Name: Dharmendra
Nick Name: Dharam, Garam Dharam, He-Man of Bollywood
Profession: Movie Actor
Gender: Male
Height: 173 cm
Age: 88
Birth Place: Ludhiana - India
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

Family/Affairs of Dharmendra


Dharmendra with his First Wife Parkash Kaur Dharmendra with his Second Wife Hema Malini

Affairs / Girlfriends

Dharmendra With Meena Kumari


Dharmendra is a Movie Actor, and he was born on 8 December - 1935(88 years old) in India. Dharmendra nick name is Dharam, Garam Dharam, He-Man of Bollywood. Dharmendra zodiac sign is Sagittarius. More detailed information about Dharmendra given below.

About Dharmendra

In the 1960s, he was an award-winning romantic lead actor in several Bollywood films, and he became one of the most well-known Hindi actors.


He had parts in close to 250 Hindi-language films, and earned the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award for his work.

Dharmendra before fame

He won several awards starting in the 1960s for his work in Dil Bhi Tera Hum Bhi Tere and by the 1970s, he went from heartthrob roles to action hero roles.

Achievement of Dharmendra

He appeared in over 250 Hindi films and was honored with the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award for his efforts.

Salary 2020

13.35 lakh

Net Worth 2020

$70 million (2015)

Dharmendra family life

He married twice, the first time to Hema Malini, a well-known actress and singer. Ahana and Esha, his daughters, went on to become actresses.

Associations of Dharmendra

Sunny Deol, his son, went on to become a Bollywood star in his own right.

Dharmendra Physique Measurements

Weight in kg - N/A
Height 173 cm
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black (Dyed)

Family Members of Dharmendra

Name Relationship Net worth Profession
Ajit Deol Brother N/A
Ajeita Deol Daughter N/A
Vijeta Deol Daughter N/A
Ahana Deol Daughter $1 Million - $2 Million (Approx.) Celebrity Family Member
Esha Deol Daughter $1 Million - $2 Million (Approx.) Actor
Aryaman Deol Grandson N/A
Rajvir Deol Grandson N/A
Karan Deol Grandson N/A Movie Actor
Abhay Deol Nephew $1 Million - $2 Million (Approx.) Actor
Bobby Deol Son $8 Million Actor
Sunny Deol Son $50 million (2015) Actor
Parkash Kaur Spouse N/A
Hema Malini Spouse $60 Million Actor

Dharmendra Timeline

  • 1935

    Dharmendra was born Dharam Singh Deol in Nasrali, a village in Ludhiana district, Punjab on 8 December 1935 to Kewal Kishan Singh Deol and Satwant Kaur in a Punjabi Jat family. His ancestral village is Dangon, near Pakhowal Tehsil Raikot, Ludhiana.

  • 1952

    He spent his early life in the village of Sahnewal and studied at Government Senior Secondary School at Lalton Kalan, Ludhiana, where his father was the village schoolu0027s headmaster. He did his intermediate studies at Ramgarhia College, Phagwara in 1952.

  • 1954

    Dharmendrau0027s first marriage was to Parkash Kaur at the age of 19 in 1954. He had two sons from this marriage, Sunny and Bobby, both successful film actors, and two daughters, Vijeeta and Ajeeta.

  • 1960

    Dharmendra was the winner of Filmfare magazineu0027s nationally organised new talent award and went to Mumbai from Punjab, to work in the movie promised, being the award winner, but the movie was never made. He later made his debut with Arjun Hingoraniu0027s Dil Bhi Tera Hum Bhi Tere in 1960. He had a supporting role in the film Boy Friend in 1961, and was cast as the romantic interest in several films between 1960 and 1967.

