Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Katrina Kaif

Date of born: 16 July 1984 (age 26)
Place of birth: Hong Kong
Nationality: British
Occupation: Model, Actress
Years active: 2003 – present


Bollywood fame Katrina Kaif is a British Indian actress and former model that appears in Indian films. She is one of leading actresses in bollywood industry, mainly Hindi-language film. The year 2008, 2009, 2010 voted sexiest Asian woman in the world by Eastern Eye. She works in India on an employment visa. She is one of eight siblings, all girls are a mother of a Caucasian British nationality and a father who Kashmir, India, was done before but which is later acquired British citizenship. His mother now re-settled in Chennai, the state capital of Tamil Nadu in India. Katrina Kaif enjoys modeling, acting, dancing, playing chess, watching movies, painting, resting, cooking, going to spas, going to the gym, meeting new people, and getting together with friends.


Kaif was born in Hong Kong to an Indian Kashmiri father, Mohammed Kaif, and an English mother, Suzanne Turquotte, both of whom are British citizens. Her parents divorced when she was very young. Kaif stated once, "My dad, unfortunately, and not out of choice, has had no influence on our upbringing, on our religious or social or moral bearings." Kaif has seven siblings. From Hong Kong, she and her family moved to China, then to Japan. Then from Japan (by boat) to France when she was 8, and also moved to Switzerland, Kraków, Berlin, Belgium, and many other East European countries where she and her family were there for a few months each. Then they moved to Hawaii, and eventually later moved to her mother's home country, England. It is widely speculated that Kaif is from London, when in fact, she only lived there for three years before finally moving to Mumbai.


Kaif began her modeling career at the age fourteen; her first job was for a jewelry campaign. She continued modeling in London under a contract with the Models 1 Agency and did campaigns for houses such as La Senza and Arcadius, and even walked on the London Fashion Week.


Kaif's London modeling-work led to her discovery by London-based filmmaker Kaizad Gustad, who his own film Boom (2003) it was discovered by a cast. He moved to Mumbai and was offered a number of modeling work. However, filmmakers were initially hesitating to her because he could not speak Hindi.


Kaif saw moderate success with the 2005 film Sarkar, where she played the bit part of Abhishek Bachchan's girlfriend, and Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya (2005), where she was paired opposite Salman Khan.

In 2007, Kaif appeared in her first major hit movie, Namastey London, wherein she starred as a British Indian girl alongside Akshay Kumar for the second time after the box office letdown Humko Deewana Kar Gaye (2006). Her run of hit films continued with Apne, becoming a semi hit grosser while Partner and Welcome were huge hits, both receiving a blockbuster status. The famous Rs. 2 lakh ($4,814) worth silver dress she flaunts in the movie Welcome (2007/I) was gifted to her by Emilio Pucci.

In 2008, she played the villain role for the first time in Abbas-Mustan's hit action thriller Race. She played the role of Saif Ali Khan's secretary who is secretly in love with his hostile stepbrother (played by Akshay Khanna). Kaif's second release of the*year was Anees Bazmee's production Singh Is Kinng, opposite Akshay Kumar. The film was a big success at the box office. Kaif's final release of the year, Subhash Ghai's Yuvvraaj, was a commercial failure, but its script has made its way into the Library of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences for artistic merits, original screenplay with a substance, and the film as a whole.

Kaif's first release for 2009, New York, with John Abraham, was a critical and commercial success.Kaif's performance was highly regarded. Wrote critic Taran Adarsh, "Katrina gives you the biggest surprise. Known for her glamour roles, Katrina proves that she can deliver if the director and writer offer her a role of substance. She's outstanding. In fact, people will see a new, different Katrina this time." Kaif received a nomination in the Filmfare Award for Best Actress category for her performance.

She next played a bit role in a cameo as a biker chick in the multi-starrer action film Blue, popularly known as India's first underwater thriller, which was declared a below average by box office India.

At the year's end, she appeared in Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani, with Ranbir Kapoor, and De Dana Dan with Akshay Kumar. Both films were commercial successes.


Kaif's first film of 2010 was Raajneeti, where she appeared opposite Ranbir Kapoor. The film did extremely well at the box office, receiving a blockbuster status. She is also starred in Farah Khan's Tees Maar Khan with Akshay Kumar. The film was released on 24 December 2010.The film received mainly negative reviews, but was declared a semi hit according to Box Office India while Kaif's item song Sheila Ki Jawani was one of the most appreciated songs of the year.

Aside from film acting, she has a number of endorsement deals, and is one of the top paid Bollywood actresses in this respect.


It caused her poor knowledge of Hindi (and other Indian languages), Katrina Kaif's voice has often been dubbed over by another actress for many of her early films. With the exception of De Dana Dan, all her films since New York feature her real voice. Her real voice is heard in previous films Singh Is Kinng, Namastey London and boom.

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Young Katrina Kaif favorite Indian designers are Rina Dhaka, Tarun Tahiliani, Rocky S.
Smart Katrina Kaif favorite international designers are Armani, Miu Miu, Prada, and Versace.
Cute Katrina Kaif Favorite actor is Leonardo DiCaprio, Johnny Depp, Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan, and Aamir Khan.
Handsome dazzling Katrina Kaif Favorite actresses are Kajol and Madhuri Dixit.
Beauteous Katrina Kaif Favorite cricketer is Irfan Pathan.
Charming Katrina Kaif Favorite Indian food is dahi and rice.
Hot Katrina Kaif Favorite movies are Umrao Jaan (1981), Casablanca (1942), and Gone with the Wind (1939).
Shapely Katrina Kaif Favorite perfume is Gucci Rush.


Katrina Kaif Voted at the No. 1 spot in FHM India's 100 Sexiest Women in the World poll.
Katrina Kaif Won Best Female Style Icon at the IIFA Awards.
Katrina Kaif Won Sabsay Favorites Heroine Award (2008).
Katrina Kaif Won the British-Indian Actor award for the Zee Cine Awards (2008).
Katrina Kaif Won the Stardust Breakthrough Performance Award (Female) for Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya (2005) (2006).
Katrina Kaif is the most photographed woman in India.
Katrina Kaif is the most searched Bollywood celebrity as per Google's 2008 data.
Katrina Kaif is active in various charities and often visits orphanages and hospitals.
Katrina Kaif is favorite color is pink.

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Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara movie Release Date: May 2011
Cast: Hrithik Roshan, Katrina Kaif, Farhan Akhtar

Mere Brother Ki Dulhan movie Release Date: Jul 2011
Cast: Imran Khan, Katrina Kaif, Ali Zafar

Jewel of India movie Release Date: Aug 2012
Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Katrina Kaif, Al Pacino

Mein Krishna Hoon film Release year: 2011
Cast: Juhi Chawla, Hrithik Roshan, Katrina Kaif

Dhoom 3 movie Release Year: 2011
Cast: Aamir Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Katrina Kaif

Dostana 2 movie Release Year: 2011
Cast: John Abraham, Abhishek Bachchan, Katrina Kaif

Aasman movie Release Year: 2011
Cast: Akshay Kumar, Sanjay Dutt, Lara Dutta

Partner 2 movie Release Year: 2011
Cast: Salman Khan, Govinda, Lara Dutta

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