Kareena Kapoor Biography

Name: Kareena Kapoor
Nickname: Bebo
Date of Birth: 21, September 1980
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Height: 5' 4" (1.63 m)
Debut Movie: Refugee
Kareena Kapoor biography

Kareena Kapoor has glamorous look and she is most attractive and successful star in the Bollywood. She  belongs to high profile family and acting talent run in her family.

Kareena is the younger daughter of Randhir Kapoor and Babita who were famous actors of their time.  She has one elder sister Karisma who too gained fame in the field of acting.

Regarding her educational background, Kareena completed schooling from Jamnabai Narsee School in Mumbai but later on shifted to Welham Girl’s Boarding School in Dehradun.

She holds degree in Higher Education with Commerce Stream from Mithibai College, Juhu in Mumbai and then shifted to Harvard where she took admission in Microcomputers and Information Technology.  

Kareena Kapur in award ceremony After education, Kareena chose acting as career and attended Kishore Namit Kapoor acting School.

Kareena Kapoor made her acting first appearance with film ‘Refugee’ but this film did not shaped her acting career. After that she played an important role in Karan Johar’s blockbuster ‘Kabhi Kushi Kabhi Gham’ that gave her applause and business success.

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She was also seen in the movie ‘Ashoka’ with SRK in 2001.  Her acting was highly appreciated in these two films and she generated huge fans.

Kareena received her second compliments for her good acting in the film ‘Chameli’ which was released in 2004. In this movie she played a role of a prostitute and got Filmfare Special Performance Award.

Another hit movie of Kareena gave was 'Jab We Met' in which she worked with Shahid Kapoor and her acting was marvellous. Both actors were centre of attraction at that time and media highlighted their close relationships.

Later on Karena became close to famous Bollywood star  Saif Ali Khan and worked together in the movie ‘Omkara’ which was another blockbuster.

She also proved herself as most beautiful and stunning heroine in films such as Don, Heroine, Bodyguard, 3-Idiots and Golmaal-3, Bodyguard etc.

In all these movies, Kareena’s acting was applauded and these films were huge commercial success. Bodyguard earned approximately 82 crore in just five days, making it a gargantuan hit.

In September 2013, her film Satyagrah was released in which she acted as journalist, where her acting was much appreciated. Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan had affair for many years and finally they tied knot and are the most passionate couples of Bollywood.

After marriage, Kareena’s life has not changed and she continues to follow her acting career.

Kareena Kapoor Latest News

When Chris Martin calls Katrina 'Katrina Kaif Kapoor'

    Updated On : Sep 25,2016   6:20 pm
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) British rock band's lead vocalist and pianist Chris Martin accidentally referred to Indian actress Katrina Kaif as Katrina Kaif Kapoor, while addressing the audience at the Global Citizen Festival. View More..

Kareena is setting trends during pregnancy: Soha Ali Khan

    Updated On : Sep 22,2016   2:30 pm
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Kareena Kapoor Khan has always been a trendsetter -- either by way of her fashion, her style or her films. But the fact that she is setting trends during her pregnancy by being active at her work, makes her sister-in-law Soha Ali Khan happy and proud. View More..

Makers give visibility, but credibility lies in story: Onir

    Updated On : Sep 22,2016   2:08 pm
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Gone are the days when the backing of big names used to get box office business for any film, says Onir, who says that in today's time, it's the story that gives a movie its credibility. View More..

New season of 'Koffee with Karan' to have 'surprises'

    Updated On : Sep 22,2016   1:04 pm
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) The fifth edition of filmmaker Karan Johar's popular chat show "Koffee With Karan" is set to be back, and channel officials are pulling out all stops to ensure it's a "cracker" of a season packed with surprises. View More..

Kareena to endorse home pregnancy test card

    Updated On : Sep 16,2016   1:46 pm
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan, who is expecting her first child with husband Saif Ali Khan, has signed on to endorse pregnancy test card brand PregaNews. View More..

Filmmakers at receiving end in today's times: Onir (IANS Interview)

    Updated On : Sep 16,2016   12:22 pm
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Acclaimed filmmaker Onir, who is as brutally honest with his words as with his films, is appalled at the "bad to worse" situation of the country, where people's sentiments keep getting hurt by anything and everything shown on screen. He says Indian movie-makers in the country are at the "worst receiving end" of censorship and tax issues. View More..

