Kajol is arguably one of the most successful actresses of her time. She made the 90s a golden era for moviegoers with her enigmatic performances. In a career spanning two decades, Kajol is known for her versatile performances in films that range from comedy genre to thriller to romance. She made her debut at the age of 17 with romantic drama Bekhudi (1992) and since then she went on to deliver some of the best and most successful films like – Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Fanna and more. Speaking volumes with her eyes, the bold and vivacious actress has been honoured with many awards including six Filmfare Awards for her impeccable performances. So, as the diva turns 45 today, we have come up with some of the best movies of her career. (Image: Instagram)
Baazigar (1993): With this film, Kajol scored her first major blockbuster. This film also brought together the iconic pairing of Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol, our all-time favourite jodi. In Baazigar, she played Priya, the girl who falls for the guy who's out to destroy her father. Kajol’s ability to display varied emotions on screen was worth something. (Image: Twitter)
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995): Raj and Simran’s epic love saga is something that’ll celebrated for the generations to come! Kajol captivated millions of hearts with her mind-blowing performance. She was once again paired opposite SRK in the film. DDLJ is also the film that won Kajol her first Filmfare Best Actress Award. (Image: Twitter)
Gupt: The Hidden Truth (1997): Directed by Rajiv Rai, this film is considered to be one of India’s best thrillers. Kajol's shocking revelation as the lethal killer and obsessive lover was what totally owned the movie. She even won the Filmfare best villain award that year. (Image: Twitter)
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998): The film sees her transform from a tomboy college girl to a glamorous woman about to get married. She won her second-Best Actress Filmfare Award. Directed by Karan Johar, Kajol was paired yet again with SRK. (Image: Twitter)
Kabhie Khushi Kabhie Gham (2001): It was the last film she did before giving birth to her daughter Nysa. Kajol played the role of Anjali Sharma, Rahul's (played by SRK) wife. Deservingly winning yet another filmfare best actress award, she carried herself wonderfully in K3G.
Fanaa (2006): Making her comeback after 5 years, Kajol played a blind girl in Fanaa who falls in love with a tourist guide who's actually an undercover terrorist. The film also saw her romantically paired opposite Aamir Khan for the first time. The film was a major success and fetched Kajol another Best Actress award. (Image: Twitter)