Kajol’s father wanted to name her ‘Mercedes’, there was a funny reason behind this
Bollywood actress Kajol is the daughter of veteran actress Tanuja and late filmmaker Shomu Mukherjee. Kajol is very active on social media. Currently, an interview of Kajol from the year 1999 is going viral on the internet. In which the actress says that her father Shomu Mukherjee wanted to name her ‘Mercedes’ because he liked this name very much. In this interview, Kajol said that her mother was strict with her children. As a child, Kajol has also taken a lot of beating from her mother’s hands.
Importantly, Shomu Mukherjee and Tanuja got married in 1973. They have two daughters- Kajol and Tanisha. Earlier, Kajol revealed that her parents got divorced when she was four and a half years old. Shomu Mukherjee died of a heart attack in 2008. Kajol revealed in an interview in 1999, “My father wanted to name me Mercedes. He loved the name Mercedes. The owner of the car manufacturing company Mercedes named the company after his daughter. So my father always thought that if his daughter If you can have a Mercedes, why not mine?”
Kajol has a love marriage with actor Ajay Devgn. Both of them first met in 1995 on the sets of the film ‘Halchal’. Kajol was last seen with Ajay in the film ‘Tanaji: The Unsung Warrior’. This film was a superhit. Kajol and Ajay have two children, daughter Nysa and son Yug. On the work front, Kajol was last seen in the 2021 film ‘Tribhang’.