Esha Deol (born 2 November 1982) is an Indian actress who appears in Bollywood films. She is the elder daughter of Bollywood actors Dharmendra and Hema Malini.
Esha was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, and given the full name of Esha Dharmendra Deol. The name 'Esha' comes from the Upanishads and is derived from the Sanskrit language meaning "the divine beloved". She has a younger sister named Ahana. She is the half-sister of actors Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol. She is part Punjabi and part Tamil and speaks Tamil with her mother and sister.
She has the Gayatri Mantra and a symbol of the yoga asana Scorpio in a sunburst tattooed on her back and a scorpion with a small red heart on her left breast.
She is passionate about football and plays the midfielder position. She was captain of her school football team, represented her college in handball at the state level and was selected for the Indian national woman's football team.