Dharmendra Net Worth:$60 Million (Rs 460 Crores )in 2021 (estimated )
|Net Worth:||$60 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Dec 8, 1935 (85 years old)|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Profession:||Actor, Politician, Film Producer, Businessperson|
Dharmendra Net Worth:
Dharmendra Singh Deol is an Indian actor who has a net worth of $60 million. That is a combined net worth with his wife, actress/politician Hema Malini.
Dharmendra is an Indian film actor, producer and politician. In 1997, he received the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to Hindi cinema.
FULL NAME:Dharmendra Singh Deol
AGE:85 years old (in 2021)
BIRTHPLACE:Sahnewal, Punjab, British India
Height, Weight & Physical Stats
HEIGHT:5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m)
WEIGHT:78 Kg (171 lbs)
EYE COLOR:Dark Brown
He was born in Phagwara, Punjab to a Jat (Sikh) father Kewal Kishen Singh Deol and Sikh mother Satwant Kaur. Ahe was considered the most handsome actor in Bollywood and a matinée idol. He is considered as one of the biggest Bollywood superstars.
He was a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India. He represented the Bikaner constituency of Rajasthan and is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) political party.
He rose to fame as a Punjabi actor who appeared in more than 200 Hindi films since the early 1960s. He married Prakash Kaur and later actress Hema Malini.
He is the father of actors Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol. He also has two married daughters Vijeta and Ajeeta known as Dolly and Nonu who have been successfully kept away from the Bollywood industry by Prakash Kaur Deol.
He is also the father of actress Esha Deol and Ahana Deol from Hema Malini. His brother Ajit Singh Deol is a former director and did a cameo of a truck driver in the film Pratigya. He is the uncle of actor Abhay Deol, who is the son of his younger brother Ajit Deol. His father was Kewal Kishen Singh Deol, a school headmaster in Punjab.
Dharmendra Film movie Career
Dharmendra is the only actor to have starred with almost all the Kapoor members, except Kareena Kapoor and Prithviraj Kapoor.
Dharmendra has starred in a large number of hit films in Bollywood and is considered a living legend. The “HE-MAN” as he is often called as, has given blockbusters consistently from 1962 till 1995 as a lead hero alone. He was first noticed in a Filmfare spot-the-talent contest and came to Mumbai to become an actor. He was signed by Arjun Hingorani for the film Dil Bhi Tera, Hum Bhi Tere (1960).
At the start of his career, he was usually cast as a romantic hero and later in the period 1974 onwards as an action hero. He starred with several big leading ladies at the beginning of his career. With Nutan in Soorat aur Seerat -1962 and Bandini -1963, Mala Sinha in Anpadh -1962 and Pooja Ke Phool -1964, Saira Banu in Shaadi -1962 and Aayi Milan Ki Bela -1964 and one of the most influential persons with whom he was associated, Meena Kumari in Main Bhi Ladki Hoon -1964, Kaajal -1965, Poornima -1965 and Phool Aur Paththar -1966, etc.
Dharmendra even though acted with many heroines, his pairing with the following made larger impact – Sharmila, Asha Parekh, Zeenat Aman, Parveen Babi and Hema Malini.
He acted with Hema Malini in as many as 27 movies of which 20 are more popular. Most of these movies were hits which in turn propelled producers to cast them in romantic films in the 70s.
Dharmendra and Hema acted in many blockbusters like Sholay, Charas, Aas Paas, Jugnu, Seeta Aur Geeta, The Burning Train, Tum Haseen Main Jawan, Naya Zamana, Sharafat, Raja Jani, Dost, Pratigya, Azaad, Maa, Dream Girl, Chacha Bathija, Dilaagi, Ali Baba Aur Chalis Chor, Samraat, Bhagavat, and the last being a flop, Razia Sultan. This despite the fact that it was the era of Amitabh Bachchan who starred in action movies.
His first major hit film was Phool Aur Paththar. Dharmendra starred in many comedy films, most notably, Chupke Chupke, a masterpiece from Hrishikesh Mukherjee and Dillagi. Before Chupke Chupke Dharmendra had worked in Satyakam with Hrishikesh Mukherjee, which he produced as well.
As action movies became more popular, he took on action hero roles throughout the 1970s. Perhaps, the most memorable of these was his role in the 1975 blockbuster film Sholay, where he was teamed with Amitabh Bachchan. Throughout the 1980s and 1990s he continued to appear in many more films playing leading roles or supporting roles.
Till 2011 Dharmendra appeared in more than 247 Hindi movies.
- At the 14th National Film Awards, he has rewarded a souvenir in reference to his performance in the movie Anupama.
- Dharmendra got sentimental and romantic roles in movies such as Aaye Milan Ki Bela, Aaya Sawan Jhoomke, Mere Humdum Mere Dost, Pyaar Hi Pyaar, Jeevan Mrityu.