Anil Dhawan Biography, Facts & Life Story

Anil Dhawan Indian Actor

Quick Facts

Known ForChetna and Piya Ka Ghar

Full Name:Anil Dhawan



Age:70 years old (in 2021)

Date of Birth:November 27, 1950

Birthplace:Delhi, India

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:5 feet 10 inches (1.8 m)

Weight:70 kg (154 lbs)

Chest:40 inches

Waist:32 inches


Biceps:12 inches

Hair Color:Black

Eye Color:Black

Anil Dhawan is a film and TV actor, hailing from India and mainly works in the Bollywood film industry. He made his Bollywood “Chetna” which was released in 1970. Since then, he has been appearing in several movies and marked his identity in the Hindi cinema.


In 1970, Anil Dhawan started his career and appeared in the first Bollywood movie “Chetna” for which he earned huge fame, and subsequently, he appeared in various movies.

In 1972, he appeared in the movie Piya Ka Ghar” in which he worked alongside Jaya Bhaduri. In the movie, he appeared in the song “Yeh Jeevan Hai” which was composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal while it was sung by Kishore Kumar.

During the 1960s to 1970, he appeared in unconventional movies and also appeared in “Yauwan”, “Annadata” and the list goes on.

He also appeared in the telefilm named “Sone Ka Pinjra” in which he worked alongside a veteran actor Aditya Pancholi.

Moreover, he appeared in another serial “Kora Kaghaz” which was directed by iconic, legendary actress/director Asha Parekh in 1990.

In 2011, he also worked in the serial “Mein Laxmi Tere Angan Ki” which was aired on Life OK channel. While in the serial, he worked alongside veteran actress, Aruna Irani. Also, he worked in the serial “Roop- Mark Ka Naya Swaroop” aired on Colors TV.

Apart from this, he has appeared in various movies in which he acted as a supporting actor.

Now he has become an activist and was the part of Anna Hazare Camp in his team against corruption in Indian Public Life.


Anil Dhawan is a veteran actor who has gained much popularity throughout his career life and he calls it the biggest life achievement.

Anil Dhawan Education

Qualification: Graduated

School: Film and Television Institute of India

College: Christ Church College, Kanpur

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Anil Dhawan Career

Profession: Actor

Known For: Chetna and Piya Ka Ghar

Debut TV Series/Movie: Piya Ka Ghar

Salary: Under Review

Net Worth: USD $5 Million approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Madan Lal Dhawan

Mother: Not Known

Brother(s): David Dhawan

Sister(s): None

Marital Status: Married

Wife/Girlfriend: Rashmi Anil Dhawan

Children: 1

Son(s): Siddharth Dhawan

Ex Girlfriends:

Not Known

Anil Dhawan Favorites

Hobbies: Travelling

Favorite Actor: Vinod Khanna

Favorite Actress: Asha Parekh, Hema Malini

Favorite Food: Aloo- Puri, Gajar Ka Halwa

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