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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.

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Aug 5, 1974 In Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
Series The Trial 2023-07-14
Latest Project:
In the movie Koochie Koochie Hota Hai
Known For
Poster of Mighty Raju Rio Calling
Poster of Duplicate
Poster of Udhaar Ki Zindagi
Poster of Bekhudi
Movie Koochie Koochie Hota Hai Angie
Movie Lust Stories 2 Devyani Singh
Series The Trial Noyonika Sengupta
Series The Romantics Self
Movie Salaam Venky Sujata
Movie Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior Savitribai Malusare
Movie Devi Jyoti
Series Movie Masti With Manish Herself
Movie Zero Herself at a party
Movie Helicopter Eela Eela Raiturkar
Series Dance Deewane Herself
Movie Velaiyilla Pattathari 2 Vasundhara
Series BFFs with Vogue Herself
Series The Kapil Sharma Show Herself
Movie Dilwale Meera Malik
Series The Anupam Kher Show Herself
Movie Mighty Raju Rio Calling Raju
Series Comedy Nights with Kapil Herself
Series Mazaaq Raat Herself
Movie Student of the Year Dancer in Dance Competition
Movie Toonpur Ka Superrhero Priya Kumar
Movie We Are Family Maya
Movie My Name Is Khan Mandira Khan
Movie Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi Special Appearance in "Phir Milenge Chalte Chalte" Song
Movie U Me Aur Hum Piya
Movie Om Shanti Om Herself
Movie Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna Piano dancer (uncredited--special appearance)
Movie Fanaa Zooni Ali Beg
Series Koffee with Karan Herself
Movie Kal Ho Naa Ho Special Appearance in "Maahi Ve" Song
Series Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai Herself
Movie Kuch Khatti Kuch Meethi Tina Khanna / Sweety Khanna
Movie Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham Anjali Sharma
Series Kaun Banega Crorepati Herself
Movie Raju Chacha Anna
Movie Hote Hote Pyar Hogaya Pinky
Movie Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain Megha
Movie Dil Kya Kare Nandita Rai
Movie Kuch Kuch Hota Hai Anjali Sharma
Movie Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha Sanjana
Movie Dushman Sonia/Naina Saigal
Movie Duplicate Girl on railway station (Special Appearance)
Movie Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya Muskaan Thakur
Movie Minsara Kanavu Priya Amalraj
Movie Gupt: The Hidden Truth Isha Diwan
Movie Ishq Kajal
Movie Hameshaa Rani Sharma/Reshma
Movie Bambai Ka Babu Neha
Movie Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge Simran Singh
Movie Gundaraj Ritu
Movie Taaqat Kavita
Movie Karan Arjun Sonia Saxena
Movie Hulchul Sharmili
Movie Yeh Dillagi Sapna
Movie Udhaar Ki Zindagi Sita
Movie Baazigar Priya Chopra
Movie Bekhudi Radhika
Series Aap Ki Adalat Herself