Ajay Devgn Happy Birthday!
April 2, 2013 11:49:00 AM IST
By IBNS, Glamsham Editorial
Bollywood actor, director, and producer Ajay Devgn turned 44 years today. His latest release was Sajid Khan directed HIMMATWALA, remake of 1983 blockbuster HIMMATWALA.
Devgn had first appeared as a child actor in PYARI BEHNA (1985).
He began his professional career six years later with PHOOL AUR KAANTE (1991) in and received a Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut for his performance.
The actor his very first film proved that acting has nothing to do with looks. He then starred in films such as JIGGAR(1992), DILWALE (1994), SUHAAG (1994), NAAJAYAZ (1995), DILJALE (1996) and ISHQ (1997).
In 1999, he received his first National Film Award for Best Actor for his performance in Mahesh Bhatt's drama ZAKHM.
His reserved attitude and personality earned him several critical acclaim and he managed to establish himself as one of the leading actors in the Hindi film industry.
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In the early 2000s, he starred in LAJJA (2001), COMPANY (2002), and his portrayal of Bhagat Singh in Rajkumar Santoshi's biopic-THE LEGEND OF BHAGAT SINGH (2003) won him his second National Film Award for Best Actor.
Some of his critically appreciated yet commercially successful films include RAINCOAT (2004), YUVA (2004), OMKARA (2006), GOLMAAL: FUN UNLIMITED (2006), GOLMAAL RETURNS (2008), ALL THE BEST - FUN BEGINS (2009), ONCE UPON A TIME IN MUMBAAI (2010), GOLMAAL 3 (2010), RAAJNEETI (2010), SINGHAM (2011), BOL BACHCHAN (2012) AND SON OF SARDAAR (2012).
It is quite evident from the above list that the actor has tried his hand in almost every genre and has tasted success in the same.
Ajay Devgn owns a production company called Ajay Devgn Films (ADF)
In 2008, he debuted as a film director with U ME AUR HUM .
The actor is married to Bollywood actress Kajol and is the father of two children.
The actor has several upcoming films including MR. FRAUD, SARGNA, NISHABD , SATYAGRAHA, POWER, NAAM and GULEL.