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Dharmendra Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Dharmendra Quick Info
Height 5 ft 8 in
Weight 85 kg
Date of Birth December 8, 1935
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Spouse Hema Malini

Dharmendra is an Indian film actor who was widely popular for his action-hero image and great physique. He is considered to be one of the most successful actors of Indian Cinema and has given various memorable films like Sholay (1975), Soorat Aur Seerat (1962), Bandini (1963), Dil Ne Phir Yaad Kiya (1966), and Dulhan Ek Raat Ki (1967), Anpadh (1962), Pooja Ke Phool, and many others. He played various characters from comedy to action to romance. His most famous pairing was with his now-wife Hema Malini.

Born Name

Dharam Singh Deol

Nick Name

Dharmendra, Dharam Ji, Action King, He-man, Veeru

Dharmendra at IIFA Press Conference
Dharmendra at IIFA Press Conference (Filmi Tadka / / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Nasrali, Punjab, British India


Juhu, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India





He studied at the Government Senior Secondary School at Lalton Kalan, Ludhiana and later completed his graduation from Ramgarhia College, Phagwara.


Actor, Producer, Politician


  • Father – Kewal Kishan Singh Deol (School Teacher)
  • Mother – Satwant Kaur
  • Siblings – Ajit Deol (Brother) (Actor)
  • OthersAbhay Deol (Nephew) (Actor), Bharat Takhtani (Former Son-in-Law), Pooja Deol (Daughter-in-Law), Tanya Deol (Daughter-in-Law), Karan Deol (Grandson) (Actor), Vaibhav Vohra (Son-in-Law), Rajveer Deol (Grandson), Aryaman Deol (Grandson), Dharam Deol (Grandson), Darien Vohra (Granddaughter), Radhya Takhtani (Granddaughter), Miraya Takhtani (Granddaughter)




5 ft 8 in or 173 cm


85 kg or 187.5 lbs

Dharmendra (Left) and Dilip Kumar at the audio release of Apne in 2007
Dharmendra (Left) and Dilip Kumar at the audio release of Apne in 2007 (Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY-3.0)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Dharmendra has dated –

  1. Parkash Kaur (1954-1982) – Dharmendra married Parkash in 1954 and they have 2 sons together named Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol, and 2 daughters named Ajeeta Deol and Vijeeta Deol.
  2. Hema Malini (1980-Present) – Hema and Dharmendra married in 1980 and they have 2 daughters together named Esha Deol and Ahana Deol.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

He has Sikh ancestry.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Charming face

Dharmendra in an Instagram post as seen in June 2019
Dharmendra in an Instagram post as seen in June 2019 (Dharmendra / Instagram)

Brand Endorsements

Dharmendra has been a part of commercials like –

  1. Himami Chyawanprash (2007)
  2. Ford New Holland Tractor
  3. Relaxomap Pain Relieving Oil
  4. NECC
  6. Chetak soap

Dharmendra Favorite Things

  • Actor – Guru Dutt, Dilip Kumar
  • Actress – Suraiya, Nutan
  • Singer – Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar
  • Food – Shaljam gosht, Chuse ke kabab, Makke ki roti, Palak paneer
  • Director – Arjun Hingorani
  • Movies – Dillagi (1949)

SourceThe Hindu, YouTube

Dharmendra on the sets of India's Got Talent in September 2011
Dharmendra on the sets of India’s Got Talent in September 2011 (Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY-3.0)

Dharmendra Facts

  1. As a child, he never liked going to school.
  2. He had an interest in films from a very young age.
  3. Dharmendra sent an application to Filmfare Talent Hunt after his mother’s suggestion.
  4. He married his wife, Parkash Kaur when he was just 19 years old.
  5. His first solo action film was Phool Aur Patthar (1966), which won him the Filmfare nomination for “Best Actor”.
  6. His most famous on-screen pairing was with Hema Malini.
  7. Hema Malini’s parents were against Dharmendra as he was already married.
  8. Dilip Kumar describes him as the most handsome actor.
  9. He has a theme restaurant dedicated to his name in New Delhi.
  10. Dharmendra has worked with various directors, each with a different style of filmmaking.
  11. He took a break from acting from 2003 to 2007.
  12. His most notable work is in the film Sholay (1975).
  13. He converted to Islam so that he did not have to divorce his previous wife.
  14. He received the Padma Bhushan in 2012.
  15. In 1997, he received the “Lifetime Achievement” award from Filmfare.
  16. He represented Bikaner in the 14th Lok Sabha Elections from BJP.
  17. He is considered one of the most successful actors in Indian Cinema.
  18. His grandson, Karan Deol made his debut in the year 2019 with the film Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas, which is a famous track from one of Dharmendra’s old films.
  19. Dharmendra’s first car purchase was a black Fiat car which he had bought for INR 18,000.
  20. At the age of 87, in 2023, Dharmendra made his OTT debut with the role of Shaikh Salim Chisti in Taj: Divided By Blood.

Featured Image by Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY-3.0

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