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Katrina Kaif: 13 Unknown Facts!

Katrina Kaif, The Star! here are some lesser known facts about her

  • Katrina Kaif was born in Hong Kong, and then moved to different countries, and finally moved to London.
  • Katrina Kaif never went to school for studies. In fact she was home schooled by her mother Suzanne through correspondence course.
  • With photographer Atul Kasbekar, Kaif started photo shooting, and later she got offers from different brands like Lakme, Coca Cola, Pantene etc.
  • Though there was a rumor that “Boom” is the first movie of Katrina Kaif, she was first casted in “Saaya” by Mahesh Bhatt but couldn’t get the role because she couldn’t speak Hindi, and she made her debut in “Boom” in 2003.
  • In spite of being modern, Kaif believes in superstition. She visits Dargah Sharif in Ajmer, Mount Mary Church in Mumbai, and Siddhivinayak Temple before her movie gets released.
  • She had released her own music album called Rhymeskool along with A R Rahman in order to raise money for building a school in Madurai.
  • Because she is not able to speak Hindi properly, most of her movies are voice dubbed by Mona Ghosh Shetty.
  • Katrina Kaif is the only Indian actress on whom a Barbie doll is modelled.
  • Katrina Kaif started as non dancer but learn the basics of dancing from Viru Krishna who is a famous Kathak guru.
  • Kaif wakes up early in the morning at 6, and does swimming and yoga exercises.
  • Before being famous actress, she worked everyday for three-and-a-half year, and even for 16 hours.
  • The silver dress worn in Welcome (2007) worth Rs. 2 lac and it was gifted to her by noted Italian fashion designer Emilio Pucci.
  • Kaif loves to play chess and is also fond of paintings. Katrina is fond of Yorkshire pudding and loves English food.

Katrina Kaif

Biography

Katrina Kaif is a British Indian actress and former model who appears in Indian films, mainly in the Hindi-language film industry. She has also appeared in Telugu and Malayalam films. She was voted the sexiest Asian woman in the world by Eastern Eye in the years 2008, 2009 and 2010. Being a British citizen, she works in India on an employment visa. Kaif made her acting debut with Kaizad Gustad’s box office failure Boom. She tasted success in 2007 with Vipul Shah’s Namastey London and Anees Bazmee’s Welcome. She has since appeared in films like New York (2009) and Rajneeti (2010). While the former earned Kaif her first Filmfare Award for Best Actress nomination, the latter emerged as her biggest commercial success so far.

Year
Title
Role
Director
2003
Boom
Rina Kaif (Popdi Chinchpokli)
Kaizad Gustad
2004
Malliswari
Malliswari
K. Vijaya Bhaskar
2005
Sarkar
Pooja
Ram Gopal Varma
Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya?
Sonia
David Dhawan
Allari Pidugu
Swati
Jayanth C. Paranjee
2006
Humko Deewana Kar Gaye
Jia S.Yashvardhan
Raj Kanwar
Balram vs. Tharadas
Supriya Menon
I.V. Sasi
2007
Namastey London
Jasmeet "Jazz" Malhotra Singh
Vipul Amritlal Shah
Apne
Nandini
Anil Sharma
Partner
Priya Jaisingh
David Dhawan
Welcome
Sanjana Shankar Shetty
Anees Bazmee
2008
Race
Sophia Singh
Abbas-Mustan
Singh Is Kinng
Sonia Singh
Anees Bazmee
Hello
Storyteller
Atul Agnihotri
Yuvvraaj
Anushka Banton
Subhash Ghai
2009
New York
Maya Shaikh
Kabir Khan
Blue
Nikita "Nikki" Malhotra
Anthony D'Souza
Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani
Jennifer "Jenny" Pinto
Rajkumar Santoshi
De Dana Dan
Anjali Kakkad
Priyadharshan
2010
Raajneeti
Indu Pratap
Prakash Jha
Tees Maar Khan
Anya Khan
Farah Khan
2011
Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Laila
Zoya Akhtar
Bodyguard
Herself
Siddique
Mere Brother Ki Dulhan
Dimple Dixit
Ali Abbas Zafar
2012
Agneepath
Chikni Chameli
Karan Malhotra
Ek Tha Tiger
Zoya "Zee" Humaini
Kabir Khan
Jab Tak Hai Jaan
Meera Thapar
Yash Chopra
2013
Main Krishna Hoon
Herself
Rajiv S. Ruia

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