Abhay Deol Family, Parents, Wife, Wiki, Biography & More

Abhay Deol
Abhay Deol

Actor and director Abhay Singh Deol (born 15 March 1976) is well-known for his roles in Hindi, Kannada, and Tamil films. He made his acting début in the 2005 Imtiaz Ali romantic comedy Socha Na Tha, and he was born into the famous Deol family.

After his début was moderately successful, Deol went on to earn rave reviews for his work in films like Manorama Six Feet Under (2007) and Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! (2008). In 2009, he starred as Dev in the contemporary adaptation of Devdas, Dev.D, a black comedy directed by Anurag Kashyap. Deol became more well-known after the film’s popularity.

After starting out in independent films, he became a major protagonist in the blockbuster road movie Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, directed by Zoya Akhtar. His first mention for a Filmfare Award came in the category of Best Supporting Actor for his outstanding performance. Since then, Deol has starred in both critically acclaimed indie films like Road, Movie (2010) and financially successful mainstream films like Raanjhanaa (2013) and Happy Bhag Jayegi (2014). (2016). His first feature was the Tamil blockbuster Hero.

Deol is well-known for his nuanced performances and outspoken advocacy of independent filmmaking in India. Deol founded his production business, Forbidden Films, in 2009. In addition to his work in the entertainment industry, he is also an avid supporter of many non-governmental organizations.

Abhay Deol Family & Early life

Deol was born into a Sikh Jatt family to Ajit Singh Deol and Usha Deol. He is the nephew of actor Dharmendra, and the cousin of Sunny Deol, Bobby Deol, Esha Deol and Ahana Deol. Abhay Deol stated in an interview with Rediff that he is into acting not because of his father, but because he was involved in theatre since school. “At 18, I decided to take the plunge. It took me 10 years because I didn’t want to leave my education to get into films.”

Abhay Deol Career

Abhay Deol’s movies are characterized by down-to-earth acting and he made his film debut in 2005 with Socha Na Tha’. His second film was Ahista Ahista in 2006 and his first 2007 release was Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. He won the Best Actor award at the MIAAC film festival in New York City and his 2008 movie Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!

was a big hit. He is also the pivotal person behind 2009 Bollywood film Dev.D, a modern day version of Devdas. Dev D directed by Anurag Kashyap was critically acclaimed and Abhay Deol’s performance was considered better than Dilip Kumar and Shahrukh Khan. It was a path-breaking movie for its crisp cinematography, good performances and diverse music. Abhay was recently on the cover of Man’s World and Time Out Mumbai and is in the top 50 most desirable men. He is soon to be seen with Tannishtha Chatterjee in Road, Movie and has started producing films through his company Forbidden Films.

Abhay Deol Filmography

2005 : Socha Na Tha
2006 : Ahista Ahista
2007 : Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd.
Ek Chalis Ki Last Local
Manorama Six Feet Under

2008 : Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!
2009 : Dev.D
2010 : Road, Movie
Tera Kya Hoga Johnny

2011 : Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
2012 : Shanghai
2013 : Raanjhanaa
The Lovers
2014 : One By Two
2016 : Happy Bhag Jayegi
2018 : Nanu Ki Jaanu

2019 : Chopsticks
Line of Descent

2020 : What Are The Odds
2021 : Velle
2022 : Jungle Cry


2014 : Gumrah: End of Innocence
2021 : Spin

Web series

2020 : JL50
2021 : 1962: The War in the Hills
2023 : Trial By Fire

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