Kajol endorsements queen: Bollywood actress Kajol is not only known for her acting in movies but she stands above other actress in endorsements. Many bollywood actresses like Katrina Kaif, Priyanka Chopra or Kareena Kapoor might be in race but Kajol are ahead of them in endorsing the products of various companies. Some of the advertisements she does with her husband Ajay Devgan while in other she is seen alone. She thinks that it is more difficult in advertisements than movies as in advertisement one has to convey the message in very short span of time but endorsements proves to be beneficial for an actor as well as these connects us to a wider and varied audience. Kajol has got some of famous FMCG brands to her name. She is endorsing -biotic health drink, toffees, washing machines, soups, face creams. She has high fee for the appearance in the advertisements but because of her popularity companies pay her to make their product popular. She was endorsing Whirlpool’s refrigerator and washing machine and now will endorse all other products of Whirlpool as well. She is brand ambassador of diamond company Asmi. She is also seen endorsing Tata Indicom products as well as Parle’s Vita Marie. She said that she was not averse to the endorsements in past and it is just what she likes to do things at the right time as in past she was always busy with movies so had no time for endorsements while now she has got little time so she can take out time as making advertisement does not take lot time. She has got two new endorsements recently Knorr Soup and a health drink Yakult and maybe she will seen signing more advertisements in upcoming time as she said she is enjoying this work as well.
About Kajol: Actress Kajol is daughter of former actress Tanuja and Shomu Mukherjee. Tanuja was well known actress in her days while her father Shomu Mukherjee was a film producer. Late Nutun who holds the record of winning five times film fare best actress award is her maternal aunt while late maternal grandmother Shobhna Samarth and great grandmother Rattan Bai had both been influential figures in the early stages of Hindi film industry. Kajol’s younger sister Tanisha Mukherjee and cousin sister Rani Mukherjee are also actress. Kajol got married to bollywood actor Ajay Devgan in year 1999 when she was at peak of her success and they have one daughter, Nysa. Kajol had started her career in Hindi film industry with movie Bekhudi in year 1992 and she got her first blockbuster very next year i.e. in year 1993 with movie Baazigar. Her two movies released in year 1994 which were Udhaar Ki Zindagi and Yeh Dillagi. In year 1995 she gave super hit movies like Karan Arjun and Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge. Her other movies released that year were Taaqat, Hulchul and Gundaraj and next year her movie Bambai Ka Babu failed to do much on box office. In year 1997 she played villain role in movie Gupt: The Hidden Truth for which she got film fare best villain award and same year she worked in Hindi movies like Hamesha and Ishq and also worked in Tamil movie Minsaara Kanavu. In 1998 she gave many big hits of bollywood while some other movies which also worked well on box office. Her movies released in 1998 were Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya, Dushman, Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha and Kuch Kuch Hota Hai. In year 1999, her movie Dil Kya Kare, Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain and Hote Hote Pyar Ho Gaya and same year she got married. She worked in movie Raju Chacha in year 2000 while in 2001 her movies released were Kuch Khatti Kuch Meethi and Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham. After 2001 she took a break from film industry and returned back in year 2006 with a big hit Fanaa and also gave special appearance in movie Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna. In year 2008, her movie released U, Me aur Hum and gave some special appearances as well. This year her movie which has already released is My Name Is Khan which proved to be a big hit again.
Upcoming movies and awards: Kajol is currently working in many movies which are expected to release this year or next year. One of her movie is “Love You Maa” which is directed by Siddharth Malhotra and produced by Karan Johar and Kareena Kapoor and Arjun Rampal will be in lead role in movie. Movie is remake of movie Stepmom which was released in year 1998. Toonpur Ka Superrhero is movie which Kajol is doing with her husband Ajay Devgan. Movie is comedy and live action 3D and expected to release in this year. Movie is directed by Kireet Khurana and movie will be distributed by Eros International. Another movie in which she is working this year is Koochie Koochie Hota Hai which is directed by Tarun Mansukhani. In this movie voice over the lead character has been given by Shahrukh Khan, Kajol, Rani Mukherji, Sanjay Dutt, Riteish Deshmukh, Anupam Kher, Uday Chopra and Simi Garewal and movie is expected to release in summer this year. Kajol is among most talent bollywood actress who has given many big hits to Hindi film industry. She has won many awards during her career and still her journey is continued. She has won film fare best actress award for four Hindi movies which are Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham and Fanaa while she has won film fare best villain award for her role in movie Gupt. The Hidden Truth. She also won film fare best actress south for movie Minsaara Kanavu. She has also won many Star Screen Awards and Zee Cine Awards during her career. She was awarded with 5th Annual Rajiv Gandhi Award in year 2002 for her achievements in Hindi film industry to which she is still serving. She won national level award Karamveer Puraskaar in year 2008 for her social services.Share