Katrina Kaif WikiKatrina 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.
BiographyKatrina 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.
CareerKatrina 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 MovieFitoor 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.
Personal DetailsBirth Name : Katrina Kaif
Nickname : Kat
Birthday : July 16, 1983
Birth place : Hong Kong
Age : 31 years
Height : 5'7"
Weight : 127 pounds or 58 kg
Zodaic Sign : Cancer
Father's Name : Mohammed Kaif
Mother's Name : Susanna Turcotte
Religion : Islam
Profession : Actress, Model
Debut Movie : Boom (2003)
Favourite Designers : Vikram Phadnis, Gucci, Valentino, Versace
Personal LifeKatrina's romantic relationships have been a great subject to the media. After years of speculation Katrina admitted in 2011 magazine interview that she was in a serious relationship with actor Salman Khan for several years which ended in 2010. She is very emotional, sensitive and concerned about her privacy the most important asset to her. She always prefers to wear comfortable, non-revealing clothes when at home and above all dislikes make-up. She admits that she was lonely in the beginning, but now has many friends.
Latest NewsKatrina Kaif has bagged her first International film Kung Fu Yoga, co-starring Jackie Chan. Kung Fu Yoga will be directed by Hong Kong based filmmaker Stanley Tong where Katrina will be seen playing an Indian professor at a Chinese university. Whereas Chan plays a Chinese archaeologist who enlists her help to unearth treasures from the Magadha era. The professor and the archaeologist will travel back in time and interact with the royals. They will also fight off demons from their past.
In Farhan Akhtar's nextSidharth 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.
Boyfriend/DatingAccording 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.
Early lifeAt 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.
Upcoming movie PhantomPhantom 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. The lead actors will be seen as secret agents. Saif Ali Khan has reportedly learnt Kurdish for his role. The film will release on April 3, 2015.