Kajal Aggarwal is an actress, model, and singer who appears in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi films. This intro will not be enough for this diva if you want to know her up close. In spite of being one of the most searched Indian Actress on Social Media and Online Platforms, she has been able to keep her friendly and down-to-earth nature. That is the reason she is also ‘Miss Congeniality’ to the South show-biz world. This actress once saved a girl child from her father’s abuse. Not only this, she has many more shades of her character. Here are some of it for you!
Full Name- Kajal Aggarwal
Pet Name- Kaju
Date of Birth- 19th June 1985
Place of Birth- Mumbai, Maharashtra
Current Residence- 16/4 Nagin Mahal, 82 Veer Nariman Road, Churchgate, Mumbai
Sun sign- Gemini
Home Town- Mumbai
Hair & Eye Colour- Dark Brown
Any Fear? Kajal fears Dogs
Favorites of Kajal Aggarwal:
Hobby- Yoga, Dancing and Reading
Best Friend- Tamannaah, Ram Charan
Favorite Colour- Black, Blue, Red
Favorite Actor- Shah Rukh Khan, Akkineni Nagarjuna, Salman Khan, Mahesh Babu
Favourite Actress- Kajol, Nayanthara, Katrina Kaif
Favorite Director- Puri Jagannadh, S. S. Rajamouli, Teja
Favorite Movie- Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
Favorite Food- Hyderabadi Biryani
Favorite Book- The Shiva Trilogy by Amish Tripathi, The Bridges of Madison County by Robert J. Walle
Favorite Travel Destination- Goa, Las Vegas, Kerala
Kajal Aggarwal is the elder child of Vinay Aggarwal and Suman Aggarwal. Though her family ancestry finds its root from Amritsar, they are settled in Mumbai. Her father is a businessman working in the Textile industry and her mother runs a confectionary and celebrity manager of Kajal. Her sister’s name is Nisha. Nisha is also an actress in South movie industry. Nisha got married to Karan Vallecha in 2013.
In an interview once Kajal confessed she had two relationships; one before coming to the limelight and the other was in her earlier acting days. Both the persons in concern were from outside the film industry however the relationships did not click. It was heard that she is in a relationship with a business person and is going to quit showbiz after marriage but it turned out to be a rumor. In the recent past, her name was linked to Bollywood actor Randeep Hooda and Bahubali fame Pravas but she kept mum in both these issues.
Kajal finished her schooling from St. Anne’s High School, Mumbai. She got her degree in Mass Media specializing in Advertising and Marketing from Kishinchand Chellaram College, Mumbai. Though she wanted to do MBA from abroad but due to her tight acting schedule, she was unable to do so.
Career & Awards:
Kajal’s first movie was Kyun! Ho Gaya Na…(2004) where she played the friend of main lead Aishwarya Rai. But her fame came from her excellent acting skills in Telugu and Tamil movies. Her Telugu debut film Lakshmi Kalyanam(2007) though the turning point of her career will always be the blockbuster historical love-story Magadheera against Ram Charan. In her 15 year long career Kajal is seen in tens of movies among which Telugu films Darling (2010), Brindavanam (2010), Khaidi No. 150 (2017) against Chiranjeevi are worth mentioning. Among her Tamil movies Nene Raju Nene Mantri (2017), Vivegam (2017), Mersal (2017), Naan Mahaan Alla (2010), Awe (2018), MLA (2018) earned big. After her debut movie Kyun! Ho Gaya Na…(2004) she was seen again in Bollywood in 2011 action drama Singham against Ajay Devgan and 2013 movie Special 26 opposite Akshay Kumar. We will next see her in south remake of Queen Paris Paris, rom-com Komali, Indian 2 (Bharateeyudu 2) against Kamal Hassan and Sita in 2019.
Kajal’s excellent acting skills have brought her multiple CineMAA Award in the Best Actress category for Brindaavanam (2010), Magadheera (2009), Mr. Perfect (2011) and Thuppakki (2012). She got The Gorgeous Belle of the year (2016), Zee Telugu Apsara Awards 2016, Fashion Icon of the year & Most Popular Female celebrity on Social Media, Femina Penn Shakti Awards 2013, Femina Power List South 2016 and Zee Telugu Golden Awards 2017 in the Best Actress category
Kajal started doing advertorials even before her establishment as an actress. She has been seen endorsing Panasonic, Dabur Amla, Nelli Sarees, Bru instant coffee, Samsung mobile, etc. She was the brand ambassador for Celebrity Cricket League.