Ajay Devgan – Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, Daughter, Son, Family, Movies and Many More

Vishal Veeru Devgan also professionally known as Ajay Devgan is an India Actor, Director, producer, and model who is well know artist in Hindi Bollywood Cinema. he was born to Veena Devgan and Veeru Devgan on 2 April 1969 in New Delhi, India. He is one of the most popular actors of India and has delivered several super hit films, after making a promising debut with the movie Phool Aur Kaante in 1991 proceeds by his most successful action like Jigar (1992), Sangram (1993), Dilwale (1994), and Diljale (1996). He also starred in many upcoming movies like Golmaal and Singham which gain huge popularity in Bollywood. In 2020 Ajay Devgan was one of the most popular actors and highest paid in the Indian Bollywood cinema Ajay Devgan has received many awards and prizes for his acting skills he was won numerous awards which including two National Film Awards and four Filmfare Awards. In 2016, he was also honored by the Government of India with the Padma Shri, the fourth-highest civilian honor of the country.

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Biography

Personal Life :-

Real NameVishal Veeru Devgan
Nick NameAjay , Raju
Professional NameAjay Devgn
Date of birth2 April 1969
BirthplaceNew Delhi, India
Age (as in 2021)52 Years
Zodiac signAries
Home townMumbai, Maharashtra, India
ReligionHinduism
NationalityIndian
CasteSaraswat Brahmin
ProfessionActor, Director, and Producer
Years- active1991- present
Adress5/6, Sheetal Apartments, Ground floor, Opposite Chandan Cinema, Juhu, Mumbai.45/D Malgari Road, Mumbai
Food HabitNon- Vegetarian
HobbiesSketching, Trekking, Cooking
TattooOn his chest : Lord Shiva
Political inclinationBJP ( Bhartiya Janata Party )
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Physical State :-

HeightIn centimetres – 178 cm & in meters – 1.78 mIn feet inches – 5’10”
WeightIn kilograms – 80 kg & In pounds – 176 Ibs
Chest43 Inches
Waist34 Inches
Biceps15 Inches
Eye colourBlack
Hair colourBlack
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Educational Qualification :-

SchoolSilver Beach High School, Mumbai
CollegeMithibai College University, Mumbai
Degree/ QualificationGraduate

Relationships :-

AffairsRaveena Tandon (Actress)Karishma kapoor (Actress)
Kajol Mukherjee(Actress)
Marital statusMarried
Marriage Date25 February 1999
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Family :- 

Wife/SpouseKajol (1999 – present)
ChildrensDaughter – Nysa devgan & Son – Yug Devgan
ParentsFather – Veeru Devgan & Mother – Veena Devgan
SiblingsCousin brother – Anil Devgan & Sisters – Neelam Devgan and Kavita

Money Factor :-

SalaryRs. 25 Crore/Film (approx)
Net worthRs. 227 Crore (approx)

Debut :-

  • As a Child Actor : Pyari Behena (1985)
  • Film : Phool Aur Kaante (1991)
  • TV : Rock-N-Roll Family (2008, as a judge)

Family Background

Devgan was born to a Punjabi Hindu family originally from Amritsar (Punjab). The family has connections to the Hindi film industry in Mumbai. Devgn’s Father, Veeru Devgan worked as a Stunt Choreographer in the Hindi film fraternity and Action film Director, while his mother, Veena Devgan is a  Film producer. The actor has two sisters named Neelam and Kavita and his cousin Anil Devgan, he is a Hindi Film Director.

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About Marriage Life

Devgn began a relationship with the actress Karishma kapoor while filming Jigar, the couple ended their relationship in the year 1995. At the same year, Devgn started dating his co- star, Kajol Mukherjee,  daughter of the yesteryear popular actress Tanuja, while they both were shooting for the movie Gundaraj in 1995. The media called them “an unlikely pair” due to their contrasting personality. However, the couple got married on February 24, 1999 in a traditional Maharashtrian Ceremony at the Devgan home. Kajol gave birth to their first child, a daughter, in 2003, while their second child, a son, was born in 2010.

