Danny Denzongpa – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Danny Denzongpa
Nickname Danny
Gender Male
Age 74 years old (in 2023)
Date of Birth 25 February 1948
Full Name Tshering Phintso Denzongpa
Profession Actor, Director, Businessman
Nationality Indian
Birthplace Gangtok, Sikkim
Religion Hinduism
Zodiac Sign Pisces

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Body Measurements 41-38-12 inches
Height 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m)
Weight 79 kg (174 lbs)
Waist 38 inches
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Shoe Size 10 Inches

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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

Danny Denzongpa Career

Profession: Actor, Director, Businessman

Debut:

Film: Zaroorat (1971)
Directorial: Phir Wahi Raat (1980)

Net Worth: USD $30 million approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Not Known

Mother: Not Known

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Gawa Denzongpa (former Sikkim princess)

No. of Children: 2

Son: Rinzing Denzongpa

Daughter: Pema Denzongpa

Past Relationships:

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

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.

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