Kareena Kapoor

Actor, Actress, Special Appearance

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    Born on 21st September, 1980, in the iconic Kapoor family, Kareena Kapoor is the daughter of Randhir Kapoor and Babita . As a child she studied in Jamnabai Narsee School in Juhu, Bombay, and thereafter was enrolled in Dehra Dun's prestigious Welham Girls' Boarding School. Then she re-located to Harvard for approximately 3 months to take a course in Information Technology and Microcomputers. Upon her return to India, she joined the Government Law College in Churchgate, Bombay, but left it after one year, to enroll in the Kishore Namit Kapoor Acting School. Kareena Kapoor made her debut with Refugee (2000).Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (2001) which became the highest overseas grosser of that year gave her recognition and success as an actress. However her other films like Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai, Yaadein released in the same year gained mediocre success. Her movies released in 2004 and 2005, Chameli, Yuva, Fida, Aitraaz, Dev, Hulchal, Bewafaa, Dosti: Friends Forever received a lukewarm response at the box-office. However, her roles in Chameli and Dev were critically acclaimed. In 2006, she starred in 36 China Town, Chup Chup Ke, 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 reviews. She went on to appear in 31 other Hindi movies, and has thus far won four awards for her performances in 'Refugee', 'Chameli', 'Dev', and 'Omkara'. The release of Jab We Met (2007) brought with it huge success and fan following and won her the Best actress awards at many awards. Tashan, released in 2008, was a flop. Another release of 2008, 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, however Kurbaan and 3 Idiots which also released in the same year gained her nominations for Filmfare Award for Best Actress. She then appeared in the much stalled Milenge Milenge (2010). Karan Johar’s We Are Family (2010), a Hindi adaptation of Hollywood’s Stepmom (1998) saw her playing the role originally portrayed by the talented, Julia Roberts. The role won her the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress. She has been a part of the Golmaal series and has played a role in Golmaal Returns (2008) and was the leading lady in Golmaal 3 (2010). Recently she was seen in Heroine, Singham Returns and Bajrangi Bhaijaan, all which did good business. She married Saif Ali Khan in 2012.
    Date of Birth
    21st Sep, 1980
    Roles
    Actor, Actress, Special Appearance
    Language
    Hindi
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