Dharmendra is a veteran Bollywood star hero who has acted in several blockbusters including Sholay. He received the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award and Padma Bhushan. He has been a member of the 14th Lok Sabha representing Bikaner constituency in Rajasthan. He married Bollywood veteran actress Hema Malini. His children include Sunny Deol, Bobby Deol and Esha Deol.