Birthday: 21st September, 1980
Marital Status: Single, in relationship with Saif Ali Khan.
Awards: Filmfare Best Female Debutant Award, Filmfare Award for Special Performance, 2 Filmfare Critics Award for Special Performance, Filmfare Award for Best Actress, Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Trivia: Kareena Kapoor is the fourth generation of the legendary Kapoor family who has been in the film industry for the last 50 years. Kareena is popularly known by her nickname ‘Bebo’. She has launched her own clothing line in association with being a brand ambassador for the retail chain Globus.
Biography: Born on 21st September, 1980, in an iconic family which has given the country few of its best actors and actresses, Kareena Kapoor is the daughter of Randhir Kapoor and Babita. Her elder sister, Karisma Kapoor is also an actress. Kareena Kapoor made her debut with Refugee (2000). Although the film didn’t do so well at the box office, it was enough for Kareena Kapoor to leave her mark as a girl with potential. 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, Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai, Yaadein, Ajnabee and Asoka, released in the same year gained mediocre success
Her career received a setback in 2002 and 2003, all her movies, Mujhse Dosti Karoge!, Jeena Sirf Merre Liye, Talaash: The Hunt Begins…, Khushi, Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon, LOC Kargil, were quite unsuccessful at the box-office. 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.
The release of Jab We Met (2007) brought with it huge success and fan following. She delivered the role of a free spirited, fiery sikhni with gusto. 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).
In 2011, she was first seen opposite Shah Rukh Khan in Ra.One and later opposite Salman Khan in Bodyguard. Both these films did huge business at the box-office. In 2012, she was seen opposite Imran Khan in Karan Johar’s Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu which also did well at the box-office. Her upcoming films include Agent Vinod with beau Saif Ali Khan, Talaash with Aamir Khan and Madhur Bhandarkar’s Heroine.