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Kareena Kapoor

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Kareena Kapoor Biography

•Full name- Kareena Randhir Kapoor
•Born- 21st September 1980 in Mumbai, Maharashtra India
•Nicknames- Bebo
•Relationship Status- In a relationship with Saif Ali Khan
•Professional career- Film actress
•First Film- Refugee (2000)
•Year’s active (2000- present)
•Height- 5’4

A descendant of the first family of Bollywood Kareena Kapoor does no need introductions. With different roles in her career the actress has virtually cemented her positions as one of the most versatile and bankable A list actress at the box office.

Kareena Kapoor Early life- Kareena Kapoor was born to Randhir and Baboita Kapoor on the 21st of September 1980 in Mumbai. Her family has been deeply rooted in the Bollywood film industry. From her father side her great grandfather Prithviraj Kapoor, Grandfather Raj Kapoor her paternal uncle Shammi, Shashi, Rishi and Rajiv are all actor including her father. Her aunties Neetu Singh and Jennifer Kendall have also been actresses. Her mother family also has been inclined to films her Hari Shivdasani, and aunt, Sadhana, have been actors in their own rights. Kareena was named after a Russian Novel of Tolstoy Anna Karienna.

As a child itself Kareena was deeply inspired by the likes of Nargis and Meera Kumari. She would often dress up and perform in front of the mirror. Kapoor attended Jamnabai Narsee School in Mumbai, followed by Welham Girls School (a boarding school) in Dehradun. She recalls that her days at the boarding school were one of the best and her helped tremendously in forming a perspective about life. After completing her education she enrolled in Mithibhai College.

Kapoor then registered for a three-month summer course in microcomputers at Harvard University in the United States. After this she had a keen affinity towards Law and enrolled at the Government Law College at Churchgate. However after completing one year at college she gave her plan of studying law and enrolled at   Kishore Namit Kapoor acting School.

Kareena Kappor Film Career- Kareena Kapoor started her film career with the movie Refugee (2000). The film did not do well at the box office; however the actress’ performance was noticed. This film landed her in her second role in Karan Johar’s multistarrer Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham (2001) which gave her acclaimed and was a hit at the box office. However her films like Mujhse Kuch Kehna Hai, Yaddein, Ajnabee and Asoka, which all released in the same year performed fared averagely at the box office. The years 2002- 2003 is considered as years of setbacks as all the (Mujhse Dosti Karoge! Jeena Sirf Merre Liye, Talaash: The Hunt Begins…, Khushi, Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon, and LOC Kargil) did not did enough to consolidate her as an actress and the films failed to rake collections at the box office. Chamlei, Yuva, Fida, Aitraaz, Dev, Hulchul, Bewafaa, Dosti:

Friends Forever did averagely at the box office but she was appreciated for her performance in and Chamlei and Hulchul and Bewafaa. However 2006 was a better year and her films like 36 China Town, Chup Chup Ke, and Omkara and did a cameo appearance in Don – The Chase Begins Again. Her portrayal of Dolly (based on Desdemona, from the Shakespearean play, Othello) received rave critical review. However Jab We meet starring Shahid Kappor was the turning point in her career and she played the role of a Sikhni to full perfection and this was the cause of her success and mass fan following. Her film Tashan also did not do well at the box office. Roadside Romeo, an animated movie from Yash Raj and Walt Disney Pictures had her lending her voice to the character of Laila.

Kambakkht Ishq and Main Aurr Mrs Khanna both 2009 releases did not do so well. Kurbaan did critically well but the film fared badly. However 3 Idiots did well at the box office and she was appreciated for her performance.  The films We Are Family (2010) and the much stalled Milenge Milenge fared averagely at the box office. She received successes with the movies in the Golmaal Series that include Golmaal Returns (2008) and Golmaal Unlimited 3 (2008). In 2011 she became the first leading lady to star opposite the two Khans, Shah Rukh and Salman.

While Ra one did not do well at the box office in India, Bodyguard scored as the largest blockbuster hit of the year. In 2012 the Kareena is yet to score a hit in the box office her film like Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu with Imran Khan, Agent Vinod opposite her Beau Saif Ali Khan and Madhur Bhandarkar’s Heroine have not made an impact. Neither her performance nor the film could favor the indices and reviews.

Kareena Kapoor latest movies- The actress is experiencing a lean patch in her career with three of her films faring badly at the box office. The actresses is set to be seen next movies is Taalash that is slated for release on November 30th 2012.She stars alongside Aamir Khan and Rani Mukherjee. She is also slated to make a appearance in  Salman Khan’s Much Awaited Dabaang 2 where she is set to appear in an item dance. She is also part of Satyagraha that is said still in the pre- production.

