Simran To Isha Diwan, 5 Times The Actress Wowed With Her Performance

New Delhi: Bollywood actress Kajol cuts her birthday cake on August 5. On the occasion of her 48th birthday, wishes are pouring in from all corners. Kajol’s husband and actor Ajay Devgn wished her by posting a special video on Instagram.

As Kajol grows a year wiser, we take a look at the illustrious career of one the most celebrated actress’ of Bollywood. Kajol recently completed 30 years in Bollywood and in a career spanning over three decades, the actress has given some extremely powerful performances, winning audience’s hearts. Kajol made her Bollywood debut with ‘Bekhudi’ in 1992 while she was still in school. With the commercial success of the 1993 thriller ‘Baazigar’, there was no looking back for the actress.

From essaying the role of a die-hard romantic as Simran in ‘Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge’ to stepping into the shoes of a villain as a psychopath killer in ‘Gupt’, Kajol has time and again proved her impeccable acting prowess.

Here’s taking a look at 5 most iconic roles essayed by Kajol that left the audience in awe of her.

1. Simran in ‘Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge’

There is not a single Bollywood lover who has not watched this Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol starrer film. This iconic love story of Raj and Simran is hailed by die-hard romantics even after decades of its release. Kajol’s innocence and her impeccable chemistry with SRK made the audience root for her with all their hearts.

2. Isha Diwan in ‘Gupt: The Hidden Truth’

Kajol stepped into the shoes of a villain for the first time with ‘Gupt’ and left the audience mesmerised with her performance. She essayed the role of a psychopathic killer in the thriller drama starring Bobby Deol and Manisha Koirala and absolutely nailed it. The actress also gained a lot of critical appreciation for her role in the film.

3. Sonia and Naina Sehgal in ‘Dushman’

Essaying dual roles for the first time, Kajol once again proved her mettle as a versatile actor. Portraying the roles of an extrovert and an introvert character at the same time, Kajol delivered both the roles with utmost perfection.

4. Zooni Ali Baig in ‘Fanaa’

Kajol made her acting comeback with a powerful performance in the Aamir Khan starrer terrorist drama ‘Fanaa’. She essayed the role of a blind girl Zooni who falls in love with Aamir’s character. Kajol portrayed her role with sheer grace, doing justice to the character.

5. Mandira in ‘My Name Is Khan’

Kajol and Shah Rukh Khan gave the audience another memorable film to remember with their amazing on-screen chemistry in this Karan Johar directorial. Kajol’s character made the audience believe that love is pure and divine.

Over the years, Kajol has undoubtedly marked her place as an exemplary actress who brings to life every character she essays.

We wish the actress a very Happy Birthday!