Interesting Facts and Figures Abhay DeolMay 19th, 2009 - 12:38 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Abhay Deol (born March 15, 1976, India) is an Indian film actor.
Abhay Deol was born in Mumbai to a Sikh Jat family.
He is the son of producer and director Ajit Singh Deol.
His paternal uncle is famous veteran actor Dharmendra and his cousins are actors Sunny Deol, Bobby Deol and actress Esha Deol.
Abhay Deol movies are characterized by down-to-earth acting.
Abhay Deol said in an interview with Rediff that he didn’t get into acting because of his famous uncle and his cousins but that he was involved in theatre in 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. He wants to work with his brothers and his uncle.
He made his film debut in the 2005 film Socha Na Tha . The film got him good reviews for his performance.
His second film was Ahista Ahista in 2006 which got him good critical reviews. .
His 2008 movie Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! was a big hit not just with critics but with the masses as well and established him as a dependable mainstream actor.
Abhay Deol is also the pivotal person behind 2009 Bollywood film Dev.D, a modern day version of Devdas which he himself devised, and in which he enacts the title role.
Abhay was recently on the cover of Man’s World and Time Out Mumbai, with titles such as the new face of Indian cinema.
He is scheduled to shoot 3 movies this summer/fall and has also gone into producing, with his company Forbidden Films. -Sampurn Media
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