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Sunny Deol is an actor in Bollywood. Sunny Deol is known for his action image and dialogues. Sunny Deol is the son of superstar Dharmendra.



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Ajay Singh Deol better known by his stage name Sunny Deol is an Indian actor politician film director producer and member of parliament. He gained a reputation as a solid action hero in Bollywood thanks to his leading performances in a number of big-budget films including Ghayal Jeet Damini Ghatak Border and Gadar: Ek Prem Katha. Sunny  Deol has received two Filmfare Awards as well as two National Film Awards.

In Betaab (1983) Sunny Deol made his acting debut alongside fellow newcomer Amrita Singh for which he was nominated for a Filmfare Best Actor Award. He then went on to star in a number of commercially successful movies in the 1980s and 1990s and he is now regarded as one of the finest actors of that era. Sunny Deol received a lot of attention and appreciation for his 1990 performance as an amateur boxer falsely convicted of killing his brother in Rajkumar Santoshi's Ghayal for which he won the Filmfare Award for Best Actor and the National Film Award - Special Jury Award/Special Mention. Sunny Deol received both the Filmfare Award and the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor for his depiction of a lawyer in the 1993 movie Damini.

Sunny Deol received a nomination for the Filmfare Best Actor Award for his performance as a truck driver who falls in love with a Pakistani Muslim girl in Anil Sharma's Gadar: Ek Prem Katha (2001) the highest-grossing Bollywood movie ever at the time of its release. 

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Sunny Deol was born on October 19 1956 in Gurdaspur Punjab India. As of 2023 he will be 66 years old.

Family and Childhood

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Sunny Deol was born on October 19 1956 in the Punjabi village of Sahnewal India. Sunny Deol's father's name is Dharmendra and he a very famous Bollywood star. Sunny Deol's mother's name is Parkash Kaur. Sunny Deol has two sisters who live in California Vijeta and Ajieta.  He has a younger brother named Bobby Deol who is also an actor. 

Hema Malini is his stepmother. Sunny Deol’s half-sisters are Ahana Deol and actress Esha Deol. Abhay Deol his cousin is also an actor. Karan Deol and Rajveer Deol are two sons of  Sunny Deol and his wife  Pooja Deol (also known as Lynda Deol). Sunny Deol does not have any daughters


He attended the  Sacred Heart Boys High School in Mumbai Maharashtra for his school education. Ramniranjan Anandilal Poddar College Of Commerce & Economics in Mumbai is where Sunny Deol received his Graduation in Commerce.


In addition to being a well-known actor in Bollywood Sunny Deol has been in a number of action movies. His acting has a devoted following. He is well-known for his personal life in addition to his career which has caused him to be in the news. Let's look at the times the actor's relationships garnered a lot of attention.

Sunny Deol and Dimple Kapadia

Despite the fact that Sunny Deol married Pooja Deol his reported extramarital romances kept him in the spotlight. Dimple Kapadia was dating Sunny Deol. There are rumors that Sunny and Dimple who starred in numerous movies together were profoundly in love. Dimple subsequently wed Rajesh Khanna though.

Sunny Deol and Amrita Singh

Sunny Deol and Amrita Singh collaborated on the movie Betab. It turned out to be a big hit with these two actors. They started to fall in love with one another at this time. When Amrita learned that Sunny Deol had married someone else she broke up with Sunny. Amrita’s mother was never approved of Sunny Deol.

Sunny Deol and Meenakshi Seshadri

Meenakshi Seshadri and Sunny Deol met while filming the 1987 movie Dacait. Both of their subsequent films were huge successes and in 1988 reports of their developing intimacy surfaced. After their affair became widely known at Damini it was eventually revealed that they were not dating.

Sunny Deol and Raveena Tandon

In earlier times Sunny Deol was regarded as Bollywood's most popular hero. The audience loved his chemistry with Raveena Tandon. The two began to fall in love as the news of their relationship began to spread. Sunny Deol and Raveena had become close while Ziddi and Shatriya were being filmed. However their relationship was short-lived.


