Sunny Deol: A Look At The Veteran Bollywood Actor's Movie Career

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Sunny Deol, the veteran Bollywood actor, turns 62. Here is a look at 3 of his popular movies that will take you back to the nostalgic world of the '90s.

Written By Hrishikesh Gawade | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Sunny Deol has given his fans many iconic scenes throughout his entire acting career. He is a veteran Bollywood actor known for his caring characters and action performances. Sunny Deol has several accolades to his name. Deol made his Bollywood debut in the movie Betaab in 1982. This October 19, Sunny Deol turned 62 years old. Read more to know the actor's lesser-known facts. 

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Lesser-known facts of the veteran Bollywood actor

Sunny paji has an ardent fan following in India. The actor has given the Indian film industry multiple blockbuster hits. He has a bright and warm name, just like his personality. But his real name is not Sunny. It is Ajay Singh Deol. Reportedly, he got the name 'Sunny' in his school days. Sunny paji is known to many for his rugged and charming looks, but the actor has reportedly studied theatre in England.

Paji's versatility is not limited to his acting skills though. Marking his directorial debut in Dillaggi in the year 1999, he went on to direct two more movies. In the year 2016, Sunny Deol directed Ghayal Once Again, where he also played the role of Ajay Mehra. This year he directed an action, drama romance movie named Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas. The movie marked the Bollywood debut of his son, Karan Deol, and Sahher Bambba. 

Must watch movies by Sunny Deol


Ghayal is a 1990 action movie featuring Sunny Deol. This movie received eight nominated for Filmfare Awards. In 2016, the sequel for the movie was released by the name Ghayal Once Again. The movie was a massive box-office hit. It received a rating of 7.6 on IMDb 

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Border is a 1997 war drama movie directed by J.P. Dutta. The movie featured an ensemble cast of several talented actors. The movie Border successfully managed to pull a string in the hearts of all the patriotic viewers of the movie. The movie received a rating of 7.9 on IMDB. The movie is one of the most fan-favourite Bollywood movies. 

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Gadar: Ek Prem Katha

Set in the times of partition, Gadar: Ek Prem Katha talks about a tale of a commoner Sikh truck driver who falls in love with a Muslim girl from a reputed family. The movie revolves around the character of Deol in the movie. Any fan of the veteran actor would agree upon this movie is one of the best movies by the actor. The movie gave one of Deol's most iconic dialogues. It was rated 7.2 on IMDB.

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