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Kajal made her acting debut in the 2004 Hindi film Kyun... Ho Gaya Na!, as a minor supporting role as the friend of lead actress Aishwarya Rai. Telugu film Chandamama became her first major successful film. In 2009 "Magadheera" which was the biggest blockbuster of all time in Telugu cinema, she played the role of Yuvarani Mitravinda Devi and Indira (Indu) by which she became one of the most sought-after actresses in the South Indian film industry. 
Kajal Aggarwal (born 19 June 1985) is an Indian film actress, who appears in TeluguTamil and Hindi films. 



 Her first film 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) and Business Man (2012), she established herself as one of the leading actresses in Tollywood.  She has also acted in Tamil films, Naan Mahaan Alla (2010) being her first notable project, but with Maattrraan (2012) and Thuppakki (2012), she emerged as a leading actress in Kollywood as well.
Kajal was born in Mumbai to Vinay Agarwal, an entrepreneur, and Suman Agarwal, a confectioner. She is of Punjabi descent. She has a younger sister, Nisha Aggarwal, who is also an actress appearing in Telugu and Tamil films. She studied at St. Anne's High School, Colaba, Mumbai and Jai Hind College, Mumbai. She graduated from K.C. College, Mumbai with a degree in Mass Media. She started her modelling career while she was still in college. She was planning on pursuing MBA in Brand Management before deciding to pursue acting.
In early 2012, Kajal appeared in the Telugu gangster film Business Man alongside Mahesh Babu, directed by Puri Jagannadh. The film, a Sankranthi release, opened to positive reviews and turned out to be a blockbuster. Kajal's performance in her role in the film, though limited, was praised by critics.
Kajal made a comeback in Kollywood later that year with two big releases; the first was the action thriller film Maattrraan opposite Surya and directed by K. V. Anand. The film received mixed to positive reviews from critics.The second was A. R. Murugadoss's Thuppakki, another action thriller film opposite Vijay, where she played the role of a boxer. The film was released on Deepavali and received mostly positive reviews from the critics. While Maattrraan was declared as an average success, Thuppaki was declared as a blockbuster and has become the second Tamil film ever to enter the  100 crore club.
Kajal's next film is Sarocharu, where she will star opposite Ravi Teja for the second time in her career. The film will release on 21 December 2012.
In 2013, Kajal will be seen opposite Ram Charan Teja for the second time in her career in V. V. Vinayak's Naayak. The film is scheduled to release in January 2013. She will also be seen opposite Jr. NTR for the second time in her career in Srinu Vytla's Baadshah. Baadshah is tentatively scheduled to release in March 2013. She is also currently shooting for her third film in Bollywood, Special Chabbis alongside Akshay Kumar. It is said that she would be the only female character in the film. The film is to release on 8 February 2013. Another Tamil film, All in All Azhagu Raja has been announced, where she will again star opposite Karthi.
It is also announced that Kajal, along with Allu Arjun, would make a cameo appearance in the film Yevadu, starring Ram Charan Teja, Shruthi Hassan and Amy Jackson. This film would mark the third time she is acting alongside Ram Charan Teja and the second time alongside Allu Arjun.
In addition to films, Kajal also endorses a large number of popular brands. Before starting her film career, she had acted in various commercials as a model. She is the brand ambassador forLux, joining the likes of Aishwarya RaiPriyanka ChopraKatrina Kaif in endorsing the beauty soap. She is also the brand ambassador for jewellery stores like Sri Lakshmi Jewellery inPuducherry and AVR in Salem. She has featured in television advertisements along with Karthi endorsing Bru instant coffee. She has also endorsed mobile brands like Samsung Mobile and has featured in advertisements for the Secunderabad based The Chennai Shopping Mall, along with Samantha, Tamannaah and Nisha Aggarwal. In April 2012, Kajal was announced as the brand ambassador for Panasonic India. She is also the brand ambassador for the Telugu Warriors cricket team in the CCL.
Filmography
Year
Film
Role
Language
Notes
2004
Kyun! Ho Gaya Na...
Diya's friend
Hindi
2007
Lakshmi Kalyanam
Lakshmi
Telugu
2007
Chandamama
Mahalakshmi
Telugu
2008
Pourudu
Samyukhta
Telugu
2008
Pazhani
Deepti
Tamil
2008
Aatadista
Sunnanda
Telugu
2008
Saroja
Pooja
Tamil
Cameo appearance
2008
Bommalattam
Anitha
Tamil
2009
Modhi Vilayadu
Easwari Lakshmiram
Tamil
2009
Magadheera
Yuvarani Mithravindha Devi
Indira (Indu)
Telugu
Nominated- Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu
2009
Ganesh Just Ganesh
Divya
Telugu
2009
Arya 2
Geethanjali
Telugu
2010
Om Shanti
Meghana
Telugu
2010
Darling
Nandini
Telugu
Nominated- Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu
2010
Naan Mahaan Alla
Priya Sudharsan
Tamil
2010
Brindaavanam
Bhoomi
Telugu
2011
Mr. Perfect
Priya
Telugu
Nominated- Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Telugu
2011
Veera
Chitti
Telugu
2011
Singham
Kavya Bhosle
Hindi
Nominated- Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut
2011
Dhada
Rhea
Telugu
2012
Business Man
Chitra
Telugu
2012
Maattrraan
Anjali
Tamil
2012
Thuppakki
Nisha
Tamil
2012
Sarocharu
Sandhya
Telugu
2013
Naayak
Telugu
Releasing on January 09, 2013
2013
Special Chabbis
Hindi
Releasing on February 08, 2013
2013
All in All Azhagu Raja
Tamil
Filming
2013
Baadshah
Telugu
Filming
2013
Yevadu
Telugu
Filming
Cameo Appearance
2013
Suryudu Chandrudu
Priya
Telugu
Releasing on August 08, 2013

















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