Danny Denzongpa Biography, Facts & Life Story

Danny Denzongpa Indian Actor, Director, Businessman

Quick Facts

Nickname:Danny

Full Name:Tshering Phintso Denzongpa

Profession:Actor, Director, Businessman

Nationality:Indian

Age:72 years old (in 2020)

Date of Birth:25 February 1948

Birthplace:Gangtok, Sikkim

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m)

Weight:79 kg (174 lbs)

Chest:41 inches

Waist:38 inches

Biceps:12 inches

Hair Color:Black

Eye Color:Dark Brown


Facts You Never Knew About Danny Denzongpa!

    • Danny has acted in more than 150 movies in a career spanning more than four decades and has a craze for riding horses with his family being in the business of breeding horses for many decades.
    • After doing his early-schooling in Sikkim he completed his education from the prestigious Birla Vidya Mandir situated in Nainital, Uttarakhand.
    • Danny is a Sikkimese-Bhutanese by birth and was born in Yuksom, Sikkim. Grapevine has it that Jaya Bachchan, his batch-mate in FTII, changed his name from Tshering to Danny as it was simpler and easy to remember.
    • Denzongpa is married to a Sikkimese princess Gawa Denzongpa, niece of the last monarch of Sikkim. He has two children, son Rinzing and a daughter called Pema.
    • Denzongpa’s first film as a director was a suspense horror called ‘Phir Wohi Raat’ (1980). Rajesh Khanna was the lead actor opposite Kim Yashpal, the then girlfriend of Danny.

Danny Denzongpa Education

Qualification: Course in Acting

School: Birla Vidya Mandir, Nainital

College: St. Joseph's College, Darjeeling
Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune

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Danny Denzongpa Career

Profession: Actor, Director, Businessman

Debut TV Series/Movie: Film: Zaroorat (1971)
Directorial: Phir Wahi Raat (1980)

Salary: Under review

Net Worth: USD $30 million approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Not Known

Mother: Not Known

Brother(s): Not Known

Sister(s): Not Known

Marital Status: Married

Wife/Girlfriend: Gawa Denzongpa (former Sikkim princess)

Children: 2

Son(s): Rinzing Denzongpa

Daughter(s): Pema Denzongpa

Ex Girlfriends:

Parveen Babi
Kim Yashpal

Danny Denzongpa Favorites

Hobbies: Horse riding, painting, writing, sculpting

Favorite Actor: Amitabh Bachchan

Favorite Actress: Meena Kumari

Favorite Food: Late George Michael

Favorite Color: Black

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