Katrina Kaif is a British Indian actress, with beautiful innocent looks and elegantly styled persona that she carries with herself. Katrina in quite a short span of time has gained much popularity and fame in Bollywood industry through her work and irresistible looks and features. She has won many hearts in very less time.
Name: Katrina Kaif
Birthday: 16th July, 1984
Zodiac sign: Cancer
Place of Birth: Hong Kong
Early Childhood & Education:
Katrina Kaif was born in Hong Kong to a mixed cultural family. Her father is an Indian Kashmiri Mohammad Kaif; whereas her mother belongs to England Suzanna Turquotte. However, they got separated when Katrina was very young. She has seven siblings, 6 sisters and 1 brother. Her initial brought up was done in Hawaii and was later moved to her mother’s home country, England. Presently, her mother is now settled in Chennai, which is the capital of the state of Tamil Nadu in India.
Katrina studied in quite many countries; since because of her mother’s job in NGO, they kept on moving to different places like Hong Kong, Hawaii, France, Germany, China and Japan. She took her educational career in the Engineering field at the age of 17, in England, but since she wasn’t interested in that field, she left that subsequently and moved to India in pursuit of her passion for modeling.
Katrina’s Modeling Career:
Katrina has all her interests for glamor world and wanted to become a model; therefore getting the opportunity to enter the showbiz world; she was only 14 when she started her career as a model for a jewelry campaign, in Hawaii and then continued to do modeling later in London too. She got herself engaged in the modeling activities for many advertising campaign and did ramp shows as well in London Fashion Week.
Achievements & Awards:
Katrina in quite a short period, has named many achievements to herself and won awards for her acting career in the industry, naming some of them would be;
– Rajiv Gandhi Award
– Best Female Style Icon Award at the IIFA Awads
– Sab say Favorite Heroine Award (2008)
– British-Indian Actor Award for the Zee Cine Awards (2008)
– Breakthrough Performance Award (Female) for Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya
Other than the prominent awards; Katrina has been acknowledged over time for being;
– The No. 1 voted actress in FHM India’s 100 Sexiest Women in the World poll
– Most photographed women in India
– Most searched Bollywood celebrity in Google 2008, 2009 and 2010, as per records
– Most active in charity related works