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Kajal Aggarwal


Kajal A Kitchlu (née Aggarwal born 19 June 1985) is an Indian actress who works predominantly in Telugu and Tamil language films.


Aggarwal made her acting debut with a small role in the 2004 Hindi film Kyun! Ho Gaya Na... and had her first Telugu film release in Lakshmi Kalyanam (2007). 


In the same year, she gained wider recognition for starring in Chandamama. The 2009 fantasy film Magadheera, one of the highest-grossing Telugu films of all time, marked a turning point in her career, earning her critical acclaim.


Her other notable Telugu films include Darling (2010), Brindavanam (2010), Mr. Perfect (2011), Businessman (2012), Naayak (2013), Baadshah (2013), Govindudu Andarivadele (2014), Temper (2015) and Khaidi No. 150 (2017).


 She has also played the female lead in the high-profile Tamil projects Naan Mahaan Alla (2010), Maattrraan (2012), Thuppakki (2012), Zilla (2014), Vivegam (2017) and Mersal (2017).[9] Her most successful Hindi films were the action film Singham (2011) and the thriller Special 26 (2013).


In 2020, a wax figure of Aggarwal was put on display at Madame Tussauds Singapore, making it the first of an actress from South Indian cinema. Aggarwal with sister Nisha in 2012


Aggarwal was born and raised in a Punjabi family with roots in Amritsar and settled in Bombay (present-day Mumbai). 


Her father Vinay Aggarwal, is an entrepreneur in the textile business and her mother Suman Aggarwal is a confectioner, and also Kajal's business manager. Kajal has a younger sister Nisha Aggarwal, an actress in Telugu, Tamil, and Malayalam cinema.


Aggarwal studied at St. Anne's High School, Fort, Mumbai, and completed her pre-university education at Jai Hind College. She pursued her graduation in mass media, with a specialization in marketing and advertising, from Kishinchand Chellaram College


Having harbored MBA dreams all through her growing years, in 2012, she said she "intended to achieve a post-graduation degree soon".


Live Telecast (Season 1) as Jennifer Mathew


Awe! as Kali


Mersal as Anupallav


Jilla as Shanthi


Thuppaki as Nisha