pramod kumarwrote on Apr 26 2009 4:08PM
Esha Deol stands out for her classic child woman prettiness and an athletic build which comes as no surprise as she is a dancer and football player.
Basics on Esha
Esha is a Scorpion celebrating her birthday on 2nd November. Born in 1981 to actors Dharamendra and Hema Malini, she has a younger sister Ahana. Actors Bobby Deol and Sunny Deol are her half brothers. She is part Punjabi-Sikh and part Hindu-Tamil.
She did her schooling at the Jamnabhai Narsee School. She has a Master’s degree in Media Arts and Computer Technology from Oxford University. She is an Odissi dancer, learning the art from her mother and was part of the state level football team.
Esha Deol’s Movies
2002 to 2004 Vinay Shukla’s Koi Mere Dil Se Poochhe (2002) was her first movie and her performance won her the Filmfare Best Female Debut Award. She had two other releases in 2002, Na Tum Jaano Na Hum with Hrithik Roshan and Saif Ali Khan and a romcom Kya Dil Ne Kahan with Tusshar Kapoor.
In 2003, she was part of a slasher flick Kuch To Hai and was seen opposite her childhood friend Zayed Khan in Chura Liya Hai Tumne. Her first Tamil movie was Mani Rathnam’s Aayutha Ezhuthu (2004), which was remade later in Hindi as Yuva and Esha was the only actor who was cast in both. Dhoom (2004) was a huge hit and she played Sheena, a bad girl who turns good.
2005 to 2007 The year 2005 saw five releases – Kaal, Main Aisa Hi Hoon, Dus, No Entry and Shaadi No.1. In Ankahee (2006), she played a negative role as a beauty queen Kavya Krishna. In Ram Gopal Varma’s Darling (2007), she went a step further in a negative role as the ghost and received good reviews for her performance. She took on the role of a thief in Cash (2007).
2008 to 2009 Esha was part of One Two Three (2008) based on the Hollywood movie Blame It On The Bellboy. In Hijack (2008) she was the air hostess Saira caught in a terrorist act but the movie was average.