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Biography for Ajay Devgn

Ajay Devgn

Birthdate: 2 April 1969

Birth Place: New Delhi, New Delhi, India.

Height in feet: 5 Feet 7 Inches

Sun Sign: Aries

Occupation: Bollywood Actress, Producer, Director

Marital Status: Married

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Ajay Devgn born as Vishal Veeru Devgan is an Indian actor popular in bollywood and was born to a Punjabi family. He is Actors, Directors and Producers in the hindi film industry. Devgn has starred in more than 80 Hindi films and has successfully established himself as one of the leading actors of the Bollywood industry. Who broke the stereotypical image of a Bollywood actor by choosing a multitude of movies from action, comedy, drama and romance. Throughout his career, he has been a part of many critically and commercially successful movies-right from the start of his career where he was awarded the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut for 'Phool Aur Kaante'.

Education

He studied in alumnus of the Silver Beach High School in Juhu and Mithibai College.

Family Background

evgan's father, Veeru Devgan, is a stunt choreographer and action film director and his mother, Veena, is a film producer. Devgan's brother, Anil Devgan, is a Hindi film director. He is married to leading actress Kajol, and the couple has two children- Nysa and Yug.

Acting Career

He has started his career as a child artist with the movie "Pyari Behna". Early in his career, Devgn was recognised as an action star and was quick to break the stereotype by picking out a variety of roles that allowed him to experiment with his talent. In 1991, Devgan began his professional career in 'Phool Aur Kaante' he costarred with Madhoo.

In 1993, Devgan starred in 'Dil Hai Betaab' a movie about a love triangle and romantic themes such as revenge. He next featured in Divya Shakti and then Sangram, the story of the enmity between two fathers. Devgan then worked with Deepak Bahry who directed the action film 'Ek Hi Raasta' with Deepak Pawar who directed Platform.

Devgan starred in Harry Baweja's romantic action movie Dilwale. He played the part of Arun Saxena, a man with intellectual impairment. The movie was the tenth highest grossing movie of the year. His next release was Kanoon and then Kuku Kohli's Suhaag with Akshay Kumar. The movie was about two friends. Devgan played Ajay Sharma/Malhotra. Suhaag was the seventh highest grossing movie of the year. His next film was Vijaypath. Shooting dates for Vijaypath clashed with those of Karan Arjun which Devgan declined. Vijaypath was the eighth highest grossing film of the year.

Ajay 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), Apaharan(2005), Omkara (2006), Golmaal: Fun Unlimited (2006), Golmaal Returns (2008), Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai, Toonpur Ka Super Hero, Golmaal 3, Aakrosh, Raajneeti, Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge? (2010), Singham, Rascals. Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji, (2011), Bol Bachchan, Tezz, Son Of Sardaar (2012), Himmatwala, Satyagraha – Democracy Under Fire (2013), Action Jackson, Singham Returns (2014), Drishyam (2015) Hey Bro and many more.

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