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Ajay Devgn
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Devgan in 2016
Born
Vishal Veeru Devgan

02 April 1969 (1969-04-02) (age 52)
Education Mithibai College
Occupation
Years active 1991–present
Spouse(s)
Kajol (m. 1999)
Children 2
Parent(s) Veena Devgan (mother)
Veeru Devgan (father)
Relatives Devgan family
Awards Full list

Vishal Veeru Devgan (born 02 April 1969), known professionally as Ajay Devgn, is an Indian actor, film director and producer. He has appeared in over a hundred Hindi films. Devgn 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.

Devgn began his professional career with Phool Aur Kaante in 1991. 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-Comedies 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.

In addition, Devgn owns a production company Ajay Devgn FFilms, which was established in 2000. In 2008, he debuted as a film director with U Me Aur Hum. He has been married to film actress Kajol since 1999. His collaboration with Rohit shetty gave success.

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