Yester year actor Dharmendra made his debut on the photo-blogging site Instagram on Thursday.

Born as Dharmendra Singh Doel, he is popularly known as Dharmendra. The actor who made his debut in Bollywood with Arjun Hingorani’s ‘Dil Bhi Tera Hum Bhi Tere’ in 1960 became a prominent Bollywood actor with time.

In the year 1997, the ‘Sholay’ actor received the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to Hindi cinema. His roles in various movies earned him names like ‘Action King’ and ‘He-Man’.

The first photo that Dharmendra shared on Instagram is from the sets of his upcoming movie, Yamla Pagla Deewana 3, the third installment in Yamla Pagla Deewana franchise. The ‘Phool Aur Patthar’ actor shared the picture captioning, “Your love has encouraged me to come more close to you … so here is me from the sets of YPD Phir se … #newbeginnings #shootmode #hyderabad.”

Dharmendra married actress Hema Malini in the year 1979 after converting to Islam to stay married to his previous wife without having to get a divorce.

In 2012, Dharmendra was honoured India’s third highest civilian honour Padma Bhushan by the Government of India.

On work front, Dharmendra will be next seen in ‘Yamla Pagla Deewana 3’ along with his sons Sunny and Bobby.

First Published | 17 August 2017 10:01 PM
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