Actress Katrina Kaif Biography, Personal Life, Marriage, Controversy, Wiki
Katrina Kaif is one of the leading ladies of the Indian Film industry. She is the only actor who is blessed with cute and innocent looks yet can easily look sexy and smashing. Born Katrina Turquotte, when she entered Bollywood in 2002, director Kaizad Gustad and Ayesha Shroff gave her the surname Kaif. This surname was given as it was easy for the Indian audience to pronounce Kaif instead of Turquotte. Despite, receiving mixed reviews from the critics on her acting skills nothing has stopped Katrina Kaif from being the leading and the one of the commercially successful actress of Hindi Film industry. Keep reading Katrina Kaif wiki to know about Katrina Kaif husband, Katrina Kaif upcoming movies and much more.
Katrina Kaif Date of Birth
Katrina Kaif was born on 16th July 1983. Every year after Katrina Kaif birthday, fans desperately wait for her birthday pictures. She generally celebrates her birthday with friends from industry and her family. When Katrina Kaif age was just 18 she started her acting career. However, she has been modeling for several brands even before that. When age of Katrina Kaif was tender 14 she started her modeling career in Hawaii with a jewelry brand. Read further biography of Katrina Kaif to get a sneak peak of Katrina Kaif new movie, Katrina Kaif dating gossips and a lot more.
Katrina Kaif Family Background
Katrina Kaif was initially born in Hong Kong with her mother’s surname Turquotte. Katrina Kaif father name is Mohammed Kaif. He is an Indian Kashmir descendent British Businessman. Katrina Kaif mother name is Suzanne. She is a charity worker and a qualified lawyer. Katrina Kaif has 7 siblings, Stephanie Turcotte (Born August 30, 1977), Michael Duran (Born 1978 and Katrina’s step brother), Christine Raphael Duran Spencer (Born 1981, she is Katrina’s step sister), Natacha Turcotte (Born 1982), Melissa Turcotte Roberts (Born 1985), Isabelle Ann Turcotte (Born 1986), Sonia Lee Turcotte (Born 1989). A lot of pictures of Katrina Kaif sisters can be found doing rounds on the internet. Katrina comes from a broken family and her mother and father got divorced in Katrina Kaif childhood only. Her father moved out and started living in United Stated where he again got married and started a family. Katrina is currently not in touch with her father. Katrina Kaif mother also remarried soon. Read the next segment of Katrina Kaif bio to know about Katrina Kaif qualifications and much more.
Katrina Kaif Education and other Qualifications
Katrina has no formal education to boast. Her mother took up charity and decided to dedicate her life whole heartedly to social causes. Leading to which the family had to re-locate a multiple times for different time spans. After initially being born in Hawaii, Kaif’s family moved to China and then to Japan. Post that when Katrina Kaif age was 9, the family shifted to Switzerland, Poland, Belgium and elsewhere in Europe. From there Kaif moved back to Hawaii and finally back to her mother’s native country England. Due to this continuous shifting Katrina never attended a formal school. She and her other siblings were home-schooled by multiple tutors. When Kaif entered the Indian soil she took formal training for kathak and practiced for 8 hours in a day to get the right posture, poise and expressions. She even tutored herself to learn perfect Hindi with the right diction.
Katrina Kaif Personal Life
Before getting into acting Katrina spent few years as a model. She was considered a supermodel all thanks to her atypical looks and hourglass figure. Katrina Kaif height is 5 feet 8 inches. Katrina Kaif weight is 60 kgs. Katrina Kaif eye color is brown. Katrina Kaif hair color is black. Katrina Kaif measurements are 34-25-35. Katrina Kaif Shoe Size is 8. Katrina Kaif religion is Christian. Katrina Kaif sun sign is Cancer. Katrina Kaif hobbies are Dancing, Gaming and Travelling. Katrina Kaif is fluent in both English and Hindi. Katrina Kaif favorite food is Rice, Dahi, Sushi and Cereals.
Katrina Kaif Career
Katrina Kaif started her modeling career at the age of 14 and did several modeling assignments under the contract of Model 1 Agency. She worked for a lingerie brand La Senza and Acradius. She even walked the ramp in London Fashion Week where she was spotted by Kaizad Gustad and he cast her for an erotic drama Boom starring Amitabh Bachan, Gulshan Grover, Jackie Shroff. During the shoot of the film Katrina received several modeling assignments. She even featured in Kingfisher Calendar and did endorsements for brands such as Coca-Cola, Fevicol, Samsung and LG. The film was a disaster at box office. Filmmakers were impressed by her looks but her poor Hindi and thick British accent stopped them for casting her in films.