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Career

As an Actor :-

Ajay Made his mark in Bollywood in the year 1991 with the movie Phool Aur Kaante. He then rose to prominence as an action hero starring in successful films such as Jigar (1992), Sangram (1993), Dilwale (1994), and Diljale (1996). He went on to give critically acclaimed performances in Zakhm, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Company, Deewangee, and The Legend Of Bhagat Singh. After the success of Golmaal; Fun Unlimited (2006) he went on to collaborate with Rohit Shetty on a number of Action- Comedians including Golmaal Returns (2008), All the Best; Fun Begins (2009), Golmaal 3 (2010), Singham (2011), Bol Bachchan (2012), Singham Returns (2014), and Golmaal Again (2017). His highest grossing movies include Tanhaji and Total Dhamaal.

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As a Producer :-

In 2000, Ajay established Ajay Devgn Films, which first produced the movie Raju Chacha (2000). The production house has since then produced movies such as U Me Aur Hum (2008), which also marked his directorial debut, All the Best ; Fun Begins (2009), Bol Bachchan (2012), Son of Sardar (2012), In 2014, ADF produced Singham Returns Starring Devgn and Kareena Kapoor, Parched (2016), Aapka Manus (2018), and Total Dhamaal (2019). In 2016 Devgn produced and starred in Shivaay which is to be the most expensive film of his production and In 2020, he had Tanhaji ; The Unsung Warrior and co-produced Chhalaang starring Rajkumar Rao and Nushrat Bharucha. 

Filmography

In the year 1991

TitleRoleNotes
Phool Aur KaanteAjayFilmfare Award for Best Male Debut

In the year 1992

TitleRole
JigarRaj “Raju” Verma
Divya ShaktiPrashant Verma
PlatformRaju
SangramRaja S. Singh Kanwar

In the year 1993

TitleRole
ShaktimanAmar
Dil Hai BetabAjay
Ek Hi RaastaKaram Singh
BedardiVijay Saxena
BhanwaanKashinath
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In the year 1994

TitleRoleNotes
DilwaleArun Saxena
KanoonVishal Singh
VijaypathKaran
SuhaagAjay Sharma/ Ajay Malhotra
Madam XAssistant Director

In the year 1995

TitleRoleNotes
NajayazJay BakshiNominated – Filmfare Award for Best Actor
HulchulDeva
GundarajAjay Chauhan
HaqeeqatShiva/ Ajay

In the year 1996 

TitleRole
JungAjay Bahadur Saxena
DiljaleShyam
JaanKaram

In the year 1997

TitleRole
IshqAjay Rai
ItihaasKaran
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In the year 1998

TitleRoleNotes
Major SaabVirendra Pratap Singh
Pyaar To Hona Hi ThaShekhar
Sar Utha Ke JiyoHimselfCameo appearance
ZakhmAjay R. DesaiNational Film Award for Best Actor Nominated – Filmfare Award for Best Actor

In the year 1999

TitleRoleNotes
Hogi Pyar Ki JeetRaju
Hum Dil De Chuke SanamVanrajNominated – Filmfare Award for Best Actor
Hindustan Ki KasamAjay/ Tauheed
GairVijay Kumar/ Dev
ThakshakIshaan Singh
Kachche DhaageAftab
Dil Kya KareAnand

In the year 2000

TitleRoleNotes
DeewaneVishal/ Arun
Raju ChachaShekhar/ Raju ChachaAlso Producer

In the year 2001

TitleRoleNotes
Yeh Raaste He Pyaar KeVicky / Rohit Verma
LajjaBhulwaNominated – Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor
Tera Mera Saath RahenRaj Dixit
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In the year 2002

TitleRoleNotes
CompanyMalikFilmfare Critics Award for Best ActorNominated – Filmfare Award for Best Actor
Hum Kisi Se Kum NahinRaja
The Legend of Bhagat SinghBhagat SinghFilmfare Critics Award for Best ActorNominated – Filmfare Award for Best Actor
DeewangeeTarang BharadwajFilmfare Award for Best Performance in a Negative Role

