Kajol actor, Movies with Kajol - 47 years

Kajol

Personal Info

Known For - Acting

Gender - Female

Date of Birth - 1974.08.05

Place of Birth - Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

IMDB: nm0004418
Also known as :

Kajol Mukherjee

Kajol Devgan

काजोल देवगन

काजोल

काजोल मुखर्जी

카졸

Known for this movies

Movie - Kuch Kuch Hota Hai   Movie - Fanaa   Movie - My Name Is Khan   Movie - Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham  

Kajol

Acting

Biography

Kajol (born Kajol Mukherjee), also known by her married name Kajol Devgan, is an Indian film actress, who predominantly works in Hindi cinema. Born in Mumbai to the Mukherjee-Samarth family, she is th...e daughter of actress Tanuja Samarth and late filmmaker Shomu Mukherjee. Regarded as one of India's most successful and highest-paid actresses, Kajol is the recipient of numerous accolades, including six Filmfare Awards, among twelve nominations. Along with her late aunt Nutan, she holds the record for most Best Actress wins at Filmfare, with five. In 2011, the Government of India awarded her with the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian honour of the country. After making her acting debut in the 1992 romance Bekhudi, with her mother Kajol had her first commercial success with the 1993 thriller Baazigar. She rose to prominence by featuring as the female lead in five of India's annually top-grossing romances—Yeh Dillagi (1994), Ishq (1997), Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya (1998), Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha (1998) and Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain (1999)—and received wide critical recognition for playing against type in the 1997 mystery film Gupt: The Hidden Truth, that earned her a Filmfare Award for Best Villain, and the 1998 psychological thriller Dushman. Her acclaimed portrayal of a conservative NRI in the blockbuster romance Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), a tomboy in the blockbuster romance Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), a lower middle class Punjabi woman in the blockbuster melodrama Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001), a blind Kashmiri woman in the romantic thriller Fanaa (2006) and a divorced, single mother in the drama My Name Is Khan (2010) garnered her five Filmfare Awards for Best Actress. Following a five-year sabbatical from full-time acting in 2001, Kajol received praise for portraying the lead female roles in the dramas U Me Aur Hum (2008) and We Are Family (2010), and the comedy Dilwale (2015). In addition to acting in films, Kajol is a social activist and is noted for her work with widows and children, for which she received the Karmaveer Puraskaar in 2008. She has featured as a talent judge for Zee TV's reality show Rock-N-Roll Family and holds a managerial position at Devgn Entertainment and Software Ltd. Kajol has been married to actor Ajay Devgn since 1999, with whom she has two children.

Kajol Known for this movies

Anjali is left heartbroken when her best friend and secret crush, Rahu...

  • Drama
  • Romance

Zooni Ali Beg is a blind Kashmiri girl who travels without her parents...

  • Action
  • Drama
  • Romance

Rizwan Khan, a Muslim from the Borivali section of Mumbai, has Asperge...

  • Drama
  • Romance

Rahul, the adoptive son of business magnate Yash Raichand, feels etern...

  • Comedy
  • Drama

Filmography Kajol

Movies with Kajol

Kajol in movies (55)

The Kapil Sharma Show (Tv)
Herself (2016)

Release date: 23.04.2016 Movie duration 75 min Movies in indian language
Original title : The Kapil Sharma Show

Comedian Kapil Sharma interacts with celebrity guests about their late...

Main Actors : Kapil Sharma Kapil Sharma / Host

Koffee with Karan (Tv)
Herself (2004)

Release date: 19.11.2004 Movie duration 60 min Movies in indian language
Original title : Koffee with Karan

Celebrity host Karan Johar gets up close and personal with various Bol...

Main Actors : Karan Johar Host

Comedy Nights with Kapil (Tv)
Self (2013)

Release date: 22.06.2013 Movies in indian language
Original title : Comedy Nights with Kapil

Comedy Nights with Kapil is a comedy show which provides a distinctive...

