Does Sunny Deol smoke?: No Does Sunny Deol drink alcohol?: No He was born in a Punjabi Jatt Family to the famous Bollywood actor Dharmendra. In his school days, he was an average student; however, he was quite active in sports. During his school days, he used to wear his father’s jeans to school and tell everyone that it was the same jeans, which his father had worn in Sholay. Sunny did his acting course from Birmingham (Old World Theater), England. He prefers keeping his personal life secret from the media. He got married at an early age, and his wife, Pooja Deol has never been in limelight since then. Since his childhood, he has been passionate about driving and whenever he gets some leisure time, he manages to go on a long drive with his friends and family. Moreover, he disclosed at the age of 12, he once stole a car from somewhere and drove it. Initially, sunny was offered a cameo in the movie Damini, but after watching his remarkable acting, his part was extended and he became a central character in the film. His dialogue “Tarikh pe Tarikh” became very much popular among the viewers. Here’s a glimpse of his dialogue: While filming for the movie Darr, he had some clashes with the director Yash Chopra and Shah Rukh Khan and he got so aggressive at that time that he put his hands in his pocket and started punching due to which his pants were torn off. Hollywood actor Sylvester Stallone is his idol and he always wanted to emulate him in his physique, so he went to Stallone’s gym to get trained. In 1997, his film Ziddi became a big hit, but there were some rumours of him getting involved with Raveena Tandon on the sets, which was cleared out when Akshay Kumar confronted Sunny on the sets. Sunny decided to direct films; after his movie, “London” was shelved in between the shoot, directed by a London-based woman director Gurinder Singh Chadda. He made his directorial debut with the film Dillagi, and he got the idea for the film when he noticed Bobby coming home drunk late at night. He was not the first choice for Ghatak: Lethal, but after his movie- Ghayal got hit, he was immediately chosen for Ghatak. At the start of the 21st century, he gave a breakthrough performance in the superhit- Gadar: Ek Prem Katha, which added a feather to his career cap. His film got so famous in Punjab that the theatres would begin playing the film at 6 in the morning.