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

Abhay Deol

Real NameAbhay Singh Deol
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- 77 kg
in Pounds- 170 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 41 Inches
- Waist: 33 Inches
- Biceps: 13 Inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth15 March 1976
Age (as in 2017)41 Years
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signPisces
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
SchoolNot Known
CollegeUniversity of Mumbai (dropout)
The City College of New York (for acting & theatre)
Educational QualificationCollege dropout
DebutFilm: Socha Na Tha (2005)
Socha Na Tha
FamilyFather- Late Ajit Singh Deol (Filmmaker, Actor)
Mother- Usha Deol
Abhay Deol parents
Cousins- Sunny Deol, Bobby Deol, Esha Deol, Ahana Deol, Ajeita Deol, Vijeta Deol
AddressMunicipal Industrial Estate, Off Dr. E. Moses Road, Worli, Mumbai
HobbiesInterior designing, travelling, yoga, martial arts
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 has since 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
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodThai, Chinese cuisine, Tiramisu, Kaju barfi, Gulab jamun, Muffin
Favourite ActorsSalman Khan, Hrithik Roshan
Favourite ActressAngelina Jolie
Favourite FilmHollywood: Bicycle Thieves (1948, Italian), Dr Strangelove (1964), Brazil (1985), Children of Heaven (1997), Star Wars
Favourite DirectorStanley Kubrick
Favourite ColourWhite, Black
Favourite SportCricket
Favourite RestaurantBlue Frog in Mumbai
Favourite DestinationNew York, Mediterranean sea, Thailand
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/Girlfriends Preeti Desai (Model, Actress)
Abhay Deol with his Ex-girlfriend Preeti Desai
Style Quotient
Car CollectionMitsubishi Pajero SFX
Money Factor
Salary2-4 crore/film (INR)
Net Worth Not Known

Abhay Deol

Some Lesser Known Facts About Abhay Deol

  • Does Abhay Deol smoke?: Yes
  • Does Abhay Deol drink alcohol?: Yes
  • 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. Preeti Desai 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.
  • He is scared of Cockroaches.