Main Actors : Kapil Sharma Navjot Singh Sidhu Ali Asgar

My Name Is Khan (Movie)
Mandira Khan (2010)

Release date: 2010-02-11 Movie duration 165 min Movies in indian language
Original title : My Name Is Khan
Drama,   Romance,  
Rizwan Khan, a Muslim from the Borivali section of Mumbai, has Asperge...

Main Actors : Shah Rukh Khan Rizwan Khan Kajol Mandira Khan Jimmy Shergill Rizwan's brother

Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (Movie)
Simran Singh (1995)

Release date: 20.10.1995 Movie duration 190 min Movies in indian language
Original title : दिलवाले दुल्हनिया ले जायेंगे
Comedy,   Drama,   Romance,  
Raj is a rich, carefree, happy-go-lucky second generation NRI. Simran ...

Main Actors : Shah Rukh Khan Raj Malhotra Kajol Simran Singh Amrish Puri Chaudhry Baldev Singh

Aap Ki Adalat (Tv)
Herself (1992)

Release date: 01.01.1992 Movie duration 60 min Movies in indian language
Original title : Aap Ki Adalat

The host invites various personalities who must defend themselves in l...

Main Actors : Rajat Sharma Self - Host

Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (Movie)
Anjali Sharma (1998)

Release date: 1998-10-16 Movie duration 185 min Movies in indian language
Original title : कुछ कुछ होता है
Drama,   Romance,  
Anjali is left heartbroken when her best friend and secret crush, Rahu...

Main Actors : Shah Rukh Khan Rahul Khanna Kajol Anjali Sharma Rani Mukerji Tina Malhotra

Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai (Tv)
Herself (2002)

Release date: 22.03.2002 Movie duration 60 min Movies in indian language
Original title : Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai

A peek into the lives of many Bollywood faces and Indian celebrities w...

Main Actors : Roshan Abbas Host

Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (Movie)
Anjali Sharma (2001)

Release date: 14.12.2001 Movie duration 210 min Movies in indian language
Original title : कभी ख़ुशी कभी ग़म
Comedy,   Drama,  
Rahul, the adoptive son of business magnate Yash Raichand, feels etern...

Main Actors : Amitabh Bachchan Yashvardhan 'Yash' Raichand Jaya Bachchan Nandini Y. Raichand Shah Rukh Khan Rahul Y. Raichand

Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (Movie)
Special Appearance in "Phir Milenge Chalte Chalte" Song (2008)

Release date: 11.12.2008 Movie duration 167 min Movies in indian language
Original title : रब ने बना दी जोड़ी
Comedy,   Drama,   Romance,  
A lonely 40-ish man, likely to remain a bachelor, has a chance to find...

Main Actors : Shah Rukh Khan Surinder 'Suri' Sahni / Raj Kapoor Vinay Pathak Balwinder 'Bobby' Khosla Anushka Sharma Taani Sahni

Kal Ho Naa Ho (Movie)
Special Appearance in "Maahi Ve" Song (2003)

Release date: 2003-11-27 Movie duration 186 min Movies in indian language
Original title : कल हो ना हो
Comedy,   Drama,  
Naina, an introverted, perpetually depressed girl's life changes when ...

Main Actors : Shah Rukh Khan Aman Mathur Preity Zinta Naina Catherine Kapur Saif Ali Khan Rohit Patel

Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (Movie)
Piano dancer (uncredited--special appearance) (2006)

Release date: 11.08.2006 Movie duration 193 min Movies in indian language
Original title : कभी अलविदा ना कहना
Drama,   Romance,  
Dev and Maya are both married to different people. Settled into a life...

Main Actors : Shah Rukh Khan Dev Saran Rani Mukerji Maya Talwar Preity Zinta Riya Saran

Om Shanti Om (Movie)
Herself (2007)

Release date: 07.11.2007 Movie duration 162 min Movies in indian language
Original title : ओम शांति ओम
Comedy,   Drama,   Romance,  
In this modern remake of Karz, Om - an aspiring actor from the 1970s -...

