Ajay Devgn is an Indian film actor, director and producer. He is widely considered as one of the most popular and influential actors of Hindi cinema, who has appeared in over a hundred Hindi films. He has won numerous accolades, including two National Film Awards and four Filmfare Awards. In 2016, he was honoured by the Government of India with the Padma Shri, the fourth-highest civilian honour of the country. He began his professional career with ‘Phool Aur Kaante’ in 1991 and received a Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut for his performance. He then starred in successful films such as ‘Jigar’ in 1992, ‘Sangram’ in 1993, ‘Vijaypath’ in 1994, ‘Dilwale’ in 1994, ‘Suhaag’ in 1994, ‘Naajayaz’ in 1995, ‘Diljale’ in 1996 and ‘Ishq’ in 1997. In 1998, he appeared in a critically acclaimed performance in Mahesh Bhatt’s drama ‘Zakhm’ and he received his first National Film Award for Best Actor for his role in the movie. In 1999, his most-talked-about film was ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam’ in which he played Vanraj, a man who tries to unite his wife with her lover.
In the early 2000s, Devgn gave critically acclaimed performance in Ram Gopal Varma’s fictional exposé of the Mumbai underworld : ‘Company’. He played the character of a gangster, for which he won Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor. The same year he gave another critically acclaimed performance in ‘Deewangee’, for which he received the Filmfare Best Villain Award. In 2003, he won his second National Film Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Bhagat Singh in Rajkumar Santoshi’s biopic ‘The Legend of Bhagat Singh’.
Throughout his career he has performed in many critically and commercially successful films including ‘Raincoat’ in 2004, ‘Gangajal’ in 2004, ‘Yuva’ in 2004, ‘Apaharan’ in 2005, ‘Omkara’ in 2006, ‘Golmaal: Fun Unlimited’ in 2006, ‘Cash’ in 2007, ‘Halla Bol’ in 2008, ‘Golmaal Returns’ in 2008, ‘All the Best: Fun Begins’ in 2009, ‘Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai’ in 2010, ‘Golmaal 3’ in 2010, ‘Raajneeti’ in 2010, ‘Singham’ in 2011, ‘Bol Bachchan’ in 2012, ‘Son of Sardaar’ in 2012, ‘Singham Returns’ in 2014, ‘Drishyam’ in 2015, ‘Shivaay’ in 2016, ‘Baadshaho’ in 2017, ‘Golmaal Again’ in 2017 and ‘Raid’ in 2018. In addition, he owns a production company Ajay Devgn FFilms, which was established in 2000. In 2008, he debuted as a film director with ‘U Me Aur Hum’.
At this point, the question that might be circling your mind is what is the next Ajay Devgn movie? Well, the good news is that we have a clear answer to that question. Here’s the list of upcoming Ajay Devgn films scheduled to release in 2018 and 2019. We can only hope that the latest Ajay Devgn movies would be as good as some of his recent ones.
1. Simmba (2018)
‘Simmba’ is an upcoming Indian Hindi-language action film directed by Rohit Shetty and written by Yunus Sajawal and Sajid-Farhad. A spin-off of the ‘Singham’ franchise, the film was produced by Karan Johar under the banner of Dharma Productions. It stars Ranveer Singh, Sara Ali Khan and Sonu Sood, with Ajay Devgn reprising his role of Bajirao Singham. The film follows Sangram “Simmba” Bhalerao, a corrupt police officer hailing from the same town as Singham, who is forced to transform himself and choose a more righteous path after tragedy strikes those near him. This film is based on the south Indian Telugu film ‘Temper’ starring Jr.NTR. Principal photography for Simmba began in June, 2018. The film will release on 28 December 2018. It will be distributed by Reliance Entertainment.