Anil Dhawan (Actor) Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Anil Dhawan

Famous ForFeaturing in the song 'Yeh Jeevan Hai' from the movie 'Piya Ka Ghar' (1972) alongside Jaya BachchanAnil Dhawan with Jaya Bachchan in the movie Piya Ka Ghar
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 180 cm
in meters- 1.80 m
in feet inches- 5’ 11”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 70 kg
in pounds- 154 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
DebutFilm: Chetna (1970)Anil Dhawan- Chetna
TV: Kora Kagaz (1998)Anil Dhawan- Kora Kagaz
Personal Life
Date of Birth27 November 1950 (Monday)
Age (as of 2023)73 Years
BirthplaceDelhi, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signSagittarius
HometownKanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
SchoolSt. Francis Xavier's Inter College, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
CollegeChrist Church College, Kanpur
Educational QualificationGraduated
Political InclinationAam Aadmi Party
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
Wife/SpouseRashmi Dhawan (Actress)Anil Dhawan with his wife
ChildrenSon- Siddharth Dhawan (Actor)Anil Dhawan Son
Daughter- Not Known
ParentsFather- Madan Lal Dhawan (AGM in UCO Bank; passed away in the year 1993)
Mother- Name Not Known
David Dhawan (Film Director; Elder)Anil Dhawan with his brother David Dhawan
• Ashok Dhawan (lost his life to cancer)
Sister- Not Known
Favourite Things
Favourite Food(s)Aloo- Puri, Gajar Ka Halwa, Rasmalai, Cheese Chilly, Kadi-Chawal
Favourite ActorVinod Khanna
Favourite ActressesAsha Parekh, Hema Malini
Favourite SingerMohammed Rafi

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Anil Dhawan

  • Anil Dhawan was born and raised in a Punjabi family.
  • He did his diploma in acting from FTII (Film and Television Institute of India), Pune along with the actress Jaya Bachchan; where he was junior to actor Navin Nischol.
  • Anil started his acting career in 1970.
  • He has appeared in a number of Bollywood movies like ‘Do Raha’, ‘Pyar Ki Kahani’, ‘Haar Jeet’, ‘Piya Ka Ghar’, ‘Honeymoon’, ‘Ghulam Begam Badshah’, ‘Sone Ka Pinjra’, ‘Shikaar’, ‘Himmatwala’, etc.
  • Anil is still remembered for his bold scenes with an actress Rehana Sultan in his debut movie ‘Chetna’.

  • Apart from working in films, he has also worked in few Hindi TV serials like ‘Heena’, ‘Mein Laxmi Tere Aangan Ki’, ‘Tum Bin Jaaoon Kahaan’, ‘Roop – Mard Ka Naya Swaroop’, ‘Bhagyalaxmi’, etc.
  • He also join the Anna Hazare‘s campaign against corruption in 2011.