In the year 2003

TitleRoleNotes
BhootVishal
Qayamat : City Under ThreatRachit
Chori ChoriRanbir Malhotra
GangaajalAmit KumarNominated – Filmfare Award for Best Actor
ParwanaParwana
ZameenCol. Ranvir Singh Ranawat
LOC KargilManoj Kumar Pandey

In the year 2004

TitleRoleNotes
KhakeeYashwant AngreNominated – Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Negative Role
MastiSikander
YuvaMichael Mukherjee
RaincoatManoj
Taarzan : The Wonder CarDeven ChaudharyCameo appearance

In the year 2005

TitleRoleNotes
InshanAjit Rathore
BlackmailShekhar R Mohan
Zameer : The Fire WithinSuraj Chauhan
Tango CharlieMohammed Ali
KaalKaali Pratap SinghNominated – Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Negative Role
Main Aisa Hi HoonIndraneel Thakur
ApaharanAjay Shastri
ShikharGaurav Gupta

In the year 2006

TitleRoleNotes
Dharti Kahe Pukar KeKunal SinghBhojpuri language film
Golmaal : Fun UnlimitedGopal
The AwakeningHimselfAlso Producer and Editor : Short Film
OmkaraOmkara Shukla

In the year 2007

TitleRole
CashKaran / Doc
AagHeerendra “Heero” Dhaan

In the year 2008

TitleRoleNotes
Halla BolAshfaque Khan/ Sameer Khan
SundayRajveer Randhawa
U Me Aur HumAjayAlso Director, Producer and Writer
Haal-e-DilHimselfSpecial appearance
MehboobaKaran
Golmaal ReturnsGopal

In the year 2009 

TitleRoleNotes
All The Best : Fun BeginsPrem ChopraAlso Producer
London DreamsArjun

In the year 2010

TitleRoleNotes
Teen PattiSunnyCameo appearance
Athithi Tum Kab Jaoge?Puneet
RajneetiSooraj Kumar
Once Upon a Time in MumbaiSultan MirzaNominated – Filmfare Award for Best Actor
AakroshPratap Kumar
Golmaal 3Gopal
Toopur Ka Super Hero Aditya

In the year 2011

TitleRoleNotes
Dil Toh Bachcha Hai JiNaren Ahuja
ReadyRajuCameo appearance
SinghamBajirao SinghamNominated – Filmfare Award for Best Actor
RascalsBhagat
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In the year 2012

TitleRoleNotes
TezzAakash Rana
Bol BachchanPrithviraj RaghuvanshiAlso Producer
Son of SardarJassi Also Producer
MakkhiFather (voice)For the hindi dubbed version
Save The Girl ChildProducer

In the year 2013

TitleRoleNotes
HimmatwalaRavi
SatyagrahaManav Raghvendra
MahabharatArjun (voice) Animated Film

In the year 2014

TitleRoleNotes
Singham ReturnsDCP Bajirao SinghamAlso Producer
Action JacksonVishy/ Jai (AJ)
Vitti DanduProducer, Marathi language film

In the year 2015

TitleRoleNotes
Hey BroHimselfSpecial appearance in song “Birju”
DrishyamVijay Salgaonkar

In the year 2016

TitleRoleNotes
Fitoor MoazamCameo appearance
ShivaayShivaayAlso Director, Writer and Producer
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In the year 2017

TitleRoleNotes
Guest inn LondonAjay GandotraCameo appearance
BaadshahoBhavani Singh
Poster BoysHimselfVoice-over, Cameo appearance
Golmaal AgainGopal

In the year 2018

TitleRoleNotes
Aapla ManusHimselfMarathi film; producer; Cameo appearance
RaidAmay Patnaik
Helicopter- EelaProducer
SimmbaDCP Bajirao SinghamCameo appearance

