Katrina 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, ...Associated to charities Akshaya Patra Foundation
Katrina 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.
Katrina Kaif was born 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.
. 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.
Katrina 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).
With her short career in the hindi film industry, she has already worked with some of the biggest banners and filmmakers in the industry. The year 2012 was lucky for her as she got the chance to work with all the three Khans of bollywood.