Ajay Devgan

Actor, Producer, Chief Asst Director
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Basic Details

Personal Details
Other Name / Also Known As : Ajay, Raju, Vishal
Profession : Actor, Producer, Chief Asst Director
Gender : Male
Birthdate : 2nd April, 1969
Birth Place : Delhi, New Delhi, India
Status : Married
Height : 5 feet 10 inch(es) - (1.78 meter)
Debut Year : 1991
Active Years : 1991 - till date
Family Details
Spouse Details : Kajol (m. 1999) - Married
Number of Children : 2
Children : Nysa, Yug
Father : Veeru Devgan
Mother : Veena Devgan

Biography

Early Life

<p>Ajay Devgan was born into an Punjabi family to famous stunt choreographer and director Veeru Devgan and producer Veena Devgan . So from a very early age itself Devgan was in Awe for the art because of his family’s deep running roots in Bollywood .Ajay Devgan in his childhood used to accompany his father to film sets and shootings which drew him closer to cinema.</p><p>Ajay Devgan after completing his schooling from Silver Beach High School and after that did his graduation from Mithibai College ,after which he stepped into Hindi films. Ajay Devgan was exposed more to martial arts in his teenage and thus was seen in the initial phase of his career doing mostly action movies which came to an end with the release of Dilwale in 1994.He has changed his surname to Devgan unlike his other family members.</p><p><br></p>

Personal Life

Ajay Devgan is a very much outspoken individual in real life in contrast to his larger than life cinema avatars. He was in a relationship with Kajol from the days when they worked together for the movie Gundaraj. The two have acted in many successful movies as the lead pair which eventually led to their marriage on 24 th February, 1999. The couple has two children ; an elder girl named Nysa Devgan and a young son Yug Devgan. His surname was initially spelled as Devagan which he changed to Devgn in August 2009 on the request of his family .

Career

<p>Ajay Devgn began his acting career by starring in the blockbuster action movie Phool Aur Kaante (1991)directed by Kuku Kohli which went on to fetch him a Filmfare award for best male debut for his work. After which Ajay Devgn came up with yet another action avatar in Jigar (1992) which incidentally too was well received at that time making it the seventh highest grossing movie of the year 1992 .After back to back macho roles Ajay Devgn made a genre detour and tried his hand in the romantic movie Dil Hai Betaab (1993) a typical love triangle movie with some shades of revenge which had nothing new to offer to the audience thus becoming his first official flop but Devgn’s performance turned out to be only saving grace for the movie .Devgn made a mark for himself rising above the mediocre script with his matured depiction of the Ajay which incidentally was his characters name too in the movie . Then Devgn moved on to Divya Shakti(1993) which too had a excellent box office run then and he did Sa</p>

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Filmography

Type of Filmography Movie Name Release Year Worked as Casted as Status
Movie Total Dhamaal 2018 Lead Actor - Upcoming
Movie Total Dhamaal 2018 Producer - Upcoming
Movie Raid 2018 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Aapla Manus 2018 Producer - Released
Movie Poster Boys 2017 Guest Appearance - Released
Movie Baadshaho 2017 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Guest Iin London 2017 Guest Appearance - Released
Movie Shivaay 2016 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Fitoor 2016 Guest Appearance - Released
Movie Drishyam 2015 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Hey Bro 2015 Guest Appearance - Released
Movie Action Jackson 2014 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Singham Returns 2014 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Satyagraha 2013 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Once Upon A Time in Mumbai Dobaara 2013 Guest Appearance - Released
Movie Himmatwala 2013 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Son Of Sardaar 2012 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Son Of Sardaar 2012 Producer - Released
Movie Bol Bachchan 2012 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Tezz 2012 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Rascals 2011 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Singham 2011 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji 2011 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Toonpur Ka Super Hero 2010 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Golmaal 3 2010 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Aakrosh 2010 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai 2010 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Raajneeti 2010 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge 2010 Lead Actor - Released
Movie London Dreams 2009 Lead Actor - Released
Movie All The Best Fun Begins 2009 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Golmaal Returns 2008 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Mehbooba 2008 Lead Actor - Released
Movie U Me Aur Hum 2008 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Sunday 2008 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Halla Bol 2008 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Cash 2007 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Aag 2007 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Aag 2007 Lead Actor - Upcoming
Movie Omkara 2006 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Golmaal Fun Unlimited 2006 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Shikhar 2005 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Apaharan 2005 2005 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Main Aisa Hi Hoon 2005 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Kaal 2005 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Tango Charlie 2005 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Zameer The Fire Within 2005 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Blackmail 2005 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Insan 2005 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Raincoat 2004 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Taarzan The Wonder Car 2004 Guest Appearance - Released
Movie Yuva 2004 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Masti 2004 2004 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Khakee 2004 Lead Actor - Released
Movie L O C Kargil 2003 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Parwana 2003 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Gangaajal 2003 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Chori Chori 2003 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Qayamat 2003 2003 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Zameen 2003 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Bhoot 2003 2003 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Deewangee 2002 Lead Actor - Released
Movie The Legend of Bhagat Singh 2002 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Hum Kisise Kum Nahin 2002 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Company 2002 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Tera Mera Saath Rahen 2001 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Lajja 2001 2001 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Yeh Raaste Hain Pyaar Ke 2001 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Raju Chacha 2000 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Deewane 2000 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Thakshak 1999 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Gair 1999 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Dil Kya Kare 1999 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Hindustan Ki Kasam 1999 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam 1999 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Hogi Pyar Ki Jeet 1999 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Kachche Dhaage 1999 1999 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Zakhm 1998 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha 1998 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Major Saab 1998 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Ishq 1997 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Itihaas 1997 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Diljale 1996 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Jaan 1996 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Jung 1996 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Haqeeqat 1995 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Gundaraj 1995 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Hulchal 1995 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Naajayaz 1995 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Suhaag 1994 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Vijaypath 1994 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Kanoon 1994 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Madam X 1994 Chief Asst Director - Released
Movie Dilwale 1994 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Dhanwaan 1993 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Bedardi 1993 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Ek Hi Raasta 1993 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Dil Hai Betaab 1993 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Shaktiman 1993 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Sangram 1993 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Platform 1993 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Divya Shakti 1993 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Jigar 1992 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Phool Aur Kaante 1991 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Pyari Behna 1985 Junior Actor - Released

Awards

Award Year For Category Status
IIFA Awards 2000 Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam Best Actor nominated
2003 Company Best Actor nominated
The Legend of Bhagat Singh Best Actor nominated
2007 Omkara Best Actor nominated
2010 All The Best Fun Begins Best Comic Role nominated
2011 Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai Best Actor nominated
2012 Singham Best Actor nominated
Filmfare Awards 2000 Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam Best Actor nominated
2002 Lajja 2001 Best Supporting Actor nominated
2003 Company Best Actor nominated
2004 Gangaajal Best Actor nominated
2011 Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai Best Actor nominated
2012 Singham Best Actor nominated
Zee Cine Awards 2000 Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam Best Actor nominated
2002 Lajja 2001 Best Supporting Actor nominated
2003 Company Best Actor nominated
The Legend of Bhagat Singh Best Actor nominated
2004 Gangaajal Best Actor nominated
2006 Apaharan 2005 Best Actor nominated
2011 Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai Best Actor nominated
2012 Singham Best Actor nominated
2016 Drishyam Best Actor nominated
National Film Awards 2003 The Legend of Bhagat Singh Best Actor won

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