bollywood actor as well.
Bobby Deol attended and completed his primary and secondary school education at Mumbai’s Jamnabai Narsee School. Following that, he attended and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Mumbai’s Mithibai College.
Bobby Deol began his career as a DJ but soon left due to a series of negative experiences prior to entering the Bollywood industry. Due to his birth into the Deol family, which has a history in the Bollywood film industry, he appears to have followed in his brother and father’s footsteps. He made his Bollywood film debut as a child actor in 1977 with the film “Dharam Veer.”
In 1995, he made his Bollywood film debut as the lead in the film “Barsaat,” co-starring Indian actress Twinkle Khanna. He received favorable reviews for his films and won the Best Debut Filmfare Award the following year. Following that, he gained popularity among several young girls, owing to his unkempt appearance and locks, as well as his dimpled smile. Being a Deol boosted Bobby’s chances in the film industry, as well as his audience, and he ascended to superstardom.
While his second film “Gupt” starring Manisha Koirala and Kajol was a box office success, his subsequent films were box office disasters in India. Following that, he appeared in films such as ‘Kareeb,’ ‘Aur Pyar Ho Gaya,’ ‘Soldier,’ ‘Bichhoo,’ ‘Badal,’ ‘Humraaz,’ and ‘Ajnabi,’ among others. All of these films were thrillers, and his fans and critics adored his characters.
Following that, he abandoned the action-hero genre in favor of romantic films such as “Humko Tumse Pyar Hain” and “Dosti: Friends Forever.” However, his fans were unimpressed with his new roles, and he returned to the action hero category.
In 2005, he starred alongside Sanjay Dutt, Sunil Shetty, and Ajay Devgan in the Bollywood war film “Tango Charlie.” However, his later films did not achieve widespread success. He appeared in the film “Apne” alongside his father Dharmendra and brother Sunny Deol. Following that, he starred alongside actor Akshaye Khanna and actress Urvashi Sharma in the suspense thriller “Naqaab.”
Additionally, he made a cameo appearance in the superhit film “Om Shanti Om” alongside Bollywood’s biggest star Shah Rukh Khan and talented actress Deepika Padukone. In 2008, he starred alongside Priyanka Chopra, Danny Denzongpa, and Irrfan Khan in the crime drama film “Chamku.”
On January 14, 2011, he starred alongside his father Dharmendra and brother Sunny Deol in the film “Yamla Pagla Deewana.” Following that, he appeared in the film “Thank You” alongside Akshay Kumar, Sonam Kapoor, and Irrfan Khan, among others. Additionally, he starred in the film “Race 3” alongside Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez.
Later in his career, he starred in films such as “Poster Boys” and “Yamala Pagla Deewana: Phir Se.” He most recently appeared in the film “Housefull 4” alongside Akshay Kumar, Ritesh Deshmukh, Kriti Sanon, Pooja Hedge, and Kriti Kharbanda. He also appeared in Red Chillies Entertainment’s Netflix series “Class of ’83.” Following that, he appeared in the MX original series “Aashram” as Baba Nirala.
Achievements and Earnings
Bobby Deol received the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut in 1996 for his performance in Barsaat. Following that, he was nominated for a Filmfare Award for Best Actor in 2002 for his film Humraaz. He was nominated for a Producers Guild Film Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Role for the film Yamla Pagla Deewana in 2012.
He later won the Dada Saheb Phalke award for best actor in a web series in 2020 for his performance in Aashram. He was recently honored with a Lions Gold Award for Best Actor and a Talentrack Award for Digital Content Icon Of The Year for his upcoming OTT series, Aashram in 2021.
Bobby Deol has amassed a sizable fortune in the Bollywood film industry as an actor, director, and producer. According to online sources, the actor’s net worth is estimated to be in the neighborhood of $20 million United States dollars.
Status of Relationships
Bobby Deol married Tanya Ahuja, the daughter of renowned Indian banker Dev Ahuja, on May 30, 1996. The couple has two sons, Aryaman and Dharam Deol, whom he named after his father. He was previously linked to actresses Neelam Kothari and Priya Chatwal.
Bobby Deol was rumored to be dating actresses Priya Chatwal and Neelam Kothari, according to online sources. Apart from that, the actor is not a fan of rumors and controversies.
Body composition analysis and social media
Bobby Deol is 5 feet 11 inches tall with light brown eyes and black hair. Additionally, the actor maintained his 75-kilogram weight through gym workouts and a balanced diet. Dharmendra’s youngest son has 13-inch biceps, a 40-inch chest, and a 32-inch waist.
Bobby Deol maintains a fairly active social media presence on platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. His Instagram account, @iambobbydeol, has a following of over 999,000 people. He has over 380 thousand followers on Twitter under the handle @thedeol. Additionally, his Facebook page “Bobby Deol” has a following of over 184 thousand people.