Ajay Devgan

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Ajay Devgan

With his intense eyes and his famed reticence, Ajay Devgan stands out in Indian film industry. An award winning actor, he has also directed and produced several films. He is considered as one of the most versatile actors of Indian cinema because of his excellent acting skills and powerful screen presence. Ajay Devgan was born on 2 April 1969, New Delhi in a Punjabi family to Veeru Devgan, a stunt director, and Veena Devgan, who is known to have produced a film. He had completed his schooling in Bappu School and his graduation in Mithibai College. Ajay Devgn made his debut with Phool Aur Kaante in 1991, for which, he also won the Filmfare Award for Best Debutant. Phool Aur Kaante established him as an action star and with this image of an angry young man, he did many action films like Jigar, Ek Hi Raasta, Platform, Vijaypath, Dilwale, Naajayaz, Hulchul and Haqeeqat. People stated that it was obvious for him to be an action star, considering his father was a stunt director. However, with his performance in Ishq, he revealed his other side as a comic actor. Later, in Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha, Ajay Devgn showed his potential as a romantic actor. However, his next release, Mahesh Bhatt's Zakhm, proved to be milestone in his career and won several awards for his performance, including the National Film Award for Best Actor. In 1999, he worked with Sanjay Leela Bhansali in Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam. Despite not being in lead role, Ajay Devgn’s performance was worth remembering.
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