Devgan, after graduation decided that he wanted to enter films.
He was launched by Kuku Kohli in Phool Aur Kaante. The film
was declared a super hit. For the first time the film industry
reeled under shock because the film with a director and production
house nobody had heard of had become a super hit while films
hailing from the most prestigious banners like Yash Chopra (Lamhe)
and Ramesh Sippy (Akayla) and top stars failed miserably at
the box-office. Ajay Devgan became a star overnight.
Jigar with Karisma Kapoor, Dhanwan with Karisma Kapoor and Manisha
Koirala and Sangram with Ayesha Jhulka that did average business
at the box-office. Then came along Shabnam Kapoor's Hulchul
which changed his life. He met Kajol and both of them fell head
over heels in love. Ajay launched his home production company
called Devgan Entertainment And Software Ltd and signed Kajol
for his home production Pyar To Hona Hi Tha. The film became
a huge success at the box-office. Soon thereafter the couple
to his career front, Ajay won the national award for the best
actor for his superb performance in Mahesh Bhatt's Zakhm. Meanwhile
Ajay Devgan branched out and launched in own production company,
Devgan Software Ltd. And announced Hindustan Ki Kasam that marked
father Veeru Devgan's debut as a director. He zeroed in on Manisha
Koirala and Sushmita Sen to play the lead.
role in Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam was highly appreciated and the
movie tirned out to be a super hit. Then came along Company
with Ram Gopal Verma which was a hit making him an actor to
reckon with. On the personal front Ajay is the proud father
of a baby girl.