Full Biography of Actor Ajay Devgn
Ajay Devgn also known as Ajay Devgan (born: Vishal Veeru Devgan on 2 April 1969) is an Indian film actor, director, and producer.
He is widely considered as one of finest actors of Hindi cinema. Devgn has won numerous awards in his career, including two National Film Awards. He is the son of director and action director Veeru Devgan.
Devgan began his professional career with Phool Aur Kaante in 1991 and received a Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut for his performance. He then starred in successful films such as Jigar (1992), Dilwale (1994), Suhaag (1994), Naajayaz (1995), Diljale (1996) and Ishq (1997). In 1998, he appeared in a critically acclaimed performance 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 which he played Vanraj, a man who tries to unite his wife with her lover.
In the early 2000s he gave critically acclaimed performances in Ram Gopal Varma\'s fictional expose of Mumbai underworld Company. He played the character of a gangster called \'Malik\' for which he won Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor. The same year he gave another critically acclaimed performance in Deewangee for which he received the Filmfare Best Villain Award. 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. 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), 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). He has starred in more than 80 Hindi films. Having done so, he has established himself as one of the leading actors of Bollywood.
In addition, 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.
He married Indian film actress, Kajol in 1999 and the couple have two children. In August 2009, Devgn changed his surname from \'Devgan\' on the request of his family. He was the first person in Bollywood to acquire a six-seater private jet for transport to shooting locations, promotions and personal trips.
Ajay was born into a Punjabi family of Delhi to Veena and Veeru Devgan. Originally from Amritsar,members of his family are all related to the Hindi film industry in Mumbai. 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.
Devgn began dating co-star Kajol in 1995, while filming for Gundaraj. Members of the media labelled them an \"unlikely pair\" due to their contrasting personalities. Devgn explained their relationship by saying, \"We never resorted to the usual \'I Love you\' routine. A proposal never happened. We grew with each other. Marriage was never discussed, but it was always imminent\".
On 24 February 1999, they were married in a traditional Maharashtrian ceremony at the Devgn house.The couple has two children. Their daughter Nysa was born on 20 April 2003 and their son Yug was born on 13 September 2010. Ajay Devgn and Kajol chose to store their newborn son\'s umbilical cord blood and tissues, which act as a stemcell source and help protect the child from several serious ailments. In August 2009, Devgn\'s surname was changed to its current spelling from its more well-known \"Devgan\", at the request of his family. He became the first Bollywood personality to acquire a private jet for transport to shooting locations, promotions and personal trips. He is the first Indian to own a Maserati Quattroporte.
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