Actress Kajol, who played lead roles
in some of the biggest Bollywood blockbusters in 1990s and
early 2000s, may not be seen in too many films now a days but
she is happy that her personal life has taken precedence over
The versatile screen performer, who has two kids, says she
is a strict mother and her husband, Bollywood star Ajay Devgn,
does not like when she scolds her children.
"I am the stricter one between two of us. Ajay doesn't
like when I scold our children in his presence. I have to be
strict because I'm more of an 'at home' parent. When Ajay is
around it is playtime. Our children are used to me in his
absence," Kajol told PTI in an interview.
Post-marriage, the 38-year-old actress cut down on her
work though she continued to feature with big stars and
collect accolades for her performance.
Her major releases after marriage were Fanaa, U Me Aur
Hum (2008), My Name is Khan (2010), We Are Family (2010).
But Kajol has done special appearances in several films
like Kal Ho Na Ho, Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna, Om Shanti Om,
Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi and Student of the Year.
"Once I got married and had babies, I had to take time
out for my children. Hence I took a break. My personal life
took over my professional life and I was very happy about it,"
Apart from her film commitments, Kajol has been in demand
for brand endorsements as well. She has been appointed
brand ambassador of Kimberly-Clark Lever and will be seen in a
new TV commercial of the US-based consumer goods firm's
product for babies.
Asked what are the things she looks for before associating
herself with a brand, she says, "I only endorse products and
brands that I trust and can relate to personally. As for
Huggies, it is a trusted brand from Kimberly Clark and they
are the diaper experts as far as I'm concerned."
The shooting for the ad film took Kajol to her early days
"It (the shooting for advertisement) reminded me of the
days when I used to change diapers for Nysa and Yug.
Motherhood is an amazing feeling and if you get to relive
those special moments while working, it works as an icing on
the cake. Kids have always been close to my heart and working
with them is a pleasure for me," she said.