He is a renowned Indian actor, producer and politician popularly known by the stage name, "Dharmendra". He is noted to have played a prominent role in the 1975 film, “Sholay”.
He was born to mother, Satwant Kaur, and father, Kewal Singh Deol. His father was a headmaster at a village school.
Dharmendra got married to Parkash Kaur in 1954. Then, in 1980, he married Hema Malini. He has six children including, award-winning actors, Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol, and actress Esha Deol.
The Indian Government awarded him the third highest civilian award in India, "Padma Bhushan" in 2012.
He was awarded the Film fare Lifetime Achievement Award due to his immense contributions to Hindi cinema and film industry.
He once received the "World Iron Man" award.
He got married to two wives.
There are restaurants in New Delhi that celebrate his films. Some of those restaurants even put his photos on their walls.
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Dharmendra is a famous Indian actor, who was born on December 8, 1935. As a person born on this date, Dharmendra is listed in our database as the 91st most popular celebrity for the day (December 8) and the 124th most popular for the year (1935).
People born on December 8 fall under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, the Archer. Dharmendra is the 2334th most popular Sagittarius.
Aside from information specific to Dharmendra's birthday, Dharmendra is the 469th most famous Indian.
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