Kareena Kapoor is a stunning and splendid Indian actress who has made her name in Bollywood movies.
Full Name: Kareena Kapoor Khan
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Born: 21st September, 1980
Place of Birth: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Parents: Randhir Kapoor, Babita
Spouse: Saif Ali Khan
Awards: Filmfare Best Female Debutant Award, 2 Filmfare Critics Award for Special Performance, Filmfare Award for Special Performance, Filmfare Award for Best Actress, Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress
The hot and the sexy lady of Bollywood, Kareena Kapoor is a great and grand fit in the Kapoor family. The fourth generation Kapoor has proven that she does belong to the first family of Bollywood, with wide-ranging performances in movies from Refugee to Gori Tere Pyar Mein.
Birth and Family
Kareena aka Bebo, was born on September 21, 1980, to parents Randhir Kapoor and Babita, her father and mother respectively. She has an elder sister, Karisma Kapoor, and a cousin brother, Ranbir Kapoor, both of whom are well known actors in Bollywood. Bebo was born and bought up in Mumbai, India, where she still currently resides with her lovely husband, Saif Ali Khan.
Kareena was raised under a mix of two cultures by her Punjabi father and Sindhi mother. She was born in a family unit where people worked for generations in the film industry. Some of her known familial relationships are actors Prithvi Raj Kapoor, Raj Kapoor, Shammi Kapoor, Shashi Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor and Rajiv Kapoor; Neetu Singh, Jennifer Kendall and Sadhana. They all have been actors in their own rights.
Bebo completed her schooling at Jamnabai Narsee School. Later, she attended Welham Girls' School in Dehradun for higher schooling. After graduating she took an admission in commerce at Mithibai College in Mumbai and then finally went on to pursue method acting in the Kishore Namit Kapoor Acting School at the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII).
Entry into the Film Industry
Kareena made her debut on the big screen in the year 2000 with J. P. Dutta's Refugee, next to the new face, Abhishek Bachchan, the son of Amitabh Bachchan. The movie was neither a blockbuster hit, nor was it a flop; however it was enough for Kareena to leave her mark as a young woman with potential. She was also paired next to Tusshar Kapoor in the movie Mujhe Kuch Kehna Hai in 2001, which flopped at the box-office. In the same year, she also acted in the movies Yaadein and Ajnabee.
In 2001, working with the great producer Karan Johar, and co-stars Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Shahrukh Khan, Kajol and Hrithik Roshan gave her a large success as an actress, in the form of Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham.
From the year 2002 to 2006, she acted in numerous movies, which were not blockbuster hits in the industry. The movies like China Town, Mujhse Dosti Karogi, Jeena Sirf Merre Liye, Main Prem Ki Deewani Hoon, etc. were somewhat ineffective in front of the audiences. Some of Bebo’s movies like Chameli, Yuva, Fida, Aitraaz, Dev, Hulchal, etc. were also unenthusiastic at the box-office.
Comeback in the Film Industry
Her huge comeback was none other than the movie, Jab We Met by Imtiaz Ali in the year 2007. The acting in the movie was enough to increase her fan following. After that, she acted in many blockbuster hits and misses like Main aur Mrs Khanna, Kambakkht Ishq, Milenge Milenge, We Are Family, Golmaal Returns and Golmaal 3. She was also seen opposite Shah Rukh Khan in Ra. One, and later opposite Salman Khan in Bodyguard. Movies like Tashan, Satyagraha, Agent Vinod and Gori Teri Pyar Mein were her recent releases in the year 2012 and 2013.
Kareena was in a relationship with Shahid Kapoor for 3 years, but they broke up before the release of their movie Jab We Met. The producer Imtiaz Ali thought that because of their break up the movie will be a huge flop, but unexpectedly it was a superhit and it also turned Bebo’s life. She moved on and was in a relationship with Saif Ali Khan for four years. Later on, they got married in 2012, and the lovebirds are called as Saifeena in the B-town.
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