Ajay Devgn Birthday Special: The action hero in pictures

Apr 02, 2018, 17:35 IST
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    Ajay Devgn's debut Phool Aur Kaante (1991), was a commercial success and his entry scene where he performed a split while balancing on two motorcycles made him an immediate action hero

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    Ajay Devgn turned down Karan Arjun to focus on Vijaypath since the dates of both films were clashing. It was the 8th highest grossing of the year

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    Being the son of well-known stunt choreographer Veeru Devgn, doing action roles was a natual fit for Ajay Devgn who earlier films of the 1990s contained several high-octane action sequences

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    When he was not beating up villains, Ajay Devgn sang and danced for his heroines

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    Ajay Devgn married actress Kajol in 1999 and the couple have two children, a daughter Nysa and a son named Yug

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    Ajay Devgn was the first Bollywood performer to acquire a six-seater private jet for transport to shooting locations, promotions and personal trips

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    Ajay Devgn notably donned his trademark jacket in several of his early films before the action began

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    The intensity in Ajay Devgn's eyes has been a constant throughout his film journey

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    Ajay Devgn and Madhoo Shah in his Bollywood debut as a leading man, Phool Aur Kaante

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    Ajay Devgn with Raveena Tandon in a still from Dilwale

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    Ajay Devgn and a young Tisca Chopra in Platform (1993). This was Tisca's debut film and she was billed on screen as Priya Arora

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    The actor with Sonali Bendre in Diljale. He played a college student who turns into dreaded terrorist in the film

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    Ajay Devgn and frequent co-star Tabu. They famously starred together in Vijaypath

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    Ajay Devgn confronting Amrish Puri in a still from a film

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    Action time again: Ajay Devgn and Amrish Puri

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    The gun was a common feature in many of Ajay Devgn's earlier films

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    Ajay Devgn and Arjun in a still from the 1992 martial arts action-thriller Jigar, which also starred Karisma Kapoor

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About The Gallery

Much before becoming the suave superstar, Ajay Devgn was the action hero of the '90s. As he turns 49, we look back at those action-packed days

 

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