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Education and schooling
Bobby Deol did his initial schooling at Jamnabai Narsee School, Mumbai and completed his schooling from Mayo College, Ajmer. He enrolled himself in Bachelor of Commerce degree at Mithibai College in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Parents: Dharmendra (Father), Prakash Kaur (Mother), Hema Malini (Step-mother)
Siblings: Sunny Deol (Elder Brother), Vijayta (Sister), Ajeeta (Sister), Esha Deol (Step-sister), Ahana Deol (Step-sister)
Wife: Tanya Deol
Children: Aryaman Deol (Elder Son), Dharam Deol (Younger Son)
Bobby Deol has an interesting hobby of collecting sunglasses. He also loves watching movies in his free time.
Girlfriend & Affairs
1- Bobby Deol was dating actress Neelam Kothari and they appeared in a number of movies together. Although they never admitted their relationship publically, everyone in the Bollywood industry had a clue about their budding romance. There were even rumours that they would get married soon but to everyone’s surprise, Bobby and Neelam split after 5 years of relationship. It was reported that Dharmendra didn’t want his sons to marry an actress.
2- After breaking up with Neelam Kothari, Bobby Deol tied a knot with Tanya Deol on May 30 1996. Tanya was from a business background. The couple gave birth to two sons. Tanya and Bobby are going strong together for 23 years.
3- There were rumours that Bobby Deol was having an extramarital affair with Priya Chatwal which was causing problems in his married life. However, their alleged relationship didn’t last much longer.
Journey to stardom
Born in the family of actors, Bobby was assured of his career in the acting industry and appeared as a child artist in the movie Dharam Veer. Bobby made his commercial acting debut with the movie Barsaat opposite Twinkle Khanna. The movie was a commercial success and Bobby emerged as an overnight star.
In the later years, Bobby Deol appeared in many super hit and blockbuster movies like Gupt: The Hidden Truth, Kareeb and Soldier, which made him a household name in the acting industry. However, his success didn’t last long and critics started doubting on his acting skills after his performance in movies like Bichhoo and Aashiq.
With a couple of hits, he continued to perform badly at the box office and with movies like Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyo, Jurm, Tango Charlie, Barsaat and Dosti: Friends Forever, his career seemed to be going downhill.
After being unable to carry a movie on his shoulders, producers started offering him multi-star movies and overtime, his craze in the Bollywood started to fade away. There was a point in his career when he was struggling to land a single project before Salman Khan approached him to play a character in his high budget movie Race 3. Although Race 3 received negative reviews from critics and fans alike, it managed to attract a decent revenue at the box office and Bobby Deol gained his recognition as an actor once again.
He will be next seen in multi-starrer comic film Housefull 4 along with big stars like Akshay Kumar, Kriti Sanon, Riteish Deshmukh, Jackie Shroff.
There was a time when Bobby Deol was one of the biggest stars in the industry but unfortunately, he couldn’t continue with his stardom. Nowadays, Bobby Deol hardly attracts a good project and he charges around 3 crore INR per movie.
Bobby Deol started his acting career in the year 1995 and since then he has been a part of many movies. Although his career graph was hit severely in the recent past, he still holds a net worth of approximate 140 crore INR.
Bobby Deol is known to have a fleet of luxury in his garage and he possesses many over the top luxurious supercars. Some of the cars in his garage includes Land Rover Freelander 2, Range Rover Vogue, Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Lamborghini Murcielago LP640, Porshe 911 Carrera 4S and Porshe Cayenne. After the success of his movie Race 3, he gifted himself a brand new Range Rover Sport.
1- Bobby Deol was trolled heavily on Twitter after he made his debut as a DJ in a Delhi night club and guests reportedly asked for a refund after his poor performance. Allegedly, he only played songs from his movie Gupt: The Hidden Truth. He later clarified that he was conned by the event organizer and he had no idea about his DJ stint.
2- During an interview, Bobby Deol revealed that he was supposed to play the lead in Imtiaz Ali’s movies Jab We Met and Highway but Imtiaz Ali cheated him and cast different actors after reaching out to a production house.
3- After Bobby Deol and Neelam Kothari broke up, there were many rumoured stories of their breakups which included a third person. However, in an interview, Neelam cleared the air that it was a mutual break up and that she would never be happy with Bobby Deol.
4- The Deol family had always family issues owing to two marriages of Dharmendra. When Bobby Deol’s step-sister Esha Deol got married, both Sunny and Bobby Deol didn’t show up at the event and irked media.
Bobby Deol is a family man and always give priority to his family. If there is a trait that one can learn from Bobby Deol then it would be his attitude to never give up. After going downhill with his career multiple times, he made his comeback always.
Bobby Deol is a smoker and after his acting career hit failure, he became an alcoholic. He also doesn’t experiment and change himself with the demand of the industry, which was the major reason for his failure as an actor.
1- Bobby Deol won Filmfare Best Debut Male Award for his performance in his debut movie Barsaat.
2- In the year 2002, Bobby earned a nomination for Filmfare Best Actor Award for his movie Humraaz.