Bobby Deol - Updated Feb 2024

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Bobby Deol

Bobby Deol is an Actor, Director, and Producer in the Bollywood Film Industry from Bombay, Maharastra, India. Bobby Deol has won awards like Filmfare Award and a Filmfare Best Actor nomination.

Early Life

Bobby Deol was born in Bombay, Maharashtra, India on January 27, 1969. His real birth name is Vijay Singh Deol. Moreover, the actor’s zodiac sign is Aquarius and he is 55 years old as of 2024. His father’s name is Dharmendra he is one of the most famous Bollywood actors of his time. His biological mother’s name is Parkash Kaur and his stepmother’s name is Hema Malini who is also a famous Bollywood actress of her generation.

Moreover, he is the brother of popular Bollywood actor Sunny Deol and has two sisters named Vijayta and Ajeeta who live in California. Besides that, he has two half-sisters named Ahana Deol and Esha Deol who is also a Bollywood actress. Moreover, he has a cousin named Abhay Deol who is also a Bollywood actor.

Deol studied and finished his primary and secondary school education at Jamnabai Narsee School in Mumbai, India. After that, he attended and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Mithibai College in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Professional Life

Bobby Deol started his career as a DJ but quit soon due to some bad experiences before entering the Bollywood industry. Due to being born into the Deol family with a background in the Bollywood film industry, he pursued the footsteps of his brother and father. He made his debut as a child actor in the Bollywood film industry with the film “Dharam Veer” in 1977.

In 1995, he made his first Bollywood movie debut in the main role in the movie “Barsaat” with Indian actress Twinkle Khanna. He received positive reviews from the movies and received the Best Debut Filmfare Award in the same year. After that, he became famous among several young girls mainly due to his unkempt look and locks, and dimpled smile. Being a Deol, boosted the movie industry’s chances as well as Bobby’s audience, and rose as a superstar.

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Caption: Bobby Deol as Baba Nirala in the web series Aashram (Source: Instagram)

Even though his second film “Gupt” with Manisha Koirala and Kajol was a box office success, the films that followed were disasters in India. After that, he appeared in the movies like ‘Kareeb’, ‘Aur Pyar Ho Gaya’, ‘Soldier’ with Preity Zinta, ‘Bichhoo’, ‘Badal,’ ‘Humraaz’, ‘Ajnabi’, and many more. In all of these movies, his movies were thrillers and his characters were liked by his fans and critics.

After that, he decided to take a break from the action-hero genre and tried his luck in romantic movies like “Humko Tumse Pyar Hain” and “Dosti: Friends Forever”. However, his fans didn’t enjoy his new roles and he returned to the action hero category once again.

More Works

In 2005, he appeared in the Bollywood war movie “Tango Charlie” with actors like Sanjay Dutt, Sunil Shetty, and Ajay Devgan. However, his movies didn’t get major success for his movie later years. He appeared with his father Dharmendra and his brother Sunny Deol in the movie titled “Apne”. After that, he appeared in the suspense thriller “Naqaab” with actor Akshaye Khanna and actress Urvashi Sharma.

Moreover, he made a cameo appearance as himself in the superhit movie “Om Shanti Om” which starred Bollywood’s biggest star Shah Rukh Khan, and the debut of talented actress Deepika Padukone. He then starred in the crime drama movie “Chamku” with Priyanka Chopra, Danny Denzongpa, and Irrfan Khan in 2008.

On January 14, 2011, he appeared in the movie “Yamla Pagla Deewana” with his father Dharmendra and his brother Sunny Deol. After that, he appeared in the movie “Thank You” with stars like Akshay Kumar, Sonam Kapoor, Irrfan Khan, and many more. Moreover, he also starred in the movie “Race 3” with stars Salman Khan and Jacquline Fernandez.

Later, he appeared in movies like “Poster Boys” and “Yamala Pagla Deewana: Phir Se”.  Recently, he appeared in the movie “Housefull 4” with Akshay Kumar, Ritesh Deshmukh, Kriti Sanon, Pooja Hedge, Kriti Kharbanda, and many more. He also appeared in the Netflix series “Class of ’83” in a collaboration with Red Chillies Entertainment. After that, he appeared in the MX original series as Baba Nirala in the series “Aashram”.


Bobby Deol won the Filmfare Award For Best Male Debut for his role in Barsaat in 1996. After that, he received a nomination for the Filmfare Award For Best Actor for his movie Humraaz in 2002. In 2012, he received a nomination for the Producers Guild Film Award For Best Actor in a Comic Role for the movie Yamla Pagla Deewana.

Later, he won the Dada Saheb Phalke Award for best actor in a web series for Aashram in 2020. Recently, he received the Lions Gold Award for Best Actor and Talentrack Awards as Digital Content Icon Of the Year for OTT – Aashram in 2021.

Bobby Deol – Net Worth 2024

Bobby Deol has garnered a significant amount of money as an actor, director, and producer in the Bollywood film industry. According to online sources, the estimated net worth of the actor is around $20 million US dollars.

Relationship Status

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Caption: Bobby Deol with his wife Tanya Deol (Source: Instagram)

Bobby married renowned Indian banker Dev Ahuja’s daughter Tanya on May 30, 1996. From their marriage, the couple has two sons named Aryaman Deol and Dharam Deol who he named after his father. Previously, he was rumored to have affairs with actresses Neelam Kothari and Priya Chatwal.

According to online sources, Bobby was rumored to be in a relationship with actresses Priya Chatwal and Neelam Kothari. Besides that, the actor doesn’t like to be part of any kind of rumors and controversies.

Bobby Deol – Body Measurements

Bobby Deol has light brown eyes and black hair with a height of 5 feet 11 inches. Moreover, the actor maintained his weight of 75 Kg from workouts in the gym and a balanced diet. Dharmendra’s youngest son has a biceps size of 13 inches a chest size of 40 inches and a waist size of 32 inches.

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Caption: Bobby Deol body measurement (Source: Instagram)

Social Media

Bobby is pretty active on social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. His Instagram account @iambobbydeol has over 999 thousand followers. On Twitter, he has over 380 thousand followers on his account @thedeol. Moreover, his Facebook page “Bobby Deol” has over 184 thousand followers.