Abhay Deol is more than just Dharmendra's nephew and Sunny, Bobby's cousin

Mar 15, 2018, 18:15 IST
  • Abhay Deol is more than just Dharmendra's nephew and Sunny, Bobby's cousin

    Abhay Deol belongs to the legendary Deol clan of Bollywood. Born on 15th March, 1976, he turned 42 this year. Pictures courtesy/Abhay Deol's Instagram and mid-day archives

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  • Abhay Deol is more than just Dharmendra's nephew and Sunny, Bobby's cousin

    Despite being Dharmendra's nephew and Sunny Deol's cousin, Abhay Deol's has gone off the beaten track as far as choosing films is concerned

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  • Abhay Deol is more than just Dharmendra's nephew and Sunny, Bobby's cousin

    Abhay Deol is the son of Dharmendra's younger brother Ajit Singh Deol. His mother's name is Usha Deol. Abhay's father Ajit was also an actor, who played small roles in films of the 1970s

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    Abhay Deol doesn't credit his father for his aspiration to enter acting. He revealed he was interested in the medium since participating in theatrical plays during school

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  • Abhay Deol is more than just Dharmendra's nephew and Sunny, Bobby's cousin

    Although Abhay Deol may have not achieved box-office success he is counted among Bollywood's most talented actors

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    Abhay Deol is known to portray difficult roles with ease

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  • Abhay Deol is more than just Dharmendra's nephew and Sunny, Bobby's cousin

    Abhay Deol made his Bollywood foray in 2005 with Imtiaz Ali's Socha Na Tha

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    Abhay Deol proved that he was born to be an actor, from his first film itself. He won praise from critics in 2008 for Dibakar Banerjee's Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!, but the films failed to do well at the box-office since it released a day after the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks

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  • Abhay Deol is more than just Dharmendra's nephew and Sunny, Bobby's cousin

    Abhay Deol first attained success in his Bollywood career with Anurag Kashyap's 2009 film Dev D

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    Abhay Deol portrayed a modern and more darker version of Devdas in Dev D and underwent tremendous physical changes to suit the role

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    Abhay Deol teamed up with Hrithik Roshan and Farhan Akthar in Zoya Akhtar's 2011 directorial Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, which was successful at the box-office. He reunited on-screen with Dev D co-star Kalki Koechlin in the film

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    Abhay Deol starred opposite Sonam Kapoor in the 2013 film Raanjhanaa. Dhanush played the lead in the romantic drama

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  • Abhay Deol is more than just Dharmendra's nephew and Sunny, Bobby's cousin

    Abhay Deol ventured into film production in 2014 with One By Two. His real life girlfriend Preeti Desai essayed the female lead opposite him

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    Abhay Deol's debut production One By Two was a dud due to lack of promotions owing to disputes with the music company promoting it

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  • Abhay Deol is more than just Dharmendra's nephew and Sunny, Bobby's cousin

    Abhay Deol was last see in the 2016 film Happy Bhag Jaayegi. Directed by Mudassir Aziz, Abhay starred alongside Diana Penty, Ali Fazal and Jimmy Shergill

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    Abhay Deol shared this picture of himself shooting for his upcoming film The Field. We can't help but marvel at his facial resemblance to uncle Dharmendra

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    Abhay Deol is currently filming for Nanu Ki Jaanu, The Filed and the Tamil film Idhu Vedhalam Sollum Kadhai

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Bollywood actor Abhay Deol, celebrates his 42nd birthday today. The scion of the Deol clan, he may not be known for having much box-office success but has carved a niche out for himself as a talented actor. A look at him in pictures...

 

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