Ajay Devgan is well known as an Indian actor, director and producer. He was born into a Punjabi family of Delhi but originally he belongs from Amritsar. His star sign is Aries as he was born on 2nd April 1969. His entry in Bollywood can not be mere coincidence as his father, Veeru Devgan is a stunt choreographer and action film director while his mother Veena, is a film producer.
He was definitely to follow the footsteps of his parents and entering into Bollywood was hence natural. His career began in early 1990’s as an action hero. He made a mark in bollywood in 1991 with the release of “Phool aur Kaante” which also won him Filmfare Best Debut Award. Some of his other popular films in late 1990’s are Dhanwaan ,Dil Hai Betaab, Platform ,Ek Hee Raasta and Suhaag. All of these films were widely acclaimed.
Ajay Devgan completed his graduation from Silver Beach School in Juhu and Mithibai College and then stepped into Hindi Film Making Industry. He was exposed to films at a very early age and post his graduation, he began directing video films. He can perform all roles flawlessly and it was after his film Hum Dil De Chucke Sanam that he became very popular with the crowd. He has proved that no genre of Indian Cinema is alien to him and he can excel in each and every role ranging from comedy to serious.
He has won various awards in his performing career for multitude films. In 1991,he was the lead actor of Phool Aur Kaante which won him Filmfare Award. In 1992 he starred in Bollywood martial arts action romantic film “Jigar” together with Karishma Kapoor, that was seventh highest grossing picture of the year at box office. He established his own production company later which was called Ajay Devgan Films Productions.
Its very first film was Raju Chacha in 2000 starring Kajol and Devgn in lead. Also, in 2002, he provided a critically acclaimed performance in the film ‘Deewangee” and got the Filmfare “ Best Villain Award”. His film “ U Me Aur Hum” also gained a lot of recognition. Some of his best films also include Raincoat (2004), Yuva (2004), Apaharan (2005), Omkara (2006), Golmaal: Fun Unlimited (2006)
Ajay Devgan Net Worth
Ajay Devgan has an estimated net worth of $32 million US dollars as of 2017. The net worth of Ajay Devgan includes remuneration from movies, income from brand endorsements and personal investments. He is extremely fond of luxurious cars and possess Toyota Celica ,BMW Z4, Maserati Quattroporte and Ferrari which cost around Rs 2 crores.
He also owns 2 lavish houses in Mumbai and they cost around 9 crore. He is also brand ambassador and endorses various brands like Sangam Textile, Hajmola ,Sirtex Easy, Whirlpool, Malabar Jewelers and Bagpiper. Ajay Devgan is also the highest paid Bollywood actor . He earns around 22-25 crore for every film.
Ajay Devgan’s latest film Shivaay has been extremely successful on box office. Also,Oppam which was directed by Priyadarshan has earned him around 50 crores. The rumours of growing enmity between Ajay Devgan and Salman Khan were in air. Also growing distances between Karan Johar and Kajol was a bolt from blue to many of their fans. In TV debut Aarambh, Kajol’s mother Tanuja would be making a small appearance along with Ajay Devgan and Kajol.
The latest news of his mother. Veena being recently hospitalized in Mumbai. Also, there are rumors that Kajol and Ajay Devgan are going to be divorced very soon. Kajol revealed that in one of her interviews and it is being assumed that Ajay Devgan’s close relationship with Kangana Ranaut has irked her to the extent that she is wanting to divorce him.
Ajay Devgan is a promising actor and his future is definitely bright. Ajay Devgan is perfect blend of amazing personality and excellent acting skills, hence his place in bollywood remains indispensable.We are looking forward to his films Baadshaho, Golmaal 4,Son of Sardaar 2 are some of his most awaited films.His generosity and extreme charity work makes him stand out in the crowd.