Bobby Deol Birthday Special: Lesser-known facts about the 'Aashram' star


Vijay Singh Deol, also known as Bobby Deol was born on 27th January 1969 in Mumbai, Maharashtra to the Bollywood legend Dharmendra and Prakash Kaur. He attended Jamnabai Narsee School in Mumbai and Mayo College in Ajmer.

Bobby Deol is a graduate in Commerce. He attained his degree from Mithibai College, Mumbai. Bobby first appeared on the big screen as a child actor way back in 1977 in the Dharmendra and Jeetendra starrer Dharam-Veer. He played young Dharam with utter innocence.

Bobby Deol made his debut as a lead actor in the 1995 smash hit ‘Barsaat’ opposite Twinkle Khanna. Bobby Deol won Filmfare Award for Best Debut Actor for this flick. However, one of the biggest hit of his career which established him in Bollywood was ‘Gupt: The Hidden Truth’.

This Rajiv Rai directed suspense thriller went on to gain a cult following. Bobby Deol also appeared in Aishwarya Rai’s debut film ‘Aur Pyar Ho Gaya’. This 1997 release did not do well at the box office.