Ajay Devgan is recognized for the enthusiasm that he imposes into the character he depicts, He has passionately given justice to all his personalities in light and commercial movies. His intense, deep voice associated with his piercing look and his brand technique of delivering dialogues and a subtly-tilted head, all authentic to his temperament, make him one of the most powerful and esteemed actors of this nation. In a career spanning almost 30 years. He has done some extraordinary work in Indian films and has bagged many prizes in the procedure. However, even though the existences of film stars are open due to media but still there remain a ton of unknown facts. These facts are as follows:
He was born in a Punjabi family on 2nd April 1969 in New Delhi. His ancestral roots still persist in Amritsar.
He did his education from Silver Beach High School in Juhu and then went to Mithibai College, Mumbai for further studies. These colleges and institutions become the place where the legendary actor was shaped and molded.
Ajay’s parents were associated with Bollywood
Veeru Devgan, Ajay’s father was an action-film director and stuntman in the 70s and 80s whereas Ajay’s mother Veena Devgan was a moviemaker/ producer. Ajay’s Brother is also connected to Bollywood. Many people don’t know that Ajay Devgan has a brother. Anil Devgan, who works as a screenwriter and filmmaker in Hindi films.
What is the real name of Ajay?
His actual name is Vishal Devgan and not Ajay Devgan. In 1991, when he was about to launch his film Phool Aur Kante, he changed his name as there were various actors with the name (Vishal). He started maintaining standard and uniqueness in 1991 and still continues to mesmerize everyone.
Devgan or Devgn?
If you believe we were writing his last name mistakenly all this while, let us disclose another truth. Ajay Devgn officially altered his last name from Devgan to Devgn. The reasons behind this are subjective. This incident took place in August 2009.
Ajay Devgn has been in jail twice till now.
In a talk with Mid-Day, the performer disclosed that he was an entire “Gunda” during his university days. He asserted in that talk, “I have been behind bars twice inside a lock-up; I even sneaked out my father’s gun. And guys, that’s illegal.”
The similarity between Ajay and BigB
He is the only male superstar after Amitabh Bachchan with two National Awards in the entire Bollywood for the films The Legend of Bhagat Singh & Zakhm.
Padma Shri recipient
He was awarded the Padma Shri, the fourth biggest civilian honor of the nation, by the Indian Government in 2016. Devgn has also been awarded in October 2015 the CII Excellence Award in Cinema.
The actor is a tenacious Hindu believer of Lord Shiva. He practices and believes in Shaiva Hinduism and wears a Rudraksha out of the belief. He is inclined towards Lord Shiva and it is witnessed by the audience in movies like Shivaay as well.
Ajay and Kajol
On 24 February 1999, Ajay Devgn wedded Kajol Mukherjee in a conventional Maharashtrian Hindu procession. The couple has two children, son Yug and daughter Nysa.