Ajay Devgn Bio, Age, Family, Career and Profile

ajay devgn biography

Ajay Devgn (Devgan), is a multi-talented Indian actor, producer, and director. Hailing from a family deeply rooted in the Bollywood industry, he was born to the legendary Veeru Devgan, who was not only a renowned fight master but also a skilled stuntman and director. It was in the year 1991 that Ajay burst onto the scene with his remarkable performance in the movie “Phool aur Kantee,” which not only captivated audiences but also earned him the prestigious Best Debut Filmfare Award.


Ajay Devgn Wiki Bio Quick Facts :

Date of Birth / Age : 2 April 1969, 51 years (as in 2020)
Nick Name : Ajay, Raju, J
Real / Full Name : Vishal Veeru Devgan / Ajay Devgan
Birthplace / Home Town : New Delhi, India
Nationality : Indian
Zodiac Sign / Sun Sign : Aries
Religion / Caste : Hinduism / Brahmin

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Height, Weight and Physical Stats :

Height :  178 Cm
Weight : 78 Kg
Eye Color : Black
Hair Color : Black


Family and Relatives :

Father : Veeru Devgan
Mother : Veena Devgan
Brother(s) : Anil Devgan
Marital Status : Married
Spouse / Wife : Kajol (24 Feb 1999)
Son(s) : Yug
Daughter(s) : Nysa
Affairs : Raveena Tandon, Karishma Kapoor, Kajol


Education and Career :

Qualification : Graduate
School : Silver Beach High School, Mumbai
College / Universities : Mithibai College, Mumbai
Profession : Actor, Director, Producer
Debut Film / TV / Party : Film : Phool Aur Kaante (1991)

TV : Rock N Roll Family (2008, as a judge)

Net Income / Salary : RS 25 Crore / film
Net Worth : Rs 230 Crore approx


Contact and Social Media Profile :

Twitter :  twitter.com/ajaydevgn
Facebook : facebook.com/AjayDevgn
Instagram : instagram.com/ajaydevgn
Wikipedia wikipedia.org/wiki/Ajay_Devgn
Email / Contact :
Address : 5/6, Sheetal Apartments, Ground Floor, Opposite Chandan Cinema, Juhu, Mumbai

45/D Malgari Road, Mumbai


Ajay Devgn Favorites :

Hobbies : Sketching, Trekking
Food Habit / Favorite Food : Non Vegetarian / Bang Bang Chicken, Fish Curyy and Rice
Favorite Actor : Al Pacino, Amitabh Bachhan
Favorite Actress Madhubala
Favorite Singer / Musician : Kenny Rogers
Favorite Film : Guide
Favorite Song : Tune Mujhe Pehchana Nahin
Favorite Sports : Cricket
Favorite Outfit : Jeans and T-shirt
Favorite Destination : London, San Francisco, Goa
Favorite Color : Black
Car / Bike Collection : SUV Rolls Royce Cullinan, Mercedes Z Class, Range Rover, Ferrari, Maserati, BMW Z4, Toyota Celica

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Awards :

 1992 Filmfare Awards best male deubt fot Phool Aur Kaante
 1998 National Film Awards best actor for Zakhm

Screen Award in category best actor for zakhm

 2002 National Film Awards best actor for The Legend of Bhagat Singh
 2003 Filmfare Awards best actor critics for The Legend of Bhagat Singh and Company, best performance in a negative role for Deewangee.
 2016 Padma Shree
 2017 Stardust Award in category breakthrough performance male for Shivaay


Controversies :

  • In the 90s, there were stories about the fight between Raveena Tandon and Karisma Kapoor over him, as he was dating Raveena before Karisma.
  • In 2009, Karan Ramsay filed a copyright infringement case against him over the script of the film All The Best. After the legal battle, the case went in favour of Ramsay, but Ajay’s production house claimed that their film was an official remake of an English comedy play, Right Bed Wrong Husband.
  • After the trailer release of his film Son of Sardaar, the Human Rights activist Navkiran Singh filed a case against him and asked him to cut off the derogatory scenes and remarks that wrongly depicted the Sikhs. Following the heat, Ajay did the changes suggested by them.
  • Before the Diwali release of his film Son of Sardaar and Yash Chopra’s Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Ajay filed a legal complaint against Yashraj Films claiming that they had manipulated distributors and exhibitors in getting more screens for their film.
  • After the trailer release of Karan Johar‘s Ae Dil Hai Mushkil and Ajay Devgn’s Shivaay, KRK gave a biased reviews in favor of Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. Following it, Ajay claimed that Karan Johar paid KRK for the trailer reviews.


Some Known Facts About Ajay Devgn :

  • Does Ajay Devgn smoke? : Yes
  • Does Ajay Devgn drink alcohol? : Yes
  • Ajay Devgn was born into a Punjabi family with its roots in Amritsar.
  • He used to pursue his father to the shootings and sets which proved influential in developing his fasciation in this field.
  • In the year 1985, he debuted as a child star in Bapus’s Pyari Behna in which he portrayed the character of child version of Mithun Chakraborty role.
  • At his 9 years of age, he initiated driving, as his father was a choreographer of stunts and permitted him to drive on sets.
  • 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.
  • He made bollywood debut with his lead role in Phool Aur Kaante in 1991, which was a blockbuster.
  • He was the first choice for the film Karan Arjun, which later went to Salman Khan. He was also asked to star in Darr, but due to some reasons he rejected and Shah Rukh Khan got the role.
  • Ajay met Kajol for the first time on the sets of Hulchul, but Kajol didn’t like him at first. Later, during the shoot of Gundaraj, the tables got turned, and the duo blossomed into love.
  • In February 24, 1999, Ajay Devgn married to famous Bollywood actress Kajol and the couple was blessed with a baby girl named Nysa on April 20, 2003. On 13th September 2010, their second child, a baby boy was born in Mumbai.
  • He came up with his own production company named Ajay Devgn Films Productions in 2000, and Raju Chacha was his first film under this.
  • 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.
  • He was the first person apart from the Bachchans, who was aware of Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan‘s marriage.
  • According to some online sources, Ajay has not watched his wife’s Kajol evergreen hit film Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge yet.
  • Ajay’s costumes in the movie Rascals were designed by about 60 international designers.
  • Despite seeing his bold and confident personality in films, it’s hard to judge that he is a reserved and media shy person.
  • Ajay has rocked the audience with his ultimate comedy in Rohit Shetty’s Indian action comedy films Golmaal: Fun Unlimited, Golmaal Returns, Golmaal 3, and Golmaal Again, which makes it the fifth highest grossing film series in Bollywood.
  • He has also performed his best in the action film series Singham, Singham Returns, and Singham 3.
  • He was first choice of Sanjay Leela Bhansali for the lead in his movie Bajirao Mastani, but due to some money and date issues, Ranveer Singh replaced him.
  • For his film Action Jackson, he lost around 17 kgs of weight to perform action sequences.
  • 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.
  • He is quite overprotective about his daughter.
  • He has 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.
  • He doesn’t 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.


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