Ajay Devgan (Born Vishal Veeru Devgan on 2 April 1969) additionally credited as Ajay Devgn, is an Indian film performing artist, executive and maker. He is broadly considered as a standout amongst the most famous performing artists of Hindi silver screen who has showed up in over a hundred Hindi films.He has won various honors, including two National Film Awards and four Filmfare Awards. In 2016, he was regarded by the Government of India with the Padma Shri, the fourth most noteworthy non military personnel respect of the country.
Devgan started his expert profession with Phool Aur Kaante in 1991 and got a Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut for his performance. He then featured in fruitful movies, for example, Jigar (1992), Dilwale (1994), Suhaag (1994), Naajayaz (1995), Diljale (1996) and Ishq (1997). In 1998, he showed up in a widely praised execution in Mahesh Bhatt’s dramatization Zakhm and he got his first National Film Award for Best Actor for his part in the motion picture. In 1999, his most-discussed film was Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam in which he played Vanraj, a man who tries to join his better half with her beau.
In the mid 2000s, he gave widely praised exhibitions in Ram Gopal Varma’s anecdotal uncover of Mumbai underworld Company. He played the character of a criminal, for which he won Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor. That year he gave another widely praised execution in Deewangee for which he got the Filmfare Best Villain Award. In 2003, he won his second National Film Award for Best Actor for his depiction of Bhagat Singh in Rajkumar Santoshi’s biopic The Legend of Bhagat Singh. All through his vocation he has performed in numerous basically and industrially fruitful movies including Raincoat (2004),” Gangajal, (2004), Yuva (2004), Apaharan (2005), Omkara (2006), Golmaal: Fun Unlimited (2006), Golmaal Returns (2008), All the Best: Fun Begins (2009), Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai (2010), Golmaal 3 (2010), Raajneeti (2010), Singham (2011), Bol Bachchan (2012), Son of Sardaar (2012), Singham Returns (2014) and Drishyam (2015). He has featured in more than hundred Hindi movies. Having done as such, he built up himself as one of the main on-screen characters of Hindi cinema.
Furthermore, Devgn claims a generation organization Ajay Devgn Films which was built up in 2000. In 2008 he appeared as a film chief with U Me Aur Hum. He is hitched to film on-screen character, Kajol since 1999 and the couple have two youngsters. In August 2009, Devgn changed his surname from “Devgan” to “Devgn” on the demand of his family.
Ajay Devgn was born on 2 April, 1969 in New Delhi to the famous director and action choreographer Veeru Devgan and Veena Devgan. He studied in alumnus of the Silver Beach High School in Juhu and Mithibai College. Devgn has starred in more than 80 Hindi films. In 2003, he won “National Film Award” in Best Actor category for his portrayal of Bhagat Singh in the biopic “The Legend of Bhagat Singh”. He became the first Bollywood personality to acquire a private jet for travelling to shooting locations, promotions and personal trips.
Birth Name : Vishal Veeru Devgan
Popular As : Ajay Devgan
Change of Name : Ajay Devgan (Before), Ajay Devgn (August, 2009)
Birth place : New Delhi
Ethnicity : Punjabi
Date of Birth : 2 April 1969
Age : 47 years
Height : 5’7″
Occupation : Actor, Director and Producer
Spouse : Kajol
Daughter Name : Nysa
Son Name : Yug
Debut movie : Phool Aur Kaante (1991)
Residence : Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Ajay Devgn has bagged several awards in his acting career. In 1991, he made his debut as a lead actor in “Phool Aur Kaante” which made him won Filmfare award. In 1992, he starred in bollywood martial arts action romantic film “Jigar” alongside Karisma Kapoor, which was seventh highest grossing movie of the year at boxoffice. He later set up a production company known as Ajay Devgn Films Productions. Its first film was Raju Chacha in 2000 starring Devgn and Kajol in lead.
In 2002, he gave a critically acclaimed performance in the movie “Deewangee” for which he received the Filmfare “Best Villain Award”. In 2008, he debuted as a film director with “U Me Aur Hum”. Throughout his career he has performed in many critically and commercially successful films including Raincoat (2004), Yuva (2004), Omkara (2006), Golmaal: Fun Unlimited (2006), Golmaal Returns (2008), Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai (2010), Singham (2011), Bol Bachchan (2012), Drishyam (2015) and many more.
Devgn began dating Kajol in 1994, while filming for Gundaraj.
Media had labeled them an “unlikely pair” due to their contrasting personalities. On 24 February 1999, they were married in a traditional Maharashtrian style ceremony at Devgn’s house. The couple has two children, daughter Nysa and son Yug.
Ajay Devgn’s father Veeru Devgan was a well known stunt choreographer and his mother Veena Devgan a film producer. His brother Anil Devgan is a Hindi film director. Their daughter Nysa was born on 20 April 2003 and son Yug was born on 13 September 2010. In August 2009, his surname was changed to its current spelling (Devgn) from its more well known “Devgan” at the request of his family.
National Film Award
International Indian Film Academy Awards