Ajay Devgn is one of the very few stars in Bollywood who is known for his acting prowess also. Ajay Devgn is a two time National Award winning actor who gave many great perforamnces in his 25 years long career. Here is a list of 5 best performances of Ajay Devgn you shall not miss.
Directed by Mahesh Bhatt, Zakhm was a movie inspired by some events of Mahesh Bhatt. His father was a Hindu and mother was a Muslim and in the movie also Ajay Devgn plays a man whose childhood was traumatic because of his parents being from different religions. Ajay Devgn did most of the talking through his eyes in the movie and his performance fetched him his first National Award for best actor.
Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
One of the most iconic movies of Ajay Devgn, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam also featured Salman Khan and AishwaryaRai. Ajay Devgn plays the character of Vanraj who gets married to a girl who loves someone else. While Salman Khan gets most of the songs and dramatic scenes, it’s Ajay Devgn who stole the show with his subtle yet brilliant performance as a man who loves a girl who does not love him back.
Many feel Ajay Devgn as Malik Bhai in this Ramgopal Varma directorial is his best performance. Ajay Devgn plays the role of an underworld don partly inspired by the real life gangster Dawood Ibrahim and he totally nails it with his menacing look. Malik is a man of few words and Ajay had to show the gravity of the character with his body language and eyes and he nails it perfectly.
The Legend of Bhagat Singh
The Legend of Bhagar Singh was directed by Rajkumar Santoshi and it was a biopic of the Indian revolutionary Bhagat Singh. Ajay Devgn gave an earnest and powerful performance in the movie and he received his second Best Actor National Award for the movie. The movie didn’t do well at the box-office because of the clash with another Bhagat Singh movie released on the same day but today it’s counted as one of Ajay Devgn’s best movies and performances.
Gangajal was a 2003 movie directed by Prakash Jha where Ajay Devgn played the role of a honest police officer. The movie was a hard hitting drama set in the hinterlands of India and Ajay Devgn gave an intense performance, probably one of his best in the movie as a upright and honest IPS officer. The movie was a hit at the box office and Ajay Devgn’s acting got lots of praise by the critics and audiences alike.