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Kajol

Film Actress | * 08/05/1974 (46) | Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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Kajol Devgan (née Mukherjee; born 5 August 1974), known mononymously as Kajol, is an Indian film actress, who predominantly works in Hindi cinema. Born into the Mukherjee-Samarth family, she is the daughter of actress Tanuja Samarth and filmmaker Shomu Mukherjee. She is the recipient of numerous accolades, including six Filmfare Awards, and alongside her aunt Nutan, she holds the record for most Best Actress wins at the ceremony, with five. In 2011, the Government of India awarded her with Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian honour of the country. After making her film debut through the drama Bekhudi (1992), Kajol had her first commercial success with the thriller Baazigar (1993) and breakthrough with the romance Yeh Dillagi (1994). She went on to establish herself with starring roles opposite Shah Rukh Khan in the top-grossing romantic films Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), Kuch Kuch Hota Hai ()
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Kajol (born Kajol Mukherjee), also known by her married name Kajol Devgan, is an Indian film actress, who predominantly works in Hindi cinema. Born in Mumbai to the Mukherjee-Samarth family, she is the daughter of actress Tanuja Samarth and late filmmaker Shomu Mukherjee. Regarded as one of India's most successful and highest-paid actresses, Kajol is the recipient of numerous accolades, including six Filmfare Awards, among twelve nominations. Along with her late aunt Nutan, she holds the record for most Best Actress wins at Filmfare, with five. In 2011, the Government of India awarded her with the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian honour of the country. After making her acting debut in the 1992 romance Bekhudi, with her mother Kajol had her first commercial success with the 1993 thriller Baazigar. She rose to prominence by featuring as the female lead in five of India's annually top-grossing romances—Yeh Dillagi (1994), Ishq (1997), Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya (1998), Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha (1998) and Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain (1999)—and received wide critical recognition for playing against type in the 1997 mystery film Gupt: The Hidden Truth, that earned her a Filmfare Award for Best Villain, and the 1998 psychological thriller Dushman. Her acclaimed portrayal of a conservative NRI in the blockbuster romance Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), a tomboy in the blockbuster romance Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), a lower middle class Punjabi woman in the blockbuster melodrama Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001), a blind Kashmiri woman in the romantic thriller Fanaa (2006) and a divorced, single mother in the drama My Name Is Khan (2010) garnered her five Filmfare Awards for Best Actress. Following a five-year sabbatical from full-time acting in 2001, Kajol received praise for portraying the lead female roles in the dramas U Me Aur Hum (2008) and We Are Family (2010), and the comedy Dilwale (2015). In addition to acting in films, Kajol is a social activist and is noted for her work with widows and children, for which she received the Karmaveer Puraskaar in 2008. She has featured as a talent judge for Zee TV's reality show Rock-N-Roll Family and holds a managerial position at Devgn Entertainment and Software Ltd. Kajol has been married to actor Ajay Devgn since 1999, with whom she has two children.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Kajol

Padma Shri in Arts 5x Filmfare Award for Best Actress Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Negative Role

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Movies with Kajol as Actress(42)

as Jyoti2020 Devi
as Savitribai Malusare2020 Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior
as Eela Raiturkar2018 Helicopter Eela
as Herself at a party2018 Zero
as Vasundhara2017 Velaiilla Pattadhari 2
as Meera Malik2015 Dilwale
as Dancer in Dance Competition2012 Student of the Year
as Maya2010 We Are Family
as Priya Kumar2010 Toonpur Ka Superrhero
as Mandira Khan2010 My Name Is Khan
as Piya2008 U Me Aur Hum
as Special Appearance in "Phir Milenge Chalte Chalte" Song2008 Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi
as herself2007 Om Shanti Om
as Piano dancer (uncredited--special appearance)2006 Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna
as Zooni Ali Beg2006 Fanaa
as Special Appearance in "Maahi Ve" Song2003 Kal Ho Naa Ho
as Tina Khanna / Sweety Khanna2001 Kuch Khatti Kuch Meethi
as Anjali Sharma2001 Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham
as Anna2000 Raju Chacha
as Nandita Rai1999 Dil Kya Kare
as Muskaan Thakur1998 Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya
as Sonia/Naina Saigal1998 Dushman
as Anjali Sharma1998 Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
as Sanjana1998 Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha
as Girl on railway station (Special Appearance)1998 Duplicate
as Isha Diwan1997 Gupt: The Hidden Truth
as Rani Sharma/Reshma1997 Hameshaa
as Priya Amalraj1997 Minsara Kanavu
as Kajal1997 Ishq
as Neha1996 Bambai Ka Babu
as Ritu1995 Gundaraj
as Sharmili1995 Hulchul
as Simran Singh1995 Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
as Sonia Saxena1995 Karan Arjun
as Kavita1995 Taaqat
as Sapna1994 Yeh Dillagi
as Priya Chopra1993 Baazigar
as Radhika1992 Bekhudi

TV Shows/Series with Kajol as Actress(9)

as herself2018 Dance Deewane
as herself2016 The Kapil Sharma Show
as herself2016 BFF's with Vogue
as herself2013 Mazaaq Raat
as herself2004 Coffee with Karan
as herself2002 Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai
as herself2000 Kaun Banega Crorepati
as herself1992 Aap Ki Adalat

Additional Information

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Citizenship: India
Born: Monday, 08/05 1974 (August) in Mumbai (current age: 46 years + 82 days)
Zodiac sign: Leo (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Languages: Hindi (HI)
Spouses (current/former): Ajay Devgn
Children: Nysa Devgan
Father: Shomu Mukherjee
Mother: Tanuja
Related to: Veeru Devgan
Other names for Kajol (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Kajol Mukherjee"
"Kajol Devgan"
"काजोल देवगन"
"काजोल"
"काजोल मुखर्जी"
"카졸"
Kajol frequently works together with these people:
Karan Johar (34x, Crew)
Shah Rukh Khan (26x, Actor)
Ajay Devgn (16x, Actor)
Farah Khan (15x, Crew)
Kiku Sharda (14x, Actor)
Rani Mukerji (8x, Actress)
Aditya Chopra (8x, Crew)
Sharmishta Roy (8x, Crew)
John Abraham (8x, Actor)
Akshay Kumar (7x, Actor)
Anil Kapoor (7x, Actor)
Anu Malik (7x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2379, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 10/03/2020