Main Actors : Shah Rukh Khan Om Prakash Makhija Deepika Padukone Shanti Priya Arjun Rampal Mukesh Mehra

Dilwale (Movie)
Meera Malik (2015)

Release date: 18.12.2015 Movie duration 158 min Movies in indian language
Original title : दिलवाले
Crime,   Action,   Comedy,  
Raj is a Mafia member. One day he meet a girl (Meera) while chasing by...

Main Actors : Shah Rukh Khan Raj/Kaali Kajol Meera Malik Varun Dhawan Veer

Student of the Year (Movie)
Dancer in Dance Competition (2012)

Release date: 19.10.2012 Movie duration 146 min Movies in indian language
Original title : Student of the Year
Comedy,   Drama,   Music,  
Several alumni reminisce about their final year at St. Theresa's Colle...

Main Actors : Sidharth Malhotra Abhimanyu Singh Alia Bhatt Shanaya Singhania Varun Dhawan Rohan Nanda

Fanaa (Movie)
Zooni Ali Beg (2006)

Release date: 2006-05-26 Movie duration 168 min Movies in indian language
Original title : फ़ना
Action,   Drama,   Romance,   Thriller,  
Zooni Ali Beg is a blind Kashmiri girl who travels without her parents...

Main Actors : Aamir Khan Rehan Qadri Kajol Zooni Ali Beg Rishi Kapoor Zulfikar Ali Beg

Karan Arjun (Movie)
Sonia Saxena (1995)

Release date: 13.01.1995 Movie duration 175 min Movies in indian language
Original title : Karan Arjun
Action,   Thriller,  
Karan and Arjun reincarnate in the different parts of the country. But...

Main Actors : Shah Rukh Khan Arjun Singh / Vijay Salman Khan Karan Singh / Ajay Rakhee Gulzar Durga Singh

Baazigar (Movie)
Priya Chopra (1993)

Release date: 12.11.1993 Movie duration 181 min Movies in indian language
Original title : बाज़ीगर
Crime,   Thriller,  
A young man with a vendetta against a business tycoon seduces and kill...

Main Actors : Shah Rukh Khan Ajay Sharma / Vicky Malhotra Kajol Priya Chopra Shilpa Shetty Kundra Seema Chopra

Zero (Movie)
Herself at a party (2018)

Release date: 21.12.2018 Movie duration 164 min Movies in indian language
Original title : शून्य
Romance,   Drama,   Comedy,  
Short in stature but big on love, a bachelor meets two very different ...

Main Actors : Shah Rukh Khan Bauaa Singh Katrina Kaif Zara Khan Anushka Sharma Chitrangada

Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior (Movie)
Savitribai Malusare (2020)

Release date: 2020-01-10 Movie duration 135 min Movies in indian language
Original title : तानाजी: द अनसंग वॉरियर
Action,   Drama,   History,  
When Aurangzeb recruits his trusted soldier Udaybhan to control the Ko...

Main Actors : Ajay Devgn Tanhaji Malusare Saif Ali Khan Udaybhan Singh Rathod Kajol Savitribai Malusare

Tribhanga (Movie)
Anuradha Apte (2021)

Release date: 15.01.2021 Movie duration 95 min Movies in indian language
Original title : त्रिभंग
Drama,   Family,  
When her estranged mother falls into a coma, a self-made single mom gr...

Main Actors : Kajol Anuradha Apte Tanvi Azmi Nayantara Apte Mithila Palkar Masha

Ishq (Movie)
Kajal (1997)

Release date: 28.11.1997 Movie duration 161 min Movies in indian language
Original title : Ishq
Action,   Comedy,   Drama,   Romance,  
Harbans Rai and Ranjit Rai are two wealthy businessmen who absolutely ...

