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Danny Denzongpa Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : February 25, 2023

Short Biography

Danny Denzongpa is a famous Actor, Businessman, and Singer who was born on February 25, 1948, in Gangtok, Kingdom of Sikkim with the birth name as Tshering Phintso Denzongpa.

Other Name: Tshering Phintso Denzongpa
Other Professions: Singer Businessperson Television Actor
Appearance: Bollywood Nepali Tamil Bengali Telugu

Danny Denzongpa Complete Bio & Career

Danny is well recognized for his performances in the Bollywood movies. Additionally, he has also performed in many of the Tamil, Nepali, Telugu, and Bengali movies. Apart from acting, he has also directed many movies and also a great singer. Altogether he has performed in 190 Bollywood movies since 1971. Later, in the year 2003, he earned the Padma Shri Award for his brilliant works in his career lifetime. This award is considered as the 4th highest civilian honor. He became very popular when he played the role of villain as Kancha Cheena in the movie titled as Agneepath. His other villain roles include Bakhtawar, Katya, and Dilawar in the movies namely Hum, Ghatak: Lethal, and 36 Ghante.

On the other hand, he has performed in positive roles in many movies such as Lahu Ke do rang, China Gate, Burundi, 16 December, Hum Se Badhkar Kaun, and Khuda Gawah. As a matter of fact, his acting career is estimated to be greater than 4 decades. Most prominently, he was acquainted with some of the special projects such as Seven Years in Tibet. He got a chance to perform in this movie along with the co-artists namely Brad Pitt who is famous in Hollywood. Additionally, he has directed two movies namely Phir Wahi Raat in the year 1980 as well as Ram. His recent films include Naam Shabana and Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi.

He is an accomplished singer, having sung with Lata Mangeshkar, Mohammed Rafi, Kishore Kumar and Asha Bhosle, the stalwarts of Indian music. He has released Nepalese songs, and has sung for Nepalese movies. His two most famous songs recorded in the 1970s but still popular are "Chiso Chiso Hawama" ("In the cool air") and "Manko kura lai bandhi narakha... ("Do not keep the words of the heart tied"). He was felicitated with the Padmi Shri award in the year 2003.

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Honours & Awards

Padma Shri Civilian Award 2003 Arts

Danny Denzongpa Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Devdutt Pishorimal Anand
Mother Name Not Known
Brother P. D. Denzongpa
Sister None
Wife Gawa Denzongpa
Son Rinzing Denzongpa
Daughter Pema Denzongpa
Former Partner Parveen Babi

He was born to Devdutt Pishorimal Anand. He has a brother named P.D. Denzongpa. He is married to Gawa Denzongpa since 1990 and together the couple has a son named Rinzing Denzongpa, and a daughter named Pema Denzongpa.

Life's Important Dates Of Danny Denzongpa

Body Measurements

Chest Size 41
Biceps Size 14
Waist Size 34
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Gangtok, Sikkim
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School Birla Vidya Mandir, Nainital
College St. Joseph's College, Darjeeling Film and Television
Institute of India (FTII), Pune
Qualification Course in Acting
Hobbies Travelling and Horse Riding
Marital Status Married
Debut Film: Zaroorat (1971)
Directorial: Phir Wahi Raat (1980)
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Sport Football
Favorite Actress Manisha Koirala
Favorite Singer Mohammed Rafi
Favorite Place Dubai

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Danny Denzongpa

  • He had an ambition to join the Indian Army and won the Best Cadet award from West Bengal and participated in the Republic Day parade.
  • His love of horses and horse-riding began at an early age, as his family was into horse breeding.
  • He is also a painter, a writer and a sculptor.
  • At one time, when he was increasingly doing negative lead roles, Rajkumar Santoshi cast him as the positive role in China Gate.

Danny Denzongpa Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

76 years, 1month, 29 days old age Danny Denzongpa will turn 77 on 25 February, 2025. Only 10 months, 1 days, 11 hours,37 minutes has left for his next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Danny Denzongpa has celebrated the total number of 76 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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