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Biography for Kajol Devgan

Kajol Devgan

Birthdate: 5 August 1974

Birth Place: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Height in feet: 5 feet 2 Inches

Eye Color: Black

Sun Sign: Leo

Occupation: Model, Bollywood Actress

Marital Status: Married

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Kajol was born in Mumbai of Bengali-Marathi descent. Kajol, is an Indian film actress in hindi cinema. She has received 6 Filmfare Awards from 11 nominations,


Kajol completed her school from St Joseph Convent boarding school in Panchgani and started her career at the age of seventeen.

Family Background

Her mother Tanuja is an actress, while her late father Shomu Mukherjee, was a film director and producer. Her late maternal aunt, Nutan is the record holder for the most Filmfare Awards for Best Actress, and her late maternal grandmother Shobhna Samarth and great grandmother Rattan Bai had both been involved in Hindi cinema. Kajol's younger sister Tanisha Mukherjee is also an actress. Kajol married with bollywood actor Ajay Devgan on February 24, 1999. She has two children, a daughter named Nysa and a son named Yug,

Acting Career

Her debut film, Bekhudi in 1992, was a box office failure, her performance was noticed and she went on to work with big production houses in India. In 1993, she shot to fame with her second film, "Baazigar". The film was her first major hit and her pairing with Shahrukh Khan, was appreciated. She later went on to make a popular pairing with him in a number of films, all of which were box office successes. Her first release in 1994, "Udhaar Ki Zindagi" was a box-office failure.

Despite that her performance in the film was much appreciated by critics and she won the BFJA Best Actress Award for her performance. She next starred in her first Yash Raj Film, the romantic drama Yeh Dillagi, co-starring Akshay Kumar and Saif Ali Khan. The film was a box office success. She made a successful comeback in 2006, Director Kunal Kohli's, drama "Fanaa", One of the highest grossing films of the year, Played by Aamir Khan in the film,


1. Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actress in 1994 for Yeh Dillagi.
2. Filmfare Award for Best Actress in 1995 for Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge.
3. Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Negative Role in 1997 for Gupt: The Hidden Truth.
4. Filmfare Award for Best Actress in 2001 for Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham.
5. Filmfare Award for Best Actress in 2006 for Fanaa.
6. Filmfare Award for Best Actress in 2010 for My Name is Khan.

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