Main Actors : Aamir Khan Raja Ajay Devgn Ajay Rai Juhi Chawla Madhu

Raju Chacha (Movie)
Anna (2000)

Release date: 21.12.2000 Movie duration 163 min Movies in indian language
Original title : Raju Chacha
Action,   Comedy,   Family,  
Siddhant Rai is a single father, looking after three young children. A...

Main Actors : Rishi Kapoor Siddhant Rai Ajay Devgn Shekar/Raju Chacha Kajol Anna

Devi (Movie)
Jyoti (2020)

Release date: 02.03.2020 Movie duration 13 min Movies in indian language
Original title : Devi
Drama,  
A tale of nine women navigating through an unusual sisterhood thrust u...

Main Actors : Kajol Jyoti Shruti Haasan Neha Dhupia

Mazaaq Raat (Tv)
Herself (2013)

Release date: 08.08.2013 Movie duration 35 min Movies in arabic language
Original title : مذاق رات


Main Actors : Akram Uddas Qaiser Pia Hibba Waqar Co Host

Duplicate (Movie)
Girl on railway station (Special Appearance) (1998)

Release date: 08.05.1998 Movie duration 165 min Movies in indian language
Original title : डुप्लीकेट
Action,   Comedy,  
Seeking vengeance on those who double-crossed him, an escaped prisoner...

Main Actors : Shah Rukh Khan Bablu Chaudhary / Manu Dada Juhi Chawla Sonia Kapoor Sonali Bendre Lily

BFFs with Vogue (Tv)
Herself (2016)

Release date: 25.09.2016 Movie duration 42 min Movies in english language
Original title : BFFs with Vogue

Celebrities open up about everything from movies and fashion to person...

Main Actors : Neha Dhupia Host

We Are Family (Movie)
Maya (2010)

Release date: 03.09.2010 Movie duration 115 min Movies in indian language
Original title : वी आर फैमिली
Drama,   Family,  
Maya is the perfect mother. Her life revolves around her three childre...

Main Actors : Arjun Rampal Aman Kajol Maya Kareena Kapoor Khan Shreya

Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya (Movie)
Muskaan Thakur (1998)

Release date: 1998-03-27 Movie duration 162 min Movies in indian language
Original title : प्यार किया तो डरना क्या
Comedy,   Drama,   Romance,  
A wealthy collegian falls in love with an heir apparent, but her domin...

Main Actors : Dharmendra Thakur Ajay Singh (Chacha) Salman Khan Suraj Khanna Kajol Muskaan Thakur

Yeh Dillagi (Movie)
Sapna (1994)

Release date: 05.05.1994 Movie duration 155 min Movies in indian language
Original title : Yeh Dillagi
Comedy,   Drama,   Romance,  
Sapna, the daughter of the Saigal family's driver is a simple fun-lovi...

Main Actors : Akshay Kumar Vijay Saigal Kajol Sapna Saif Ali Khan Vikram 'Vicky' Saigal

Gupt: The Hidden Truth (Movie)
Isha Diwan (1997)

Release date: 04.07.1997 Movie duration 175 min Movies in indian language
Original title : Gupt: The Hidden Truth
Action,   Romance,   Thriller,  
When Governor Jaisingh Sinha is murdered, the needle of suspicion poin...

Main Actors : Bobby Deol Sahil Sinha Kajol Isha Diwan Manisha Koirala Sheetal Choudhry

Velaiyilla Pattathari 2 (Movie)
Vasundhara (2017)

Release date: 2017-08-11 Movie duration 129 min Movies in indian language
Original title : வேலையில்லா பட்டதாரி 2
Action,   Comedy,  
A cool-headed crusader for the struggling engineers, Raghuvaran faces ...

Main Actors : Dhanush Raghuvaran Kajol Vasundhara Amala Paul Shalini

U Me Aur Hum (Movie)
Piya (2008)

Release date: 11.04.2008 Movie duration 157 min Movies in indian language
Original title : U Me Aur Hum
Comedy,   Drama,   Romance,  
The movie starts with Ajay (Ajay Devgan) telling a boy that he should ...

