Daughter of the veteran film actress Tanuja and late movie manufacturer, Shomu Mukherjee, Kajol has to act as a present from her parents. She’s famous for her work in Bollywood films in addition to Tamil & Telugu cinema.
Kajol Devgan Biography, Relationship & Career
Kajol Devgan is among India’s topmost actresses from the Hindi Film Industry. Fond of acting, the super talented actress quit her studies and entered the film industry when she was only 16 years old. She’s given few of the super hit films of the 90s and 2000s. She began her career with the romantic drama movie Bekhudi (1992) along with her mother Tanuja and Kamal Sadanah, which did not do much business in the cinemas. The Sizzling blend of Shahrukh Khan and Kajol became popular when they collectively with Yash Chopra gave India’s highest grossing Bollywood movie – Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge in 1995. This was the stage, which recognized Kajol as a Superstar and climbed her to fame overnight.
Thereafter, she formed a strong onscreen pair with Shahrukh Khan and did movies with him as his love interest in movies like Kuch Kuch Hota Hain, Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham, Karan Arjun and My Name is Khan among others. For her work, she’s gained a great deal of respect and fame in the Indian Film Industry by providing the best quality of work. Few of her loved films are Pyaar Kiya to Darna Kya, Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha, Fanaa, My Name is Khan and Dushman among others. For her contribution to movies, she was awarded the Padma Shri award by the government of India in the year 2001. She was recently seen in movies like Helicopter Eela and Tanhaji. She’ll be seen in a film titled Tribhanga.
Together with the Film profession, Kajol is a social activist. She’s a kind-hearted woman, who’s actively involved in helping the widows and children. In 2008, she received the Karmaveer Puraskaar for the same.