Kajol Devgan Short Bio
Kajol Mukherjee or today widely known with short name Kajol or Kajol Devgan is an Indian film actress. She is the daughter of Tanuja, is an actress and father Shomu Mukherjee was a film director and producer who was born in Mumbai. Kajol sun sign is a Leo and she was born in the middle of Mukherjee-Samarth family that well known with their work in Bollywood. Kajol described that she is being “extremely mischievous” as a child. For education, Kajol entered St Joseph Convent boarding school in Panchgani. Her hobby is dancing and sh practiced it more while still in school.
Kajol Devgan Body Measurement Table
|Date of birth||5 August 1974|
|Age||40 years old|
|Height||5 feet 2 inches|
|Hip Size||34 inches|
|Waist Size||24 inches|
|Weight||61 kg or 134 pounds|
Kajol Devgan Career
Due acting isn’t weird thing for her, when she still sixteen and schooling, Kajol has been made her debut by appearing in Rahul Rawail’s film Bekhudi. She then also starring in other filsm due her teenage such as Baazigar which also starred Shahrukh Khan, Shilpa Shetty and Siddharth Ray that was commercially success. In 1994, she was appeared in Udhaar Ki Zindagi but latter gets the wider attention when starring at Yash Raj Films’s hit romantic drama Yeh Dillagi, alongside Akshay Kumar and Saif Ali Khan. Beside commercially success, Kajol also received her first Best Actress nomination at the annual Filmfare Awards.In 1995, again she appeared in success film Rakesh Roshan’s Karan Arjun and Aditya Chopra’s Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge. She then also portrayed Isha Diwan, in a Gupt: The Hidden Truth, that gives her negative role at that time. She won Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Negative Role. Latter her face can bee seen in many films that put her name as one of the most outstanding actress in Bollywood such as Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya, Dushman,and Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha.
Kajol name gets the international recognition when she was appeared in Karan Johar’s directorial debut, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai. There she was acted with Shahrukh Khan and her cousin Rani Mukerji. The film began the box office hits and brought her name to international popularity. Latter she also appeared in many films like Prakash Jha’s drama Dil Kya Kare, Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain starring alongside Anil Kapoor, and comedy Kuch Khatti Kuch Meethi in 2001. At the same year, again Kajol make impressed performance when she was appeared in Karan Johar’s family drama Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham…, featuring Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Shahrukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan and Kareena Kapoor. The films become the box office again in India and also the top-grossing Indian production of all-time in the overseas market that last till 2006.
After Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham…,Kajol took the hiatus to focus on her family. She returning again to cinema in Kunal Kohli’s romantic thriller Fanaa, opposite Aamir Khan. In 2008, she also appeared in U Me Aur Hum and reunite with Karan Johar and Sharukh Khan in My Name Is Khan. The films earn her fifth Best Actress award at the Filmfare. She then also starring in Siddharth Malhotra’s We Are Family, and in Toonpur Ka Super Hero, a live-action/animated film, opposite Ajay Devgn. And it was reported in August 2014 that Kajol will returning to acting again by starring in Ram Madhvani’s untitled crime-drama.
Kajol Devgan Controversy
Kajol seems away from controversy though there are rumors that she has a cold war with several actress and director too. She was named as one of legendary actress from India. Kajol also active in humanitarian work and awarded with the Karmaveer Puraskaar, for her contribution in the field of social service.
Kajol Devgan Dating
After keeping her life in private, Kajol finally open that she is dating fellow actor, Ajay Devgn, in 1994. The couple then married on on 24 February 1999 in a traditional Maharashtrian style ceremony. After waiting quite long and experienced miscarriage too finally Kajol giving birth daughter named Nysa on 20 April 2003 and a boy named Yug on 13 September 2010.
Kajol Devgan Net Worth
Kajol was endorsed by several company and being the brand ambassador for Olay cosmetics too. She also named as one of the highest paid actress there. It makes Kajol net worth reportedly about $16 million.