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More than 85 Bollywood movies have featured Sunny Deol so far. He has appeared in a wide range of movies during his acting career including romance thriller action and comedic ones although he is best known for playing action heroes.

In his very first movie Sunny Deol's acting drove millions of people insane. In 1983 he launched her acting career with the Bollywood film Betaab which starred Amrita Singh as his co-star. Soon later in 1985 Sunny Deol released another movie under the name of Arjun. This movie's director was Rahul Rawail and it was a financial success at the box office. Due to the success of his back-to-back two movies Sunny Deol gained a lot of popularity with the general public. He started his acting career as an action hero because of his excellent acting. He swiftly rose to a prominent position in the Bollywood film business via his efforts and labor.

Sunny Deol was a part of several successful movies including Yateem Dacait Paap Ki Duniya Tridev and ChaalBaaz. Ghayal another big-budget movie that year ended up being one of Sunny Deol's career's greatest. For this movie Sunny Deol also received his first Film Fare Award. For this movie he even won the best actor and national cinema awards. 

One of Sunny Deol's best movies is Damini which came out in the year 1993. He portrayed a lawyer in this movie. In this movie Sunny Deol has a famous line called  Tarikh par Tarikh. In addition he received the National Award and the Film Fare Award for his performance as Best Supporting Actor.

Gadar Ek Prem Katha directed by Anil Sharma was released in the year 2001. The box office records were all broken by this movie.

First Movie: Betaab (1983)

Sunny resides in a tiny town with his mother Sumitra. They also have a farmhouse where they run a chicken business and want to move there. Sunny makes the decision to leave first check if the space is livable and then bring his mother. Sunny arrives to discover the location in disarray and makes the decision to clean up and rebuild. 

His attempts are generally unsuccessful since Roma a young woman is there. Roma agrees to help him in an attempt to make amends but the results are hilariously awful. When they learn that they have known one other since they were young they are thrilled and start to fall in love. They run into issues since Sumitra and her father Sardar Dinesh Singh Girji don't get along and are both against any union between the two families.

A 1983 Indian romantic drama called Betaab was written by Javed Akhtar directed by Rahul Rawail and made by Bikram Sing Dahal. Along with Shammi Kapoor Sunny Deol and Amrita Singh make their cinematic debuts. Rahul Dev Burman was the composer of the music. The movie eventually became one of the biggest successes of the year. The movie was remade in 1987 with Ramesh Babu and Sonam in Telugu as Samrat and in 2011 with Karthik in Kannada.

Ghayal (1990)

Ajay Mehra an amateur boxer returns home only to discover that his older brother Ashok has gone missing. His inquiries and a police report only fuel his rage and violent outburst. After Ashok's body is eventually discovered Ajay is accused of killing him and engaging in extramarital affairs with Indu Ashok's sister-in-law. Then Ajay and three other prisoners break out of jail to exact revenge on Balwant Rai the true offender.

At the 36th Filmfare Awards the movie earned 8 nominations and took home a whopping 7 prizes including Best Film Best Director for Santoshi and Best Actor for Sunny Deol. The movie was given the National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment at the 38th National Film Awards while Sunny Deol was given the National Film Award - Special Mention.

Damini (1993)

The subject is centered on the persona of Damini who stands for innocence and truth. After getting married into an illustrious wealthy family Damini witnesses a horrific deed committed by her brother-in-law. She wants the victim to have justice but her husband and the rest of the family are against her so she decides to leave the house. Soon she receives assistance from a drunken ex-advocate who supports her in every way as she works toward justice and her goal.

Damini fights for the deceased victim's rights after witnessing a rape in her own home. She encounters a number of obstacles though before running into a disgraced attorney who chooses to take the case and prosecute the offenders.

