January 27, 1969 in Mumbai, India
Bobby Deol (born Vijay Singh Deol; 27 January 1969) is an Indian actor. Deol is the son of Bollywood actor Dharmendra and the brother of Sunny Deol, also a successful actor in the Indian film industry. Deol has mostly acted in thriller films, often playing antiheroic characters who are forced to commit crime to avenge the deaths of loved ones. Examples of such films include Badal, Gupt, Jurm and Bichhoo. His films commonly involve themes of jealousy, deceit and revenge and his more romantic thrillers often involve him caught in love triangles. Some of his successful films are Barsaat (1995), Gupt (1997), Soldier (1998), Badal (2000), Ajnabee (2001), Humraaz (2002), Apne (2007), Dostana (2008) and Yamla Pagla Deewana (2011). Deol was awarded the Filmfare Best Debut Award for his role in the 1995 film Barsaat and was later nominated for the Filmfare Best Actor Award for his performance in Humraaz in 2002. Apart from acting, Deol owns a successful restaurants in Mumbai and a banquet hall that serves 2000 people.