Publicly reckoned as Ajay Devgn, Vishal Devgan is a blend of an actor, producer, and a director.
Age and Height
Ajay Devgn was born on 2nd April 1969 and is 49 years old (as of 2018). He stands at a height of 5’9”.
Ajay Devgn tied the knot with the then famous Bollywood actress Kajol on 24 February 1999. Before Kajol, Ajay Devgn dated Raveena Tandon in the first half of the 90s. He was also associated with Karishma Kapoor.
Ajay Devgn is the son of Veeru Devgan (Action film director) and Veena Devgan (Film Producer). He has a brother named Anil Devgan. Anil is a screenwriter and a filmmaker.
Ajay Devgn completed his schooling from Silver Beach High School (Mumbai). He later enrolled himself at Mithibai College for pursuing his graduate degree.
Soon in the year 1991, Ajay Devgn stepped in the Indian film industry. His first official debut was “Phool Aur Kaante” where he starred opposite Madhoo. Immediately in the year 1992, he worked in the highest grossing film “Jigar”.
“Dil Hai Betaab”, “Divya Shakti”,”Sangram”, were his next releases in the year 1993. It was in the year 1994, that Ajay featured in a romantic action film named “Dilwale”. Here, he enacted the role of Arun Saxena (a person with intellectual impairment). “Kanoon”, “Suhaag”, “Vijaypath”, were his next successful releases in 1994.
Since then, Ajay saw a steady phase of growth as he started gaining a place in the Indian Film Industry. The period from 2000 to 2009 was a period of critical acclaims and recognition for this Indian actor. “Deewane” was his first release during this period.” Deewane”, “Yeh Raaste Hai Pyaar Ke”, “Lajja”, “Tera Mera Saath Rahen” received moderate success levels at the box office after that.
In the year 2004, Ajay Devgn contributed to a cameo appearance in the movie “Taarzan, The Wonder Car”. The year of 2005 could not yield much for the actor. “Insan”, “Shikhar”,” Kaal”, and “Apaharan” all were below the moderate success level.
Situations started changing for Ajay Devgn from the year 2010 onwards. He released back to back movies like “Once Upon A Time in Mumbai”, “Singham”, “Singham Returns”, “Son of Sardaar” and “Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge?”, all of which were successful.
Apart from his acting, Ajay Devgn established his own production house named as Ajay Devgn Films in the year 2000. Raju Chacha was the first commercial production output of this production unit. In the year 2018, Ajay Devgn released his first ever Marathi film Aapla Manus.
In the early 90s, as Ajay was dating Raveena and then Karishma, a tug of war was obvious between Raveena and Karishma. Raveena even accused him of betrayal. In the year 2009, Ajay Devgn faced another controversial issue when he had to face legal proceedings for copyright infringement case.
Ajay Devgn loves to have Indian delicacies. Roast chicken, fish curry served with rice and continental cuisines are some of his favourite dishes. He likes to watch movies of Amitabh Bachchan and Madhubala. Black is one of his favourite colours and cricket is his favourite sport.
Out of all the awards bagged in by Ajay Devgn, Padma Shri is the topmost one. Besides, the Indian actor has a wide array of recognition to pull under his name.
Best Actor – National Film Award
Best Male Debut – Filmfare Award
Best Villian (Tamil) – Filmfare Award
Actor of the Year – Stardust Award (2003)
Ajay Devgn holds a record of working in over more than 100 films. He is fond of the organic farming process. Till date, he owns nearly 300+ shoe varieties and over 200 pairs of sunglasses.
|Real Name||Ajay Devgn|
|Famous Role||Mallik in Company|
|Height (In Cm)||178|
|Figure Measurement||Not known|
|Date of Birth||1969-4-2|
|Home Town||Not known|
|Birth Place||New Delhi, India|
|Sun Sign||Not known|
|College||Mithibai College, Mumbai|