Happy birthday, Kajol. The superstar has entertained Indian film lovers for over three decades now with her stellar performances. Kajol made her debut in the Hindi film industry with the 1992 film Bekhudi, and has ruled the hearts of scores of Bollywood fans ever since. From the goofy Anjali Sharma in Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham to the heartbroken Mandira in My Name Is Khan, there are several roles of the actress that have made fans weep and smile, all at once. And, 30 years later, as she continues to enthrall us with each of her roles, it is tough to pick her best performances. But on her birthday, here’s a list of five of Kajol’s best performances that you can stream on OTT platforms over the weekend.
1. Baazigar – Amazon Prime Video
Baazigar was Kajol’s second movie and continues to be a fan favourite. A revenge drama, Baazigar starred Kajol alongside Shah Rukh Khan and Shilpa Shetty. And since Baazigar, SRK and Kajol have been Bollywood’s favourite on-screen couple.
2. Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge – Amazon Prime Video
If you are a Bollywood buff, you don’t need an introduction to Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge. From Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol’s chemistry to the iconic train scene, there is so much to love about this film.
3. Ishq – Disney + Hotstar
This 1997 romantic-comedy film directed by Indra Kumar stars Aamir Khan, Ajay Devgn, Juhi Chawla, and Kajol. Also, Kajol’s chemistry with her husband actor Ajay Devgn in the film is one for the ages.
4. Kuch Kuch Hota Hai – Netflix
“Kuch kuch hota hai Rahul, tum nahi samjhoge” is one of the most popular dialogues to come out of Bollywood. The cheesy lines, iconic songs, the stellar starcast, and the adorable love story – just some of the reasons to watch (and rewatch) Kuch Kuch Hota Hai.
5. My Name Is Khan – Apple TV/ YouTube
Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol star together in this poignant tale helmed by Karan Johar – Do you need any more reasons to watch this film? In addition to some lovely songs, the film also has Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol exhibiting some fine acting skills.
Tell us your pick from the list.