Sunny Deol – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Sunny Deol Indian Actor, Director, Producer

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Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height 5 feet 8 inches (1.74 m)
Weight 78 kg (171 lbs)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown

Nickname Sunny
Gender Male
Age 66 years old (in 2024)
Date of Birth 19 October 1957
Full Name Ajay Singh Deol
Profession Actor, Director, Producer
Nationality Indian
Birthplace Sahnewal, Ludhiana, Punjab, India
Religion Hinduism
Published on July 14, 2018 on 07:15 AM
Zodiac Sign Libra

Sunny Deol is a famous Indian movie actor, producer, director and politician typically recognized for his remarkable work in Bollywood. In a movie career spanned around 35 years and more than a hundred movies, Sunny Deol has received two Filmfare Awards and two National Film Awards.

Sunny Deol made his first debut alongside debutante Amrita Singh in the movie Betaab. He won a Best Filmfare Actor Award nominee for his remarkable performance. Consequently, he moved ahead to appear in a number of successful movies in the 1990s and 1980s. Sunny made his first debut as a producer and director with Dillagi, wherein he appeared together with his brother Bobby. His critically acclaimed work comprised off Saveray Wali Gaadi, Manzil Manzil, Dacait, Sultanat, Veerta, Yateem, Salaakhen, Farz and Imtihaan.

In the year 1990, with his depiction of a boxer erroneously suspected of his brother’s murder in Rajkumar Santoshi’s commercially and critically renowned movie Ghayal, Sunny Deol gained immense recognition and admiration. The movie went on to receive seven Film Awards and his remarkable performance earned him Filmfare Award for the Best Actor as well as Special Jury Award/Special Mention/National Film Award. His role of a lawyer in the movie Damini – Lightning earned him a number of awards including National Film Award for the Best Supporting Actor as well as Filmfare Award for the Best Supporting Actor. The movie Gadar: Ek Prem Katha wherein Deol portrayed the role of a driver, was the top grossing Bollywood movie, and earned him another nomination for the Filmfare Best Actor Award. Sunny Deol’s successful movies involve Apne, The Hero: Love Story of a Spy, Ghayal Once Again and Yamla Pagla Deewana. These endeavors have esteemed him as a renowned actor of the Hindi movie industry. Sunny is married to half Indian and half British lady Pooja Deol, with whom he has two kids.

Sunny Deol was born in Sahnewal, India on 19th October 1956. He was born to famous legendary actor Dharmendra and Prakash Kaur. Sunny Deol has a younger brother named Bobby Deol and two sisters named Ajeeta and Vijayta who lived in California. Deol’s step-mom is Hema Malini, by whom he has two parental half-sisters, Ahana Deol and actress Esha Deol. Sunny Deol’s first cousin named Abhay Deol is also a famous actor.

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Sunny Deol Education

Qualification: Graduated

School: Sacred Heart Boys High School, Maharashtra

College: Ramniranjan Anandilal Podar College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai

Sunny Deol Career

Profession: Actor, Director, Producer


  • Betaab (1983)

Net Worth: $50 Million

Family & Relatives

Father: Dharmendra (Actor)

Mother: Prakash Kaur (real mother), Hema Malini (step-mother, actress)

Brother: Bobby Deol (Actor, younger)

Sister: Vijayta (settled in California, USA), Ajeeta (settled in California, USA), Esha Deol (half-sister), Abhana Deol (half-sister)

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Pooja Deol

Son: Karan and Rajvir

Past Relationships:

Dimple Kapadia (1985 – 1996)
Amrita Singh

Facts You Never Knew About Sunny Deol

  • Sunny Deol was born in a Punjabi Jatt Family.
  • He he was an average student in his school days,; though, he was relatively active in sports.
  • All through his schooling, he used to wear his father’s pants and tell everybody that it was the jeans which his father had worn in the movie Sholay.
  • Sunny Deol completed his acting course from Birmingham, England.
  • He always prefers to keep his private life secret from media.
  • Since his infantile, Sunny Deol has been obsessive about driving and every time he gets some vacation time, he prefers to go on a long drive with his family and friends. Furthermore, he revealed that at 12 years of age, he once stole a vehicle from and drove it.

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Who is Sunny Deol?

Sunny Deol is an Indian actor, director, producer, born on 19 October, 1957 in Sahnewal, Ludhiana, Punjab, India.

How old is Sunny Deol?

Sunny Deol is 66 years old as of July 2024.

How tall is Sunny Deol?

Sunny Deol is 5 feet 8 inches (1.74 m).

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