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Name: Dharmendra  
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Date of Birth: 8th December 1935
Place of Birth: Sahniwal, Punjab, India
Profession: Actor
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Dharmendra in black on the left, Sholay (1975)

Dharmendra (born December 8, 1935), born Dharam Singh Deol in Phagwara, Punjab, is a legendary Indian actor who acted in successful Hindi films between 1962 and present. Dharmendra has been married twice and has five children from his first wife (most notably his two sons, Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol) are also successful actors. He has two daughters, Esha Deol and Ahna Deol, from Hema Malini, his second wife who is also an actress.

He produced the film Barsaat (1995) as a launchpad for his son Bobby.

He became a member of Parliament in 2004 general elections from Bikaner in Rajasthan on a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ticket.

Dharmendra (right), Sholay (1975)


  • Anpadh (Illiterate) (1962)
  • Bandini (1963)
  • Anupama (1966)
  • Guddi (1971)
  • Seeta aur Geeta (1972)
  • Chupke Chupke (1975)
  • Sholay (1975) - one of the most successful films in the history of Hindi cinema

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