Kajal Aggarwal is an Indian actress and model who is best known for her work in south Indian language movies. She gained popularity for her roles in films like Magadheera, Baadshah, Govindudu Andarivadele, Temper, Khaidi No. 150, Thuppakki, Vivegam, and Mersal. She made headlines in 2020 for being the first actress from South India to have her wax statue displayed at Madame Tussauds Singapore.
Kajal Aggarwal Biography
Kajal was born in a Punjabi family on June 19, 1985, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. She is the oldest child of Suman and Vinay Aggarwal. Her father is a businessman while her mother is a confectioner, and also Kajal’s business manager. She has a younger sister named Nisha, who is also an actress.
She attended St. Anne’s High School in Mumbai and then studied at Jai Hind College for pre-university education. She graduated from Kishinchand Chellaram College in Mass Media with a specialization in Marketing and Advertising.
|Birth Name||Kajal Aggarwal|
|Birthdate||19 June 1985|
|Birthpace||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Age||37 years old|
Kajal Aggarwal Personal Life
The budding actress is often linked to her co-stars. She was rumored to be dating actor Prabhas Raju Uppalapati when they worked together in the 2010 Telugu film, Darling.
On October 6, 2020, Kajal Aggarwal announced that she’s all set to tie the knot with Gautam Kitchlu, a Mumbai-based businessman, who owns an interior design and home decor solutions called Discern Living. They married on October 30, 2020, in a private ceremony in her hometown of Mumbai, India, with their immediate family members in attendance. The pair welcomed their first child, a boy named Neil on 19 April 2022.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 5 inches|
Centimeters – 165 cm
Meters – 1.65 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 56 kg|
Pounds – 124 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size||7 (US)/37 (EU)/5 (UK)|
|Dress Size||8 (US)/12 (UK)/38 (EU)|
|Distinctive Features||Slim Figure|
Kajal Aggarwal landed her first acting role in 2004, playing a cameo in the Hindi romantic film Kyun! Ho Gaya Na… which had Aishwarya Rai as the lead lady.
Her first lead role as an actress came in the year 2007 with the Telugu film, Lakshmi Kalyanam, which was directed by Teja. In 2008, she made her debut in Tamil as Deepti in Perarasu’s Pazhani.
As an actress, Kajal has appeared in a number of television special programs during festivities but hasn’t yet acted in serials or reality shows.
Kajal Aggarwal got her first breakthrough in 2009 with S. S. Rajamouli’s historical fiction Telugu film, Magadheera, for her role as Mithravindha Devi/Indira. The film was a commercially successful venture which grossed around ₹1.5 billion against the production budget of ₹350 million as well as earned a lot of accolades.
She went on to earn further accolades and recognition for her starring roles in movies such as Chandamama (2007), Darling (2010), Brindavanam (2010), Mr. Perfect (2011), Businessman (2012), Naayak (2013), Baadshah (2013), Govindudu Andarivadele (2014), Temper (2015), Naan Mahaan Alla (2010), Maattrraan (2012), Thuppakki (2012), Jilla (2014), Janatha Garage (2016), among others
Kajal is the face of several brands and products such as Bru Coffee, Lux (Soap), Sri Lakshmi Jewellery (in Puducherry), AVR Jewellery store (in Salem, Tamil Nadu), Samsung Mobile, Panasonic India, CCL (Celebrity Cricket League), Dabur Amla Nelli Hair Oil among others.
Kajal Aggarwal Net Worth
She is one of the reputed and highest-paid actresses in the entertainment industry. Kajal is also the most sought-after actress in the business. The ravishing beauty has an estimated net worth of $5 million dollars. Just like other celebrities in the creative circuit, she earns money from movies and brand endorsements. Kajal owns her own jewelry line called Marsala which is popular among Indian women.
Kajal owns several real estate properties across the country, particularly in Mumbai, Chennai, and Hyderabad. She owns a luxury flat in the post area of Mumbai and is valued at over Rs 3 crore. She also owns lavish houses in Chennai and Hyderabad. The budding actress owns a black BMW 5 series which is priced around Rs 60 lakh.
|Actors||Shahrukh Khan, Mahesh Babu|
|Actress||Nayanthara, Katrina Kaif, Kajol|
|Books||“The Shiva Trilogy” by Amish Tripathi and “The Bridges of Madison County” by Rrobert James Walle|
|Color||Red, White and Blue|
Kajal Aggarwal Facts
Kajal aspired to become an actress at a young age, and, in fact, she wished to study MBA but owing to her acting career, she dropped it.
Blessed with great heights, slim physique, and attractive appeal, Kajal Aggarwal entered into modeling during her college years.
The charismatic actress was featured in numerous modeling gigs as well as appeared in several television commercials.
She received positive acclaim from critics for her stunning performance in SS Rajamouli’s Magadheera, a role that earned her first Filmfare Award for Best Actress.
She has been a part of several blockbuster films in South Indian languages like Telugu and Tamil.
In 2016, she was named the Fashion Icon of the year & Most Popular Female celebrity on Social Media and also won the Femina Power List South 2016 at Edison Awards.
Kajal has so many hits to her name, including the likes of Chandamama, Magadheera, Naan Mahaan Alla, Maattrraan, Naayak, Baadshah, Thuppakki, Jilla, Temper, Khaidi No. 150, and Mersal.