In the year 2019

TitleRoleNotes
Total DhamaalGuddu RastogiAlso Producer
De De Pyar DeAshish Mehra

In the year 2020

TitleRoleNotes
TanhajiTanhaji MalusareAlso Producer
ChhalaangProducer

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In the year 2021

TitleRoleNotes
TribhangaProducer
The Big BullProducer
Bhuj: The Pride of IndiaSquadron Leader Vijay karnikCompleted Disney+ Hotstar release
RRRTBATelugu film debut Extended cameo
SuryavanshiDCP Bajirao SinghamExtended cameo
MaidaanCoach Syed Abdul RaheemFilming
Gangubai KathiawadiKarim LalaCameo appearance
Thank GodTBAFilming

In the year 2022

TitleRoleNotes
MayDayTBAFilming Also Director and Producer

Television Shows

TitleNotesYear
DeviProducer2002-2004
Rock-N-Roll FamilyJudge2008
Ramleela Ajay Devgn Ke SathPresenter2012
Swami Ramdev – Ek Sangharsh Producer2018

Awards and Honours 

Filmfare Awards
  • 1992 : Best Male Debut for Phool Aur Kaante
  • 2003 : Best Actor (Critics) for The Legend of Bhagat Singh and Company, Best Performance in a Negative Role for Deewangee
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Government of India Awards

2016 : Honoured by the Government of India with the Padma Shri

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National Film Awards

  • 1998 : Best Actor for Zakhm
  • 2002 : Best Actor for the Legend of Bhagat Singh

Other Awards

  • 1998 : Screen Award in Category Best Actor for Zakhm
  • 2017 : Stardust Award in Category Breakthrough Performance – Male for Shivaay

Note :-  Along with these, he has many other Awards, honours and achievements to his name.

Awards and Nominations

AwardWinsNominations
National Film Awards20
Filmfare Awards310
Bengal Film Journalists’ Association Awards20
Producers Guild Film Awards14
Zee Cine Awards111
BIG star Entertainment Awards04
Global Indian Film Awards01
Stardust Award43
Screen Awards33
Other Awards029
Total1765

National Film Awards :-

Nominated WorkCategoryResultYear
Best ActorZakhm Won1998
Best ActorThe legend of Bhagat SinghWon2002
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Filmfare Awards :-

Nominated WorkCategoryResultYear
Phool Aur KaanteBest Male DebutWon1991
NaajayazBest ActorNominated1995
ZakhmBest ActorNominated1999
Hum Dil De Chuke SanamBest ActorNominated 1999
LajjaBest Supporting ActorNominated2002
The Legend of Bhagat SinghBest Actor (Critics)Won2003
CompanyBest ActorNominated2003
DeewangeeBest Performance in a Negative RoleWon2003
GangaajalBest ActorNominated2004
KhakeeBest Performance in a Negative RoleNominated2005
KaalBest Performance in a Negative RoleNominated2006
Once Upon a Time in MumbaiBest ActorNominated2011
SinghamBest ActorNominated2012

Bengal Film Journalists’ Association Awards :-

Nominated WorkCategoryResultYear
ZakhmBest ActorWon 1998
The Legend of Bhagat SinghBest ActorWon2002

Producers Guild Film Awards :-

Nominated WorkCategoryResultYear
All The BestBest Actor in a Comic RoleWon2009
London DreamsBest Actor in a Negative RoleNominated2009
Once Upon a Time in MumbaiBest ActorNominated 2010
RaajneetiBest Actor in a Supporting RoleNominated2010
SinghamBest ActorNominated2011
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Zee Cine Awards :- 

Nominated WorkCategoryResultYear
Hum Dil De Chuke SanamBest ActorNominated2000
LajjaBest Actor in a Supporting RoleNominated2002
CompanyBest ActorNominated2003
The Legend of Bhagat SinghBest ActorNominated2003
DeewangeeBest Actor in a Negative RoleWon2003
GangaajalBest ActorNominated2004
ApaharanBest ActorNominated2006
KaalBest Actor in a Negative RoleNominated2006
OmkaraBest ActorNominated2007
Once Upon a Time in MumbaiBest ActorNominated2011
SinghamBest ActorNominated2012
DrishyamBest ActorNominated2016

