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Name: Katrina Kaif
Birthday: 16th July, 1984
Marital status: Single
Awards: Rajiv Gandhi Award
Trivia: Katrina Kaif was known as Salman Khan’s long term girlfriend.
She was voted at the No. 1 spot in FHM India’s 100 Sexiest Women in the World poll.
Katrina Kaif Biography
Towering at 5’8”, with an hour-glass figure, the beautiful and elegant Katrina Kaif stands apart and is not one to go unnoticed.
Katrina 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 has seven siblings. She was raised in Hawaii and later moved to her mother’s home country, England.
Katrina began her modelling career in Hawaii at the age fourteen; her first job was for a jewellery campaign. She continued modelling in London and did several advertising campaigns, and even walked the ramp in the London Fashion Week. While in London, was spotted by Kaizad Gustad, who casted Katrina in his 2003 film, Boom, which sank without a trace. Movie offers initially trickled in owing largely to her unfamiliarity with Indian languages. In 2004, she played the part of Princess Malliswari in the Telugu movie Malliswari, followed by another Telugu film, Allari Pidugu.
Katrina saw moderate success with the 2005 film Sarkar and Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya (2005), where she was paired opposite Salman Khan. She co-starred with Akshay Kumar in Humko Deewana Kar Gaye, in 2006; the movie flopped but her pairing with Kumar became a super hit jodi.
Five releases marked 2007 for Katrina. Namastey London with Akshay Kumar was one of the year’s top hits, for which Katrina did her own dubbing for the first time. The other three movies were Apne with the Deols, David Dhawan’s Partner and Welcome, all of which performed well at the box office.
In 2008, we caught her in two blockbusters- Race and Singh Is Kinng, both of which did well. Her first release for 2009, New York, was also a commercial success. At the year’s end, she appeared in Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani, with Ranbir Kapoor, and in De Dana Dan. Both films were did well at the box-office.
Katrina’s first film of 2010 was the Prakash Jha directed political thriller, Raajneeti, where she appeared opposite Ranbir Kapoor. The film did extremely well at the box-office.Katrina also starred in Tees Maar Khan with Akshay Kumar in which her item song, Sheila Ki Jawani, was a huge hit.
In 2011, Katrina Kaif was seen in Zoya Akhtar’s Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara and Yash Raj Films’ Mere Brother Ki Dulhan. Both these films did well at the box-office.
Katrina Kaif will next be seen in two Yash Raj Films’ projects: opposite Salman Khan in Ek Tha Tiger and opposite Shah Rukh Khan in another film.