Most widely held works by Sunny Deol
Gadar ek prem katha ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Geographical boundaries created by political events keep two lovers apart. Before the partition of India in 1947, a Sikh truck driver comes to know an aristocratic Muslim girl. During the religious riots that erupt soon after partition, they meet again when he saves her from a murderous mob. As she is now alone, he promises to take her to Pakistan; on the way they fall in love, and she decides to stay with him in India. They marry, have a son, and then she discovers that her family was not killed, but are living in Pakistan.
The hero love story of a spy ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 63 libraries worldwide
An Army intelligence officer named Arun forms a spy network to fight terrorists in a neighbouring country. He trains a young shepherd girl Reshma as part of the network and falls in love with her.
Yamla pagla deewana ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Hindi and held by 58 libraries worldwide
The father-son duo of Dharam Singh and Gajodhar Singh are the biggest con-men in Banaras. Their happy-go-lucky existence involves drinking and pulling off hilarious cons on unsuspecting people. The only hitch in their perfect, albeit notorious, life arrives in the form of Paramveer Singh Dhillon, a brawny and honest NRI from Vancouver. Paramveer lands up in Banaras claiming to be Gajodhar's elder brother separated at childhood. The duo exploit his muscle power to serve their con games.
Apne ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2007 in Hindi and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Baldev Singh Chaoudhary was not able to make history by becoming the World heavy-weight champion because the betting mafia conspired against him and got him banned from boxing. Now his hopes rest with his sons.
23rd March 1931 Shaheed ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in Hindi and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of freedom fighter Baghat Singh through a collection of events. The story starts with Singh at a young age where his homeland has been taken away from him and his people by the British. Growing up, he is witness to many atrocities and when his uncle Ajit is forced to leave the country and flee for his life, Bhagat begins to understand what his destiny is.
Heroes ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Hindi and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Best friends Sammy and Ali travel a thousand miles to deliver three letters as part of their film school assignment. Little do they know that the journey that they have embarked on will give them a new meaning of life"--Container.
Jo bole so nihaal ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Hindi and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Romeo is an ambitious mercenary who moves from country to country spreading his evil. He uses Nihaal Singh to escape from being arrested. Nihaal is suspended from his job and dishonors his family. When Romeo travels to NYC, USA and wreaks havoc, the FBI is desperate to catch him. However, one knows what he looks like! Only Nihaal Singh can help.
Big brother [every family has a hero ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Hindi and held by 37 libraries worldwide
"Big brother is a story set in modern India which revolves around a small middle class family comprising of Dev Sharma (Sunny deol), his wife Aarti (Priyanka Chopra), his mother (Farida Jalal), brother (Imran Khan) and sister (Prachi). Although they lead a simple and peaceful lifestyle, an incident occurs that changes their lives forever. The family is left with no other option but to leave Delhi and move to Mumbai in disguise. They start life afresh and all seems well till the ghosts of the past surface again. Things reach a point when Dev Sharma is prodded by his mother to take a course of action which not only avenges their plight but also takes on the cause of the aggrieved in the country as a whole. The movement so created gets the support of the women at large and the infirm who proudly proclaim him to be their BIG BROTHER. As a drama unfolds it is interspersed with an extravaganza of romance, humor, songs and action leading the movement towards a grand finale that will decide whether Big Brother will prevail or otherwise!"--Container.
Fool n final ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Hindi and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Diamonds are smuggled abroad to Dubai. The local crime syndicate wants the loot for themselves, but so do some criminal masterminds.
Border ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in Hindi and held by 31 libraries worldwide
The story of a group of young men who come together with their battalion leader to fight a war. As they wait patiently for war to develop, they tell stories about their lives, their families, their children, their lovers.
Darr a violent love story ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 26 libraries worldwide
The story focuses on the obsession of a young man, Rahul over a college girl, Kiran. This obsession causes Rahul to take daring steps to prevent her from marrying naval officer Sunil, and when she finally does, his fury causes him to break all limits.
Indian ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in Undetermined and Hindi and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Raj Shekar Azad is a brilliant police officer who has the guts to do anything for the Motherland. With the help of his friend Rahim, Raj discovers the plot of a terrorist who wants to destroy India.
Right yaaa wrong ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in Hindi and held by 23 libraries worldwide
A big screen musical crime thriller about the conflict between two powerful cops who are also best friends.
Darr ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in Hindi and held by 23 libraries worldwide
The story of a young man's obsession with a college classmate, which drives him to break all boundaries when she marries another man.
Teesri aankh The hidden camera ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in Hindi and held by 23 libraries worldwide
New technology brings new ways to exploit people. Even someone with a camera phone can prey upon young women, regardless of age, race, or social status. This is the plight of women who are used and abused by the hidden camera.
Border Bordara = Bardar ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in Hindi and held by 23 libraries worldwide
The story of a group of young men who come together with their battalion leader to fight the Battle of Longewala in west Rajihastan during the war of 1971 between India and Pakistan. As they wait patiently for action, they tell stories about their lives, their families, their children, and their lovers.
Jaani Dushman ek anokhi kahani ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in Hindi and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Manisha and Sunny are in love and plan to marry. Karan has a younger step-brother, (Sonu Nigam) who he looks after him as though he were his own brother. They hang out with a few young people of their own age. Two male members try to sexually molest Divya, and get a sound thrashing from Sunny. After apologizing, they decide to avenge their beating and humiliation, so they entrapping Divya, sexually molest her to such an extent that Divya attempts to kill herself. Unknown to Manisha, she was the lover of Munish, a snake with magical powers, in a previous life. Did saga of rage and vengeance end?
Ghatak ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in Hindi and held by 19 libraries worldwide
An adopted son fights to protect shopkeepers in Bombay from a greedy gangster.
Karz the burden of truth ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in Hindi and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Fox ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in Hindi and held by 18 libraries worldwide
"...story of a young, successful criminal lawyer, Arjun Kapoor whose knowledge and aggressive interpretation of the law makes him a name to reckon with. He is reputed to have never lost a case and can get anyone acquited, no matter what the crime. No wonder criminals swear by his name. Arjun loves being famous and successful and spends litle time thinking about the moral issues relating to his work. After years of saving criminals from punishment, one day, torn with guilt, he decides to quit his law practice and change for the good. However, someone seems to be unwilling to let him go so easily. Now, Arjun is in a race to save himself and must use the help of his girlfriend, Urvashi, and a local Goa police officer before it's too late"--Container.
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Deol, Ajay Singh 1956-