Monday, June 13, 2016

Ajay Devgn - Biography and Films

DOB:  2 April 1969

Ajay Devgn changed his surname from Devgan. He was born as Vishal Veeru Devgan on 2 April 1969.  He  is an actor, director, and producer. His father, Veeru Devgan, is a well-known stunt choreographer and his mother Veena Devgan, a film producer. Ajay's brother, Anil Devgan, is a Hindi film director. Ajay is an alumnus of the Silver Beach High School in Juhu and Mithibai College.

Devgan began his Bollywood career with Phool Aur Kaante in 1991 and received a Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut for his performance.  He followed his debut with  successful films such as Jigar (1992), Dilwale (1994), Suhaag (1994), Naajayaz (1995), Diljale (1996) and Ishq (1997). In 1998, he appeared  in Mahesh Bhatt's drama Zakhm and he received his first National Film Award for Best Actor for his role in the movie. In 1999, his most-talked-about film was Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam. .

In the year 2002,  he won Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor  in Ram Gopal Varma's fictional expose of Mumbai underworld Company for role  of a gangster called 'Malik.'  In the same year, he received the Filmfare Best Villain Award for Deewanagee. In 2003, he won his second National Film Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Bhagat Singh in Rajkumar Santoshi's biopic The Legend of Bhagat Singh. In his career he acted in more than 80 films and the  successful films include: Raincoat (2004), Yuva (2004), Apaharan(2005), Omkara (2006), Golmaal: Fun Unlimited (2006), Halla Bol (2008), Golmaal Returns (2008), All the Best: Fun Begins (2009), Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai (2010), Golmaal 3 (2010), Raajneeti (2010), Singham (2011), Bol Bachchan (2012), Son of Sardaar (2012) and Singham Returns (2014).

Devgn owns a production company, Ajay Devgn Films, which was established in 2000. In 2008, he debuted as a film director with U Me Aur Hum.

Brief Biography - YouTube



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Ajay Devgn Films Box Office Information

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