Kajol Devgan Life Story

Kajol Devgan
Kajol Devgan 
Kajol Devgan (born August 5, 1974), better known as Kajol, is an Indian film actress who appeared in Hindi films. He was regarded as one of the most successful actors and talented Indian women. During his career, Kajol has received six Filmfare awards, among the eleven nominations and along with the deceased aunt Nutan, holds the record for most wins Best Actress at the Filmfare Awards, with five. In 2011, the Government of India honored with Padma Shri for her contribution to Indian Cinema.

Kajol started her acting debut in the film Bekhudi (1992) and was the first commercial success with her second film Baazigar (1993) opposite Shahrukh Khan, and with whom he has made several popular movies such as Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge (1995), Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), and Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham ... (2001). Third appearance in this film was praised and earned her the Filmfare Award for Best Actress. Several other films from this period include Yeh Dillagi (1994), Gupt: The Hidden Truth (1997), Pyaar To Hona Dushman and Hi Tha (both 1998).

After shooting for Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham ... in 2001, he took a sabbatical from full time acting for five years to focus on his marriage. He came back with Kunal Kohli who Fanaa (2006), which he again received the Filmfare Award for Best Actress. He continued to work through the remainder of the decade rarely, play major roles in films like U Me Aur Hum (2008), Our Family and My Name Is Khan (both 2010). His appearance in the latter earned his fifth Filmfare Awards.
Besides acting in films, Kajol is a social activist and has also appeared as a judge of talent for dance and singing competitions Zee TV show Rock-N-Roll Family. He is married to fellow actor Ajay Devgn India, with whom he has two children.

Family and background

Kajol was born in Mumbai of Bengali-Marathi descent. Her mother Tanuja is an actress, whilst her father Shomu Mukherjee was the end of a film director and producer. He died after suffering a heart attack in 2008. Her maternal aunt is actress Nutan end (with whom he holds the record for most wins (five times) Filmfare Awards for Best Actress) and maternal grandmother Shobhna Samarth and great grandmother Rattan Bai were both involved in the Hindi cinema.

Paternal uncles are film producers; Joy ​​Mukherjee and Deb Mukherjee. Kajol's paternal grandfather was, Sashadhar Mukherjee, is a filmmaker. Kajol's paternal grandmother, the Satirani Devi, was the younger brother of Ashok Kumar, Anoop Kumar and Kishore Kumar. Kajol's cousin Rani Mukerji, Mohnish Behl Sharbani Mukherjee and Bollywood actor, while his cousin Ayan Mukerji is the director. Kajol's sister Tanisha Mukherjee is also an actress.

Kajol married Bollywood actor Ajay Devgan on February 24, 1999. The couple has two children, a daughter named Nysa (born on April 20, 2003) and a son named Yug (born on 13 September 2010).


Debut and success

Kajol left school St Joseph's convent, Panchgani and started his career at the age of seventeen. The film debuted in 1992 in Bekhudi, which is a box office failure.In 1993, he gained fame with the film both, Baazigar Abbas-Mustan thriller that. The film was seen colleagues who starred alongside Shahrukh Khan, with whom he later went on to make partner in a number of popular films, all box office success.

His first release in 1994, Udhaar Zindagi Ki, is the box-office failure, but its appearance in the film won the Best Actress award BFJA. He later starred in his first collaboration with Yash Raj Films, the romantic drama Yeh Dillagi (1994). His performance as Sapna, a strong dreamy girl who left the paternal home to make his own life in the big city, earned his first nomination for Best Actress at the Filmfare Awards.

In 1995, Kajol's biggest hits came in two years in India. His first release was Rakesh Roshan's Karan Arjun. The film, which dealt with reincarnation, became the second highest grossing film of its year.While next three releases that year failed commercially, the last release, Aditya Chopra's directorial debut, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge romance, not just the biggest hit of that year, but Hindi film cinema one of the most successful. In 2008, this film enters the twelfth year in Mumbai theaters, grossing over 12 billion rupees overall, making it one of the biggest blockbuster in Bollywood.

Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge also a major critical success, but won ten Filmfare Awards, and the performance of Kajol as a young NRI who falls for the character of Shahrukh Khan praised, getting his first Filmfare Award for Best Actress. In 2005, Indiatimes Movies ranks the movie among the 25 Must See Bollywood Films, citing as a "trendsetter kind" In the same year retrospective review by Rediff., Raja Sen said Aditya Chopra ... wisely chose to play Simran Kajol, real as life actress bringing warmth and easy to believe the first hypocrite and reluctant Simran. Not to mention the on-screen chemistry that has become part of the legend.

Kajol is only one release in 1996, Bambai Ka Babu, opposite Saif Ali Khan, who is a box office failure In 1997, Kajol starred in Gupt: The Hidden Truth .. Co-starring Bobby Deol and Manisha Koirala, the film is one of the highest grossing film year.Apart, the appearance is a significant development for female actors in Bollywood, he was the first female actor who won the Filmfare Award for Best Performance in Negative Role . The next film release that year was Hameshaa. Like Karan Arjun, the film dealt with reincarnation, but unlike the latter, failed at the box office. He later starred in her first Tamil film, Minsaara Kanavu. Released last year was a romantic-comedy Ishq, where she was paired with then-future husband Ajay Devgan her. It performed well at the box office.

