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Birthday Special: 10 rare photos of Bollywood’s He-man Dharmendra

SNS | New Delhi |

Dharmendra is hailed as Bollywood’s He-man, and considered as one of the most charming actors ever to step his foot into the industry. Fondly called as Dharam paji, actor Dharmendra has turned 82 today.

From being labeled as the greatest action hero of all time, to his affair with actress and now wife, Hema Malini, Dharamendra has been one of the most talked about figure in the Hindi film Industry. We have all witnessed the stardom and legacy of the veteran actor.

Let’s check out some of his rare moments, that were captured by the lens perfectly;

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Look at this adorable picture of the Deol family (minus Bobby Deol). Dharmendra with his first wife, Parkash Kaur Deol and his eldest son, Sunny Deol and daughter.

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Also a filmmaker, Dharmendra had a keen interest in filmmaking from a very long time. You don’t believe it? Look at the photo, where a young Dharam Ji is holding a camera on the sets of a film.

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Like father like son; Dharmendra Ji looks dashing with his eldest son, Sunny, in a recently clicked photo. Interestingly, Dharam ji is returning to the big screen with his sons in Yamla Pagal Deewana: Phir Se.

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Adorable: A young Bobby Deol spotted on the back of his super hero dad, Dharmendra. From the looks of it, this unseen moment might date back to the early 70s.

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‘Dream Girl’: Dharmendra and Hema Malini’s affair sparked media attention and controversies, as he was already married to Prakash Kaur. Nonetheless, this affair turned out to be true love, and they converted into Islam to get married to each other. They have been married ever since and have two daughters – Esha and Ahana.

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We all know Dharmendra and Amitabh Bachchan had done numerous films together as they are good friends. But, did you know Dharam Ji was good friends with late actors Shashi Kapoor and Feroz Khan as well.

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Dharmendra and Bobby Deol are the perfect definition of an adorable father-son duo

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The perfect gentleman: Not only was he considered the macho man of Bollywood, but women drooled over his good looks. A perfect gentleman Dharam Ji has always been

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Punjabi bonding: Actor Akshay Kumar is close to Deol Family and shares a good equation with the Deols. Courtesy of their mutual ethnicity. The actors have appeared in few films together as well, like Jaani Dushman (Sunny Deol), Dosti: Friends Forever, Ajnabee (Bobby Deol) and Maiden-E-Jung (Dharmendra)

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The rarest photo of Dharam Ji that you’ll probably see.