  • 1971

    He worked with Nutan in Soorat Aur Seerat (1962), Bandini (1963), Dil Ne Phir Yaad Kiya (1966). and Dulhan Ek Raat Ki (1967); with Mala Sinha in Anpadh (1962), Pooja Ke Phool (1964), Baharen Phir Bhi Aayengi (1966), and Ankhen (1968); with Nanda in Akashdeep (1965); and with Saira Banu in Shaadi (1962) and Ayee Milan Ki Bela (1964). Dharmendra formed a successful pairing with Meena Kumari and shared the screen in 7 films namely Main Bhi Ladki Hoon (1964), Kaajal (1965), Purnima (1965), Phool Aur Patthar (1966), Majhli Didi (1967), Chandan Ka Palna (1967) and Baharon Ki Manzil (1968). He had a solo hero role in Phool Aur Patthar (1966), which was his first action film. It has been speculated for a long time that Meena Kumari and Dharmendra had an intimate relationship in the 1960s. Meena Kumari helped him to establish himself among the A-listers of that time. Phool Aur Paththar became the highest-grossing film of 1966 and Dharmendra was nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Actor for the first time. His performance in Anupama was critically acclaimed. He was given a souvenir at the 14th National Film Awards in recognition of his performance in the film. He did romantic roles in films like Aaye Milan Ki Bela, Aaya Sawan Jhoomke, Mere Humdum Mere Dost, Ishq Par Zor Nahin, Pyar Hi Pyar and Jeevan Mrityu. He did suspense thrillers like Shikar, Blackmail, Kab Kyun Aur Kahan and Keemat. He received a Filmfare Best Actor nomination for an action hero role in the 1971 hit film Mera Gaon Mera Desh. Having played romantic as well as action hero parts, he began to be called a versatile actor by 1975.

  • 1983

    In 1983, Dharmendra set up a production company known as Vijayta Films. In its maiden venture Betaab, released in 1983,Vijayta Films launched Sunny Deol as the lead actor. The movie was the second highest-grossing movie of the year. In 1990 he produced the action film Ghayal, also starring Sunny. The film won seven Filmfare Awards, including the Best Movie Award. It won the National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment. Dharmendra then launched the career of his younger son, Bobby, in 1995 in Barsaat.

  • 1997

    In 1997, he received the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award. While accepting the award from Dilip Kumar and his wife Saira Banu, Dharmendra became emotional and remarked that he had never won any Filmfare award in the Best Actor category despite having worked in so many successful films and nearly a hundred popular movies. Speaking on this occasion Dilip Kumar commented, "Whenever I get to meet with God Almighty, I will set before Him my only complaint u2013 why did you not make me as handsome as Dharmendra?".

  • 2004

    Dharmendra served as a Member of the Indian Parliament (Lok Sabha) representing Bikaner in Rajasthan from 2004 to 2009 on behalf of the Bharatiya Janata Party. During his election campaign in 2004, he made an offensive remark that he should be elected dictator perpetuo to teach "basic etiquette that democracy requires" for which he was severely criticised. He rarely attended Parliament when the house was in session, preferring to spend the time shooting for movies or doing farm-work at his farm house.

  • 2005

    His most successful pairing was with Hema Malini, who went on to become his wife. The couple played together in many films including Raja Jani, Seeta Aur Geeta, Sharafat, Naya Zamana, Patthar Aur Payal, Tum Haseen Main Jawaan, Jugnu, Dost, Charas, Maa, Chacha Bhatija, Azaad and Sholay. His most notable acting performances include Satyakam with Hrishikesh Mukherjee, and Sholay, which is listed by Indiatimes as one of the "Top 25 must see Bollywood films of all time". In 2005, the judges of the 50th annual Filmfare Awards awarded Sholay the special distinction of Filmfare Best Film of 50 years.

  • 2007

    After a four-year hiatus from acting since 2003, he reappeared in films as a character actor in 2007 in Life in a... Metro and Apne; both films were both critically and commercially successful. In the latter, he appears with both his sons, Sunny and Bobby for the first time. His other release was Johnny Gaddaar. In 2011, he starred alongside his sons again in Yamla Pagla Deewana, which was released on 14 January 2011.

  • 2011

    In 2011, Dharmendra replaced Sajid Khan as the male judge of the third series of popular reality show Indiau0027s Got Talent.On 29 July 2011, Indiau0027s Got Talent aired on Colors with Dharmendra as the new judge and surpassed the opening ratings of the previous two seasons.

  • 2013

    A sequel, Yamla Pagla Deewana 2, was released in 2013. He appeared with his daughter Esha Deol in his wife (Hema Malini)u0027s directorial venture, Tell Me O Khuda in 2011. In 2014, he played a double role in the Punjabi film, Double Di Trouble.

  • 2019

    In 2019, Dharmendrau0027s grandson and Sunny Deolu0027s son Karan Deol made a debut with Pal Pal Dil Ke Pas.

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Dharmendra was born on 8 December, 1935.

Dharmendra is from Ludhiana - India.

Dharmendra is 88 year old.

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