Kajol, one of the most versatile and gorgeous actress completes 28 years in the industry and her work over the years speaks for her success loud and clear. The fans can never forget how she immortalised the characters of ‘Simran’ and ‘Anjali’ that made many youths fall in love, especially in the 90s. She has always been appreciated for her natural appearance on the screen, and her fans always admire her for the way she brings the character to life.
The 45-year-old actress belongs to the reputed that has been involved in Bollywood since the 1930s; Shobhana Samarth having first acted in a film in 1935. The daughter of filmmaker Shomu Mukherjee and actress Tanuja Samarth made her acting debut at the age of 17 in (1992).
Since her debut, Kajol has been on her toes, and has been giving us all her best performances. She has given us bollywood’s major hits, best ones being Baazigar (1993), Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), Gupt: The Hidden Truth (1997), Ishq (1997), Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha (1998), (1998), Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (2001), My Name Is Khan (2010) and Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior (2020).
Among these DDLJ has been the longest running movie in the history of Indian cinema. Kajol hs given us the iconic on screen couple of bollywood with Shah Rukh Khan. Rohit Shetty’s film Dilwale reunited the classic jodi of Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol after the 2010 film My Name Is Khan. Kajol’s spontaneity and fiery personality is what sets her apart from the crowd and her fans adore her for that.
In 2011, she was awarded the Padma Shri, the country’s fourth-highest civilian award, by the Government of India for her contributions to the arts. She has won six Filmfare awards among them five for Best Actress and one for Best Villain. She was the first woman to win the Filmfare best villain award. The mother of two, Nyasa and Yug, Kajol married superstar in 1999. The duo dated each other for over four years after co-starring in Hulchul (1995).