|Education||Post Graduate from Indian Theatre, Panjab University, Chandigarh|
|Occupation||Actor, Writer, Director, Producer|
|Height||178 cm (5 ft 10 in)|
Early life[edit | edit source]
He was born in a Jat Sikh family in a village Wander Jatana, in Faridkot district of the Indian state of Punjab. He studied in Panj Graayin Kalan Government school until 4th Standard. He then moved to Uttar Pradesh near his father's farm. He graduated from Zila Parishad high school in Nighasan, Lakhimpur Kheri district. He then returned to Punjab where he completed his higher secondary from Kot Kapura. He graduated from Muktsar Government College.
Filmography[edit | edit source]
Television[edit | edit source]
|The Great Maratha||Dattaji Scindia||1994-95|
|Maulana Azad||Maulana Azad|
|Lahoo Ke Phool||Decoit|
|Param Vir Chakra||Col.Hoshiar Singh||1988|
|Yug (TV series)||King||1996-98|
|Noorjahan (TV Series)||Emperor Akbar||2000|
Feature films[edit | edit source]
|Khoon Bhari Maang||Advocate||1988|
|Kahan Hai Kanoon||Peter||1989|
|Apna Desh Paraye Log||Advocate Sharma|
|Naaka Bandi||Police Inspector Satyaprakash||1990|
|Azaad Desh Ke Gulam||Mangal|
|Amba||Thakur Shamsher Singh|
|Nyay Anyay||Inspector Khan|
|Pyar Ka Devta||Murli M Rai||1991|
|Swarg Yahan Narak Yahan||Inspector Aslam|
|Zindagi Ek Juaa||Mangal Jagjit Singh JJ Assistant|
|Dil Tera Aashiq||Mr James|
|Train to Pakistan||Punjab Police A.S.I.||1998|
Production house[edit | edit source]
Dhillon formed a production company and released a well-received historical film entitled Khalsa. His other productions include A Day at the Golden Temple-(about the 24 hours holy practice every day)", Prakash Sri Guru Granth Sahib (in 2004 about the uniqueness of Guru Granth Sahib), Sikh Ate Dastaar, The Inseparable-A Sikh and his Turban, (about the unbreakable bond of every Sikh with his turban & long hair) Sarvnash-(in 2007 against drug abuse) Gurbani De Kautak Part-1 and Part-2 (in 2009-10 about the divine healing powers of Gurbani) Toshakhana Sri Darbar Sahib (about the priceless articles kept at Toshakhana) and Ḧarinam Ke Chamatkar (a documentary about the divine healing powers of Harinam).
Forth coming projects include Shahadat (a feature film, about politics of votes & countless other social issues of Punjab, India & NRIs), Ä Western Salutation to Sikhism (about the devotion, faith & conviction of western people who embraced sikhism) Saaka-Sarhind (a docu-drama film about the martyrdom of the sons of Sri Guru Gobind Singh ji), and Gurbani De Kautak Parts 3, 4 and 5 (documentary films about the divine healing powers of spiritual hymns of Sri Guru Granth Sahib)and many others.
Awards[edit | edit source]
- For his role in television serial Junoon, he won the RAPA (Radio and Television Advertising Practitioners' Association) award for best actor in 1998.
- He was honored with Baba Farid Award by Punjab Government for the film Khalsa
- An outstanding achievement award from Chief Minister Punjab in 2006 as well as various other recognitions from organizations all over Punjab and abroad.
- He was awarded the Mohan Rakesh Gold Medal for best actor.
References[edit | edit source]
- "The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - Amritsar PLUS". www.tribuneindia.com. Retrieved 27 November 2017.