Kajol started her career at a very young age. The two early films of his career ‘Bekhudi’ and ‘Baazigar’, both proved to be blockbusters.
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Kajol…is one of the finest actresses of Indian cinema, who recently completed her 30 years in the film industry, about which she herself gave information on her Instagram account. Kajol has done more than one film in her career. She has also won the Filmfare Award 6 times in her career. Kajol was born on 5 July 1974 in Mumbai. She is the daughter of late producer-director Somu Mukherjee and former actress Tanuja. Today Kajol is celebrating her 48th birthday.
Was married to Ajay Devgan on 24 February 1999
Kajol has a sister and she is also active in the film world. Kajol was married to actor Ajay Devgan on 24 February 1999. When Kajol got married to Ajay Devgan, at that time she had become one of the best actresses of Bollywood. Kajol and Ajay have two children, Nyasa Devgan and Yug Devgan.
Kajol’s name was the father to keep ‘Mercedes’
Kajol was supposed to name her father ‘Mercedes’. There is also an important anecdote behind this that Kajol’s father said that when Mercedes’ car can be launched in the name of his child, why can’t my daughter’s name be ‘Mercedes’? But her mother did not like to keep this name and then her name was ‘Kajol’.
Kajol did not want to come to films
Referring to an incident, Kajol had said during an interview that she never wanted to appear in films. And that was because he had seen his mother return home from 7 am to 10 pm and sometimes at 2 pm. At the same time, she had decided that she would not enter the film industry. It is better that they find a 9 to 6 job for themselves, in which at least the first day of every month gets the salary. In films, even money is not available in terms of work.
‘Baazigar’ and ‘Bekhudi’ were signed by Kajol’s mother
Kajol herself did not sign the first two films of her career ‘Bekhudi’ and ‘Baazigar’ as she was only 16 years old at that time. His contract was signed by his mother. Kajol had refused to sing ‘Yeh Kali-Kali Aankhen’ for the film ‘Baazigar’ that my eyes are not black, let this song be but she said that Shahrukh’s is there.
Shahrukh called Kajol a ‘donkey’
Kajol did both these films without learning acting anywhere. During the shooting of ‘Baazigar’, Shah Rukh Khan had even told Kajol that ‘You are the idiot, you are the donkey… you don’t know what you are doing’. You don’t know anything about acting. You just move around like this. You have no idea what you are doing in front of the camera.’
Luck was found ‘secret’
Referring to an incident about the film ‘Gupt’, Kajol had said in an interview that, I went for someone else’s photo session and I took my photos and I got the offer, so it was just luck that it was right. I was at the right place on time and it happened to me. But I want to support my kids, whatever they want to do. I will not guide them to bring them in films, but will guide them to do those things which make them happy and productive for the society.
Kajol has got many awards till now
bollywood actress Kajol did two films ‘Karan-Arjun’ and ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’ in the year 1995 and both these films proved to be blockbusters. Kajol was given the Filmfare Best Actress Award for ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’. While he was also awarded the Filmfare Best in Negative Role Award for playing a negative character in the film ‘Gupta’.