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Abhay Deol Bio, Age, Movies, Father, Family, Net Worth & Wiki

Abhay Singh Deol widely known as Abhay Deol is a well-known Indian actor and producer. He mainly works in Hindi language movies. Born in the famous Deol family of the Hindi cinema, he started acting at a young age in theater productions at his school. Abhay made his on-screen acting debut in the year 2005 with Imtiaz Ali’s romantic comedy film Socha Na Tha.

Abhay Deol was born into a Jat family on 15 March 1976 in Mumbai, Maharastra, India. He was born to Ajit Singh Deol and Usha Deol. Abhay is the nephew of actor Dharmendra, and the cousin of Bobby Deol, Sunny Deol, Ahana Deol, and Esha Deol. Abhay dated Preeti Desai who was a Miss Great Britain in 2006.

Abhay Deol

Abhay Deol

Abhay Deol Wiki/Bio

Birth NameAbhay Singh Deol
Nick NameDimpy
Age(as in 2020) 44 Years
DebutFilm: Socha Na Tha (2005)
ReligionSikhism
Sun Sign/Zodiac SignPisces
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Date of Birth15 March 1976
NationalityIndian
ResidenceMunicipal Industrial Estate, Off Dr. E. Moses Road, Worli, Mumbai
Home TownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
HobbiesInterior Designing, Travelling, Yoga, Martial Arts

Family

Mother's NameUsha Deol
Father's NameLate Ajit Singh Deol (Filmmaker, Actor)
Abhay Deol Parents

Abhay Deol Parents

BrotherNot Known
SisterNot Known

Girlfriends/Affairs

Affairs/GirlfriendsPreeti Desai (Model, Actress)

Marital Status, Wife and Children

Wife/SpouseUnmarried
Marriage DateNot Known
ChildrenNot Known

Education

SchoolNot Known
College/University• University of Mumbai (dropout)
• The City College of New York (for acting & theatre)
Educational QualificationCollege dropout
ProfessionActor, Producer
Brands EndorsedNot Known
Career ManagerNot Known

Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements

Height (Approx.)in centimeters- 180 cm
in meters- 1.80 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 11”
Weight (Approx.)in Kilograms- 77 kg
in Pounds- 170 lbs

Figure Measurements

Chest Size41 inches
Biceps Size13 inches
Waist Size33 inches

Extra Ordinary Features

Race / EthnicityJat
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorDark Brown
S*xual OrientationStraight
Dress SizeNot Known
Shoe Size10 US

Style Quotient

Car CollectionMitsubishi Pajero SFX

Favourite Things

Favourite FoodThai, Chinese cuisine, Tiramisu, Kaju barfi, Gulab jamun, Muffin
Favourite ActorsSalman Khan, Hrithik Roshan
Favourite ActressAngelina Jolie
Favourite ColorsWhite, Black
Favourite SportCricket
Favourite FilmsHollywood: Bicycle Thieves (1948, Italian), Dr. Strangelove (1964), Brazil (1985), Children of Heaven (1997), Star Wars
Favourite RestaurantBlue Frog in Mumbai
Favourite DestinationNew York, Mediterranean sea, Thailand
Favourite DirectorStanley Kubrick

Life Journey

After completing schooling he enrolled in the University of Mumbai to pursue graduation but later dropped. Then he went to The City College of New York and did a course in acting and theatre.  Abhay Deol made his film debut in the 2005 film, Socha Na Tha which was produced by his uncle. The film got him good reviews for his performance but it did not do well at the box office.

His 2nd movie was Ahista Ahista in 2006 which was also a box office failure but got him great critical reviews. In 2007, he appeared in Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. which has a multi-star cast and has appeared to be his first major box office hit. Abhay had 2 more releases in the year,  the thriller Manorama Six Feet Under and the crime movie Ek Chalis Ki Last Local.

Abhay Deol Net Worth

According to Woodgram, Abhay Deol’s estimated Net Worth, Salary, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & much more details has been updated below. Let’s check, How Rich is Abhay Deol in 2020?

Estimated Net Worth in 2019 (Approx)$16 Million
Estimated Net Worth in 2018(Approx)Under Review
SalaryINR 2-4 crore/film
Income SourceActor, Producer

Controversies

  • Abhay was not pleased about being part of Aisha in 2010, also starring Sonam Kapoor. According to him, the movie deflected from its path and had more to do with costumes than acting.
  • Abhay attended the event of Screen Awards 2014 with a black eye. He explained it as a sign of protest against music label T-Series for not releasing the music of his film One By Two.
  • Deol criticized some of the Bollywood actors for supporting fairness creams with a series of Facebook posts in 2017, including SRK, Deepika Padukone, Vidya Balan, Sonam Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor, Sidharth Malhotra, etc. In reply to it, Sonam Kapoor, had an online dispute with him, telling him that his cousin Esha Deol had also done the same ad.

Career

His sole release of 2008 was the black comedy movie Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! which was Directed by Dibakar Banerjee, the movie had Deol represent a compulsive thief, Lovinder Singh (Lucky). Abhay’s breakthrough performance came in 2009 when he played the role of the titular character in Anurag Kashyap‘s 2009 neo-noir movie Dev.D, a modern-day adaptation of Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay’s classic Bengali romance novel Devdas.

He performed alongside Tannishtha Chatterjee in Road, Movie. Abhay made a cameo character for an Item number in the film Tera Kya Hoga Johnny in the year 2010. In the same year, he played the role of Arjun Burman, an investment banker alongside Sonam Kapoor’s eponymous lead in the ensemble romantic comedy Aisha.

In the next year, he starred in Zoya Akhtar’s ensemble comedy-drama road movie Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara alongside Hrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar, Katrina Kaif, and Kalki Koechlin. Abhay had 2 releases in 2012, both of which were political thrillers first one was Prakash Jha’s Chakravyuh, and the second was Dibakar Banerjee’s Shanghai.

Movies List

2005Socha Na Tha
2006Ahista Ahista
2007Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd.
Ek Chalis Ki Last Local
Manorama Six Feet Under
2008Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!
2009Dev.D
2010Road, Movie
Tera Kya Hoga Johnny
Aisha
2011Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
2012Shanghai
Chakravyuh
2013Raanjhanaa
The Lovers
2014One By Two
2016Happy Bhag Jayegi
2018Nanu Ki Jaanu
Zero
2019Chopsticks
Hero
Line of Descent
2020What Are The Odds

Web Series List

2020JL50

Facts About Abhay Deol

  • Does Abhay Deol drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Does Abhay Deol smoke?: Yes
  • Abhay used to live in a joint family and was so close to Dharmendra that he grew up calling his parents, Usha Aunty and Ajit Uncle.
  • Due to his dimples, he got the nickname Dimpy.
  • Abhay received the Best Actor Award at the Mahindra Indo-American Arts Council Film Festival in New York for his performance in Manorama Six Feet Under in 2007.
  • Deol is scared of Cockroaches.
  • Abhay got training in deep-sea diving for his character in the movie Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara.
  • In the year 2014, Abhay faced a financial crisis after his first production movie One By Two performed badly at the box-office. As a result, he had to sell his Juhu flat worth INR 2-4 crore to take care of his financial problems.
  • Abhay was on the cover of Man’s World and Time Out Mumbai, heading Fresh Face of Indian Movies.

FAQs

Who is the father of Abhay Deol?

Ajit Deol.

What is the age of Abhay Deol?

44 years (15 March 1976).

What is the height of Abhay Deol?

1.80 m.

Which was the debut film of Abhay Deol?

His debut film was Socha Na Tha in 2005.