Katrina Kaif is a British Indian model-turned-actress popular in Bollywood. She has also been part of Telugu and Malayalam films. Despite receiving mixed reviews from critics for her acting skills, she has established herself as a commercially successful actress in Hindi cinema. She has been named as Asia’s sexiest woman by British Newspaper Eastern Eye for multiple times. She will soon be seen in Abhishek Kapoor’s upcoming movie Fitoor.
Katrina Kaif Biography
Katrina Kaif was born on 16 July 1983 in Hong-Kong. Her Father, Mohammed Kaif is of Indian-Kashmiri origin and Mother Susanna Turcotte is of English origin. When she came to India, she changed her surname to that of her father’s Kaif, because it was Indian by name. Katrina has seven sibblings. She pursued her engineering studies in London at the age of 17 but then was not interested in that field. She always wanted to do modeling and be in glamour industry. She has definiteley worked hard to reach the position where she is today. With her short career in the hindi film industry, she has already worked with some of the biggest banners and filmmakers in the industry. Although controversies have occasionally encircled her. The year 2012 was lucky for her as she got the chance to work with all the three Khans of bollywood.
Katrina has started her career with modeling at an early age of 14. She continued with modeling in London under a contract with the Models 1 Agency and did campaigns for houses such as La Senza and Arcadius, even walked on the London Fashion Week ramp. She started her career as a model with photographer Atul Kasbekar and received advertisement assignments from LG, Cola, Fevicol, Lakme, and Veet but she was noticed with the Lakme commercial. She got her first Bollywood break from the movie Boom (2003) and was discovered by the London based filmmaker Kaizad Gustad. She got recognition in 2005 with the film Sarkar, where she played the role of Abhishek Bachchan’s girlfriend and in the same year was paired opposite Salman Khan in the movie Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya (2005).
In Fitoor Movie
Fitoor is an upcoming Indian romantic drama film. It stars Rekha, Katrina Kaif and Aditya Roy Kapur in lead roles. The film is produced by Siddharth Roy Kapur and directed by Abhishek Kapoor and is based on Charles Dickens novel Great Expectations. Katrina will be seen playing the role of Firdaus.
Upcoming movie Phantom
Phantom is an upcoming counter-terrorism drama film directed by Kabir Khan, and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala. The film features Saif Ali Khan and Katrina Kaif in leading roles. She said, “The moment I heard the story, I told Kabir, ‘Are you sure you want to do this’. But he was passionate about the story. It has an important message and beyond that, it is a fiction film. It is an exciting thriller.”
In Farhan Akhtar’s next
Sidharth is one of the hottest young stars. Katrina is the No. 1 female star in the country. And both, Katrina and Sidharth, are not just good-looking people, but also lovely human beings. As per the reports, Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar have finalised the two for their upcoming high concept love story that will be directed by first-time director Nitya Mehra.
According to the reports, Katrina Kaif is in a serious relationship with the handsome actor Ranbir Kapoor. The duo have been spotted at many places. The Bollywood’s beautiful couple even flew abroad to spent some quality time together. The couple is in a live-in relationship.
At a very young age, Katrina’s parents got divorced. Katrina said, “My dad, has had no influence on our upbringing, on our religious or social or moral bearings.” From Hong Kong, she and her family went to China, later to Japan. When she was 8 they moved to France from Japan (by boat) and also moved to Switzerland, Krakow, Berlin, Belgium, and many other East European countries, everywhere she and her family stayed for a few months. After all the countries of East Europe they moved to Hawaii, England. It is widely known that Katrina Kaif is from London but, before moving to Mumbai she only lived there for three years.
- Does Katrina Kaif Smoke? : No
- Does Katrina Kaif drink alcohol? : Yes
- She started her career as a model at the age of 14.
- She is a private, loyal and possessive person.
- Born to a Kashmiri father and British mother, she is half Indian and half British.
- Religious places she visits prior to the release of her very film; Sidhivinayak Temple, Mount Mary Church and Ajmer Sharif Dargah.
- She got into fame from the movie ‘Namastey London’ opposite Akshay Kumar in the year 2007.
- She came to Mumbai for a modelling assignment.
- She is also launching her sister ‘Isabelle Kaif’ in Bollywood.
- When given the option for men’s formal wear; tuxedo suit or sherwani, she opted for tuxedo suit.
- She likes to keep her personal life secret.
- Cricketer Irfan Pathan is her favourite sportsmen.
- She was the most googled Indian celebrity in 2008, 2009 & 2010.