Ajay Devgan Biography
Date of Birth
Date of Birth
2 April 1969, New Delhi, India
Vishal Veeru Devgan
5' 9½" (1.77 m)
Kajol (24 February 1999 - present) 2 children
Dated Karisma Kapoor before his marriage to Kajol
Dated Kajol for five years before they got married
Son of Veeru Devgan and Veena Devgan. Brother of Anil Devgan. Son-in-law of Bollywood actress Tanuja Mukherjee.
Won National Award for Cinema twice.
In August, 2009, he changed the spelling of his last name from Devgan to Devgn at the request of his family.
Has two children with wife Kajol: Daughter Nysa, born in April, 2003, and son Yug, born in September, 2010
Shrouded in an air of melancholy and known for his reticence, Ajay Devgan stands out in the hustle-bustle of tinsel town. He is an award winning actor turned director and producer.
Life as Vishal
Ajay Devgan was born as Vishal Veeru Devgan in New Delhi on 2 April 1969. He is a Punjabi and the son of Veeru Devgan, a stunt director and Veena Devgan who is known to have produced a film. His uncle is film director Anil Devgan.
He was a student of Silver Beach High School and Mithibai College.
A couple of years after plunging into Bollywood, he married actress Kajol in 1999 and they had a daughter Nysa in 2003.
His Filmi Kahani
1991-1995 Devgan made his debut in Phool Aur Kante opposite Madhoo, winning the Filmfare ...
Hot facts in Biography
# Ajay Devgan dated Kajol for five years before marrying.
# The actor married actress Kajol on February 24, 1999.# The couple have a daughter, Nysa born on April 20, 2003.
# His father Veeru Devgan,was a stunt choreographer in bollywood.
# His brother, Anil Devgan, is a Bollywood film director.
# He is originally from Punjab.
# He paired with his wife Kajol appeared on the TV show Kaun Banega Crorepati hosted by Amitabh Bachchan. They won 1 crore rupees and donated the same to a cancer hospital in Chennai. 
# He won “National Award” for his performance twice.
# His made his film debut with “Phool Aur Kaante”and he also won “Filmfare Best Debut Award” for his performance.
# During the 2004 elections, Ajay Devgan had briefly joined BJP.
# The actor is known for his creative pranks in the sets.
# “U, Me Aur Hum” is his directorial debut. He is also acting in the film.
Ajay Devgan best movie list
Phool Aur Kante ( Ajay Devgan , Madhoo , Aruna Irani , Jagdeep and Amrish Puri )
Ishq ( Aamir Khan , Ajay Devgan , Kajol and Juhi Chawla )
Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam ( Salman Khan , Aishwarya Rai , Ajay Devgan )
Hindustan Ki Kasam ( Amitabh Bachchan , Ajay Devgan , Manisha Koirala , Sushmita Sen )
Raju Chacha ( Ajay Devgan , Kajol , Rishi Kapoor )
Yeh Raaste Hai Pyar Ke ( Ajay Devgan , Preity Zinta , Madhuri Dixit )
Hum Kisise Kum Nahin ( Amitabh Bachchan , Sanjay Dutt , Ajay Devgan , Aishwarya Rai )
Company ( Ajay Devgan , Vivek Oberoi , Mohanlal )
The Legend of Bhagat Singh ( Ajay Devgan , Sushant Singh , Akhilendra Mishra )
Bhoot ( Ajay Devgan , Urmila Matondkar )
LoC Kargil ( Abhishek Bachchan , Ajay Devgan , Akshay Khanna , Sanjay Dutt , Saif Ali Khan , Sunil Shetty , Manoj Bajpai , Sanjay Kapoor )
Khakee ( Amitabh Bachchan , Ajay Devgan , Akshay Kumar , Aishwarya Rai )
Yuva ( Ajay Devgan , Abhishek Bachchan , Vivek Oberoi , Rani Mukherjee , Esha Deol , Kareena Kapoor )
Blackmail ( Ajay Devgan , Sunil Shetty , Priyanka Chopra , Dia Mirza )
Kaal ( John Abraham , Esha Deol , Vivek Oberoi , Lara Dutta , Ajay Devgan )
Shikhar ( Ajay Devgan , Bipasha Basu , Shahid kapoor , Amrita Rao )
Golmaal ( Ajay Devgan , Arshad Warsi , Tusshar Kapoor , Sharman Joshi )
Cash ( Ajay Devgan , Ritesh Deshmukh , Esha Deol , Zayed Khan , Sunil Shetty ,
Devgan and his family originate from Punjab. His father, Veeru Devgan, is a stunt choreographer and his mother, Veena Devgan, has produced one film. Anil Devgan, his brother, is a Bollywood film director. He is a graduate of Bappu School in Juhu and Mithibai College. On February 23, 1999, he married actress Kajol and has one daughter. In August 2009, Devgan changed his last name to Devgn on the request of his mother, Veena.