Filmmaker, Mahesh Bhatt replaced her with Tara Sharma in the movie ‘Saaya’ because of her inconsistent performance. Then, she went on to do a Telugu family drama ‘Malliswari’ opposite Daggupati Venkatesh. She charged a whopping $7.5 million highest amount paid to any south Indian actress. The film was profitable however Katrina’s acting was badly criticized. Then she did a mini role in ‘Sarkar’ opposite Abhishek Bachchan. Next was ‘Maine Pyaar Kyu Kiya’ opposite Salman Khan, Sohail Khan and Sushmita Sen. The film was a commercial success and even won her several awards. Next she did a small cameo in a Telugu Film ‘Allari Pidugu’.
Next was Akshay Kumar starrer, ‘Humko Deewaana Kar Gye’ which bombed at the box office. Next was a Malayalam film ‘Balram Vs Tharadas’. The film was successful and finally Katrina’s acting was appreciated by the audiences. Next, Katrina was part of commercial hit ‘Namastey London’ opposite Akshay Kumar. Then she played a short role in ‘Apne’ opposite the Deols. Post this, she did Partner opposite Salman Khan, Govinda and Lara Dutta which again was a financial hit. Welcome, a multi-starrer hit was her next. Then she continued her string of success with action thriller ‘Race’ with Bipasha Basu and Saif Ali Khan and a comedy flick ‘Sing is King’. Her next ‘Yuvvraaj’ opposite Salman was a disaster at box office. Till now she was always part of male-dominated films and despite the success of the films she was badly criticized for her acting.
Then Kaif went on to do a successful drama NewYork which finally proved her acting potential. She then did a cameo in ‘Blue’. Her next two comedy films ‘Ajab prem ki Gazab Kahani’ opposite Ranbir Kapoor and ‘De Dana Dan’ were moderate hits. In year 2010, audience saw Katrina in a completely different look in a mega hit ‘Rajneeti’ where she was highly appreciated for her role. Her next, ‘Tees maar Khan flopped at the Box office however her item number, ‘Sheila ki Jawani’ got her nationwide appreciation. Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara was a major hit where her role received appreciation from viewers and critics. Next she did was ‘Mere Brother ki Dulhan’ opposite Imran Khan which did average business at box office.
However, Katrina’s performance was highly appreciated. She again did an item song, ‘Chikni Chameli’ in ‘Agneepth’ starring Hrithik Roshan and Priyanka Chopra. Her item number won her all the hooting and whistles. ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ which was the highest grossing film of the year starring Salman Khan was her next where again she received positive reviews. ‘Jab Tak Hai Jaan’ opposite Shahrukh Khan and Anushka Sharma was a massive hit. However, her performance received mixed reviews. She again did a small role in male centric ‘Dhoom 3’ starring Amir Khan. Her songs in the film were highly appreciated. Her last film of 2014 was Bang Bang! Which was a commercial hit but her performance was not taken very well.
Katrina Kaif Love Affairs
Despite being in industry unlike other actresses Katrina never had massive link ups. However, her relationship with Salman Khan became the talk of the town. The rumors of the two dating started in 2003 and it was not until 2010 that Salman Khan Katrina Kaif relationship was accepted by Kaif. However, the relationship ended because of Katrina Kaif Ranbir Kapoor closeness. Currently, Katrina Kaif boyfriend name is Ranbir Kapoor, who was boyfriend of Deepika Padukone previously. The two have never accepted their relationship. However, in 2013 there were several intimate pictures of the couple in Ibiza beach that confirmed their relationship. There are rumors that Katrina Kaif boyfriend has proposed Katrina Kaif for marriage and the reports of two living in was also doing buzz in the media. Let’s see when the couple gets married.
Katrina Kaif Controversy
The infamous fight of Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan in 2008 birthday bash of Katrina had put Katrina in an embarrassing position and the pictures of the actress walking out crying were leaked on the social media. Another, Katrina Kaif Controversy happened on the sets of sets of ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ when Salman Khan reportedly told Katrina that her blouse was too low. This made her embarrassed and upset.
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