(Last Updated on : 21/04/2012)
Kajol is the ravishing actress of Bollywood who has been applauded with several awards. Kajol was born on 5th August of the year 1975 in Mumbai
city. It is interesting to note that Kajol left school and begun her career at a young age of 17. Experts have claimed that Kajol has been one of the successful female actors of the Bollywood film industry.
In fact acting career of Kajol is quite outstanding. In the year 1992 Kajol stepped into the tinsel town with the release of her first film, namely Bekhudi. However, Kajol came into the limelight with her film Baazigar. It was her second film and it was released in the year 1993. Her co actor was Shahrukh Khan
with whom Kajol shared a very good on-screen chemistry. The couple has delivered some of the largest box office hits. These include Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge
and Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
. Both the films released in 1998 and 1995 respectively. In the two above mentioned films, Kajol have been highly appreciated. Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge was so well accepted that a cinema hall in Mumbai has carried on the screening of this film for a period of seven years at a stretch. With her husband Ajay Devgan also, Kajol shared screen in few films like Ishq ; Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha
and Dil Kya Kare. Ishq was released in the year 1997; Pyaar to Hona Hi tha came in the theatres in the year 1998. In the year 1999 Dil Kya Kare was released. Other films of Kajol are Udhaar Ki Zindagi; Yeh Dillagi; Karan Arjun; Hulchul ;Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya; Dushman; Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha; Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain Megha; Hote Hote Pyar Ho Gaya; Raju Chacha; Kuch Khatti Kuch Meethi etc.
Kajol took a leave from `full time acting` for a period of 5 years after the film Kabhui khushi Kabhi Gam. Fanaa
, released in the year 2006 was a comeback of Kajol. The film has been directed by Kunal Kohli
. In the year 2009 Kajol paired with Shahrukh khan in the film My Name is Khan.
In the year 2010 she acted in We are Family.
Apart from these films, Kajol also have showed her acting talent in various films. Moreover, for several films Kajol has been nominated for the Film fare awards. Special mentioning can be made of a film released in the year 1997. It is called "Gupt: The Hidden Truth" and also earned the repute of being one of the `highest grossing` films of the year. Kajol`s acting set forth a new development for all the female actors of Hindi Film industry of Mumbai. Due to her heart rendering performance in this film, Kajol has been awarded with the `Filmfare Best Villain Award`. Kajol has been the first female actor to win an award for her role as a villain.
Not only in Hindi, has Kajol stepped into the arena of regional film industry as well. Kajol also has been awarded with the `Filmfare Best Actress Award South` for her famous Tamil film. It is named as Minsaara Kanavu Priya. Sapnay is the Hindi version of the same film.
The year 2003 was a landmark in the life of Kajol. She gave birth to her daughter called Nysa. She has given birth to her son Yug in 2010.
Kajol gifted her audiences the glimpses of some of the powerful acting. Kajol has been honoured with the highest number of 5 Filmfare awards with her maternal aunt Nutan