Dharmendra

Dharam Singh Deol (Punjabi: ਧਰਮ ਸਿੰਘ ਦਿਓਲ, born 8 December 1935), better known as Dharmendra, is an award-winning Hindi film actor who has appeared in more than 247 Hindi-language films as of 2011. In 1997, he received the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to Hindi cinema and also another Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2007 IIFA Awards.

He is often referred to as the "He-Man" as well as the "Action King" of Hindi cinema, having starred in numerous action films, and is considered a living legend. At the peak of his film career he was considered the most handsome actor in Bollywood. He was one of the lead actors of the all-time blockbuster Sholay (1975), and went on to star in numerous successful Bollywood films across five decades. Dharmendra has thus established himself as one of the most prominent figures in the history of Hindi cinema.

In 2012, he was honoured with the Padma Bhushan by the Government of India. He was also a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India, representing Bikaner constituency in Rajasthan from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

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