|Famous For||Featuring in the song 'Yeh Jeevan Hai' from the movie 'Piya Ka Ghar' (1972) alongside Jaya Bachchan|
|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
|Debut||Film: Chetna (1970)
TV: Kora Kagaz (1998)
|Date of Birth||27 November 1950|
|Age (as in 2018)||67 Years|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Sagittarius|
|Hometown||Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|School||St. Francis Xavier's Inter College, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh|
|College||Christ Church College, Kanpur|
|Political Inclination||Aam Aadmi Party|
|Relationships & More|
|Wife/Spouse||Rashmi Dhawan (Actress)|
|Children||Son- Siddharth Dhawan (Actor)
Daughter- Not Known
|Parents||Father- Madan Lal Dhawan (AGM in UCO Bank; passed away in the year 1993)
Mother- Name Not Known
• David Dhawan (Film Director; Elder)
• Ashok Dhawan (lost his life to cancer)
Sister- Not Known
|Favourite Food(s)||Aloo- Puri, Gajar Ka Halwa, Rasmalai, Cheese Chilly, Kadi-Chawal|
|Favourite Actor||Vinod Khanna|
|Favourite Actresses||Asha Parekh, Hema Malini|
|Favourite Singer||Mohammed Rafi|
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.