On Monday, his wife, Actress Kajol took to social media to wish Ajay Devgan for his 100th film ‘Tanhaji’. The film, incidentally, also stars Kajol along with Saif Ali Khan and is set to release in January 2020. Kajol tweeted, “30 yrs & 100 films old. From Phool Aur Kante to Zakhm to Golmaal to Shivaay & now finally Tanhaji! Through all the hard won Fridays I’ve seen u go through. All characters lead back to u. Proudly wishing u a very happy 100th film birthday.” This milestone in Ajay’s career is pride for the entire Bollywood. On this occasion, Shah Rukh Khan has also congratulated Ajay for his 100th film. Shah Rukh wrote, ‘My friend Ajay Devgan has yet to do 100 films. Balancing on two motorcycles at the same time … you’ve come a long way. Continue this journey like this. Congratulations to you Tanaji. ‘ Apart from this, a video of Ajay Devgan has also been released, showing his 30 years of great journey.
Ajay Devgan’s first film was ‘Phool Aur Kaante’. Akshay Kumar was first signed in this film. Later, Akshay left the film for some reasons. Ajay’s father Viru Devgan was a famous Bollywood Action director. He asked Ajay if he wanted to do this film. Ajay said yes to this film. Ajay’s first scene in the film was to enter on two motorcycles. This scene was very famous. The film’s action director was Ajay’s father Veeru Devgan. Ajay learned his acting skills from his father.
Ajay Devgan did not want to become an actor. He dreamed of becoming a director. After completing his studies, he started working as an assistant director with director Shekhar Kapur. During this time he met Kukku Kohli, who was busy in the production of the new film ‘Phool Aur Kaante’ in those days and was looking for an actor who could do romantic as well as action scenes. This is where Ajay Devgan came in his eyes. After the film ‘Phool Aur Kaante’, Ajay did not look back and climbed the stairs of success. Ajay Devgan made his mark as an action hero. Also, his hairstyle gained tremendous fame among the youth.
He was awarded the Filmfare Reviewer Award for The Legend of Bhagat Singh in 2002. He was also awarded the National Award for Best Actor for the second time in his cine career. After this Ajay also did comedy and also played serious roles.
Ajay Devgan and Kajol are considered successful Bollywood couple today. The two did not talk much when they met. Even during the shooting of the film Hulchal, Kajol used to talk to Ajay about his relationship. Ajay and Kajol got several films together. During this time both came close and in 1999 both got married.