Abhay Deol (also known as Abhay
Singh Deol, is an Indian film actor and
producer of Hindi language films. Born in the
influential Deol family of the Hindi cinema, he began acting at a young age in
theater productions at his school. Deol
made his on screen debut in 2005 with Imtiaz Ali's romantic comedy Socha Na Tha.
Deol continuously garners attention for
his portrayal of complex characters on screen, and is vociferous in his support
for parallel cinema in India. He has often been
labelled as a nonconformist or an unconventional actor by Indian media. Deol
owns a production company, Forbidden Films which was established in 2009. In
addition to his acting career, Deol is also an active philanthropist
and supports various NGOs.
Deol has been described by the Indian
media as an actor who continuously understands how to play complex characters. He has appeared on the
several magazine covers including the Man's World and
Out Mumbai, with titles such as "The New
Face of Indian Cinema". In 2009, Deol was included in the list of Zoom's "50 Most Desirable Hotties", being placed seventh. Deol
learned the Israeli martial artKravMaga.
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