KAREENA KAPOOR BIOGRAPHY
KAREENA KAPOOR was born on 21st September 1980 in Mumbai, India. This
popular Bollywood Actress is a small part of the Kapoor Empire known as
‘Bebo’ in her own family. She is the daughter of the Well known Actor
Randhir Kapoor and Actress Babita, who had
divorced when Kareena was at a young age. Karishma Kapoor is her elder
sister who is a popular and successful Actress in the Bollywood Industry
while Rishi Kapoor, the most handsome and talented Actor in the industry are
one of their Uncles. The family doesn’t ends here. Its going further with
the relationship of her maternal aunt Sadhana and her cousins Shivani Kapoor,
Ranbir Kapoor and Nikhil Nanda who had married to Big B -
Amitabh Bachchan Loveliest Daughter Shweta
Bachchan (now Shweta Nanda).
Kareena use to accompany Karishma to her
film shoots during her young days. Kareena’s first ambition was to become a
Lawyer though she was born in a Filmy Family Background. She was a student
of Jamnabai Narsee School in Mumbai but later on shifted to Welham Girl’s
Boarding School in Dehradun. She then completed her Higher Education with
Commerce Stream from Mithibai College, Juhu in Mumbai and moved on to
Harvard where she admitted in Microcomputers and Information Technology.
Kareena finally persuaded her acting career after completing her 12th
Studies and attended the vast Kishore Namit Kapoor Acting School.
Kareena’s first Debut film was supposed to Rakesh Roshan’s ‘Kaho Na…….Pyaar
Hai’ Starring Kareena and Hrithik Roshan but
the relation didn’t go well and she left the film. She them made her debut
with J.P. Dutta’s ‘Refugee’ casting Abhishek
Bachchan. Kareena had Played a character - role of a Pakistani girl and
won her debut Award for the film. Though Kareena had debuted with ‘Refugee’
but she had first signed with and started her work on the movie ‘Ajnabee’.
As there was a technical problem in the Film Editing scene, the release of
this film was kept on testing and was post-ponded for many months. She had
sang a song title ‘Jab Nahi Aye The Tum’ in ‘Dev’ for herself. Kareena is
been Rumored and counted in the list of one of the highest paid Actresses
along with Actress Aishwarya Rai. She has a
very close friendship with Actress Amrita Arora.
Kareena is been Rumored and counted in the list of one of the highest paid
Actresses along with Actress Aishwarya Rai. She has a very close friendship
with Actress Amrita Arora. Her next movie was Balaji’s Production ‘Mujhe
Kuch Kehna Hai’ in 2000 with Tushar Kapoor that gave her only commercially
success at the box-office. But blockbuster like Karan Johar’s ‘Kabhi Kushi
Kabhi Gham’ and ‘Ashoka’ in 2001 helped her in getting critically acclaim
and commercial success also. Her work in both the film was appreciated a lot
than any other film in her life. Kareena received her second acclaim for the
film ‘Chameli’ in 2004 where she played a role of a Prostitute and later won
Filmfare Special Performance Award for the movie.
Mean while she had signed lots of film but that ones failed to do well at
the box-office and resulted into flops. At that time Kareena was dating
Shahid Kapoor, the son of veteran Actor
Pankaj Kapoor. Then movies like ‘Yuva’ and ‘Dev’ gave her the same
appreciation which she had received it before and also received a Critics
Award in the Filmfare for Best Performance. Kareena received more commercial
success and her talent and hard work made her the popular Actress after the
release of the films like ‘Aitraaz’ and ‘Hulchul’ in the year 2004. She was
then offered ‘Chup Chup Ke’ and ‘36 China Town’ in 2006 and both of them
resulted into a moderate success. Both the film was accompanied with
boyfriend – Shahid Kapoor.
Kareena once again received good acclaims form the audiences as well as the
critics for her work in the film ‘Omkara’. Her performance was Shocking for
some and Suprising for the rest. Eventually her recent film release tilted
as ‘Don- The Chase Begins’ directed by Farhan Akhtar had received good
reviews from the Audiences and many of them in the Bollywood Industry.
AWARDS IN 2000 : Kareena received Filmfare Best Female Debut Award, IIFA
Best Female Debut Awards, Zee Cine Lux Face of the Year Award, Bollywood
Best Female Debut Award and Sansui Best Debutante Awards for the film
AWARDS IN 2001: Zee Cine Queen of Hearts Awards .
AWARDS IN 2003 : Stardust Special Jury Award, Sansui Best Actress Jury Award
and Bollywood Critics Best Actress Award for the film ‘CHAMELI’.
AWARDS IN 2004 : IIFA Style Diva Of the Year Award.
AWARDS IN 2005 : Rajiv Gandhi Young Achiever Award, Filmfare Special
Performance Award for the film ‘CHAMELI’. Filmfare Critics Best
Performance Actress Award fro the film ‘DEV’. Kareena had also received
AWARDS IN 2006 : Kareena was Awarded Smita Patil
Memorial Award For her Outstanding Contribution towards the Indian Film
Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai
Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham
Mujhse Dosti Karoge!
Jeena Sirf Merre Liye
Talaash: The Hunt Begins…
Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon
Dosti: Friends Forever
36 China Town
Chup Chup Ke
Jab We Met
Main Aur Mrs. Khanna
Love You Maa