Birthday special: Bollywood queen Kajol turned 42 today!!


Happy Birthday Kajol.. Bollywood queen turned 42 today!

Actress Kajol belongs to filmy family. She always shocked her audience with her acting skills. Her smile, her spontaneity, her style, her looks makes her favourite among the movie lovers.

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Kajol started her career with movie Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Baazigar and Yeh Dillagi which received huge appreciation from all over the world.

Last year, Kajol was seen in movie “Dilwale “opposite to ShahRukh Khan. After that she worked in 2010's “My Name Is Khan.”


1. Kajol Devgan is known mononymously as Kajol.

2. She is an Indian film actress.

3. Predominantly she works in Hindi cinema.

4. She has received six Filmfare Awards, among eleven nominations.

5. Along with her late aunt Nutan, holds the record for most Best Actress wins at Filmfare, with five.

6. In 2011, the Government of India awarded her with the Padma Shri.

7. She was born to actress Tanuja and film director Shomu Mukherjee.

8. Kajol made her acting debut with Bekhudi, while still in school.

9. She subsequently quit her studies to pursue acting.

10. Had her first commercial success with Baazigar.

11. She subsequently earned wide public recognition for playing leading roles in several blockbusters including Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham…, My Name Is Khan and Dilwale.

12. Her performances in films earned her four Filmfare Awards in the Best Actress category.

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13. She earned critical appreciation for playing against type in the 1997 mystery film Gupt and the 1998 psychological thriller Dushman.

14. Following a sabbatical from full-time acting in 2001, Kajol returned to films with the 2006 romantic thriller, Fanaa and continued working infrequently through the rest of the decade.

15. Established herself as one of India's most successful actress.