Kareena Kappor Personal life- The actor has had a very non chalant relation with the media. At the same time she has also been very open about public and private life in the same vein as. She was open about the relationship she shared with Shahid Kapoor. She stated that she has been able to effectively imbibe a professional approach to a character and that is what she credits as her attitude towards life. In 2007, she declared openly in an interview that she was dating Saif Ali Khan. The couple christened Saifeena has since continued to be a talking point in the media.

Kareena Kapoor Clothing line- Kareena Kapoor joined the likes of John Abraham and Victoria Beckham, launched her own line of clothing in 2010. Apparently, whenever she shoots abroad, she updates her designing team about the latest global trends.

Kareena Kapoor diet and working- Kareena Kapoor can be attributed as the actress who infused the whole concept of diet consciousness and in particular the Size zero Figure. The actress has blended her diet and workout regime in a perfect manner. Kareena diet consists consisting of soups, vegetables, salad, fruits, yogurts and food rich in protein and vitamins. Apart from that the actor also practices Yoga everyday followed by cardio exercises.

Kareena Kappor Quotes
•On life- “Life is full of happiness and tears, be strong and have faith.”
•On her career- “I am a hell raiser. I do my own thing. And I believe what I do is the right thing.”
•On what Saif can expect after marriage –“I wouldn't be able to turn a blind eye to my husband activities like other star wives. I will be screaming down this throat, demanding an account of every minute of his. So you see an actor won't be good for my peace of mind.”
•On her alleged linkups with Hrithik Roshan- “The most shocking part of the articles linking me with Hrithik Roshan was the insinuation that I was willing to give up my career to run after him. Please! Not for a man, never.”
•On her attitude-“My co-stars call me selfish. They say you are only interested in yourself and what you are only interested is yourself and what you are doing in front of the camera. I reply, I can't help it; it's what got me where I am.’’

Kareena Kapoor controversies- Kareena Kapoor is known for controversies. So much so that an actress was named in many controversies. Be it her hot kissing scandal video with Shahid Kapoor that was much debate which in her career was one of the hardest controversies. Her latest movie Heroine also ran into controversy. Right from the poster of the movie to so her bold performance in the entire movie.

Kareena Kapoor Latest News- The actress is also set to tie the knot with Saif Ali Khan in 16th October 2012. This is certainly one of the most expected and at the same time also the most awaited star wedding and is also sure to be the most followed as well. The celebration are expected to be in for the royal fairy tale wedding.

Kareena Kapoor Awards

Filmfare Awards
 2001 - Filmfare Best Debut Award, Refugee
 2004 - Filmfare Special Performance Award, Chameli
 2005 - Filmfare Critics Award for Best Performance, Dev
 2007 - Filmfare Critics Award for Best Performance, Omkara
 2008 - Filmfare Award for Best Performance, Female, Jab We Met

Star Screen Awards
 2007 - Star Screen Award Best Actress, Omkara
 2008 - Star Screen Award Best Actress, Jab We Met

Zee Cine Awards
2001 - Zee Cine Award Lux Face of the Year, Refugee
2002 - Zee Cine Award Queen of Hearts

IFFA Awards
2001 - IIFA Awards Best Female Debut, Refugee
2004 - IIFA Style Diva of the Year Award
2011-Best Actress for Golmaal 3
2012-Best Actress forBodyguard

Other Awards
2004-Anandalok Puraskar Awards forOutstanding Performance of the Year – Female forMain Prem Ki Diwani Hoon
2004-Bollywood Fashion Awards forCelebrity Style – Female    
2006- Tuscan Verve Zoom Glam Awards for Most Glamorous Actor of the Year – Female    
2007-HT Café Film Awards for Best Actress for Jab We Met
2008- 2007 Reader's Choice Awards for Best Actress forJab We Met
2008- Annual Central European Bollywood Awards for Best Couple (along with Shahid Kapoor)for    Jab We Met
2008-Li'l Star AwardsBest Actress for Jab We Met
2008-Planet Bollywood People's Choice Awards Best Actress for  Jab We Met
2011-Annual Central European Bollywood Awards Best Actress in a Supporting Role forWe Are Family
2011Bollywood Hungama Surfers Choice Movie Awards Best Actress in a Supporting Rolefor We Are Family
2011- Cosmopolitan Fun Fearless Female Awards (Fearless Female Actor – Editor's Choice)    
2011-Airtel Superstar Awards Superstar Unique Ada – Female3 Idiots]
2011-Airtel Superstar Awards Most Romantic Jodi (along with Salman Khan)Bodygua

Kareena Kapoor is one of the most affirmative actresses that has developed and distinctive niche for themselves. She is also considered and Superstar and is one of the few actresses in the present to have worked with the Khan trinity in Bollywood. She is what she is today is because of versatility and her affinity for characterization redefining the stand of a bollywood heroine.


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