Ajay Devgan is an Indian film actor, director, and producer. He made his film debut with Phool Aur Kaante in 1991 and received a Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut for his performance in the film. In 1999, Devgan received his first National Film Award for Best Actor for his performance in Mahesh Bhatt's drama Zakhm. In August 2009, Devgan changed his last name to Devgn on the request of his family. He became the first Bollywood personality to acquire an aircraft for transport to shooting locations, promotions and personal trips.