Kajol to celebrate her 40th birthday today
The renowned actress known for her sober attitude and dedication towards her work, was born on the same date in 1974. Her real name is Kajol Mukherjee.
Kajol rose to international fame after acting alongside Bollywood King Shahrukh Khan in 1995 blockbuster ‘Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge’. Kajol and Shahrukh both became the most loved pair on screen for many years and acted together in ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’, ‘Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham’ and recently ‘My Name is Khan’.
She gave even some of the best male actors of her time a run for their money. Her other works include ‘Fanaa’ , ‘Gupt’ and ‘Pyar to Hona hi Tha’.
Nominated eleven times for India’s prestigious film fare award, Kajol won the honour six times.
Kajol had been in a relationship with actor Ajay Devgn since 1995. In 1999, they married, and she gave birth to their daughter, Nysa, in 2003 and their son, Yug, in 2010.
The Bengali babe received India’s fourth highest civilian award Padmashree in 2011.