Date of Birth: 2nd April, 1967.
Address: Sea Cliff, 1st Floor, Gandhigram Road, Juhu, Mumbai- 400 049
Height: 5 ‘ 8″
Education: Graduate, Mithibai College, Mumbai.
Debut Film: “Phool Aur Kaante”
Best Debutant for “Phool Aur Kaante”
Best Actor (critics) for “Company” and “The Legend Of Bhagat Singh”
Best Villain for “Deewangee”
National Film Awards
Best Actor for “Zakhm” and “The Legend Of Bhagat Singh”
Ajay Devgan is son of the famous stunt director Veeru Devgan. He made his debut in Bollywood as an action hero with “Phool Aur Kaante”. Ajay Devgan went on to win Best Debutant Award for his performance in this film. Thereafter he appeared in a number of movies as action hero. Some of his notable action movies were “Vijaypath”, “Jigar”, “Sangram”, “Ek Hi Rashta”, “Dhanwaan”, ‘Nazayaj” etc. Ajay Devgan broke this trend after starring in the comedy film “Ishq”. His next film “Pyar To Hona Hi Tha” was biggest hit of the year. Ajay Devgan’s performance in the film “Zakhm”, directed by Mahesh Bhatt was critically acclaimed and he won the National film Award for the Best Actor. He again won National Award for his performance in the film “The Legend Of Bhagat Singh”, a film directed by Raj Kumar Santoshi.
Ajay Devgun has starred in several other critically appreciated films such as Mani Ratnam’s “Yuva”, Rituparno Ghosh’s “Raincoat” and Vishal Bhardwaj’s “Omkara”.
Recently, Ajay starred in Ram Gopal verma’s “Ram Gopal Varma Ki Aag”, a remake of “Sholay”, arguably the most popular film of Hindi cinema. The film was a major failure critically as well as commercially. After enacting various roles in his acting career, Ajay Devgun has donned the hat of Director for the film “U, Me Aur Hum” which is supposed to be produced by Kumar Mangat and his wife Kajol.
Phool Aur Kaante, Jigar, Dil Hai Betaab, Divya Shakti, Platform, Sangram, Shaktiman, Ek Hi Raasta, Bedardi, Dhanwaan, Dilwale, Kanoon, Vijaypath Suhaag, Naajayaz, Hulchul, Gunda Raj, Haqeeqat, Jung, Diljale, Itihaas, Ishq, Major Saab, Pyar To Hona Hi Tha, Sar Utha Ke Jiyo, Zakhm, Dil Kya Kare, Kachche Dhaage, Hogi Pyaar Ki Jeet, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam Hindustan Ki Kasam, Thakshak, Deewane, Yeh Raaste Hain Pyaar Ke, Lajja Tera Mera Saath Rahen, Company, Hum Kisi Se Kum Nahin, The Legend of Bhagat Singh, Deewangee, Bhoot, Qayamat, Chori Chori, Gangaajal Parwana, Zameen, LOC Kargil, Khakee, Masti, Yuva, Taarzan: The Wonder Car, Raincoat, Insan, Blackmail, Zameer, Tango Charlie, Kaal, Main Aisa Hi Hoon, Apaharan, Shikhar, Golmaal, Omkara, Cash and Ram Gopal Varma Ki Aag.
Ajay Devgan is married to successful actress Kajol, they have one daughter named Nysa.
He dated Karisma Kapoor before his marriage to Kajol.
He has one brother named Anil Devgan.
Ajay is son-in-law of Tanuja Mukherjee.