Main Actors : Ajay Devgn Ajay Kajol Piya Divya Dutta Reena

Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain (Movie)
Megha (1999)

Release date: 22.01.1999 Movie duration 168 min Movies in indian language
Original title : हम आपके दिल में रहते हैं
Family,   Drama,   Romance,  
Vishwanath is a multi-millionaire industrialist, who lives in a palati...

Main Actors : Anil Kapoor Vijay Kajol Megha Anupam Kher Mr. Vishwanath, Vijay's father

Dushman (Movie)
Sonia/Naina Saigal (1998)

Release date: 13.07.1998 Movie duration 145 min Movies in indian language
Original title : दुश्मन
Action,   Thriller,  
According to police records, a daredevil, Gokul Pandit is on the loose...

Main Actors : Sanjay Dutt Major Suraj Singh Rathod Kajol Sonia/Naina Saigal Ashutosh Rana Gokul Pandit

Kuch Khatti Kuch Meethi (Movie)
Tina Khanna / Sweety Khanna (2001)

Release date: 19.01.2001 Movie duration 120 min Movies in indian language
Original title : कुछ खट्टी कुछ मीठी
Family,   Drama,  
This story revolves around the lives of two look-alike sisters, who ar...

Main Actors : Kajol Tina Khanna / Sweety Khanna Rati Agnihotri Archana Khanna Rishi Kapoor Raj Khanna

Helicopter Eela (Movie)
Eela Raiturkar (2018)

Release date: 12.10.2018 Movie duration 131 min Movies in indian language
Original title : Helicopter Eela
Drama,  
Eela, an aspiring playback singer, and single mother has given up all ...

Main Actors : Kajol Eela Raiturkar Riddhi Sen Vivaan Raiturkar Tota Roy Chowdhury Arun Raiturkar

Mighty Raju Rio Calling

Mighty Raju Rio Calling (Movie)
Raju

Release date: 2014-05-16
Original title : Mighty Raju Rio Calling
Animation,  
Mighty Raju preps for a new adventure in Rio de Janeiro, where he goes...

Hote Hote Pyar Hogaya (Movie)
Pinky (1999)

Release date: 10.06.1999 Movies in indian language
Original title : Hote Hote Pyar Hogaya

Pinky (Kajol) and Bunty (Atul Agnihotri) make an instant connection at...

Main Actors : Kajol Pinky Atul Agnihotri Atul (Bunty) Jackie Shroff Police Officer Arjun

Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha (Movie)
Sanjana (1998)

Release date: 15.07.1998 Movie duration 156 min Movies in indian language
Original title : प्यार तो होना ही था
Comedy,   Romance,  
Sanjana loves Rahul, but Rahul treats Sanjana as a friend. He is attra...

Main Actors : Ajay Devgn Shekhar Kajol Sanjana Kashmira Shah Nisha

Dil Kya Kare (Movie)
Nandita Rai (1999)

Release date: 01.01.1999 Movie duration 158 min Movies in indian language
Original title : Dil Kya Kare
Drama,   Romance,  
Anand Kishore, his wife, Kavita and only child, a daughter, Neha , li...

Main Actors : Ajay Devgn Anand Kishore Kajol Nandita Rai Mahima Chaudhry Kavita Kishore (as Mahima Chaudhary)

Hulchul (Movie)
Sharmili (1995)

Release date: 01.01.1995 Movie duration 147 min Movies in indian language
Original title : Hulchul

A troubled ACP adopts a young poor child named Deva whose mother and f...

Main Actors : Ajay Devgn Deva Vinod Khanna ACP Siddhant Kajol Sharmili

Bambai Ka Babu (Movie)
Neha (1996)

Release date: 01.01.1996 Movies in indian language
Original title : Bambai Ka Babu

Film starring Saif Ali Khan, Atul Agnihotri and Kajol...

