Sunny Deol, born as Ajay Singh Deol in New Delhi, India. He is a National Film Awards winner. He is the son of veteran actor Dharmendra and Prakash Kaur. He has a younger brother, Bobby Deol, who is also an actor; two sisters who are settled in California; and two half-sisters, Esha Deol, an actress and Ahana Deol, from his father's re-marriage to actress Hema Malini. His wife is Pooja Deol and they have two children. His cousin Abhay Deol is also currently an actor. He always wanted to be an actor being the son of the famous actor, Dharmendra. Sunny finished his schooling from Sacred Heart High School, Santacruz (Mumbai). He attended Podar College in Matunga (Mumbai). Sunny went to England to study acting. He joined Old Web Theatre in Birmingham, England where he studied theatre and acting. He was at the peak of his career during the nineties. He has done his physical training from Sylvester Stallone gym and have taken full body building training under his assistance
Sunny made his acting debut in the Blockbuster movie Betaab in 1983. After some average movies he starred in an action film Arjun (1985). He played the role of a jobless angry youth who is forced to become a gangster with guns and knives by circumstances. This role established his image as the action hero of Bollywood. After another period of mixed success, Sunny's breakthrough role came with Ghayal (1990) directed by Rajkumar Santoshi. His role of a boxer who fights for his family received cult status. The government of India awarded him a national award for his role of a lawyer in 'Damini'. Many of his films in the action genre including Tridev (1989), Vishwatma (1992), Imtihaan (1995), Ghatak: Lethal (1996), Ziddi (1997), Border (1998) and Indian (2001) were some of the biggest hits of his career.
He has also had success in romantic and dramatic roles in films including Chaalbaaz (1989), Damini - Lightning (1993), Darr (1993), Jeet (1996) and Gadar: Ek Prem Katha (2001). Gadar: Ek Prem Katha remains one of the most successful Bollywood films to date at the box office. His last release is Apne which brought him with his father and brother together for the first time. The film was a super hit in the deol territory of north India and in overseas and an average hit in rest of India.
Sunnny made his directorial debut with the 1999 film Dillagi starring himself, younger brother Bobby Deol & Urmila Matondkar. The film wasn't a box office success but won him critical acclaim for his very first directorial attempt.