Kajol made her acting debut with the 1992 romantic Bollywood film ‘Bekhudi’. This six time Filmfare Awards winning actress got her breakthrough with the 1993 thriller ‘Baazigar’. She then featured in many other notable films like ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’ (1995), ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’ (1998), ‘Fanaa’ (2006) and ‘My Name Is Khan’ (2010). She was awarded Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award in the Republic of India, in 2011.
She stepped into showbiz following the footsteps of her parents, her mother Tanuja, a veteran actress, and her father Shomu Mukherjee, a filmmaker. She rose to fame with the second film of her career ‘Baazigar’ following which there was no looking back for the actress. She featured in many critically and commercially successful films, but there are many films that were panned by critics and audiences as her worst performances.
Top grossing films of Kajol includes ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’, ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’ and ‘Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham...’ (2001) among others while some of her box-office failures are ‘Gundaraj’ (1995) and ‘Raju Chacha’ (2000).