Abhay Deol (born in 1976, India) is an Indian film actor. He is the nephew of famous veteran actor Dharmendra and cousin of actors Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol and actress Esha Deol. After graduating from Mumbai University, Abhay headed to Los Angeles and studied Fine Arts. After completing a two year acting course, Abhay answered to his Bollywood calling by coming to India and joining the Hindi cinema. He made his film debut in the 2005 film Socha Na Tha (2005) opposite Ayesha Takia.