When Ajay Devgn Recalled Being Terrified Of Lifts; Says, ‘It Came Hurtling Down From Fourth Floor to Basement, Was Stuck For One And A Half Hour’

Ajay Devgn opened up about why he is terrified of lifts and still feels claustrophobic using one

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When Ajay Devgn Recalled Being Terrified Of Lifts; Says, ‘It Came Hurtling Down From Fourth Floor to Basement, Was Stuck For One And A Half Hour’
Bollywood filmmaker Ajay Devgn has mesmerised the audience with his acting eversince his debut in 1991. His entry in the movie Phool Aur Kante, till date, is one of the most iconic scenes in the Hindi film industry. While the actor is known for essaying roles of brave characters and doing tough action sequences, did you know that he has a fear of using lifts?

Yes, you read that right! During an interaction, the producer-director had opened up about why he prefers to take the stairs than take a lift. He had graced the sets of Kapil Sharma’s 2013 comedy chat show, Comedy Nights With Kapil when he recalled the horrifying experience. He had revealed how the lift had come hurtling down from the fourth floor to the basement and he was left stuck inside it for more than one and a half hours as the doors didn’t open. ALSO READ: Ajay Devgn Visits Kashi Vishwanath Temple After The Release Of Bholaa’s Teaser; Says, ‘Been Waiting For A Long Time’- See PIC


As quoted by BollywoodShaadis.com, the 53-year-old said, “Once I was in a lift and it came hurtling down from the third or fourth floor to the basement. We were stuck inside the lift for more than one and a half hours.” 

He went on to share how he has developed a fear of lifts which prevents him from entering one, so he always uses stairs. He said, “I feel claustrophobic in the lift ever since. I have stopped taking lifts since then and I only take stairs.” ALSO READ: Ajay Devgn’s Net Worth REVEALED! Actor Charges Rs 60-120 Crores Per Movie, Private Jets To High-Budget Investments Check Out His Luxury Assets

For the unversed, Ajay Devgn married actress Kajol in 1999 and they are proud parents of two kids - Nysa Devgn and Yug Devgn.

On the professional front, Ajay Devgn was last seen in Drishyam 2, a sequel to his 2015 flick, which follows the journey of Vijay Salgaonkar and his family seven years after they were accused of murdering the son of the Inspector General of Goa Police, Meera Deshmukh. He will be next seen in Bholaa, which also stars Tabu in a lead role.


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