Katrina Kaif Biography
Katrina Kaif is currently one of the most popular actresses in Bollywood. Katrina was born in Hong Kong to a Kashmiri father and British mother. She spent her childhood in Hawaii and later moved to England.
Katrina Kaif first came to the notice of filmmaker Kaizad Gustad while she was modelling in London and that led to her break in Bollywood in the film ‘Boom’. She then decided to take acting as her full-fledged career and shifted her base to Mumbai.
Even though filmmakers were earlier hesitant to sign Katrina Kaif because of her linguistic shortcomings. With her gorgeous face and hourglass figure, Katrina was flooded with modeling assignments in Mumbai.
Today Kat’s kitty is flush with a host of movies.
Katrina Kaif Trivia
Is half British and half Indian.
Has 8 sisters.
Was born in Hong Kong and then moved to Hawaii till she was about 14, then she moved to London. Presently, she lives in Mumbai.
Unlike other artistes from foreign lands, Katrina did not experience any difficulties in getting a visa nor of getting it extended in India.
She was discovered at age 14 as a model for a jewelry campaign.
When moving to India, she worked for photographer Atul Kasbekar and did commercials for Fevicol, Lakme and Veet among others.
She is very particular about her clothes which she wears a bold outfit on screen or for ads, but she feels more comfortable in not-so-revealing clothes in personal life. And the one thing she hates is make up.
She refuses to speak about her personal life in the media.
Besides walking the ramp for several top designers and being on magazine covers, Katrina has also been the stunning face of Estelle jewelery, Lakme, Pantene, Veet, Kodak cameras, L’Oreal, Samsung, LG etc.
She doesn’t do ramp shows anymore.
She was chosen as the face of the year for the Lakme India Fashion Week (2005).
Her favorite Indian designers are Rina Dhaka, Tarun Tahiliani, Rocky S.
Her favorite international designers are Armani, Versace, Miu Miu.
Favorite actor is Leonardo DiCaprio, Johnny Depp, Shahrukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Aamir Khan. Favorite actresses are Kajol and Madhuri Dixit.
Favorite cricketer is Irfan Pathan.
Favorite Indian food is dahi and rice.
Favorite movies are Umrao Jaan (1981), Casablanca (1942), and Gone with the Wind (1939).
Favorite perfume is Gucci Rush.
Prefers acting over modeling.
She enjoys modeling, acting, dancing, watching movies, painting, resting, cooking, going to spas, going to the gym, meeting new people, and getting together with friends.