Kajal Aggarwal

Kajal Aggarwal

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Kajal Aggarwal Profile

  • Name:
  • Kajal Aggarwal
  • Born:
  • June 19, 1985

Kajal Aggarwal Biography

Kajal Aggarwal is a very successful and well-established south Indian actress who works in Bollywood too. Born as a North Indian, she started off her career as a background artist for Bollywood film – Kyon Ho Gaya Na and then moved to south, where she received a huge following crowd, following a series of huge hits. She shot to fame playing lead in Telugu blockbuster Magadheera in 2009, and since then there is no turning back. After that she rose to prominence in Telugu cinema, through the movies, Darling, Brindavanam, Mr. Perfect, Businessman, Naayak, Baadshah, Govindudu Andarivadele, Temper and Khaidi No. 150. She is equally success in Tamil cinema, and also has done a couple of super hit Bollywood films - Singham and Special 26, aside superstars Ajay Devgan and Akshay Kumar respectively.


Kajal was born in Mumbai in 1985 into a Punjabi family settled in Mumbai. Her father is into textile business and her mother is a confectioner. Her younger sister Nisha Aggarwal too has appeared in a few south Indian movies. Her studies were completed in Mumbai. Though she dreamt to complete MBA course, her acting dreams and busy film schedules put an end to her studies. She made her film debut with 2004 Bollywood film, Kyon Ho Gaya Na, where she played Aishwarya Rai’s friend, Diya. The movie was a flop, and failing to receive roles in Bollywood, she moved to south and her decision proved right.



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She bagged her first Tamil film, Bommalattam, alongside Arjun Sarja. But the film got delayed and released only in 2008. Before that she made her Telugu film debut through Lakshmi Kalyanam, alongside Kalyan Ram in 2007. But the movie flopped. During her early phase, she had a string of flops and average films, but earned her first success through Chandamama. Though she appeared in some hit movies during her struggling phase, her roles were less-significant, nothing contributing to her professional career.


In 2009, she bagged the big project, Magadheera - the high budget Telugu historical drama directed by S. S. Rajamouli. The movie was based on the theme of incarnation, and Kajal was seen in a double role for the first time in her career. The film went on to become the highest grosser of Telugu cinema, and Kajal became a star overnight. She was paired with Ram Charan Teja for this huge blockbuster. Since then she became one of the highest pad actresses of south Indian cinema, and she also did a couple of Bollywood hit films, though both these roles were significantly small. However she received a nomination for Filmfare best actress debut for Singham.


Kajal is quite active in Tamil cinema as well. Naan Mahaan Alla, Maattrraan, Thuppakki and Jilla are some of her major hits in Tamil. In 2016 she made her debut as a playback singer through Kannada cinema, Chakravyuha. As of now, she has been nominated 4 times at Filmfare best actress in Telugu. But she is yet to receive her first award. Her lead role in Tamil film Thuppakki earned her SIIMA Award for Best Actress (Critics).

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Updated: October 09, 2017

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