About Ajay Devgan
Ajay Devgan is a well-known name in Hindi Film Industry but most people do not know the real name of their favorite star. Yes, Ajay Devgan is not his real name, it’s given to him by the film industry or you can say Bollywood. His real name is Vishal Veeru Devgan. But as we know him with the name Ajay Devgan, we will address him with the same.
A little background
Ajay Devgan is born on 2nd April 1969 to a Punjabi family based in Delhi. His family is from Amritsar, Punjab but settled in Delhi. His family is also closely related to the Bollywood as his father Veeru Devgan is a stunt choreographer and mother Veena is a film producer. He has a younger brother Anil Devgan who is also a film producer and screenwriter.
Ajay Devgan completed his schooling from Silver Beach High School in Juhu and graduated from Mithibai College. He came to close with actress Kajol on the sets of Gundaraj in 1995 and both married on 24th February 1999. Now they have two children, daughter Nysa Devgan and son Yug Devgan. Nysa was born in 2003 while Yug was born in 2010.
Ajay Devgan started his Bollywood career in 1991 with film Phool Aur Kaante directed by Kuku Kohli and Produced by Dinesh Patel. He appeared in this film as an action hero opposite Madhoo. The film performed extremely well at the box office and he immediately rose to fame. This film also earned him Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut. The next year he appeared in the film like Jigar opposite Karishma Kapoor which also became one of the highest-grossing films of that year. The rest is history. You can read his complete career history in this Wikipedia page.
In 2000, he started his own production house named Ajay Devgn Films. Raju Chacha is the first film produced in his home production in which he appeared with wife Kajol. Other films produced under his home productions like U Me Aur Hum featuring himself and wife Kajol in 2008, All the Best: Fun Begins featuring himself, Sanjay Dutt, Fardeen Khan, Bipasha Basu and Mughda Godse in 2009, Bol Bachchan in 2012, Gol Maal in 2012 etc.