Ajay Devgan

2 April 1969 | Aries

Actor

Producer

Director

Writer

Ajay Devgn

Ajay Devgan

Ajay Devgan is an Indian actor, known for his films like Gangaajal, Golmaal and Omkara.

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Filmography

16 March 2018Raid
Amay Patnaik

12 February 2016Fitoor
Cameo

6 March 2015Hey Bro
Special Appearance

27 April 2012Tezz
Aakaash Rana

1 January 2012Sunday
ACP Rajveer Randhava

6 October 2011Rascals
Bhagat Bhosle

22 July 2011Singham
Inspector Bajirao M. Singham

15 October 2010Aakrosh
Pratap Kumar

11 January 2008Halla Bol
Ashfaque Khan / Sameer Khan

2007Cash
Karan 'Doctor'

28 July 2006Omkara
Omkara 'Omi' Shukla

29 April 2005Kaal
Kaali Pratap Singh

24 December 2004Raincoat
Manoj 'Mannu'

22 May 2004Yuva
Michael Mukherjee

9 April 2004Masti
Inspector Sikander

23 January 2004Khakee
Yashwant Angre, Former Police Officer

12 December 2003LOC Kargil
Lt. Manoj Kumar Pandey, 1 / 11 Gurkha Rifles

26 September 2003Zameen
Col. Ranvir Singh Ranawat

30 May 2003Bhoot
Vishal

15 December 1999Zakhm
Ajay

10 October 1999Gair
Vijay Kumar / Dev

28 October 1997Ishq
Ajay Rai

20 September 1996Diljale
Shaka / Shyam

17 May 1996Jaan
Karan

19 April 1996Jung
Ajay Bahadur Saxena

3 March 1995Naajayaz
Inspector Jay Bakshi

28 January 1994Dilwale
Arun Saxena

12 November 1993Bedardi
Vijay 'Viju' Saxena

18 June 1993Sangram
Raja S. Singh Kanwar

23 October 1992Jigar
'Raju' Raj Verma

23 August 1992Heart
Raj "Raju" Verma

Biography

Ajay Devgan is an Indian actor, known for his films like Gangaajal, Golmaal and Omkara. Born to popular stunt-choreographer Veeru Devgan and his producer wife Veena, Ajay was exposed to the film industry from a very young age. His brother, Anil Devgan, is also a director. Ajay completed his schooling from Silver Beach High School, Juhu and graduated from Mithibai College. Devgan started off as a child artist in Pyari Behna (1985) and moved on to make his acting debut with Phool Aur Kaante in 1991. He won the Filmfare for making The Best Debut that year. He moved on to do many successful films like Ishq (1997), Zakhm (1998) and Pyaar to Hona Hi Tha (1998). He won a National Film Award for his performance in Zakhm. His film Hum Dil Chuke Sanam (1999), directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, received phenomenal response from critics and audiences alike. Ajay was loved in the role of a husband trying to unite his wife with her lover. Ajay’s three most ambitious films Deewangee, The Legend Of Bhagat Singh and Company released in 2002, winning him a Filmfare Award for The Best Villain for Deewangee, a National Film Award for the Best Actor for The Legend of Bhagat Singh and a Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor in Company and The Legend of Bhagat Singh. 2003 saw the release of Gangaajal, where Ajay played SP Amit Kumar, another memorable character. Ajay has acted in many off-beat films and even turned producer for 5 films and director for his home-production U, Me Aur Hum. Having proved his mettle as an action hero and a romantic one, Ajay moved to mainstream comedy with Rohit Shetty’s Golmaal (2006), which also had two sequels. The movie was immensely popular and established him as a versatile actor. The same year, he appeared in Vishal Bhardwaj’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s Othello, titled Omkara. The film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival and was also shown at the Cairo Film festival. In more recent times, he has appeared in films like Singham Returns (2014) and Action Jackson (2014). His upcoming films are Drishyam, which will be releasing on 31st July, 2015, Shivaay (2016) and Son of Sardar 2 (2017). He also bagged the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for The Best Performance Male category in 2012. Devgan is a proud recipient of the Rajiv Gandhi Award for Achievement in Bollywood. Apart from films, Ajay has endorsed brands like Sangam Textiles, Sirtex Eazy, Whirlpool and Bagpiper. He is married to famous Hindi actress Kajol. The couple has two children - Nysa and Yug.

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