Kareena Kapoor Khan is one of the most splendid and stunning actresses in Bollywood, who has won the hearts of millions of fans around the world. She is one of the actresses to start size-zero trend in Bollywood in 2008 and had followed strict diet regime and yoga to achieve the desired fitness level. Post 2009, she shed off the ‘size zero figure’ but has retained a health waist-hip ratio.
The stunning actress has been known to play a variety of characters in various different genres like romance, comedy and crime. She has received various awards which comprises of six FilmFare Awards.
Kareena Kapoor – House and Cars
Kareena is based out of Mumbai and lives in the Fortune Heights residential apartments with husband, Saif Ali Khan. She owns several properties in India and abroad and owns a 36 Lakh Lexus LX470 car, and a Mercedes Benz car.
Kareena Kapoor – Net Worth and Fees
Kareena Kapoor has a net worth of 6 million dollars. She charges Rs.5-8 crore for a movie, and around 4 crore for an ad endorsement. In 2013, Kareena was the highest paid actress in brand endorsements. She made Rs.50 crores from 22 brands, which include Sony Vaio, Pepsi, Airtel, Garnier, Head and Shoulders, Boro Plus, Magnum Ice Creams, Anne French and Globus.
Early life and Family
Born on 21 September 1980 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, Kareena is the daughter of popular actors Randhir Kapoor and Babita and granddaughter of veteran actor and great filmmaker Raj Kapoor. Her elder sister Karisma is also a very popular actress of 90’s. Her father is a Punjabi and mother a British Sindhi. She is married to actor Saif Ali Khan in 2012. Saif is a Muslim and is 11 years older than Kareena. He is the son of Nawab Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi and Bollywood actress Sharmila Tagore. Despite cultural, age and religious differences they are successfully married and a happy couple. Kareena has not converted to Islam unlike her mother-in-law, Sharmila and remained a Punjabi Hindu.
Kareena Kapoor – Career (Timeline)
2000: Kareena debuted with Amitabh Bachchan’s son Abhishek Bachchan in J. P. Dutta’s Refugee. It was a moderate box-office success in India and she also received Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut for the movie.
2001: Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai was a box-office hit opposite yesteryear actor Jeetendra’s son Tusshar Kapoor. In same year she paired opposite Hrithik Roshan in Karan Johar’s movie Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham which was a key point in her career. It became one of the biggest Bollywood successes and made over 1 billion rupees worldwide.
2002-03: This period was not very successful for her career. She did lots of projects but her six films –Mujhse Dosti Karoge, Jeena Sirf Mere Liye, Talaash, Main Prem ki Diwani Hoon, LOC Kargil and Khushi did not run well at box office. But her performances were noted and there was a lot of variety for her audience in them to cherish.
2004: Her film Chameli was a hit. She received jury recognition at the 49th Filmfare Awards and was appreciated by critics. Mani Ratnam’s film Yuva also received good reviews.
2006: Kareena did 2 comedy films – 26 China Town, Chup Chup Ke and both did well at box-office. She also did Omkara opposite Saif, which was inspired from William Shakespeare’s Othello.
2007: Her movie opposite Shahid Kapoor – Jab We Met was a box-office success. She played a Sikh girl in the romantic comedy which was a great hit and she was loved as Geet by the audience.
2008: Her film opposite Saif Ali Khan – Tashan, an action thriller was not a commercial success but she was in news because of her relationship with her co-star.
2009: Rajkumar Hirani’s film 3-idiots was a commercial success and received many awards. She was also nominated in FilmFare for her performance.
2010: She was seen in Rohit Shetty’s comedy film – Golmaal 3 which was again a hit. Film made Rs.1 billion in India.
2011-15: She did a lot of big budget films with Khans and famous Bollywood directors and saw great commercial success.
She did Bodyguard with Salman Khan, Ra One with Shahrukh Khan, Ek Main Aur Ek Tu with Imran Khan. She did an action thriller Agent Vinod with her beau Saif Ali Khan. Madhur Bhandarkar’s movie Heroine received lots of love and appreciation. She was nominated for annual IIFA, StarDust and FilmFare awards for it. She played supporting role in Prakash Jha’s Satyagraha, a film based on Anna Hazare’s anti-corruption campaign in 2011. She did another film with Salman Khan – Bajrangi Bhaijaan which was a huge success at box-office.
Kareena was in relationship with Shahid Kapoor from 2004 to 2007 and their onscreen chemistry was well noted in Jab We Met. She was also stuck in MMS leak controversy with him but the authenticity of the video is still not clear.
She broke with him in 2007 and started dating Saif Ali Khan and married him after a 5 year long relationship. She was also linked to Hrithik Roshan in her early career years.
The 5 feet 4 inch tall glamorous beauty is known to reject some of the hit movies in Bollywood like Kal Ho Na Ho, Kaho Na Pyar Hai and RamLeela but has never seen repenting her decision. Here are movies that Kareena Kapoor rejected.