Ajay Devgn is one of those Bollywood actors who is more famous for his acting talent than his looks and that’s always a good thing to have especially when you are an actor! The actor who made his Bollywood debut with Phool Aur Kaante proved his mettle and versatility by playing different and strong characters in his filmy career of more than two decades. Ajay initially started out as an action hero and did mostly action movies like Sangram, Vijaypath, Gundaraj, Jung etc. during the early phase of his career. However over the years he proved that he could not only do action stunts but also do romance and comedy with ease.
On his birthday today, here’s a look at Ajay Devgan’s most memorable performances in different genres
Prominent Movies : Phool Aur Kaante, Vijaypath, Khakee, Gangaajal, Singham
Ajay was known as an action hero before he decided to change his image and attempt romantic and comedy roles. Ajay usually does action roles with ease and perfection. His action sequences made him a hit with the masses and now his filmy career seems to have come a full circle with his last year’s action film Singham proving to be a hit at the box office.
Prominent Movies : Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Pyar To Hona Hi Tha
Ajay’s portrayal of the sweet, shy and sensitive ‘Vanraj’ in Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam moved one and all. The performance won him a big female fan following and also many film awards. The actor also delivered a commendable performance with wife Kajol in the movie Pyar To Hona Hi Tha.
Prominent Movies : Golmaal, Golmaal Returns, Golmaal 3
Nobody thought that Ajay Devgan could do comedy, not until Golmaal came along! The actor has starred in all the three movies of the Golmaal series and while his comic timing is not perfect he has definitely improved considerably from the first Golmaal to the third one. The actor will be seen in two more comedy roles this year- Bol Bachchan and Son Of Sardar.
Prominent Movies : The Legend Of Bhagat Singh, Omkaara, Zakhm, Rajneeti, Raincoat
His superlative performances in Zakhm and The Legend Of Bhagat Singh won him National Awards for Best Actor. His performances were applauded by the critics who could not get enough of the intensity with which Ajay played these roles. His performance in Omkara almost overshadowed all the other stars in the movie.
Ajay Devgn is definitely one of those actors in Bollywood who has tried to push his boundaries and attempt different roles and for that alone he needs to be applauded. We hope that Ajay continues to give us memorable characters in the future as well!