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Katrina Kaif

--- About Katrina Kaif ---

Birth name: Katrina Turquotte

Meaning of the name: Katrina - from the word Catherine. It means blessed by God.

Date of Birth: July 16, 1983

Place of Birth: Hong Kong, China

Nationality: British

Nickname: Kat, KK, Katz, Katty Kaif... Barbie Doll of the B-town

Occupation: Model, Actress

Zodiac sign: Cancer

Height: 5' 9" (1.74 m)

Marital status: Single

Father: Mohammed Kaif
Mother: Suzanne Turquotte 

Sisters: 6 - Isabel Kaif, Anila Kaif, Ayesha Kaif, Habiba Kaif, Eshal Kaif, Alina Kaif, Maria Kaif

Brother: 1 - Michael Kaif

Mother Tongue: English

Languages: English and Hindi

Past love relationships: Salman Khan, Ranbir Kapoor

Friends from film industry: Salman Khan, Aamir Khan...

Activities: Dancing, Gaming and Travelling

Inspiration: Madhuri Dixit, Anil Kapoor
Her childhood hero: Charlton Heston
Name of her first childhood pet: King

Bad habits: Eating sweets, chewing on her lips, a lot of daydreaming
If she could change one thing about herself, that would be: Her tendency to stress out

Trademark: Her innocent eyes, beauty
Her biggest beauty indulgence: Exercise
Her go-to movie snack: Hot dogs

Likes: 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

Dislikes: Make-up, but likes lip gloss... Liars

Scared of: Dark and insects
Greatest fear: Insignificance

Most treasured possession: Her phone

Most useless thing she's ever bought: Studded boots

The adjective she uses the most: Genius
People she cares the most: Her mother and her sisters

3 things she would take with her in abandoned island: DVD Player, 2000 DVDs and a person for company.
One food item that always takes her back to childhood: Macaroni and cheese
One food item that repulses her: Achaar
The historical figure she most identify with: Mickey Mouse
Hollywood actor she likes: Robert Pattinson
A yesteryear actress she admires: Madhubala
The living person she most admires: Condoleezza Rice
The oldest item in her closet: Jeans
The one thing in her wardrobe she wouldn’t give up: Her track pants

The wackiest thing she has ever done for someone: she has travelled long distances to see someone
for a short period of time.

The wackiest thing any fan has ever done for her: when people come and sing her songs. She thinks
it takes a lot of courage to do that.

Debut film: Boom (2003)

Best movies in the career by now: Namastey London, Singh Is Kinng, New York, Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab
Kahani, De Dana Dan, Tees Maar Khan, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Mere Brother Ki Dulhan, Ek Tha Tiger,
Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Dhoom 3, Bang Bang...
A classic movie she’d have liked to star in: Gone With The Wind

Katrina Kaif as a baby

--- Favourites ---

Favourite food: Rice, Dahi, Sushi and Cereals

Favourite beverage: Well-made black coffee, Cappuccino, Green Tea

Favourite dessert: Rice in milk with sugar and cardamom
Favourite Sunday breakfast: Pancakes

Favourite holiday spots: London and Dubai
Favourite city in the world: New York City
Favourite shopping destination: New York City

Favourite writer: Sidney Sheldon

Favourite actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Johnny Depp, Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Aamir Khan

Favourite actresses: Kajol and Madhuri Dixit

Favourite movie: Umrao Jaan (1981), Casablanca and Gone with the Wind
Favourite fictional character: The Scarlet Pimpernel

Favourite music: Metal, Bollywood, Bhangra, Hip-Hop 

Favourite songs: Ik Ucha Lamba Kad, Sheila Ki Jawani

Favourite bands: Muse, Radiohead and Coldplay

Favourite colour: Pink

Favourite perfume: Gucci Rush

Favourite book: All Sidney Sheldon's novels

Favourite car: Audi

Favourite outfit: Track-pants and tees, or jeans and vests
Favourite design label: BDDW

Favourite fashion designers: Armani, Miu Miu, Prada, Versace, Rina Dhaka, Tarun Tahiliani, Rocky S

Favourite director: Farah Khan

Favourite sport: Boxing

Favourite cricketer: Irfan Pathan

Katrina Kaif and her family

--- Interesting Facts ---

--> She was born in Hong Kong. Her mother is British, while her father, Indian and they separated
when she was very young.

--> She has seven siblings: six sisters and one brother.

--> Katrina Kaif is from a mother who is a Caucasian of British Nationality, and a father who was formerly
from Kashmir, India, but who has since acquired British citizenship.

--> mother always worked for non-profit charitable organisations. She first came to India at the time
of tsunami. Due to her charitable work, as a kid, Katrina travelled across various countries with her.

--> Katrina studied in various countries. She pursued her engineering studies in London at age 17, but
she was not interested in that field. Instead, she wanted to be in the fields of modeling and the glamour

--> She started modelling in Hawaii in her 14 for the jewelry campaign, and then she continued modeling
in London.

--> When she came to India, she changed her surname to that of her father's, Kaif, because it was
Indian in origin.

