When Dharmendra's Bihari Daughters Performed Chhath Puja For Him, Actor Revealed Their True Relation

Dharmendra's 'Bihari Daughters' once celebrated the auspicious festival of Chhath Puja for his good health, and it made him quite emotional. In an interview, he revealed their relationship!


By Rishabh Naudiyal Last Updated:

When Dharmendra's Bihari Daughters Performed Chhath Puja For Him, Actor Revealed Their True Relation

One of the biggest festivals in India, Chhath Puja is celebrated every year on the sixth day after Diwali. However, the festival is predominantly celebrated in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Jharkhand, and more. However, not many know that veteran actor, Dharmendra, who is a Punjabi also has also a connection with Chhath Puja. Yes! You read it right. Actually, once Dharmendra opened up about his Bihari daughters and shared how they celebrated Chhath Puja for his good health. The iconic actor is often regarded as one of the biggest actors in the rich history of Indian cinema.

Even at the age of 86, the iconic actor enjoys a massive fan following across the nation. From being hailed as a kind-hearted and humble actor, Dharmendra has also impressed people with the kind of person he is in real life. Over the years, time and again, we have seen Dharmendra supporting and helping people with all his heart and soul. There's hardly any celebrity in the B-town, who can match the kind of love and respect Dharmendra receives from everyone, despite not being quite active in acting.

Recommended Read: When Tanuja Slapped Dharmendra On The Sets Of Their Film, 'Chand Aur Suraj', Called Him 'Besharam'


It was in 2020 when Dharmendra had taken to his Twitter handle and shared an adorable picture of two girls, who could be seen sitting by the banks of a lake. The actor posted this picture on the auspicious day of Chhath Puja, which was why the two girls were seen all decked up in some lovely traditional outfits. In his tweet, Dharmendra mentioned that his two daughters celebrated Chhath Puja for his and their family's well-being. However, he also revealed that the two girls were the daughters of his cook after some people started speculating that those were his real daughters.

In his tweet, Dharmendra also thanked the two girls for their sweet gesture and wished everyone on Chhath Puja. However, this wasn't the first time when Dharmendra was praised for the way he used to call his cook's daughters his own. We have often seen him sharing videos and pictures with them and calling them 'meri betiyaan'. The actor holds a special kind of affection for kids, which is rightly visible in the way he has treated his cook's daughters over all these years. Many pictures of the actor with them are on the internet, which speaks volumes about his bond with them.

Don't Miss: When Ashok Kumar Made Raj Kapoor Angry For Life After Upstaging Him At His Own Wedding With Krishna

For the unversed, Dharmendra got married to Prakash Kaur back in 1957, and together they had welcomed four kids, Sunny Deol, Bobby Deol, Vijeta Deol, and Ajeita Deol. However, after some years of their marriage, Dharmendra fell in love with the iconic actress, Hema Malini. Despite not getting permission for divorce from his first wife, Dharmendra still decided to tie the knot with Hema in the year 1980. The couple had welcomed two daughters, Esha Deol and Ahana Deol.

What are your thoughts on Dharmendra’s bonding with his cook’s daughters? Let us know.

Also Read: When Shashi Kapoor Mourned His Wife, Jennifer Kendal's Loss In The Middle Of Sea On A Boat All Alone