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Name: Kajol  
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Date of Birth: 5th August 1975
Place of Birth: Altamount Road, Mumbai, India
Profession: Actress
From Wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia

Kajol Devgan, née Mukherji (Devanagari काजोल देवगन) (born August 5, 1975), popularly known as Kajol, is a Bollywood actress.

Scion of prominent film clan

Kajol comes from a family with a strong film industry background. Her mother Tanuja is an actress; her cousins Rani Mukherji, Sharbani Mukherjee and Mohnish Behl are also part of the industry. She is related to Nutan (her aunt), Shobhana Samarth (her grandmother) and Ratan Bai (her great grandmother). Her younger sister Tanisha recently started a film career.

Kajol's career

Kajol has appeared in a great many movies. Not all of them have been hits; However, she has appeared in some of Bollywood's biggest hits, most notably the films in which she co-stars with Shah Rukh Khan: (Baazigar, Karan Arjun, Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, and Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham).

She retired briefly from film-making after the birth of her daughter Nysa.

However, she recently signed a film with director Kunal Kohli. The film is to be called Fanaah (Destruction) and she will co-star with Aamir Khan.

She has also appeared on the famous TV show Kaun banega crorepati (the Indian version of Who wants to be a millionaire?) hosted by Amitabh Bachchan. She was paired with her husband Ajay Devgan. They won a million rupees and donated them to a cancer hospital in Chennai.

Personal life

Kajol married actor Ajay Devgan on February 24, 1999. She has one daughter, Nysa.


Kajol from Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
  • Fanaa (2006) ... in production
  • Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003) ... Special Appearance (Song Maahi Ve)
  • Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (2001) ... Anjali Sharma Raichand (Filmfare Best Actress Award)
  • Kuch Khatti Kuch Meethi (2001) ... Tina/Sweety
  • Raju Chacha (2000) ... Anna
  • Hote Hote Pyaar Ho Gaya (1999) ... Pinky
  • Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain (1999) ... Megha
  • Dil Kya Kare (1999) ... Nandita Rai
  • Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998) ... Anjali Sharma (Filmfare Best Actress Award)
  • Dushman (1998) ... Sonia/Naina Saigal
  • Duplicate (1998) ... Girl on railway station (friendly appearance)
  • Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya (1998) ... Muskaan Thakur
  • Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha (1998) ... Sanjana
  • Ishq (1997) ... Kajal
  • Minsaara Kanavu (1997)
  • Gupt: The Hidden Truth (1997) ... Isha Diwan (Filmfare Best Villain Award)
  • Hamesha (1997) ... Rani Sharma/Reshma
  • Sapnay (1997) ... Priya
  • Bambai Ka Babu (1996) ... Neha
  • Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995) ... Simran Singh (Filmfare Best Actress Award)
  • Gundaraj (1995) ... Ritu
  • Taaqat (1995) ... Kavita
  • Hulchul (1995) ... Sharmili
  • Karan Arjun (1995) ... Sonia
  • Yeh Dillagi (1994) ... Sapna
  • Udhaar Ki Zindagi (1994) ... Sita
  • Baazigar (1993) ... Priya Chopra
  • Bekhudi (1992) ... Radhika
  • TimePass ... Radha

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