Kajol vs. Aishwarya Rai: Who's your favorite?

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Difference between Kajol and Aishwarya Rai

Bollywood fans everywhere are often enamored with their favorite Indian actresses. It’s true that our actresses are not only exceptionally beautiful but also have an excellent acting caliber.

Kajol and Aishwarya Rai are two renowned Indian actresses. But there is an enormous amount of difference between their acting skills and the genre of movies they generally do. Its true that both of them have been a favorite with various masses and classes.

Aishwarya Rai


Kajol is younger than Aishwarya Rai by two years. Kajol was born on August 5th, 1975 whereas Aishwarya arrived in this world on November 1st, 1973.


Kajol hails from a family of great acting talents. Her mother Tanuja was a favorite actress of her time and her late father Shomu Mukherjee was a noted film producer. Her aunt Nutan was also an actress with talent. On the other hand, Aishwarya Rai does not have such acting genes in her family. Her mother Vrinda Rai is a housewife while her father KrishanRaj Rai worked in the Indian Navy.

Debut and Regional Movies

Aishwarya Rai started her career as a model whereas Kajol jumped on to the acting bandwagon straightaway. Kajol made her acting debut in 1992 with Hindi film Bekhudi. Aishwarya Rai won the Miss India and Miss World contests in 1994. Aishwarya on the other hand started her acting career with Iruvar, a Tamil movie opposite Mohanlal. Kajol has not performed in any South Indian movies to date. Apart from Iruvar, Aishwarya Rai has also appeared in other South Indian movies like the Tamil movies Jeans (1998) and Kandukondain Kandukondain. She also worked in a Bengali movie titled Chokher Bali, directed by Rituparno Ghosh.


Kajol has won a higher number of Filmfare awards than Aishwarya Rai. Her first Filmfare award came with Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge and after she got the black statue lady for her movies Kuch Kuch Hota Hai and Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, Faana(2006). Aishwarya Rai has only won two Filmfares so far, one for her movie Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam in 1999 and another for Devdas in 2002.

International Recognition

Aishwarya has won critical acclaim all over the world both for her acting skills and ethereal looks. She has appeared in international ventures like Pink Panther 2 (2009) and The Last Legion (2007). Kajol has not made her international debut so far.

Kajol has not yet been able to establish herself as a glamorous actress. Her choice of roles is severely restricted. Aishwarya has donned a glamorous avatar with Dhoom 2 (2007).


Personal lives

  • Kajol married her costar Ajay Devgan on 24th December, 1999. Post marriage Kajol has not made many appearances in movies. She took a break from her career in 2001 and returned with Fanaa.
  • Kajol’s other films after marriage include Raju Chacha(2000), Kabhie Khushi Kabhie Gham(2001) and My Name is Khan(2009).
  • Aishwarya Rai has been actively involved in movies. After her marriage, she has featured in movies like Joddha Akbar(2008) and the pink panther 2.
Brand endorsements
  • Aishwarya Rai is a dynamic woman who has plenty of international brand endorsements on her hand.
  • Kajol on the other hand has not been able to obtain such success in the international advertisement scenario.
  • Aishwarya has been associated with brands like Longines and Lakme.
  • Kajol only has domestic brands in her kitty, Whirlpool, Asmi Diamonds, Knorr Soups, Alpenliebe toffees, Anchor toothpaste, and Olay.

Who would you rather marry?
  • Kajol
  • Aishwarya Rai

comments 39 Comments

  • Raaz . 3+ yrs. ago

Kajol.. my all time favorite, she's really unique

  • Sejal . 3+ yrs. ago

Kajol did not create impact on international arena. But, Aishwarya did.

  • viviane . 3+ yrs. ago

it's because ash has been world miss in 1994 so is pretty normal. me i prefer kajol. but i also like ash very much

  • twinkle . 3+ yrs. ago

aishu da best

  • Rheeya . 3+ yrs. ago

I just love kajol..more talented.

  • Munna . 3+ yrs. ago

Aishwarya. Kajol does movies with SRK and sticks mostly to the same camp. Aishwarya's career has been much much more diverse.

  • Kajol Fans Club Indonesia . 3+ yrs. ago

Kajol. bcoz she the most talented actress that Bollywood ever had. I love kajol and always be.

  • Someone . 3+ yrs. ago

Kajol is clearly the better actress!

She has so an influence to me!

  • KajolFanSophie . 3+ yrs. ago

this text is full of mistakes...kajol has done a south-indian-film or what's "minsara kanavu"? she even won a filmfare for that.....kajol is so much better than aish

  • cilla . 3+ yrs. ago

kajol is number one

  • nenden mandira fauziah . 3+ yrs. ago

off course kajol,she's always the best 4ever

  • maza . 3+ yrs. ago

the authors seems more in favor of aish than kajol, its not fair. please check your data..

  • kj . 3+ yrs. ago


wat the **** r u talking about....kajol has done much more versatile movies than ash has ever done...fact ash sucks as an actress...but I wont deny she is very beautiful.

