Ajay Devgan is an Indian film actor, director and producer. He is widely considered as one of the most intense and influential actors of Hindi cinema who has appeared in over a hundred Hindi films. Devgan has won numerous accolades, including two National Film Awards and four Filmfare Awards. In 2016, he was honoured by the Government of India with the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian honour of the country.
Vishal Veeru Devgan
Actor, Producer, Director
Birthday / Date of Birth
Ajay Devgan was born on the 2nd of April 1969, in New Delhi, India.
He’s currently 51 years old.
Ajay did his schooling at Silver Beach High School, Mumbai and did his graduation at Mithibai College, Mumbai.
- Father – Veeru Devgan (Stunt choreographer and action film director)
- Mother – Veena Devgan (Film Producer)
- Siblings – Anil Devgan (Brother) (Filmmaker and screenwriter), Kavita Devga, Neelam Devgan (Sister)
- Relatives – Tanuja Mukherjee (Mother-in-law) (Actress), Aman Gandhi (Nephew), Kiran Gandhi (Brother-in-law), Ashu Devgan (Cousin Brother) (Producer)
Girlfriend / Spouse
Ajay Devgan has dated –
- Simran (1990) – Ajay Devgan was reported to be engaged to a girl named Simran, the daughter of Bollywood director Mohan Kumar.
- Karisma Kapoor (1992-1995) – In 1992, Ajay started dating actress Karisma Kapoor . They had reportedly grown close during the shooting of the action movie, Jigar. They were one of the first Bollywood couples in the 90s to be very open and frank about their relationship.
- Raveena Tandon (1995) – Karisma reportedly dumped her boyfriend Ajay Devgan due to his growing proximity to Raveena Tandon whom she considered her rival in the industry. Ajay and Raveena’s affair lasted for about a couple of months before Ajay decided to get serious about his career.
- Kajol (1995-Present) – Ajay started dating actress Kajol in the later months of 1995. They had been friends long before the start of the relationship and Kajol even used to approach Ajay for relationship advice as she was dating someone else. In 24 February 1999, he got married to actress Kajol. The couple has a daughter, Nysa who was born in 2003 and son, Yug who was born in 2010.
- In feet – 5 feet 10 inches
- In centimeters – 178 cm
- In meters – 1.78 m
- In Kilograms – 84 kg
- In Pounds – 185 lbs
- Measurements – 45-16-34
- Chest – 45 in or 114 cm
- Arms / Biceps – 16 in or 41 cm
- Waist – 34 in or 86 cm
His shoe size is 11.5 (US).
Ajay is an Indian actor who predominantly works in Bollywood. He gained huge popularity with the films, Singham and Golmaal. He was honoured with the Padma Shri by the Government of India.
In 1985, Ajay made his film debut with Pyari Behna in the role of Young Kalicharan.
In 2008, Ajay made his first television show appearance as a judge on Zee TV’s reality show Rock-N-Roll Family.
Ajay has starred in a series of TV commercials for Bagpiper, Dabur Hajmola, Vimal Pan Masala, Whirlpool washing machine, VKC pride, Amul Comfy, Alpenliebe, Live-In Jeans, Lifebuoy silver, Cine Blitz, Dabur Glucose-D, Sangam Suitings, Ibibo.com, Sirtex Eazy innerwear, Aristocrat Premium & Mahindra Blazo.
Ajay Devgan Favorites
- Favorite Actor – Al Pacino, Jack Nicholson, Anthony Hopkins, Amitabh Bachchan
- Favorite Actress – Madhubala
- Favorite Film – Guide, The Others, The Sixth Sense
- Favorite Director – Vijay Anand
- Favorite Perfume Brand – Polo
- Favorite Color – Black
- Favorite Musician – Kenny Rogers
- Favorite Sport – Cricket
- Favorite Pet – Dog (English Mastiff)
- Favorite Restaurant – Mainland China in Mumbai
- Favorite Accessory – Sunglasses
- Favorite Destination – London, San Francisco, Goa
- Favorite Song – Tune Mujhe Pehchana Nahin
- Favorite Music Genre – Western, Slow Sensible Music
- Favorite Outfit – Jeans and T-shirt
- Favorite Superhero – Superman
- Favorite Food – Bengali, Roast Chicken, Fish Curry and Rice, Continental Cuisines, Chinese Bang-Bang Chicken
Ajay Devgan Net worth
Ajay Devgan has an estimated net worth of $35 million dollars as of 2020. He has a Mercedes Z Class, Ferrari, Maserati, BMW Z4, Range Rover and Toyota Celica cars.
Social Media Profiles
- Facebook – Ajay Devgan
- Instagram – ajaydevgan
- Twitter – Ajay Devgan
- YouTube Channel – Ajay Devgn Ffilms
Some Lesser Known Facts About Ajay Devgan
- Ajay has excellent culinary skills and makes delicious Mughlai, Chinese, Continental and Mexican Cuisines.
- In 1993, he starred in Dil Hai Betaab, a movie about a love triangle and romantic themes such as revenge.
- In 1994, he worked as an assistant director under Deepak Shivdasani for the film, Madam X.
- In 1994, Devgn starred in Harry Baweja’s romantic action movie Dilwale.
- In 1995, Devgn appeared in Mahesh Bhatt’s movie Naajayaz and then Hulchul directed by Milan Luthria.
- In 1996, Devgn starred in the action movie Jung with Mithun Chakraborty, Rambha and Aditya Pancholi.
- Ajay is the first Bollywood star to have his own private jet to travel for film promotions, shooting and personal trips.
- In 2000, Devgn came up with his own production company named Ajay Devgn Films Productions and Raju Chacha was his first film under this.
- In 2002, Devgn performed in Ram Gopal Varma’s fictional examination of the Mumbai underworld in the film Company.
- In 2003, Devgn starred in Ram Gopal Verma’s horror film Bhoot, opposite Urmila Matondkar.
- Ajay’s costumes in the movie Rascals were designed by about 60 international designers.
- Ajay is a close friend of Rohit Shetty and they know each other from childhood through their parents who are famous action directors.
- In 2004, Devgn was cast with Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai and Akshay Kumar in Rajkumar Santoshi’s action thriller Khakee.
- In 2007, Devgn starred in two movies, director Anubhav Sinha’s action thriller Cash and Ram Gopal Varma Ki Aag.
- In 2008, Devgn performed in the social film Halla Bol, directed by Rajkumar Santoshi.
- In August 2009, Devgn changed his surname from Devgan to Devgn on the request of his family.
- In 2018, he stunned the audience with his ground-breaking performance in an Indian period crime thriller film Raid.