In addition to receiving favorable reviews the movie earned $6 million and was dubbed a hit at Box Office India. It is regarded as a cult feminist movie and is still regarded as a timeless classic that focuses on women. It is significant for how it portrays women's empowerment in movies.The groundbreaking movie received plaudits for shattering social taboos and treating the subject of rape sensitively which was unusual for Bollywood at the time. Numerous honors have been bestowed upon Damini. Deol received Best Supporting Actor at the 40th National Film Awards. The movie was nominated for seven categories including Best Film Best Actress for Seshadri and Best Villain for Puri at the 39th Filmfare Awards.

Border (1997)

The Indian Army was moved to a desolate area in Punjab's Longewala district in 1971 to fight the Pakistani Army. The Pakistani army has a battalion of nearly 2000 men with war tanks weapons and ammo compared to the Indian army's battalion of only 120 soldiers and war jets. While there the Indian troops told stories of their friends and loved ones who perished in a long-ago battle that lasted all night claimed the lives of many men and no one survived to tell the tale.

The 1997 Indian epic war movie Border was written produced and directed by J. P. Dutta. It is an adaption of actual events that took place at the Battle of Longewala in 1971 and is set during the Indo-Pakistani War of that year.

Several accolades for the movie were given out at various ceremonies. At the 43rd Filmfare Awards it was nominated for 11 awards winning four of them including Best Film Best Actor for Sunny Deol Best Supporting Actor for Suniel Shetty and Akshaye Khanna and Best Supporting Actress for Raakhee. Three National Film Awards were also received for it: Best Film on National Integration Best Lyricist for Javed Akhtar and Best Playback Singer (Male) for Hariharan.

The Independence Day Film Festival which was jointly organized by the Ministry of Defence and the Indian Directorate of Film Festivals on August 15 2017 to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Indian Independence Day featured a retrospective screening of the movie in honor of its 20-year anniversary and continued cult status.
Anu Malik composed the soundtrack for the film and Javed Akhtar wrote the lyrics. Toh Chalun Sandese Aate Hai Mere Dushman Mere Bhai and Hamein Jab Se Mohabbat are some of the songs that have become well-known. The songs from the movie continue to be well-liked in India. Javed Akhtar received the Filmfare Award for Best Lyricist and Anu Malik received a nomination for Best Music Composer for his contribution to this film.

Gadar: Ek Prem Katha (2001)

A Sikh truck driver falls in love with a Muslim girl who comes from a rich and political family during the 1947 Partition of India.

A friendship that develops into love is formed when Tara protects a wandering Sakina from an angry mob during the communal disturbances that break out in the city. In the end they marry and have a son. Sakina discovers that her father (Amrish Puri) whom she previously assumed dead in the riots back in Amritsar is still alive after seeing his picture in a torn old newspaper giving the happy family—now residing in Amritsar—the shock of their lives. 

Sakina's father who is now the mayor of Pakistan's Lahore contacts him and arranges for his daughter to visit him there. When Sakina arrives in Lahore without Tara and her son she learns of her father's plans for her including making her forget about her family and start over in Pakistan. Then an unbelievable quest starts that will eventually take Tara into Pakistan to find his beloved Sakina.

Anil Sharma's romantic action drama Gadar: Ek Prem Katha was released in 2001 and is set during the Partition of India in 1947. The movie which is loosely based on the life of Boota Singh stars Sunny Deol Amisha Patel and Amrish Puri in the key parts.

Gadar: Ek Prem Katha with more than 50 million viewers in India is the second-most-watched Hindi movie since the 1990s. According to ticket sales from 2017 it's adjusted gross in India was 4.86 billion rupees (US$103 million) according to Box Office India. It has been regarded as one of the essential Bollywood films on India's Partition as of 2014.

Following the 2001 release of Gadar: Ek Prem Katha Sunny's fan base more than doubled. Because of the popularity of the movie some theatres in Punjab were forced to begin showing it at six in the morning.

