Abhay Deol Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Affairs, Biography & More
Bio Real NameAbhay Singh Deol NicknameDimpy ProfessionActor, Producer Physical Stats & More Height (approx.)in centimeters- 185 cm in meters- 1.85 m in Feet Inches- 6’ 1” Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 77 kg in Pounds- 170 lbs Body Measurements- Chest: 41 Inches - Waist: 33 Inches - Biceps: 13 Inches Eye ColourDark Brown Hair ColourBlack Personal Life Date of Birth15 March 1976 Age (as in 2017)41 Years Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India Zodiac sign/Sun signPisces NationalityIndian HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India SchoolNot Known CollegeUniversity of Mumbai (dropout) The City College of New York (for acting & theatre) Educational QualificationCollege dropout DebutFilm: Socha Na Tha (2005)
Some Lesser Known Facts About Abhay Deol
Does Abhay Deol smoke?: Yes
Does Abhay Deol drink alcohol?: Yes
He spent his childhood in a joint family and was so close to Dharmendra that he grew up calling his parents, Ajit Uncle and Usha Aunty.
Initially, he had 4 professions in mind: acting, painting, philosophy and journalism. He chose acting as he was involved in theatre in school.
He got the nickname ‘Dimpy’ due to his dimples.
His debut ‘Socha Na Tha’ (2005) was produced by his uncle Dharmendra, and was the directorial debut film of Imtiaz Ali. Though the film was critically acclaimed, it did not do well at the box office.
In 2007, he tasted his first Bollywood success with the multi-star cast film ‘Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd.’
He won the Best Actor Award at the Mahindra Indo-American Arts Council Film Festival in New York for his role in ‘Manorama Six Feet Under’ (2007).
His first solo hit was ‘Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!’ (2008) which became extremely popular.
He got training in deep-sea diving for his role in the film ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara’ (2011).
His long time girlfriend Preeti Desai was the Miss Great Britain 2006.
He has a production house, “Forbidden Films”.
He was on the cover of Man’s World and Time Out Mumbai, with heading ‘Fresh Face of Indian Movies.’
He played the role of a thief in the film ‘Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!’, but in real life, he became a victim of a major thievery in real life as in September 2013 his SUV car, Mitsubishi Pajero, was stolen from a residential area in Santa Cruz, Mumbai.
In 2014, he faced financial crisis after his maiden production film ‘One By Two’ performed poorly at the box-office. As a result, he had to mortgage his Juhu flat worth INR 2-4 crore to take care of his financial troubles.
He is scared of Cockroaches.