His family is originally from Punjab. His father Vishal Devgan is a well known producer in India. His cousin Anil Devgan is a director in Bollywood.
Devgan visited the Silver Beach High School in Juhu and Mithibai College.
He made his debut in Phool Aur Knew, on the side of Amrish Puri. He won the Filmfare Award / Best debut for the role. For the film, Zakhm Ajay got his first National Award, though the film was more moderate at the box- office. Devgn was primarily known for his action timing and that he never allowed himself to stand-in. He played mainly in the genre and could not be the great romantic hero so. Only with the comedy Ishq in 1997 he had a change of image and the audience accepted him as a romantic hero.
He has been married since February 24, 1999 with the actress Kajol, who he met on the set of the film Hulchul. Together, they have to date played in 8 movies. They have two children. Their daughter Nysa was born on 20 April 2003 and on 13 September 2010, she got son Yug.
In 2005 he appeared in the TV show Kaun Banega Crorepati ( the Indian version of Who Wants to be a Millionaire? ) On as a celebrity with his wife Kajol. They donated the money won a hospital in Chennai.
Since 2008, Ajay has also worked as a director. He made his directorial debut with the film U, Me Aur Hum on the side of Kajol.
Ajay Devgn changed its name in 2009, at the request of his mother. This is nothing new in India, as you can thus promises more happiness. Apparently it worked with Ajay Devgn. He has released five movies in 2010, 4 of which enjoyed great success. That alone would be remarkable, but Devgn played in each of these films in a different genre, which makes him one of the most highly regarded actors.