On Sunday, Bobby Deol shared a rare throwback photo in which little Dharmendra appeared for the perfect family photo. The photo, posted on Father’s Day, shows Dharmendra holding a baby Bobby Deol In his arms, young Sunny Deol stands behind the veteran actor. To the left of Dharmendra, we see his first wife Prakash Kaur. The daughters of Dharmendra Vijaita Gill and Ajita Choudhury also appear in the photo.
Sharing the photo, Bobby Deol wrote, “Papa my dear world so blessed to be your son. Happy Papa’s Day.” In response, Dharmendra wrote, “I love you my children. Jeet Rahu.” Fans also dropped adorable comments on the post. Actor Darshan Kumar described the picture as “epic”. One fan wrote, “Beautiful picture. Dharam Ji is so handsome so far. Best actor ever.” Another Instagram user mentioned, “Beautiful picture.” Many also shared their best wishes for the family.
Earlier today, Bobby shared a video of the actor sharing his candid moments with the legendary actor. “My biggest role model…the only man I can always count on,” he wrote, captioning the video. Sunny Deol also shared a video with the caption, “Papa is my strength my strength to conquer to love to forgive my humility my life my soul. I will never let you down dad.”
Dharmendra first married Prakash Kaur. He later married Bollywood actress Hema Malini and had two daughters – Esha Deol and Ahana Deol.
In her autobiography, Hema Malini: A Dream Girl, written by Ram Kamal Mukherjee, the actress opens up about her marriage to Dharmendra and the equation she shares with Prakash Kaur.
She revealed that she never visited the “other” family because she didn’t want to bother them. She said that she met Dharmendra’s first wife Prakash Kaur on several occasions, mostly social gatherings, but after her marriage, they did not see each other. “I didn’t want to upset anyone. I am happy with everything Dharamji has done for me and my daughters. He played the role of a father, as any father would. I think I am happy with that,” Hema Malini revealed.
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“Although I have never talked about Prakash, I respect her very much. Even my daughters respect the Dharamji family. The world wants to know about my life in detail, but this is not known to others. She continued.