Bollywood Actress Kajol is one of the most loved actresses who has been ruling the silver screen for decades now. Kajol is known for her acting prowess, and for her stellar acts throughout her career. The actress is not only a strong performer but also has some great sense of humour.
The Versatile Actress had performed in some great evergreen films which are loved even by the new generation. Kajol is one of the most successful actresses in the history of Indian Cinema and she has been honoured with numerous accolades including six Filmfare Awards, among which she holds the record of getting the Best Actress Award for the maximum time.
Kajol had entered the Film Industry at the age of 16 and has been going strong since then. Kajol has made her acting debut with the 1992 film Bekhudi and her first commercial success was the 1994 thriller Baazigar. Following a breakthrough role in the romantic film Yeh Dillagi in 1994, she featured in several blockbusters including Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge and Kuch Kuch Hota Hai.
Although her career was further established with the film Gupt and Dushman that made her earned great critical appreciation. Kajol then acted in the hit film Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, and thereafter, she took a break from acting for a long time.
After a long break, Kajol made a strong comeback with the film Fanaa, U Me Aur Hum, We are Family, My Name is Khan, and Dilwale. Kajol was recently seen in movies such as Tanhaji, Devi, and Tribhanga. She is currently working on the biopic Sasi Lalitha where she is playing the titular character.
In 2011, Kajol was honoured with Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian honour of the country, by the Government of India. But the aforementioned things are something many of us are aware of Kajol.
So on the occasion of Kajol’s 47th Birthday, here we present you five unknown facts about our beloved actress.
1. She was the first woman in Bollywood to win a Filmfare Award for a negative role!
Yes you read it right! Kajol was the first female actress who had bagged the Filmfare award for Best Performance in a Negative Role for Gupt: The Hidden Truth.
2. Recipient of KarmaVeer Puraskaar.
Apart from being honoured with the Padma Shri Title, Kajol has also received KarmaVeer Puraskaar, which is a National Award for Social Justice and Citizen Action commissioned to identify individuals, who have been key players in leading a revolution in the society.
3. Private Wedding.
Ajay and Kajol got married after dating each other for four years. Kajol and Ajay Devgn had an intimate wedding affair at Ajay’s home on February 24, 1999. They have two children – a daughter named Nysa and a son named Yug.
4. Kajol Judged a Reality Show.
A lot of us might not remember this but in 2008, Kajol was a judge at Zee TV’s reality show ‘Rock n Roll Family’. It was a song and dance show in which she judged with her husband Ajay Devgn and mother Tanuja Mukerji.
5. Kajol Loves Food.
Kajol is a self-confessed foodie who loves trying out unique dishes and cuisines from around the globe. Kajol enjoys eating Pizza and French Fries.
On her Birthday, NLC Wishes the Legendary Actress Kajol a Blockbuster Year Ahead.