Ajay Devgn completed 30 years in the industry today and here are some lesser-known facts about him, which will amaze you.
By Sonali Sachdeva
Ajay Devgn was born in a Punjabi-Hindu family, on April 2, 1969, in New Delhi. His father's name is Veeru Devgan and his mother's name is Veena Devgan.
Ajay's father, Veeru Devgan was a stunt choreographer and action-film director. Whereas, his mother, Veena Devgan was an Indian film producer.
The actor studied at Silver Beach High School, and went to Mumbai's famous, Mithibai College to complete his graduation.
Ajay's real name is not Ajay Devgn. The actor's birth name is Vishal Veeru Devgan, which he had changed to Ajay Devgn before entering Bollywood.
Ajay Devgn had started his career in the Hindi film industry as a child actor with the film, 'Pyari Behna' in 1985. In the movie, he had played the character of 'Kalicharan'.
Ajay had become a popular action hero of the '90s after starring in films like, ‘Jigar’, ‘Sangram’, ‘Dilwale,’ and ‘Diljale’.
Ajay Devgn had first met Kajol on the sets of the film, 'Hulchul', in 1995. But they had fallen in love with each other during the post-production stage of their film, 'Gundaraj'.
Ajay Devgn and Kajol had dated for four years before they had decided to take their relationship ahead. They had got married on February 24, 1999, in a traditional Maharashtrian style wedding.
The couple has two adorable kids. They have an elder daughter named Nysa, and a son named Yug.
In 2000, Ajay Devgn had set up a film production company, which is known as Ajay Devgn FFilms.
Ajay Devgn is a big name in Bollywood. With his amazing acting skills, the actor has won many hearts in over a hundred Hindi films.
Ajay Devgn has won numerous accolades, including two National Film Awards and four Filmfare Awards.
In 2016, Ajay was honoured by the Government of India with the Padma Shri, as the fourth-highest civilian honour of the country.
With completing 30 years in Bollywood, Ajay Devgn has done some box office hit films like, 'Omkara', 'Singham Returns', 'Drishyam', 'Tanhaji', and many more.