Mohalla Assi (2018)

When the residents of the holy city of Banaras start to entice international tourists with phony spiritual gurus a Sanskrit priest decides to take matters into his own hands.

'Kashi Ka Assi ' a religious satire about the commercialization of the pilgrimage city and phony gurus who entice visitors and tourists is based on the Hindi novel by Dr. Kashinath Singh. On the banks of the Ganges as it enters Banaras India is Assi Ghat a flaming ghat. The movie is set in a well-known historic neighborhood by the ghat at the southern tip of Banaras (Varanasi).

Sakshi Tanwar plays his wife while Sunny Deol portrays the main character a Sanskrit instructor and traditional religious priest (Pandit).The film's plot follows the Ram Janmabhoomi movement and the Mandal Commission's implementation through the events of 1990 and 1989.

Movies and Career Timeline

Year Sunny Deol Movie's Name Sunny Deol Character's Name
2023 Soorya TBA
2023 Baap TBA
2022 Gadar 2 Tara Singh
2022 Chup TBA
2019 Blank SS Dewan
2019 Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas NA
2018 Yamla Pagla Deewana: Phir Se Pooran
2018 Mohalla Assi Dharamnath Pandey
2018 Bhaiaji Superhit Lal Bhaisahab Dubey
2017 Poster Boys Jagaavar Chaudhry
2016 Ghayal Once Again Ajay Mehra
2015 I Love New Year Randhir Singh
2014 Dishkiyaoon Lakwa Gurjar
2013 Yamla Pagla Deewana 2 Paramveer Singh Dhillon
2013 Singh Saab the Great Saranjeet Talwar (Sunny)/ Singh Saab
2013 Mahabharat Bhima
2011 Yamla Pagla Deewana Paramveer Singh Dhillon
2010 Right Yaaa Wrong Ajay Shridhar
2010 Khuda Kasam Hussain
2010 Hello Darling Nikhil Bajaj
2009 Fox Yashwant Deshmukh
2008 Tolly Lights NA
2008 Heroes Vikram Shergill
2007 Big Brother Devdhar S.'Deva' Gandhi / Devdhar Sharma
2007 Fool & Final Munna
2007 Apne Angad B. Singh Choudhary
2007 Kaafila Sameer Ahmed Khan
2006 Naksha Veer K. Malhotra
2006 Teesri Aankh: The Hidden Camera Arjun Singh
2005 Jo Bole So Nihaal Nihaal Singh
2004 Lakeer – Forbidden Lines Arjun Rana
2004 Rok Sako To Rok Lo Kabir (Phantom) Mukherjee
2003 The Hero: Love Story of a Spy Arun Khanna/Ajay Chakraborty/Batra/Wahid Khan[b]
2003 Kaise Kahoon Ke... Pyaar Hai Arjun Singh
2003 Jaal: The Trap Ajay Kaul
2003 Khel – No Ordinary Game Rajveer Scindia
2002 Maa Tujhhe Salaam Pratap Singh
2002 23rd March 1931: Shaheed Chandrashekhar Azad
2002 Jaani Dushman: Ek Anokhi Kahani Karan Saxena
2002 Karz: The Burden of Truth Suraj Singh
2001 Farz Karan Singh
2001 Gadar: Ek Prem Katha Tara Singh
2001 Yeh Raaste Hain Pyaar Ke Sagar
2001 Indian Rajshekhar Azad
2001 Kasam Shankar
2000 Champion Rajveer Singh
1999 Pyaar Koi Khel Nahin Anand
1999 Arjun Pandit Arjun Dixit / Arjun Pandit
1999 Dillagi Ranvir Singh
1998 Zor Arjun U. Singh
1998 Salaakhen Vishal S. Agnihotri
1998 Iski Topi Uske Sarr Bhangra Dancer
1997 Ziddi Deva Pradhan
1997 Border Kuldeep Singh Chandpuri
1997 Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya Himself
1997 Qahar Raja
1996 Himmat Ajay Saxena
1996 Jeet Karan
1996 Ghatak: Lethal Kashi Nath
1996 Ajay Ajay
1995 Dushmani: A Violent Love Story Suraj Singh
1995 Angrakshak Ajay
1994 Insaniyat Karim Lala
1994 Imtihaan Raja
1993 Lootere Karan Chopra
1993 Kshatriya Vinay Pratap Singh (Surjangarh)
1993 Damini Govind Shrivastava
1993 Izzat Ki Roti Jeet
1993 Veerta Mangal Singh
1993 Gunaah Ravi Sohni
1993 Darr Sunil Malhotra
1992 Vishwatma Prabhat Singh
1991 Vishnu-Devaa Vishnu Prasad / Vishnu Subramaniam / Jack D'Souza
1991 Yodha Karan Srivastav
1991 Shankara Shankara
1991 Narsimha Narsimha
1990 Majboor Sunil
1990 Kroadh Ajay 'Ajju' V. Shukla
1990 Ghayal Ajay Mehra
1990 Badnam Himself
1989 Vardi Ajay Kumar Singh
1989 Joshilaay Dara
1989 Tridev Karan Saxena
1989 ChaalBaaz Suraj
1989 Nigahen: Nagina Part II Anand
1989 Main Tera Dushman Gopal
1989 Aag Ka Gola Vikram Singh / Shankar 'Shaka'
1988 Paap Ki Duniya Suraj/Ashok
1988 Ram-Avtar Ram
1988 Yateem Krishna
1988 Inteqam Ajay / Birju[a]
1987 Dacait Arjun Yadav
1986 Sultanat Sultan
1986 Saveray Wali Gaadi Ravidas
1986 Samundar Ajit
1985 Arjun Arjun Malvankar
1985 Zabardast Sunder Kumar/Shyam
1984 Sunny Sunny Inderjit
1984 Manzil Manzil Vijay (Sonu)
1984 Sohni Mahiwal Mahiwal/Mirza Izzat Beg
1983 Betaab Sunny Kapoor

