He was born on 8th Dec 1935 in Phagwara, Punjab to a Jat (Sikh) father Kewal Kishen Singh Deol and Sikh mother Satwant Kaur.
is an Indian film actor, producer and politician. In
, he received the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to Hindi cinema.
Hema Malini and Dharmendra, fell in love with each other in the year
, on the sets of Tum Haseen Main Jawan.
Dharmendra married twice. His second marriage was to the Bollywood actress Hema Malini on
Dharmendra served as a Member of the Indian Parliament (Lok Sabha) from Bharatiya Janata Party representing Bikaner in Rajasthan from 2004 to 2009
He received the Padma Bhushan, India's third highest civilian honour, from the Government of India in
. Dharmendra has worked in over
films in a career spanning over six decades.
From his first marriage, he has two sons, Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol, and two daughters, Vijayta Deol Gill and Ajeeta Deol. He has 4 grand sons named Karan, Rajvir, Aryaman, and Dharam.