Kajol had further success in 1998, because he led a major star in the first three year's biggest hits.She Salman Khan starred in the comedy Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya. This film is the fourth highest grossing film this year. The next release, Dushman with Sanjay Dutt, did quite well at the box office. He has a dual role in the film, and won her first Star Screen Award for Best Actress for her performance. He then starred Ajay Devgan in the romance Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha, which is the second biggest hit of that year. However, that year's biggest success came with his last release, Karan Johar's directorial debut, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, which again paired with Shahrukh Khan and later became the biggest hit this year in India and overseas.She plays Anjali, a young student a silent secretly in love with his close friend, and many years after breaking contact to meet again after the death of his wife. She won her second Filmfare Best Actress Award for her performance.

Kajol first release in 1999 is the film Dil Kya Kare drama. He played a supporting role Nandita Rai, which was well received. He has a hit with the release of the two, the family drama Hum Aapke Dil Mein Hain Rehte. Starring alongside Anil Kapoor, Kajol received another Best Actress nomination at the Filmfare. He has a year that failed in 2000, as the only release that year, Raju Chacha went unnoticed.

Leave and intelligent

Kajol is only two films released in 2001. He first played a double role in the drama Kuch Kuch Khatti Meethi, who was a commercial failure. However, she reinvented her success in the second attempt by Karan Johar, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham ..., which is a large wholesaler in India and the production of top-grossing of all time in India the overseas market until 2006. the role of Kajol is that of Anjali, a young Punjabi woman Chandni Chowk market of Delhi, who falls for a rich Rahul, played by Shahrukh Khan. Comic dramatic appearance won her several awards, including his third Filmfare Award for Best Actress and two of his star Screen Award for Best Actress. Taran Adarsh ​​label him "first rate" and predicted that he "Punjabi dialect will win her a large Hindu praise.The writes," Kajol ... steal the thunder from under the nose is very high. With the time remaining soft and expression, she fun along the way. This is the last collaboration with Khan Kajol until they will be cast again by Johar as the lead partner in early 2010.

As a divorced single mother in My Name Is Khan (2010), Kajol got a record fifth Filmfare Award for Best Actress.
Following the success of Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, Kajol took a sabbatical from full time acting for five years. She gave birth to her daughter Nysa in 2003. He made a successful comeback in 2006 with Kunal Kohli is drama Fanaa, one of the highest grossing film of a blind girl who falls in love year.Portraying Kashmir with a Kashmiri terrorist (played by Aamir Khan) in the film, he won four Filmfare Awards Best Actress.

U Me Aur Hum, which was released on 11 April 2008, marks the directorial debut of her husband's Ajay Devgan. For her performance as an Alzheimer's patient in the film, he received ten nominations Filmfare Best Actress Award. Mon king wrote in his review, "... Kajol ... can span through happy, relaxed with eyes closed, so the first round was not even pose a challenge, but when the attack Alzheimer Piya and she began to forget the most important in his life, Kajol raises the bar strikingly high.

Cast opposite Shahrukh Khan Kajol after nine years in Karan Johar's My Name Is Khan, a drama based on a true story set in the United States against the background of the perception of Islam after 11 September. Filming began in December 2008 in Los Angeles and ended in October 2009. My Name Is Khan was released in February 2010 to positive reviews, and especially into the second most successful Bollywood film of all time in overseas markets. Kajol depiction of Mandira, a divorced single mother who married a Muslim man with autism was praised by critics, with Rajeev Masand observed, "Bringing emotional depth to what is essentially the story of this Rizwan, Kajol is a lot of fun as Mandira, using her eyes to convey volume, topping off with a performance of powerful scenes details that really put him through the wringer.

Kajol won the Best Actress Award at Filmfare fifth, a record previously held only by a deceased aunt, actress Nutan.
He then starred with Kareena Kapoor and Arjun Rampal in the We Are Family, an Indian adaptation of Hollywood film Stepmom (1998). Directed by Siddharth Malhotra, Hindustan Times critic Mayank Shekhar says, "The premise is made for dry tissue, however, here are produced instead of pathos moments, but from the looks alone. A. Kajol is amazing especially Susan Sarandon She appeared superior, I thought "[26]. his next film, Toonpur Ka Superhero, a live-action/animated film, released in December 2010.

Social work

Kajol is an ambassador and patron Loomba Trust - a charity devoted to supporting widows and their children throughout the world, especially in India. He also worked with an NGO called Shiksha.Speaking about this issue, he said: "It's sad to know that the widow was still considered a blight in our society there are still unmarried widow I really feel for them and pick it up .. as sole social responsibility to combat this problem "In the year 2008., Kajol received Karamveer Puraskar award, which recognizes individuals who have been important in leading change beyond their business by being committed to social issues.

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