Abhay Deol Wiki/Biography & Career
Abhay Deol is the son of producer and director Ajit Singh Deol. His paternal uncle is famous veteran actor Dharmendra and his cousins are actors Sunny Deol, Bobby Deol, and actress Esha Deol. He made his film debut in the 2005 film, Socha Na Tha which was produced by his uncle. The film got him good reviews for his performance but it did not do well at the box office. His second film was Ahista Ahista in 2006 which was also a box office flop but got him good critical reviews.
His first 2007 release was Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. which has a multi-star cast and has emerged to be his first major box office success. His second 2007 release was Ek Chalis Ki Last Local which did average business at select multiplexes. His third film in 2007, Manorama Six Feet Under released on September 21, 2007, and was a disaster at the box office but won the Best Film at the Mahindra Indo-American Arts Council Film Festival in New York City. His only 2008 release was Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! which became extremely popular. He also trained to become a deep-sea diver for his 2011 film Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara.
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Abhay Deol Physical Stats & More
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 185 cm
in meters- 1.85 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 1”
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms- 77 kg
in Pounds- 170 lbs
|Body Measurements||– Chest: 41 Inches
– Waist: 33 Inches
– Biceps: 13 Inches
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
Abhay Deol Personal Life
|Date of Birth||15 March 1976|
|Age (as in 2017)||41 Years|
|Birth Place||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Pisces|
|Hometown||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|College||University of Mumbai (dropout)
The City College of New York (for acting & theatre)
|Educational Qualification||College dropout|
|Debut||Film: Socha Na Tha (2005)|
|Family||Father– Late Ajit Singh Deol (Filmmaker, Actor)
Mother– Usha Deol
Cousins– Sunny Deol, Bobby Deol, Esha Deol, Ahana Deol, Ajeita Deol, Vijeta Deol
|Address||Municipal Industrial Estate, Off Dr. E. Moses Road, Worli, Mumbai|
|Hobbies||Interior designing, travelling, yoga, martial arts|
Abhay Deol Favourite Things
|Favourite Food||Thai, Chinese cuisine, Tiramisu, Kaju barfi, Gulab jamun, Muffin|
|Favourite Actors||Salman Khan, Hrithik Roshan|
|Favourite Actress||Angelina Jolie|
|Favourite Film||Hollywood: Bicycle Thieves (1948, Italian), Dr Strangelove (1964), Brazil (1985), Children of Heaven (1997), Star Wars|
|Favourite Director||Stanley Kubrick|
|Favourite Colour||White, Black|
|Favourite Restaurant||Blue Frog in Mumbai|
|Favourite Destination||New York, Mediterranean sea, Thailand|
Abhay Deol Girls, Affairs and More
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Preeti Desai (Model, Actress)|
Facts About Abhay Deol
- Does Abhay Deol smoke?: Yes
- Does Abhay Deol drink alcohol?: Yes
- Abhay is the paternal nephew of Dharmendra and cousin of Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol.
- He spent his childhood in a joint family and was so close to Dharmendra that he grew up calling his parents, Ajit Uncle and Usha Aunty.
- Initially, he had 4 professions in mind: acting, painting, philosophy and journalism. He chose acting as he was involved in theatre in school.
- He got the nickname ‘Dimpy’ due to his dimples.
- His debut ‘Socha Na Tha’ (2005) was produced by his uncle Dharmendra and was the directorial debut film of Imtiaz Ali. Though the film was critically acclaimed, it did not do well at the box office.
- In 2007, he tasted his first Bollywood success with the multi-star cast film ‘Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd.’
- He won the Best Actor Award at the Mahindra Indo-American Arts Council Film Festival in New York for his role in ‘Manorama Six Feet Under’ (2007).
- His first solo hit was ‘Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!’ (2008) which became extremely popular.
- He got training in deep-sea diving for his role in the film ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara’ (2011).
- His long time girlfriend Preeti Desai was the Miss Great Britain 2006.
- He has a production house, “Forbidden Films”.
- He was on the cover of Man’s World and Time Out Mumbai, with heading ‘Fresh Face of Indian Movies.’
- He played the role of a thief in the film ‘Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!’, but in real life, he became a victim of a major thievery in real life as in September 2013 his SUV car, Mitsubishi Pajero, was stolen from a residential area in Santa Cruz, Mumbai.
- In 2014, he faced financial crisis after his maiden production film ‘One By Two’ performed poorly at the box-office. As a result, he had to mortgage his Juhu flat worth INR 2-4 crore to take care of his financial troubles.