Main Actors : Saif Ali Khan Vikram (Vicky) Kajol Neha Atul Agnihotri Amit

Toonpur Ka Superrhero (Movie)
Priya Kumar (2010)

Release date: 24.12.2010 Movie duration 107 min Movies in indian language
Original title : टूनपुर का सुपरहीरो
Action,   Adventure,   Animation,  
There is trouble brewing in the land of cartoons-Toonpur. The good guy...

Main Actors : Ajay Devgn Aditya Kumar Kajol Priya Kumar Tanuja Priya's Mom

Koochie Koochie Hota Hai (Movie)
Angie (1970)

Release date: 01.01.1970 Movies in english language
Original title : Koochie Koochie Hota Hai

The film is an animated take on Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, and it marks the 2...

Main Actors : Shah Rukh Khan Rocky Kajol Angie Rani Mukerji Tina

Minsara Kanavu (Movie)
Priya Amalraj (1997)

Release date: 1997-01-14 Movie duration 145 min Movies in indian language
Original title : மின்சார கனவு
Comedy,   Romance,   Drama,  
Priya decides that she wants to be a nun, much to the horror of her fa...

Main Actors : Arvind Swamy Thomas Thangadurai Prabhu Deva Deva Kajol Priya Amalraj

Udhaar Ki Zindagi

Udhaar Ki Zindagi (Movie)
Sita

Release date: 1994-01-01
Original title : उधार की ज़िन्दगी
Drama,  
The film is a remake of the Telugu movie Seetharamaiah Gari Manavaralu...

Bekhudi (Movie)
Radhika (1992)

Release date: 1992-07-31 Movies in indian language
Original title : Bekhudi

Devoted to each other, young lovers Rohit (Kamal Sadanah) and Radhika ...

Main Actors : Kamal Sadanah Rohit Kajol Radhika Tanuja Radhika's mother

Hameshaa (Movie)
Rani Sharma/Reshma (1997)

Release date: 23.02.1997 Movies in indian language
Original title : Hameshaa
Drama,   Romance,  
Two close friends, Yash and Raja, share a passion for cars and beautif...

Main Actors : Saif Ali Khan Raja/Raju Kajol Rani Sharma/Reshma Aditya Pancholi Yash Vardhan

Taaqat (Movie)
Kavita (1995)

Release date: 23.06.1995 Movies in english language
Original title : Taaqat

Two powerful and strong-armed gangsters work for opposite political pa...

Main Actors : Dharmendra Shaki Singh Shatrughan Sinha Anand 'Lalbagh Ka Bhau' Kajol Kavita

Gundaraj (Movie)
Ritu (1995)

Release date: 1995-09-06 Movies in indian language
Original title : Gundaraj

Ajay is framed and sentenced to seven years in prison for the rape of ...

Main Actors : Amrish Puri Police Inspector Kajol Ritu Asrani Gopal



All biographies Kajol in all languages

English · en

Kajol (born Kajol Mukherjee), also known by her married name Kajol Devgan, is an Indian film actress, who predominantly works in Hindi cinema. Born in Mumbai to the Mukherjee-Samarth family, she is the daughter of actress Tanuja Samarth and late filmmaker Shomu Mukherjee. Regarded as one of India's most successful and highest-paid actresses, Kajol is the recipient of numerous accolades, including six Filmfare Awards, among twelve nominations. Along with her late aunt Nutan, she holds the record for most Best Actress wins at Filmfare, with five. In 2011, the Government of India awarded her with the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian honour of the country. After making her acting debut in the 1992 romance Bekhudi, with her mother Kajol had her first commercial success with the 1993 thriller Baazigar. She rose to prominence by featuring as the female lead in five of India's annually top-grossing romances—Yeh Dillagi (1994), Ishq (1997), Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya (1998), Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha (1998) and Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain (1999)—and received wide critical recognition for playing against type in the 1997 mystery film Gupt: The Hidden Truth, that earned her a Filmfare Award for Best Villain, and the 1998 psychological thriller Dushman. Her acclaimed portrayal of a conservative NRI in the blockbuster romance Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), a tomboy in the blockbuster romance Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), a lower middle class Punjabi woman in the blockbuster melodrama Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001), a blind Kashmiri woman in the romantic thriller Fanaa (2006) and a divorced, single mother in the drama My Name Is Khan (2010) garnered her five Filmfare Awards for Best Actress. Following a five-year sabbatical from full-time acting in 2001, Kajol received praise for portraying the lead female roles in the dramas U Me Aur Hum (2008) and We Are Family (2010), and the comedy Dilwale (2015). In addition to acting in films, Kajol is a social activist and is noted for her work with widows and children, for which she received the Karmaveer Puraskaar in 2008. She has featured as a talent judge for Zee TV's reality show Rock-N-Roll Family and holds a managerial position at Devgn Entertainment and Software Ltd. Kajol has been married to actor Ajay Devgn since 1999, with whom she has two children.

