Esha Deol is the daughter of famous Bollywood actress Hema Malini and the actor, Dharmendra. Here’s a peek into her personal life and a few of her daily habits.
Esha Deol was born in Bombay (present Mumbai) on 2 November 1981. She is the eldest little girl of Bollywood Power Couple Dharmendra and Hema Malini. She also has a younger sister named Ahana. She is the stepsister of Bollywood actors Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol and also she is the first cousin of the famous Bollywood actor Abhay Deol. She has a Punjabi origin from her dad’s side and Tamil from her mom’s side. Moreover, She communicates in Tamil with her mom and sister.
During her school days, she was energetic about football and played as a midfielder. She was the skipper of her school football crew, spoken to her school in handball at the state level, and was likewise chosen for the Indian public ladies’ football team.
Esha Deol got hitched to her sweetheart boyfriend Bharat Takhtani, a financial businessman, in February 2012 and wedded him in June 2012. In April 2017, it was reported that the couple was anticipating their first child. She gave birth to a beautiful baby girl in October 2017 at Hinduja Hospital in Mumbai and named her Radhya. In June 2019, she also gave birth to her second daughter, a young lady named Miraya.
She started her acting career in a lead role with Vinay Shukla in her debut movie Koi Mere Dil Se Pooche (2002) opposite Aftab Shivdasani, with Sanjay Kapoor, Jaya Bachchan, and Anupam Kher playing supporting roles. This movie was a box office failure. Deol received mixed reactions from critics upon her performance. Savera Romeshwar of Rediff wrote, “Esha, as a person, exudes a confidence that almost borders on arrogance.” Despite mixed reactions and box office failure, Deol won numerous awards for her performance including the Filmfare Award for the Best Female Debut at the 48th Filmfare Awards.
Deol’s second film was Arjun Sablok’s love triangle movie named Na Tum Jaano Na Hum in which she was starred opposite Saif Ali Khan and Hrithik Roshan. Taran Adarsh of India Fm praised her acting and wrote “it is Esha Deol who surprises you with a mature performance. Although her looks are inconsistent, the youngster takes on the role with utmost sincerity and comes out with a natural performance. She has been better presented when compared to her debut film.” Bhavna Giani of Rediff praised Deol’s acting and dancing and compared it to Deol’s mother Hema Malini.
Esha completed her schooling at the Jamnabai Narsee School, being very active in playing extracurricular sports especially football, after her schooling, she proceeded to go to Oxford University and got a Masters’s Degree in Media Arts and Computer Technology. She additionally learned mastery in old-style traditional dance from her mother, the little girl of Jaya Chakraborty.
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