CareerAjay Devgan made his film debut with Phool Aur Kaante (1991), in which he played the son of antagonist Amrish Puri. The film was among the highest grossers of the year. His performance won him a Filmfare Best Debut Award. Many of his early movies were of the action genre. In 1992, he starred in Jigar which was also a success at the box office. In 1993, he worked with director Deepak Bahry on the action film Ek Hi Raasta opposite Raveena Tandon, but failed to show his ability. In 1994, Devgan worked in Harry Baweja's Dilwale, and in Suhaag and Vijaypath. Each of these files was very successful. In the year 1995, he worked in Mahesh Bhatt's "Naajayaz", for which he was nominated for "filmfare best actor award". In 1996, he continued his success in the form of "Diljale", which was a box office hit. Devgan began starring in comedy films, such as Ishq in 1997, in which he starred for the first time alongside Aamir Khan. In 1998, he had another hit as "Major Saab", in which he was starred first time alongside Amitabh Bachchan. In the same year, Devgan was the leading actor in Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha, one of the biggest hits of that year. He next starred in Mahesh Bhatt's Zakhm. The film was highly acclaimed, as was his performance. He won several awards for his performance, including the coveted National Film Award for Best Actor and Star Screen Award Best Actor. Devgan saw further success in 1999 when Sanjay Leela Bhansali cast him opposite Salman Khan and Aishwarya Rai for the film Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, which was a critical and commercial success. Devgan's performance in the film earned him a nomination for Best Actor at the Filmfare. The same year, he also starred in two other successful projects, "Hindustan ki kasam" and "Kachche dhage". Devgan went on to be recognised for his association with filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, resulting in several successful projects. In 2002, the drama Company earned him his second Star Screen Award Best Actor. In the same year, his performance in Rajkumar Santoshi's The Legend of Bhagat Singh won him his second National Film Award for Best Actor. In 2004, Devgan starred in several critically appreciated films, including Mani Ratnam's Yuva and Rituparno Ghosh's Raincoat. Neither of these projects did well at the box office. In 2006, he played the title role in the critically acclaimed adaptation of Shakespeare's Othello, titled Omkara. In 2007, Devgan starred in Ram Gopal Varma Ki Aag, a remake of the classic film Sholay. The film was a major failure critically as well as commercially. Devgan's first 2008 release, Halla Bol, was not a box office success, but Devgan's performance won appreciation from critics. Next came Sunday, which performed average at the box office. Devgan's directorial debut, U, Me Aur Hum, in which he starred opposite his wife, was released on 11 April 2008. The film received positive reviews and was moderately successful. Devgan's latest project includes Golmaal Returns, a sequel to Golmaal, All the Best - Fun Begins and London Dreams.
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Trade analyst Taran Adarsh presents a biography of Bollywood actor Ajay Devgan by highlighting his remarkable entry in the film industry with a powerful performance in Phool Aur Kaante. Adarsh mentions Devgan's remarkable performances in films like Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha, Dil Kya Kare, Company, The Legend Of Bhagat Singh, Deewangee, Gangaajal, Khakee and Apaharan.
Actor Ajay Devgan's real name is Vishal Veeru Devgan and he is the son of action director Veeru Devgan. Ajay is married to actress Kajol and has a daughter Nysa.
Singham (2011) - Bajirao Singham
Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji (2011) - Naren Ahuja
Naam (2010) - Shekar, Michael, Amar Kumar
Toonpur Ka Superhero (2010) - Aditya
All The Best (2009) - producer
U Me Aur Hum (2008) - producer,director
Raju Chacha (2000) - producer
He began his career doing action movies. His debut film Phool Aur Kaante (1991) was a hit. He later went on to successfully do romantic films as well as comedy movies. Ajay's hits include Ishq, Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha, Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Company and Golmaal Returns.
Ajay's role in Mahesh Bhatt's Zakhm won him several awards, including the National Award for Best Actor. His other critically appreciated films include Vishal Bhardwaj's Omkara, Mani Ratnam's Yuva and Rituparno Ghosh's Raincoat. Ajay won the National Award for Best Actor once again for his performance in Rajkumar Santoshi's The Legend of Bhagat Singh.
Ajay has also directed and produced U, Me Aur Hum, where he cast himself with wife Kajol.
Other notable films starring Ajay Devgan include Ek Hi Raasta, Dilwale, Vijaypath, Hulchul, Haqeeqat, Jung, Diljale, Major Saab, Dil Kya Kare, Kachche Dhaage, Hindustan Ki Kasam, Thakshak, Deewane, Yeh Raaste Hain Pyaar Ke, Lajja, Bhoot, Gangaajal, LOC Kargil, Khakee, Masti, Kaal, Main Aisa Hi Hoon, Apaharan, Golmaal, Cash, Halla Bol, Sunday, Golmaal Returns.
He is currently working on films such as London Dreams, Rajniti, All The Best and Once Upon a Time in Mumbai.
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