|Profession||Actor, Film Producer & Director|
|Date of Birth||2nd April 1969|
|Age (as in 2022)||53 Years|
|Father Name||Veeru Devgan|
|Mother Name||Veena Devgan|
Vishal Veeru Devgan or the one we better recognize as Ajay Devgn today is a Bollywood movie actor, director, and producer. He is massively popular in the country and has worked in over a century of movies.
Born on 2nd April 1969, Devgan hails from Amritsar in present-day Punjab. His father Veeru Devgan was an action director. He completed his graduation from Mithibai College, Mumbai where he became friends with one of his most popular co-actresses, Tabu.
Currently, he is married to Bollywood actress Kajol and the couple has two children, Nysa and Yug born in 2003 and 2010 respectively. Ajay Devgan altered his surname to Devgan for traditional purposes.
Debut and Fleeting Career
In 1991, Vishal became Ajay because, then, many other actors were debuting in the industry who shared the same name.
Devgan’s maiden film in the industry was Phool Aur Kaante in 1991. He became famous for his signature move of balancing between two vehicles. Further hit flicks included Jigar(1992), Sangram(1993), Dilwale(1994), Diljale(1996), and Kachche Dhaage(1999). He received applause for his impeccable portrayal in Zakhm(1998), Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam(1999), Company(2002), Deewangee(2002), and The Legend of Bhagat Singh(2002). For the latter movies, he even got National Awards and critics called him one of the finest actors who spoke through his eyes.
Ajay Devgan Biography
Real Name: – Vishal Veeru Dev
Profession: – Actor, Film Producer & Director.
Father Name: – Veeru Devgan
Mother Name: – Veena Devgan
Brothers: – Anil Devgan
Sisters: – Neelam & Kavita Devgan
Wife – Kajol
Date of Birth: – 2nd April 1969
Age in 2022: – 53 Years
Place of Birth: – Amritsar
Nationality: – Indian
Weight: – 80 Kg
Height: – 5 Foot 10 Inch
Venture into Comedy and further success
After having experimented with Golmaal Fun Unlimited(2006) and trying his bid at comedy, he went on to unite with Rohit Shetty on a variety of action-comedy movies including Golmaal Returns(2008), All the Stylish Fun Begins(2009), Golmaal 3(2010), Singham(2011), Bol Bachchan(2012), Singham Returns(2014), and Golmaal Again(2017).
His highest-grossing movies include Total Dhamaal(2019) and Tanhaji(2020).
Ajay was last seen in the Gangubai Kathiawadi in 2022 as Rahim Lala, a character inspired by gangster Karim Lala.
Awards and Accolades
Apart from having received immense love and admiration from the audience worldwide, Devgan has also got numerous honorary awards totalities including 4 prestigious National Film Awards and a Padma Shri.
Devgan owns a production company called Ajay Devgan films. Due to his role as the serious macho guy and being a man of few words in real life, he is also given the sobriquet Singham.