New and Upcoming movies


The following character in filmmaker R Balki's upcoming revenge drama Chup: Revenge of The Artist will be Sunny. The director of numerous critically praised movies including Cheeni Kum Paa English-Vinglish Padman etc. is R Balakrishnan also known as R. Balki. The billionaire Rakesh Jhunjhunwala will produce the movie under the aegis of Hope Productions.

Gadar 2

The sequel to the popular romance drama Gadar from 2001 will star the same actors including Sunny Ameesh Patel and the director's son Utkarsh Sharma. Lead actors Sunny Deol and Ameesha Patel used their Twitter accounts to announce the news.

Apne 2

Along with Sunny he will be starring in this production alongside his father Dharmendra and brother Bobby Deol. The Covid epidemic prevented the movie's production from finishing in time for Diwali. It appears that the film's production will resume in March 2022 and it will be released in theatres before next Diwali.


Sunny Deol will appear onscreen alongside his brother Bobby father Dharmendra and father. The movie's director Sangeeth Sivan is most known for his work in Hindi and Malayalam movies. He directed the critically acclaimed film Yamal Pagla Deewana 2. Sharmila Tagore the mother of actor Saif Ali Khan will also appear in the film. It's going to be a comedy movie.


Net worth

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Interesting Facts

Profile Summary

Sunny Deol Details
Profession Actor
Celebrity Type Movie Star
Age 66 years as of 2023
Date Of Birth 19th October 1956
Zodiac Sign Libra
Birthplace Sahnewal Punjab India
Nationality Indian
Height 5 feet 8 inches
Weight 85kgs
Notable Work Gadar Border
First Film Betaab
Total Films 85 as of 2023
Net Worth in rupees Rs 130 crores as of 2023
Net Worth $20 million as of 2023
Instagram @iamsunnydeol
Twitter @iamsunnydeol

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