Kajol is a popular Indian actress who has contributed predominantly in the Hindi Film Industry.
Age and Height
Kajol was born on 5th August 1974 and is 44 years of age as on 2018. She is 5 feet and 3 inches tall.
Kajol had been in a relationship with fellow star Ajay Devgan and got married to him in a typical Maharashtrian style wedding on 24th February 1999.
Kajol is the daughter of late Shomu Mukherjee, who was a filmmaker. Her mother is Tanuja, who herself was a popular Bollywood actress of her time. She also has a younger sister by name of Tanishaa Mukherjee who is also an actress. She has two children with Ajay Devgan, Nysa (daughter) and a son named Yug.
Kajol is a successful film actress owing to her hard work and her exposure to the film world. She is one of the few actresses in Bollywood, who got married when she was at the peak of her success. She made her debut in Bollywood at the age of 17 with the movie Bekhudi in the year 1992. Her first success came with movie Baazigar, in which she was paired opposite Shah Rukh Khan. She starred in a number of hit movies including Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge in the year 1995. Her other mega-hits include Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998) and Kabhie Kushi Kabhi Gam (2001).
Her other movies include Gupt, Fanaa; My Name is Khan, Dilwale among numerous others. Some of these movies were successful and others did not do well commercially. However, owing to her acting skills, Kajol has established a name for herself in Bollywood.
Kajol does not have any major controversies worth mentioning. However, her friendship with filmmaker Karan Johar has gone sour over the past few years. However, Kajol does not speak of the same publicly.
Kajol likes Pizza, Spaghetti, Salad with olives and French fries a lot. She also has a special liking for Bengali food. Her favourite director is Aditya Chopra and her favourite destination is Europe. Reading and knitting are some of the favourite hobbies of Kajol.
Over her long career span, Kajol has won numerous awards including the Filmfare award for best actress on 5 occasions. In addition, she also won the prestigious Padma Shri in 2011 and the Filmfare actress award for best villain for her role in Gupt in the year 1998.
Kajol began acting at a young age of 16 while she was still studying in school. Though she speaks fluent Marathi, she struggles while speaking Bengali. She says if she would not have been an actress, she would have definitely been a psychiatrist.
|Famous Role||Anjali Sharma in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai|
|Height (In Cm)||161|
|Date of Birth||1974-8-5|
|Home Town||Not known|
|Birth Place||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Education Qualification||School Drop-Out|