Her Early life and background


Katrina Kaif is the well-known celebrity of Indian film industry. She was born in Hong Kong on 16 July 1983. Her father Mohammed Kaif belongs to Jammu &Kashmir and mother Suzanne Turquotte is from England. Her mother, Suzanne Turquotte is an English Christian who graduated as a Lawyer from the prestigious Harvard. She is also a passionate charity worker.

katrina kaif family

Katrina Kaif traveled to many European countries with her parents. Her father was a Pakistani-Kashmiri businessman. He was divorced from Suzzane, and had no influence over the religion or upbringing of the entire family.
Katrina Kaif has seven siblings. Three younger sisters, three elder sisters, and one younger brother. Katrina Kaif and her sibling completed their education in the home with the help of tutors. She is a British woman and working on an employment visa in India.

Her Filmy Career

Katrina Kaif started her career from modeling at the age of 14 and won a beauty contest in Hawaii. At a fashion show, she attracted the attention of Indian filmmaker KaizadGustad who offered her a role in his film BOOM in 2003. When she moved to Mumbai she was offered a number of assignments in modeling. In starting her filmy career she did not know Hindi language and because of it, Indian filmmakers were hesitating to take her in their movies.

After BOOM, her filmy career got started. After this, she worked along with AkshayKumar in the movie Hamko Deevana Kargiya in 2006. Her next movie Namaste London which was released in 2007 was a breakthrough for her in the film industry. According to her, it was her first dominating role in this movie.

Katrina Kaif and Akshay Kumar on the set of Namastey London
Katrina Kaif and Akshay Kumar on the set of Namastey London

Katrina kaif Hit Movies

In 2007 she worked in two movies Partner and Welcome. Both movies financially got success in the Bollywood film industry. Her next movie Race also became hit on box office and got success in Bollywood box office. In this movie, she worked along with Saif Ali Khan, Bipasha Basu, and Akshay Khanna. After this, she did a number of super hit movies which were financially successful including Singh is king and Yuvraj. Both were released in 2008. Newyork was released in 2009 and rajneeti released in 2010. Zindagi Na milaygi Dobara released in 2011 and some others.

Partner (2007) katrina kaif and Govinda

Katrina Kaif won the Stardust award for her breakthrough performance for her movie Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya. But she still did not win any filmfare award.
She has been ruling the Indian film industry since last 10 years. She is one of India’s highest paid actresses. She has worked with big stars of the Indian film industry including Ranbir Kapoor, Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar and Saif Ali Khan. Among these heros of her films, she developed close intimacy with Salman Khan and Ranbir Kapoor and at some time it is much anticipated that she would marry Salman Khan and later Ranbir Kapoor but both of these relations ended in vain.

katrina kaif and salman khan
katrina kaif and salman khan

Off-screen work

She is superstitious and often visits religious places like Siddhivinayak Temple and Mount Marry Church in Mumbai and Dargah Ajmer Sharif before her film’s release. She is actively involved with her mother’s charity trust which helps abandoned baby girls and works against female infanticide. Katrina Kaif also denoted her winning price from game shows 10 Ka Dum and Kon Banega Crorepati to her mother’s Mercy Home orphanage She recorded Rhyme Skool, an album of nursery rhymes composed by A. R. Rahman to raise funds for a new school in Madurai. Katrina Kaif is quoted in the media as one of India’s most beautiful celebrities.

Awards and nominations

She has received 3 Stardust Awards, 4 Zee Cine Awards, 4 Screen Awards, 1 IIFA Award and 2 Star Guild Award.

katrina kaif stardust award
katrina kaif stardust award

She won stardust award in the category of breakthrough performance for her movie Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya in 2006. She won best actress award for her movies Newyork & Ajab Prem Ki AjabKahani in 2010.

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