Kareena Kapoor Wiki, Bio, Height, Weight, Age, Measurements, Husband & More
Kareena Kapoor Wiki
Kareena Kapoor is one of the most popular actresses of the Indian cinema. Over the years, she has established her presence in the film industry by doing a variety of roles in Indian movies that were appreciated by her critics. She has done movies ranging from romantic comedies to crime dramas.
Kareena made her acting debut in 2000 with the war movie “Refugee”, and then also made her presence felt by doing lead roles in the historical drama “Asoka” (2001) and the blockbuster melodrama “Kabhi Khsuhi Kabhi Gham” (2001).
The actress has much to contribute to the changing fashion sense of women since she is looked towards by most women of the subcontinent as the person they must follow in her sense of fashion, designing and body style. Eastern Eye and Indian Maxim termed her as “Asia’s Sexiest Woman” in 2011 and “India’s Hottest Woman” in 2012 respectively. She was also on Forbe India’s top 100 list of celebrities from 2012 to 2015, ranking 25th each year while peaking at 7th rank in 2012.
Kareena Kapoor Biography
Kareena Kapoor was born on September 21, 1980 in Mumbai, India. She comes from a family of famous actors and actresses. She is the daughter of actor Randhir Kapoor (father) and actress Babita (mother), while the younger sister of actress Karishma Kapoor. Her paternal grandfather was the famous actor Raj Kapoor, maternal grandfather the actor Hari Shivdaswami as well as the niece of actor Rishie Kapoor.
From her father side, Kareena Kapoor is from the Punjabi descent while from her mother’s side, she is Sindhi and British. She got her name Kareena from the book “Anna Kareinena” her mother was reading while she was pregnant with her. Despite belonging to a film background himself, Kareena’s father was against women of his family entering into the film industry due to his conservative beliefs that women’s ideal place was at home and doing all the maternal duties. This led to conflicts between her parents who separated. The daughters went with their mother, who did several jobs to raise both of them, and finally Kareena made her acting debut in 1991.
Kareena Kapoor Personal Details
|Birth Name||Kareena Kapoor|
|Birthday||21 September 1980|
|Place of birth||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Education Qualification||Law from Government Law College in Churchgate|
Kareena Kapoor Favorites
|Favorite Films||Awaara, Sangam, Bobby, Kal Aaj Aur Kal.|
|Favorite Book||Master Of the Game by Sidney Sheldon|
|Favorite Food||Chinese, Italian and Thai|
|Favourite Holiday Spot||Goa and London|
|Favorite Actor||Raj Kapoor|
|Favorite Actress||Nargis,Karisma Kapoor|
|Favorite Co-Stars||Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan and Abhishek Bachchan|
|Favorite Attire||Jeans and T-shirt (casuals) and ethnic Indian wear when it comes to formals|
|Favorite Style Icon||Victoria Beckham|
|Favourite Designer||Gianni Versace|
|First Crush||My 4th std. Desk partner|
|Strengths||My mom & sister|
|Weakeness||My sister and food|
|My Motto||Life is full of tears and joy,so make the most of it-Believe in true love|
|Best buddy||Manish Malhotra, Amrita Arora.|
Kareena Kapoor Family Background
|Father's Name||Randhir Kapoor|
|Mother's Name||Babita Kapoor|
|Spouse||Saif Ali Khan(Actor)|
|Great-great-grandfather||Dewan Basheswarnath Kapoor|
|Uncle||Rishi and Rajiv kapoor|
|Cousin Brother||Ranbir Kapoor|
|Nephew||Kiaan Raj Kapoor|
Personal Life of Kareena Kapoor
As a child, Kareena described herself as naughty and spoilt, saying she developed an interest in the film industry because of her exposure to acting from a young age. She was inspired particularly by the actresses of their age, Nargis and Meena Kumari.
Kareena attended Jamnabai Nasee School in Mumbai, and then the Welham Girl’s School in Dehradun. Despite not being good at academics, she achieved good grades in all subjects apart from Mathematics. Kareena also studied commerce for two years at Mithibai College at Vile Parle, Mumbai, and also registered for a three-month course in microcomputers at the Harvard University. After she was sure she wanted to become an actress, she joined an acting institute in Mumbai, and was trained by Kishore Namit Kapoor.
Marriage/Relationship of Kareena Kapoor
Kareena had a long relationship with actor Shahid Kapoor, but the couple broke up. On October 16, 2012, Kareena married the famous Indian actor Saif Ali Khan in a private ceremony at Bandra, Mumbai and the couple are expecting their first child in December 2016.
Career of Kareena Kapoor
After her debut in “Refugee” (2000), Kareena did a lot of successful projects including Akbhie Khushi Kabhi Gham (2001), which helped her rise to fame. In 2004, Kareena played the role of a prostitute Chameli in the movie “Chameli”, for which she visited and learned about the lifestyle of various prostitutes living in Mumbai’s red light area.
In 2006, Kapoor did three films. 36 China Town, Chup Chup Ke and Omkara (adaptation of Shakespeare novel). All the three were moderately successful movies. She gained prominence in 2007 with Jab We Met and continued doing various successful projects till 2012, including 3-idiots (2009), which among the biggest hits of the year.
She decreased her workload after 2012 as a consequence of her marriage, and her upcoming projects include Judwaa 2 (2017) alongside Salman Khan and Bombay Samurai (2017) along with Akshay Khanna and Farhan Akhtar.
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