In the international front...ash is know 4 her BEAUTY..n not her acting!. Where as Kajol is known for both beauty but more so her talent.

KAJOL = #1.... she is da combination of sandra bullock n meryl streep of BOLLYWOOD...

south africa loves KAJOL

  • vicky . 3+ yrs. ago

kajol is not recognized on international platform!! has done versatile roles than kajol n is the most perfect n complete actress which no one in bollywood is or can be!! aishwarya's acting is much deeep n matured n everyboy cannot imagine the strength of hr role!!

  • solape . 3+ yrs. ago

even nigerians love kajol.she's d best actress in india.

  • Kajol's biggest fan . 3+ yrs. ago

East and West,Kajol is the best.I am the biggest fan of her since my childhood.she is just the greatest actress of bollywood.I love her alltime.

  • Tawa ayinke . 3+ yrs. ago

Kajol is the best for me,moreover i love aish alsoKajol is the best for me,moreover i love aish also

  • Najma . 3+ yrs. ago

Kajol fully concentrate on her acting. Ash concentrate on her looks only. Kajol acts naturally. Ash did not know how to act. There was,is and will be no best actress after Kajol for me.

  • hassan . 3+ yrs. ago

kajol don't compare urself with other actress coz u r far above all of them

  • biggest fan of kajol . 3+ yrs. ago

Kajol is my favourite from my childhood

  • Miriam . 3+ yrs. ago

I'm from Iran, Kajol is really popular between Iranians. I love her

  • queen kajol . 3+ yrs. ago

ofcourse kajol she is the best i looooooooooooooooove her so much

  • Ms.Lonely xD . 3+ yrs. ago

Kajol all the way :) She´s just beautifull but in a natural way and her acting is perfect, I never get bored watching her movies :D Aish is pretty too, but I prefer Kajol

  • tahir . 3+ yrs. ago

Ash is the queen...kajol does not compare

  • shanti . 3+ yrs. ago

Kajol is not goodlooking and only do with khans, Aishwarya don need khans , Aishwarya is popular without them , I luv Aishwarya

  • Hiru . 3+ yrs. ago

Kajol has a unique look. ash is beautiful but common. you don't see natural beauty as kajol anywhere. Every actor she worked with, she mde a good pait. not only srk and ajay she paire well with aamir, salman, saif and akshay eventhough she has done less no of movies. It is her talent not the actors.

  • Rakesh Jadhav . 3+ yrs. ago

Without any confusions or doubtful "KAJOL" is the phenomenal actress she refer like minakumari,nutan,nargis & Madhubala. And most importance is all the director want to cast her till date because she is just fabulous.

  • Lilynekky . 3+ yrs. ago

Kajol is the bomb..she's born to act...i love her...i love ash but i prefer kajol...go Girl!!!!!!

  • zeynep . 3+ yrs. ago


  • Johanita Gonzalez . 3+ yrs. ago

kajol es la mejor sin duda alguna y si no ha tenido tanto reconocimiento internacional,es porque no ha querido, ella ha preferido ser una gran madre y esposa y eso es algo de admirar. KAJOL, SHE IS THE NUMBER ONE

  • Hiru . 3+ yrs. ago

Content of this page support ash more. who says kajol don't have a international recognition, I am a Sri Lankan and a huge fan of her.

  • nashrique dawson . 3+ yrs. ago

Kajol is the best forever,, she's not suit ro compared with aish,, kajol is same level with madhuri dixit,, etc,, aish only can be compared with rani preity etc,,, all actor,, director & producer want kajol more than aish,, kajol is the best Bollywood actress ever had!!! From Malaysian fans!!

  • Lamis . 3+ yrs. ago


She's the most natural actress I've ever seen!

  • permata . 3+ yrs. ago

I LOVE KAJOL.....KAJOL IS THE BEST ACTRESS I HVE EVER KNOWN FROM INDIA..SHE IS so BEAUTIFUL NATURALlook...so uniqe and I don't know how to describe how much I love her..her acting her beautiful...never boring looking on her...aish beautiful but sometime boring to see

  • aysha . 3+ yrs. ago

Of course Kajol, Kajol, Kajol

  • aysha . 3+ yrs. ago

Of course Kajol... Kajol.. Kajol

  • seyi . 3+ yrs. ago

Kajol is d most talented. And she has a unique beauty u keep wanting to see. She is my best actress since childhood and she is definitely recognized internationally for both her acting and beauty. Ash is beautiful no doubt but she can't be compared to kajol in terms of acting

  • vaishali . 3+ yrs. ago

kajol when first appeared in ddlj then her eyebrows were joined.her complexion is dark she lacks talent aishwarya was miss world 1994she now also beautiful I now if not then see

  • vaishali . 3+ yrs. ago

aishwarya rai is the Bollywood queen no one can beat her even kajol because aishwarya is also active in Hollywood

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