Indian beautiful actress and model Katrina Kaif is born on 16th July, 1984 in Hong Kong.
Her nick name is "Kat". Katrina Kaif has 8 sisters. Her mother is a Caucasian of British Nationality, and father is from Kashmir, India, but who has since acquired British citizenship.
Katrina grew up in Hawaii, but was brought up in London, UK. She started modeling accidentally when she was in Hawaii at the tender age of 14, when she was approached for a jewelery campaign. Thereafter she continued modeling in London.
When moving to India, she worked for photographer Atul Kasbekar and did commercials for Fevicol, Lakme and Veet among others. It was the Lakme commercial that got her noticed. She retained Matrix as her Manager to accept work on her behalf and at the price she deserved.
Continuing to model was the reason she got her break in a Bollywood movie 'Boom'. When she started working in Bollywood she was only of 18 years. Katrina got her first break in Bollywood in movie "Boom", which was offered to her by film-maker Kaizad Gustad. Although her first movie "Boom" was panned by the critics and shunned by the audiences.
Her two other Telegu movies "Malliswari" and "Pidugu" did get her noticed. She grossed Rs.70 lakhs for Malliswari - making her top the list of the highest paid actresses during a South Indian movie debut, especially with her innocent expressive face, hour-glass figure, and drop-dead gorgeous looks.
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 enjoys modeling, acting, dancing, playing chess, watching movies, painting, resting, cooking, going to spas, going to the gym, meeting new people, and getting together with friends.
The famous Rs. 2 lakh ($4,814) worth silver dress she flaunts in the movie "Welcome" was gifted to her by Emilio Pucci. She was chosen as the face of the year for the Lakme India Fashion Week in 2005. She voted at the No. 1 spot in FHM India's 100 Sexiest Women in the World poll. She won Best Female Style Icon at the IIFA Awards and Won Sabsay Favourite Heroine Award in 2008 and she won the British-Indian Actor award for the Zee Cine Awards in 2008.
Katrina Kaif was dated with Salman Khan. Later she was seperated with him. Now, she has been rumored to be dating with Ranbhir Kapoor.
The MMS scandal featuring Bollywood Actress Katrina Kaif's sister Isabel Kaif's look alike MMS hit the internet.
Isabella Kaif or sometimes called Isabel Kaif has been seen accompanying Katrina Kaif at several Bollywood events, prompting speculation that Katrina is grooming and promoting her sister for a career in Bollywood.
Earliar, in a TV interview Katrina had said, "Am I supposed to be ashamed that I am half-Asian, I mean, no! Rahul Gandhi is half-Indian, half-Italian. So? I am very proud of what I am and I just don't understand the confusion - as if I'm trying to hide the fact that my mother's a British. Why would I?".
Katrina’s remarks on Rahul create huge controversy. Katrina Kaif has apologised for her comments and claimed that her remarks were taken out of context.
Katrina Kaif's role in Prakash Jha's 'Rajneeti' also courted controversy as it had some similarities of accent with that of Congress President Sonia Gandhi.
Katrina Kaif also won the Stardust Breakthrough Performance Award (Female) for Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya.
Kat is very good actress, her voice is very soft. When she smiles she looks very cute. She is very bold in nature.