Anil Devgan was an Indian film director. He was known for being the younger brother of popular Indian actor Ajay Devgn.
Anil was born on Friday, 27 June 1975 (age 45 years; at the time of death), in Mumbai. His zodiac sign is Cancer. He did his schooling at Kendriya Vidyalaya in Delhi. He completed his graduation at Bhagat Singh College, New Delhi in 1989.
Height (approx.): 5′ 9″
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black (Semi-Bald)
Family, Caste & Wife
He was born in a Saraswat Brahmin Punjabi family. His father was a veteran stunt choreographer and action film director Veeru Devgan. His mother, Veena Devgan, is a film producer. His elder brother is the famous Indian actor Ajay Devgn, and Anil was the brother-in-law of Kajol. He has two sisters- Neelam Devgan and Kavita Devgan. Anil was married, and his son’s name is Mir Devgan.
After completing his graduation, his brother Ajay Devgn encouraged him to make his career in Bollywood. In 1996, he started his career as an assistant director in the Hindi film ‘Jeet.’ Later, he worked as an assistant director in various Bollywood films including ‘Jaan’ (1996), ‘Itihaas’ (1997), ‘Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha’ (1998), and ‘Hindustan Ki Kasam’ (1999). He worked as a director in the Hindi films ‘Raju Chacha’ (2000), ‘Blackmail’ (2005), and ‘Haal-e-dil’ (2008). In 2012, he worked as creative director in the Hindi film ‘Son of Sardaar,’ which was also his last film starring his brother, Ajay Devgn. He had a deep love for music and was trained in playing Tabla. He was also trained in the martial arts form.
On 5 October 2020, he took his last breath and he died of cardiac arrest. Ajay Devgn took to Twitter to share the news of Anil Devgan’s sudden demise.