The Legend of Bhagat Singh Turns 19: Ajay Devgn Pays Tribute

Back in 2002, Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn got the ‘lifetime’ opportunity to play the role of the legendary Indian socialist revolutionary Bhagat Singh in the film ‘The Legend of Bhagat Singh’. Today marks the 19th anniversary of the film which gained the Golmaal actor massive popularity. He efficiently played the most fearless freedom fighter and was loved by audience immensely. On Monday, the actor took to twitter and reminisced working on the project by paying tribute to Bhagat Singh.
“It is not sufficient to play a revolutionary like Bhagat Singhji, once in your lifetime and career. You need to keep him there constantly… After all, these are those who wrote history with their to #19YearsOfTheLegendOfBhagatSingh,” he wrote.

The director of the film after several auditions chose Ajay Devgn for the role as he thought Ajay had the eyes of a revolutionary. To mark the 19th year of the film, ‘Drishyam’ actor took to his Twitter handle and shared a note respecting the late freedom fighter. Ajay Devgn tweeted as, “It is not sufficient to play a revolutionary like Bhagat Singhji, once in your lifetime & career. You need to keep him there constantly… After all, these are those who wrote history with their blood” and tagged 19 years of The Legend Of Bhagat Singh and the director.



Released on June 7, 2002, ‘The legend of Bhagat Singh’ revolved around the life of the socialist revolutionary, Bhagat Singh, who fought for Indian independence. Ajay, who played the titular role of Bhagat Singh, has even posted a picture of his look from the movie, which was helmed by Rajkumar Santoshi. Actors Raj Babbar, Farida Jalal, Sushant Singh and Amrita Rao also featured in the hit movie.

Ajay’s upcoming work projects, he has plenty of films in his kitty. He will be seen in ‘Maidan’, ‘Bhuj: The Pride of India’ and ‘Mayday’. Not only this, but he is also set to make his digital debut with the crime drama web series ‘Rudra: The Edge Of Darkness’.

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