--> Due to her poor knowledge of Hindi (and other Indian languages), Kaif's voice was dubbed in
couple of movies by dubbing artists such as Mona Ghosh Shetty.

--> She has also appeared in Telugu and Malayalam films. 

--> It was Salman Khan who re launched Katrina Kaif in the Bollywood Industry.

--> Almost an incurable romantic, she prefers to wear comfortable non-revealing clothes when at home,
hates to do her hair, and above all dislikes make-up.

--> Admitting to being lonely in the beginning, but now has several friends who she can hang out with.

--> She prefers acting over modeling.

--> Going to the gym a lot.

--> Drinks almost 4 black coffee's in a day.

--> Loves fresh vegetables and fresh fruits and she has them all day long every 2 hours.

--> Katrina Kaif loves to order clothes online.

--> She doesn’t cry very easily; yet there are times when she cries for days on end!

--> She wakes up at 6 a.m. but doesn’t switch on her phone for some hours.

--> Kat hates stuffed toys as they’re too cutesy and girlie. But one teddy bear she got as a gift, she

--> Kat is active in various charities and often visits orphanages and hospitals.

--> Katrina loves fresh vegetables and fresh fruits and she has them all day long every 2 hours.

--> Brown Bread is her favourite and hence Brown Bread Sandwiches.

--> She also makes sure that she has high fibre diet all day! Avoids Carbohydrates!

--> Katrina Kaif admitted in an 2011 interview for a magazine that she was in a serious relationship with
actor Salman Khan for several years, which ended in 2010.
--> It was reported that the reason for the breakup was Katrina's growing proximity to Ranbir Kapoor
during the filming of Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani. This was denied by both Katrina and Ranbir.

--> Katrina is now in a relationship with Ranbir Kapoor.

--> She gets up early at 6 :00 a.m. and she likes to keep her phone off till 9: a.m.

--> She learned to ride bike in Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara.

--> Director Vipul Shah fondly calls her 'Lady Akshay'.

--> In Nature, she's a total Tomboy.

--> She is close friends with Abbas Ali Zafar (Director of Mere Brother Ki Dulhan) And he calls her Lady
Aamir Khan due to her Perfectionist Nature.

--> She is deeply religious and a big believer in God.

--> Katrina never carries a handbag. Except when she's coming from a long trip, then, she's carrying a
backpack like a rucksack.

Katrina with her sisters and brother

--- Personal Quotes ---

"I’m madly in love with the idea of being in love"

"My dad, unfortunately, and not out of choice, has had no influence on our upbringing, on our religious
or social or moral bearings."

"Not having a father around built in me a sense of responsibility. I feel that I have to care for and
provide for anything that my family needs."

"It becomes easier to handle controversies when you are a part of the film industry. I just take them with
a smile."

"I am not working to earn a living, but I am living movies. I am finding me enjoying the process."

"It's not my style to either wear minimum clothes, to strip or to even be comfortable with a sex-symbol
label. I just want to do good work instead of sporting such meaningless tags."

"I think I have been very lucky so far. I have done a lot of ads and also some films down south. People
have liked me. I guess I have found a balance."

"My relationship with Salman Khan is too personal to talk about. I take my work like any other regular job
and what I do in my personal life is no one's business. I'd rather let my work do all the talking."

"Every one has her own love life. Every one has a dream to get a perfect life partner. But this is not so
easy in real life. In fact, one doesn't love, it happens. As far as I am concerned, I love a boy who is
linked with the film industry. However, I shall not name him. You never know what may happen in future."

"It's my job to look presentable but that doesn't mean I have to make a fashion statement everytime
I walk out the house."

"I know in my heart, what I have, or haven't achieved. It's not like I sit on a cloud and say, 'It doesn't

"I am a religious person & I think God does have a plan for you, but beyond that it is about how driven
you are."

"I find a face beautiful, good looking, attractive, and all the terms you want to use, once I know them."

"The most painful things and the most happy things in life usually come from love. As a result of love
or the lack of it."

"I believe in giving a 100 percent to whatever I'm doing. I dont ever do anything half-heartedly."

"I'd been to eight to nine countries during my first 12 years of life. This has made me extremely

"Besides doing professional work, I prefer to be in the company of my friends, most of whom are not

"As a public figure, I try to maintain that distinct line between professional and personal life."

"I don't have a very fancy bank account I'd rather get respect & creative satisfaction through my work
just earn money."

"I seriously don't take praise to my heart or to my head. I only want to work harder and never get

"It's a great honour that I am appreciated by so many people but honestly, I don't find myself sexy."

"If I believe in something I will endorse it."

"The way you look, has a lot to do with how you feel. When you are calm within the smile naturally comes
easier on the face."

"I probably have the world’s most boring style."

"I am very close to my family & London being my hometown will always harbour a special place in my

"I was always very adventurous in my mind as a child."

"Every time I hurt myself during films..it turns out to be good thing."


Katrina Kaif and Ranbir Kapoor

--- Connect With Katrina ---

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Katrina with Salman Khan


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