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Katrina Kaif

Name : Katrina Kaif

Birthday : 16th July, 1983 (Age:35)

Zodiac Sign : Cancer

Occupation : Actress

Marital status : Single

Awards : 2006- Stardust Breakthrough Performance Award.
2008- Zee Cine Awards.
2009: Stardust Award for Star Of The Year for.
2010: Stardust Awards, Best Actress.
2010: Filmfare Best Actress Award.
2012: Filmfare Best Actress Award.

Biography : Katrina Kaif is a British Indian film actress and model. She is primarily known for her work in Bollywood films, though has also appeared in Telugu and Malayalam films, Katrina Kaif was born on 16 July 1983 in Hong Kong to an Indian Kashmiri father, Mohammed Kaif, and an English mother, Susanna Turcotte, who is a British citizen.

Kaif first expressed interest in a modelling career at the age of fourteen, when she won a beauty contest in Hawaii, She continued modelling in London, where she worked for various freelance agencies. Her appearance at a fashion show attracted the attention of London-based filmmaker Kaizad Gustad, who selected her for a role in the English / Hindi erotic heist film Boom, shooting for the film Boom in India, Kaif began receiving other offers, and decided to stay in the country. Kaif also gained recognition after walking the ramp for Rohit Bal at the Lakme Fashion Week in 2003, but Boom failed critically as well as commercially.

2005-2006: Her first major Hindi film role in David Dhawan's adaptation of the romantic comedy Cactus Flower entitled Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya?, alongside Salman Khan, Sushmita Sen and Sohail Khan, and Kaif gathered recognition for her role as a model with suicidal tendencies
In 2006, she was paired opposite Akshay Kumar for the first time in Raj Kanwar's Humko Deewana Kar Gaye, though the film met with a tepid response at the box office, Kaif received appreciation for her performance.
2007-2008: The year 2007 brought about a change in Kaif's acting career, when she appeared in four films, all of which were successful at the box office, Vipul Shah's romantic comedy Namastey London marked an important milestone. She next appeared in a supporting role for the Anil Sharma-directed melodramatic sports film Apne, that featured Dharmendra, Sunny Deol, Bobby Deol, Kirron Kher and Shilpa Shetty in prominent roles.

After Apne, she reunited with director David Dhawan for the comedy Partner the film emerged a blockbuster, Kaif's final release of the year was Anees Bazmee's multistarrer comedy Welcome, in which she was cast alongside Akshay Kumar, Nana Patekar, Mallika Sherawat and Anil Kapoor. The film received mixed reviews.

The following year, Kaif collaborated with Saif Ali Khan, Akshaye Khanna, Bipasha Basu, Anil Kapoor and Sameera Reddy for Abbas-Mustan's action thriller Race, movie continued Kaif's slew of successes, Kaif was next seen in Anees Bazmee's action comedy Singh Is Kinng, the film was declared a super hit.

2009-2011: Kaif's role in the 2009 terrorism drama New York brought her recognition for her acting, Kaif portrayed the character of Maya, a college student who is later married to a terrorist. The film did well at the box office and received positive reviews.
Kaif next appeared in Rajkumar Santoshi's hit comedy Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani, as an orphan who is forced to marry a rich man against her wishes, movie got succsess at box office.

In 2010, Kaif first appeared in Prakash Jha's political thriller Raajneeti. Set against the backdrop of Bhopal, the film met with predominantly positive reviews, she also appeared opposite Akshay Kumar in Farah Khan's brainless comedy Tees Maar Khan, as an aspiring actress. Despite overwhelmingly poor reviews from critics, and negative media perception.

In 2012 She appeared in Kabir Khan's espionage thriller Ek Tha Tiger as Zoya, an ISI agent who falls in love with an Indian RAW agent, and the film was hugely successful at the box office.

Kaif has finished work on the third installment of the Dhoom franchise, Dhoom 3, which is set for a release in December 2013. She is doing some other projects like, Anurag Basu's comedy-mystery film Jagga Jasoos, in which she will feature alongside Ranbir Kapoor; as well as Kabir Khan's post 26/11 counter-terrorism drama Phantom with Saif Ali Khan and Abhishek Kapoor's adaptation of Charles Dickens' Great Expectations entitled Fitoor, opposite Aditya Roy Kapur.

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