Deepak Dobriyal

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Deepak Dobriyal
Deepak Dobriyal in 2013.jpg
Dobriyal in 2013
Born Kabra, Pauri Garhwal, Uttarakhand, India
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actor
Spouse(s) Lara Bhalla (m. 2009)

Deepak Dobriyal (Hindi: दीपक डोबरियाल) is an Indian film and theatre actor.[1][2] He worked in many films like Sooper Se Ooper, Chor Chor Super Chor, Dabangg 2, Not a Love Story, Teen Thay Bhai, Gulaal, Delhi 6, Omkara, Maqbool, Daayen Ya Baayen, Shaurya, 1971,[3] 13B, The Blue Umbrella, Tanu Weds Manu, Tanu Weds Manu Returns and Mumbai Cutting.[4]

Early life and education[edit]

Deepak's parents belong to Kabra village near Rithakhal and Satpuli village, Pauri Garhwal in Uttarakhand state, who moved to Delhi when he was five.[5] In Delhi he lived in Katwariya Saray and completed his schooling from Govt. Boys Senior Secondary School Begumpur.

Theatre career[edit]

He started his acting career in 1994 with eminent Theatre director Arvind Gaur.[5] His major plays with Gaur are Tughlaq, Andha Yug ,Final Solutions, "Desire Under the Elms", Rakt Kalyan,"Court Martial", "Dario Fo's Operation Three Star, "The Caucasian Chalk Circle","The Good Person of Szechwan" ,"Neil Simon's The Good Doctor", "Ashok Lal's Ek Mamooli Aadmi",[6] After six years with Asmita theatre he joined Act One with director Pt. N. K. Sharma.[5] He acted in Aao Saathi Sapna Dekhen, Hamaar Baabuji ki chhattri and Aksar Maine Socha Hai.

. "Tughlaq" – "Aazam" – "Girish Karnad"--"Arvind Gaur"

. "Andha Yug"--"Praheri"-- "Dharamvir Bharati" --"Arvind Gaur"

. "Final Solutions" --"Javed[disambiguation needed]" --"Mahesh Dattani" --"Arvind Gaur"

. "Courtmartial"--"Bikash Roy"--Swadesh Deepak" – "Arvind Gaur"

. "Desire Under The Elms"-- "Eben[disambiguation needed]"--"Eugene O Neill" --"Arvind Gaur"

. "Rakt Kalyan" --"Jagdeva" – "Girish Karnad"-- "Arvind Gaur"

. "Accidental Death of an Anarchist" – "Dario Fo"'-- "Arvind Gaur"

. "The Good Person of Szechwan" – "Raju" – "Bertolt Brecht" – "Arvind Gaur

. "The Good Doctor" – "Writer"-- "Neil Simon" – "Arvind Gaur"

. "Ek Mamuli Aadmi" – "Ishwar chand Awasthi" – "Ashok Lal" – "Arvind Gaur"

. "The Caucasian Chalk Circle" – "Azdak" – "Bertolt Brecht" --"Arvind Gaur"

. "Madhavi" – "Galav" – "Bhisham Sahni" --"Arvind Gaur"

. "Merchant of Venice" – "Bassanio" – "William Shakespeare" – "Arvind Gaur"

. "Julius Caesar" – "Titinius" --"William Shakespeare" – "Arvind Gaur"

."Qalandar" --"Arvind Gaur"

. "Aksar Maine Socha hai" – "N.K. Sharma"

."Hamar Babuji Ki Chhatri" – "N.K. Sharma"

."Aao Saathi Sapna Dekhen" – "Behrupiya"--"Harsh Khurana"--"N.K. Sharma"

Film career[edit]

He has received recognition for his role in Omkara and as a side-kick to the protagonist 'Pappi' in Tanu Weds Manu (2011), a role he reprised in 2015 sequel Tanu Weds Manu Returns and again received critical acclaims.[7]


Year Film Role Notes
2003 Maqbool Thapa
2004 Bombay Summer Ranjan Short film
Three Aces Tughlaq TV film
Charas: A Joint Operation
2005 The Blue Umbrella Robot owner
2006 Omkara Rajoh Tiwari Won, Filmfare Special Award
2007 1971 Flight Lt. Gurtu
2008 Shaurya Captain Javed Khan
Midnight Lost and Found Arvind Short video
2009 Delhi-6 Mamdu
Yavarum Nalam Ashok
Gulaal Rajendar Bhati Nominated, Star Guild Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role
2010 Daayen Ya Baayen Ramesh Majila
2011 Tanu Weds Manu Pappi Won, Star Guild Award for Best Actor in a Comic Role
Nominated, IIFA Award for Best Performance in a Comic Role
Mumbai Cutting
Teen Thay Bhai Harpreet "Happy" Gill
Not a Love Story Robin Fernandes
2012 Delhi Safari Hawa Hawai (Voiceover)
Dabangg 2 Genda
2013 Outpost Short film
Chor Chor Super Chor Satbir
Sooper Se Ooper Kuki Kukreja
2014 Chal Bhaag Munna Supari
2015 Tanu Weds Manu Returns Pappi
Prem Ratan Dhan Payo
Beraks Hindu Priest Short Film[8]
TBA Lollypop Since 1947


Filmfare Awards
International Indian Film Academy Awards
Apsara Awards


  1. ^ "Prominent theatre actor's of Delhi theatre". Retrieved 2009-02-28. 
  2. ^ Harneet Singh (12 April 2009). "The Scene Stealers". Indian Express. Retrieved 2009-04-30. 
  3. ^ Shalini langer & Shubhra Gupta (12 March 2007). "Movie reviews-1971". Indian Express. Retrieved 2009-03-01. 
  4. ^ Sampurn (25 April 2009). "Deepak Dobriyal gets set for a lead role act". Thaindian News. Retrieved 2009-04-29. 
  5. ^ a b c "Rajju, Bhati, Pappi, Deepak". Tehelka Magazine. Vol 8, Issue 13, Dated 2 April 2011.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  6. ^ Express news service (21 January 1999). "Coming Closer". Indian Express. Retrieved 2009-03-05. 
  7. ^ Rohit Vats (May 27, 2015). "Tanu Weds Manu Returns: Praise Kangana, but don’t ignore others". Hindustan Times, New Delhi. Retrieved 2015-05-27. 
  8. ^ "BERAKS – BRINGING THE HYPOCRISY OF INDIAN RELIGION INTO THE LIMELIGHT starring Deepak Dobriyal". Biscoot Blog. 2015-07-16. 

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