Kajal Aggarwal (born 19 June 1985) is an Indian actress, who predominantly appears in Telugu and Tamil films. Through her successful film career, Kajal has become one of the most popular celebrities in South India.
Kajal made her film debut in the 2004 Bollywood film Kyun…! Ho Gaya Na and entered the Telugu film industry through the film Lakshmi Kalyanam (2007). She had her first commercial success with Chandamama (2007) and rose to prominence after her performance in Magadheera (2009), which remains her biggest commercial success,and fetched her a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Telugu Actress. Following further consecutive successes with Darling (2010), Brindavanam (2010), Mr. Perfect (2011), Businessman (2012), Naayak (2013) and Baadshah (2013) she established herself as one of the leading actresses in Telugu cinema.
She has also acted in Tamil films, Naan Mahaan Alla (2010) being her first notable project, but with Maattrraan (2012) and Thuppakki (2012), her 2nd biggest success after Magadheera, she emerged as a leading actress in Tamil cinema as well. She made a comeback to Bollywood with Singham (2011) which was a blockbusterwhile her next film Special 26 (2013) was also declared a box-office success.