Date Of Birth : 1974-08-05
Occupation : Actor
Kajol Devgn (born 5 August 1974), known mononymously as Kajol, is an Indian actress appearing in Hindi and Tamil films. She has received six Filmfare Awards, among eleven nominations and along with her late aunt Nutan, holds the record for most Best Actress wins at Filmfare, with five. In 2011, the Government of India honoured her with the Padma Shri for her contribution to Indian Cinema. Born to actress Tanuja and film director Shomu Mukherjee, Kajol made her acting debut with Bekhudi (1992), while still in school. She subsequently quit her studies, and had her first commercial success with Baazigar (1993), opposite Shahrukh Khan. She subsequently featured with Khan in several blockbusters, including Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge (1995), Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), and Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001). Her performances in these films met with wide public recognition and earned her three Filmfare Awards in the Best Actress category. After predominantly featuring in...
It's strange that despite being so successful in Bollywood, Kajol couldn't do much to make her sister's career also take off at the same pace as hers. Image courtesy: Procured via Google Search more »
Kajol was born in typically Bollywood family to actress mother Tanuja and director father Shomu Mukherjee. Image courtesy: Procured via Google Search more »
Kajol studied at the St Joseph Convent boarding school in Panchgani and she was appointed as the head girl in her school. Image courtesy: Procured via Google Search more »
The fact that Kajol was born into family of Bengali-Marathi descent, she inherited her "Maharashtrian pragmatism" from her mother and her "Bengali temperament" from her father. Image courtesy: Procured via Google Search more »