Deutsch · de

Kajol (geb. Kajol Mukherjee), auch bekannt unter ihrem Ehenamen Kajol Devgan, ist eine indische Filmschauspielerin, die überwiegend im Hindi-Kino arbeitet. Geboren in Mumbai in der Familie Mukherjee-Samarth, ist sie die Tochter der Schauspielerin Tanuja Samarth und des verstorbenen Filmemachers Shomu Mukherjee. Kajol gilt als eine der erfolgreichsten und am höchsten bezahlten Schauspielerinnen Indiens und erhält zahlreiche Auszeichnungen, darunter sechs Filmfare Awards, unter zwölf Nominierungen. Zusammen mit ihrer verstorbenen Tante Nutan hält sie den Rekord für die meisten Best Actress Wins bei Filmfare, mit fünf. Im Jahr 2011 verlieh ihr die indische Regierung die Padma Shri, die vierthöchste zivile Auszeichnung des Landes. Nach ihrem Schauspieldebüt in der Romanze Bekhudi 1992 hatte Kajol mit ihrer Mutter ihren ersten kommerziellen Erfolg mit dem Thriller Baazigar 1993. Sie wurde bekannt, indem sie als weibliche Hauptrolle in fünf der jährlich meistverkauften Romanzen Indiens auftrat - Yeh Dillagi (1994), Ishq (1997), Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya (1998), Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha (1998) und Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain (1999) - und erhielt im 1997 entstandenen Mystery Film Gupt große kritische Anerkennung für ihr Spiel gegen den Typ: Die verborgene Wahrheit, die ihr einen Filmfare Award for Best Villain einbrachte, und den Psychothriller Dushman von 1998. Ihre gefeierte Darstellung eines konservativen NRI in der Blockbuster-Romanze Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), ein Wildfang in der Blockbuster-Romanze Kuch Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), eine Frau aus der unteren Mittelklasse Punjabi im Blockbuster-Melodrama Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham..... (2001), eine blinde kaschmirische Frau in dem romantischen Thriller Fanaa (2006) und eine geschiedene, alleinerziehende Mutter in dem Drama My Name Is Khan (2010) erhielt ihre fünf Filmfare Awards for Best Actress. Nach einem fünfjährigen Sabbatical von der hauptberuflichen Schauspielerei im Jahr 2001 erhielt Kajol Lob für die Darstellung der weiblichen Hauptrollen in den Dramen U Me Aur Hum (2008) und We Are Family (2010) sowie der Komödie Dilwale (2015). Neben dem Filmschaffen ist Kajol Sozialaktivistin und bekannt für ihre Arbeit mit Witwen und Kindern, für die sie 2008 den Karmaveer Puraskaar erhielt. Sie war als Talentjurorin für die Reality-Show Rock-N-Roll Family von Zee TV tätig und hat eine leitende Position bei Devgn Entertainment and Software Ltd. inne. Kajol ist seit 1999 mit dem Schauspieler Ajay Devgn verheiratet, mit dem sie zwei Kinder hat.