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Abhay Deol Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Affairs, Biography, Family & More

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Abhay Deol

Bio/Wiki
Full NameAbhay Singh Deol
NicknameDimpy
ProfessionActor, Producer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 185 cm
in meters- 1.85 m
in feet inches- 6’ 1”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 80 kg
in pounds- 176 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 41 inches
- Waist: 33 inches
- Biceps: 13 inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth15 March 1976
Age (as in 2018)42 Years
BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signPisces
NationalityIndian
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
SchoolNot Known
College/UniversityUniversity of Mumbai (dropout)
The City College of New York (for acting & theatre)
Educational QualificationA course in acting from The City College of New York
DebutFilm (Actor): Socha Na Tha (2005)
Socha Na Tha
Film (Producer): One By Two (2014)
Abhay Deol's Production Debut One By Two
ReligionSikhism
AddressMunicipal Industrial Estate, Off Dr. E. Moses Road, Worli, Mumbai
HobbiesInterior Designing, Travelling, Doing Yoga, Martial Arts
Awards• Annual Central European Bollywood Awards for Best Actor
• Indo-American Arts Council Awards for Best Actor for the film Manorama Six Feet Under
Controversies• He was not happy about being part of 'Aisha' (2010), also starring Sonam Kapoor. According to him, the film derailed from its path and had more to do with clothes than acting.
• On the eve of the Screen Awards 2014, Abhay attended the event with a black eye. He showed it as a sign of protest against music label 'T-Series' for not releasing the music of his film 'One By Two.' He posted about it on his Facebook account that he had decided to take a stand against the practice of signing certain contracts that he claims may damage remuneration of singers and music composers.
Abhay Deol Black Eye
• In April 2017, he criticized some of the Bollywood actors for endorsing fairness creams with series of Facebook posts, including Shah Rukh Khan, Vidya Balan, Deepika Padukone, Sonam Kapoor, Sidharth Malhotra, Shahid Kapoor, etc. In response to it, Sonam Kapoor, had an online spat with Abhay, reminding him that his cousin Esha Deol had also done a similar ad.
Abhay Deol facebook posts on fairness ad commericals
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsPreeti Desai (Model, Actress)
Abhay Deol With His Ex-Girlfriend Preeti Desai
Family
Wife/SpouseN/A
ChildrenNone
ParentsFather- Late Ajit Singh Deol (Filmmaker, Actor)
Mother- Usha Deol
Abhay Deol's Parents
ParentsUncle- Dharmendra
Aunt- Hema Malini
SiblingsBrother- None
Sister- None
Cousin Brothers- Sunny Deol, Bobby Deol, Karan Deol
Cousin Sisters- Eshaa Deol, Ahana Deol
Favourite Things
Favourite Food(s)Thai, Chinese Cuisines, Tiramisu, Kaju barfi, Gulab jamun, Muffin
Favourite Actor(s)Salman Khan, Hrithik Roshan
Favourite ActressAngelina Jolie
Favourite Film(s)Bicycle Thieves (1948, Italian), Dr Strangelove (1964), Brazil (1985), Children of Heaven (1997), Star Wars
Favourite DirectorStanley Kubrick
Favourite Colour(s)White, Black
Favourite SportCricket
Favourite RestaurantBlue Frog in Mumbai
Favourite Destination(s)New York, Mediterranean Sea, Thailand
Style Quotient
Cars CollectionMitsubishi Pajero SFX, BMW X6
Abhay Deol In His Car BMW X6
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)₹107 Crore ($16 Million)

Abhay Deol

Some Lesser Known Facts About Abhay Deol

  • Does Abhay Deol smoke?: Yes
  • Does Abhay Deol drink alcohol?: Yes Abhay Deol Drinking
  • He was born in a Sikh family to Ajit Singh Deol and Usha Deol.
  • Since his childhood, he was inclined towards theatre, but he was clear that he would not leave his education for acting.
  • He shares a great bond with his uncle Dharmendra and cousins Sunny and Bobby Deol. Abhay Deol with Dharmendra, Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol
  • He made a headstart to his career with the film- Socha Na Tha in 2005, which was produced by his uncle Dharmendra. Though the film was critically acclaimed, it did not do that well at the box office. Here’s the video showcasing his acting in one of the scenes:

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  • Due to his deep dimples, he got the nickname “Dimpy.” Abhay Deol Dimple Look
  • He shot to fame after his splendid performance in the movie- “Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd.” During the shoot of the movie, he developed a great bond with Minissha Lamba and there were some rumours about his crush on Minissha.

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  • His first solo hit was ‘Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!’ (2008) which became extremely popular. Abhay Deol In Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!
  • His long-time girlfriend Preeti Desai was the Miss Great Britain 2006. Preeti Desai Miss Great Britain 2006
  • In 2009, he launched his own production house- “Forbidden Films.”
  • For his role in the film “Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara,” he took a professional training in deep-sea-diving. Abhay Deol In Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
  • He was featured on the cover of Man’s World and Time Out Mumbai under the list ‘Fresh Face of Indian Movies.’
  • Once, he opposed the Bollywood actors through his Facebook post for promoting the fairness creams, and he was highly praised for his action and was named “Himmatwala actor” by the public. He wrote ” Companies in the country are openly and cleverly selling this idea that the white skin is good with black skin. There is no one to tell you in this game that it is abusive, fake and racial.” Abhay Deol's Post Opposing Fairness Cream
  • In 2014, he faced some financial crisis after his maiden production film ‘One By Two,’ which performed poorly at the box-office. As a result, he had to mortgage his Juhu flat worth INR 2-4 crore to cope up with his financial troubles.
  • He has Katsaridaphobia, i.e. fear of cockroaches.
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