Kajol Devgan (née Mukherjee ) (born 5 August 1974 ), known mononymously as Kajol, is an Indian Bollywood film actress. She has received six Filmfare Awards. In 2011, the Government of India awarded her with the Padma Shri. Kajol was born in Mumbai to the Mukherjee-Samarth film family of Bengali-Marathi descent. Her mother, Tanuja, is an actress, her father Shomu Mukherjee was a film director and producer.