New Delhi: It has been a long way for Ajay Devgn in the film industry, spanning nearly about three decades. The actor is considered to be one of the most bankable actors in Bollywood. Making his debut on the big screen in Phool Aur Kaante in 1991, the actor subsequently gave quite a number of critically acclaimed films over the years.
In this year, Ajay Devgn has many movies in the pipeline. Recently, he was seen in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Gangubai Kathiawadi where he played the role of Rahim Lala. His performance was lauded by the audience. He will also feature in S.S. Rajamouli’s RRR with Alia Bhatt, Ram Charan, and N.T.R. Rama Rao Jr.
Besides, he is also directing the movie Runway 34 which will star him along with Amitabh Bachchan, Rakul Preet Singh, Angira Dhar, and Aakanksha Singh. However, before watching all the awaited movies, let us take a look at some of his critically acclaimed movies that are available on OTT platforms:
1. Hum Dil De Chuke Saman – JioCinema and Voot
Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s musical drama was successful in making a place in every audience’s heart. The movie starred Ajay Devgn, Salman Khan, and Ajay Devgn in lead roles. The movie is said to be inspired by ‘Who Saat Din’ released in 1983.
2. Zakhm – Amazon Prime
With Mahesh Bhatt’s Zakhm, Ajay Devgn won the first national award in his acting career. The movie is said to be inspired by Mahesh Bhatt’s real life. The film touches upon several political and religious topics which make it interesting to watch.
3. Omkara – Zee5, JioCinema and Eros Now
The movie is adapted from William Shakespeare’s Othello. The crime thriller makes the audience hooked to the film for the versatility of acting of the actors. The movie featured Ajay Devgn, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Vivek Oberoi, Bipasha Basu, Naseeruddin Shah, and Deepak Dobriyal in pivotal roles. The actors have given their one of the best performances in their career which makes it worth it. The movie will be a treat to watch Ajay Devgn’s different shades of acting.
4. The Legend of Bhagat Singh – MX Player, JioCinema and Netflix
The year 2002 was the time when most of the directors went on creating biographical movies on Indian freedom fighter Bhagat Singh. Be it Bobby Deol’s ‘3rd March 1931: Shaheed or Sonu Sood’s Shaheed-E-Azam, Ajay Devgn’s The Legend of Bhagat Singh grabbed the attention of the audience.
5. Raincoat – Amazon Prime
Like every other Rituparno Ghosh’s film, Raincoat also touches your heart and makes you feel for the characters. The romantic drama stars Ajay Devgn and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in lead roles. The movie is adapted from O’Henry’s short story, The Gift of the Magi. The movie is thoughtful, intense, and hurts in the most beautiful way.