Ticket sales for Global Citizen Festival India 2016 sold out

    Updated On : Sep 15,2016   11:12 pm
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) The first two phases in which the ticket sales for the Global Citizen Festival India 2016 were opened for online booking are now sold out. View More..

Ticket sales for Global Citizen Festival India 2016 to start on Thursday

    Updated On : Sep 14,2016   6:52 pm
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) BookMyShow, an online entertainment ticketing brand, will begin the first phase of ticket sales for Global Citizen Festival India 2016, to be headlined by British rock band Coldplay, on Thursday. Limited early bird tickets will be priced at Rs 5000 each. View More..

Ad films more challenging than movie-making: Onir

    Updated On : Sep 14,2016   1:34 pm
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Filmmaker Onir has stepped into ad film direction with a campaign for the AND Fall 16 collection titled #WhoYouAre, for which he shot with actress Kareena Kapoor Khan. He says trying this creative medium is tougher than making a film because of its time restriction. View More..

Trying to hold one's own among young disturbing: Big B

    Updated On : Sep 13,2016   2:50 pm
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has extended his support for the Global Citizen movement in India, says it was "a bit disturbing" for him to be part of the campaign with young stars like Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, and Farhan Akhtar. View More..

I am a girl child; would love to have a girl: Kareena Kapoor

    Updated On : Sep 13,2016   1:48 am
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) Actress Kareena Kapoor, who came to extend her support for the Global Citizen movement in India on Monday evening says she is a girl child she would love to have a girl. View More..

Big B, Aamir, Kareena to support Global Citizen Movement

    Updated On : Sep 13,2016   12:00 am
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities including Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor, and Farhan Akhtar said they would be part of social action platform and The Global Education and Leadership Foundation which was launched on Monday evening. View More..

Couture market in India thriving: Designers Ankur, Priyanka Modi

    Updated On : Sep 09,2016   2:10 pm
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Designer duo Ankur and Priyanka Modi, who established their brand 14 years ago, have now stepped into the couture world. They feel the couture market is thriving in India because of the growing appetite of consumers for luxury in the country. View More..

Why Sabyasachi Mukherjee shies away from movie designing?

    Updated On : Aug 31,2016   2:24 pm
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) He has designed for the best of Bollywood stars at film festivals and red carpets, yet he would like to stay away from designing costumes for films. Designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee says he prefers to be in control of his designing and hence avoids doing movies. View More..

LFW W/F'16: Where diversity in fashion took centrestage (Review)

    Updated On : Aug 30,2016   12:58 pm
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) A Made in Assam show, northeastern models, stalls from Arunachal Pradesh, a plus-size show, inspiration from Benaras and textiles from different parts of India -- the Winter/Festive edition of Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) showcased the increasing diversity in the Indian fashion industry. View More..

Pregnancy should not be looked upon as a disease: Kareena Kapoor Khan

    Updated On : Aug 29,2016   2:00 pm
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan, who is expecting her first child with actor Saif Ali Khan in December, says pregnancy should not be looked upon as a disease wherein women can or cannot do certain things. View More..

Don't take anyone's advice: Karisma's pregnancy tip to Kareena

    Updated On : Aug 29,2016   1:40 pm
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) For actress Kareena Kapoor Khan, her sister Karisma has always given her the best life lessons. Now that Kareena is expecting her first child, her older sibling has suggested to her to stay away from everyone's advice and to follow her instinct. View More..

When Kareena got 'emotional' while walking LFW runway

    Updated On : Aug 29,2016   12:16 am
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan, who is expecting her first child with Saif Ali Khan in December, turned showstopper for designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee for the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Winter/Festive 2016 and she says that it was an emotional moment for her as this was the first time "we were taking the ramp together". View More..

Subha wants to do women-oriented project

    Updated On : Aug 28,2016   2:16 pm
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) Actress Subha Rajput, who will be making her debut in Bollywood with "Sunshine Music Tours and Travels", says she wants to be a part of a women-oriented movie. View More..

Easier for models to enter Bollywood: Mr. World 2016

    Updated On : Aug 27,2016   3:36 pm
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) Rohit Khandelwal, the first Indian to win the coveted Mr. World title, dreams of entering Bollywood. He feels that things have now become a little easier for a model to enter the movie industry, thanks to model-turned-actors like John Abraham and Priyanka Chopra. View More..