Big Star Entertainment Awards :-

Nominated WorkCategoryResultYear
Once Upon a Time in MumbaiMost Entertaining Film ActorNominated2010
Special AwardBIG Star- Film Actor of Decade Nominated2010
SinghamMost Entertaining Film ActorNominated2011

Global Indian Film Awards :-

Nominated WorkCategoryResultYear
OmkaraGIFA Best ActorNominated2006
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Stardust Awards :-

Nominated WorkCategoryResultYear
CompanyStardust Star of the Year Award – MaleWon 2002
All The BestBest Actor- Comedy/ RomanceWon2009
All The BestStar of the Year- MaleNominated2009
Once Upon a Time in MumbaiBest Actor – Thriller/ ActionWon2010
Once Upon a Time in MumbaiStardust Star of the Year Award- MaleNominated2010
Athithi Tum Kab Jaoge?Best Actor- Comedy/ RomanceNominated2010
ShivaayStardust Award for Breakthrough Performance – MaleWon2017

Screen Awards :-

Nominated WorkCategoryResultYear
ZakhmScreen Award for Best ActorWon 1998
CompanyScreen Award for Best ActorWon2002
DeewangeeScreen Award for Best Actor in a Negative RoleWon2002
The Legend of Bhagat SinghScreen Award for Best ActorNominated2002
GangaajalScreen Award for Best ActorNominated2003
KhakeeScreen Award for Best Actor in a Negative RoleNominated2004

Favourite Things :-

  • Favourite Food(s) – Bengali, Roast Chicken, Fish Curry and Rice, Continental Cousines, Chinese Bang- Bang Chicken

Favourite Actor(s)

  • Bollywood : Amitabh Bachchan
  • Hollywood : Al Pacino, Jack Nicholson, Anthony Hopkins
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  • Favourite Actress – Madhubala
Favourite Film(s)
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  •  Hollywood : The Others and The Sixth Sense
  • Favourite Director – Vijay Anand
  • Favourite Perfume Brand – Polo
  • Favourite Colour – Black
  • Favourite Musician – Kenny Rogers
  • Favourite Sport – Cricket
  • Favourite Pet – Dog (English Mastiff) 
  • Favourite Restaurant – Mainland China In Mumbai
  • Favourite Accessory – Sunglasses
  • Favourite Destination(s) – London, San Francisco, Goa
  • Favourite Song – Tune Mujhe Pehchana Nahin
  • Favourite Music Genre(s) – Western, Slow Sensible Music
  • Favourite Outfit – Jeans and T-shirt
  • Favourite Superhero – Superman

Some facts about Ajay Devgan :-

  • Ajay was born in Delhi to a Punjabi family with roots in Amritsar
  • His real name is Vishal Veeru Devgan, but for the Industry, he changed his name from Vishal to Ajay. Later, he changed his surname from Devgan to Devgn on family and numerological advice.
  • Aju met Kajol for the first time in the sets of Hulchul, but Kajol did not like him at first. Later, during the shoot of Gundaraj, the table got turned, and the duo blossomed into love.
  • According to some online sources, Ajay has not watched his wife’s Kajol evergreen hit- Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge yet.
  • Ajay has excellent culinary skills and makes delicious Mughlai, Chinese, Continental and Mexican Cuisines.
  • He was the first Bollywood Actor to own a private jet to use it as transport to his shooting locations and promotions.
  • He loves collecting shoes and sunglasses, has 300+ shoes and 200+ Sunglasses/ glares.
  • He is quite overprotective about his daughter. He waits patiently till she gets back home.
  • Ajay is a supporter of BJP.
  • He does not like his photos being clicked.
  • He is very much keen on doing organic farming and whenever he goes to his Karjat farmhouse, he loves growing eggplants, ladies finger, radish, and fresh tomatoes over there.
  • He was never gone to an award show despite getting Filmfare awards a few times and various nominations, as he believes that all these award ceremonies are pre-decided and venal.
  • Apart from doing films with Rohit Shetty, they both are friends since childhood and used to attend the same birthday parties as they were sons of famous action directors.
  • Does Ajay Devgan drink alcohol? Yes
  • Does Ajay Devgan Smoke? Yes

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