Katrina Kaif Biography

Katrina was born on July 16, 1984 in Hong Kong and she grew up in London. She is paternally rooted to India, as her father is an NRI, originally from Kashmir and her mother is English. She started her modeling career at the age of 14 when she was approached for jewelry campaign in London. She never looked back then and started her full fledged modeling career there. As she grew up, she was attracted to her father’s native land.

Being an NRI, she was unable to speak Hindi, but when she started her career in Bollywood, she worked hard on her inability and learned the language to be perfect with the dialect. It has also been reported that she even took rigorous kathak dancing classes for 40 days, during which she has to dance for 7 hours without a break.

Katrina Kaif is 5ft 8.5 inche tall and has an angelic look. She is very beautiful with voluptuous feature. It was her sheer luck that she met Kaizad Gustad in London, who offered her role in his movie ‘Boom’, and that was her debut Bollywood film.

Her interest grew more towards Bollywood, and then she finally decided to move to Mumbai to take up acting profession on permanent basis, it is worth mentioning here that the moment she landed in India, she was flooded with number of modeling assignments and her dream of acting in Bollywood gradually fulfilled as she bagged many interesting roles by different directors. Initially, her voice was dubbed over by native speakers, but it was changed after Hindi film Namaste London, where she dubbed her own lines.

Katrina further showed her interest in films other than Bollywood and she did two Telugu movies – Malliswari (2004) and Allari Pidugu(2005) and a Malayalam film (Balram vs. Taradas). In all her effort, she was successful in entertaining the people and gathered huge applause for the same.

She has paired well with Akshay Khanna, Govinda, and Salman Khan, with whom she is said to be romantically linked. Her most talked about films are Namaste London, Partner, Apne, Welcome etc.