Katrina Kaif; born on 16 July 1983. She is a British film actress and model. She is mainly known for her work in Bollywood films, though has also seemed in Telugu and Malayalam films. She has attained admiration due to her physical beauty, and for being one of India’s highest-paid actresses.
Later a fruitful modelling career, Kaif made her acting debut in 2003, with a role in Kaizad Gustad’s box office bomb Boom, after which she was originally written off. She accordingly performed in a Telugu film—the hit romantic comedy Malliswari. Kaif later netted commercial success in Bollywood with the romantic comedies Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya and Namastey London. She followed it with stylish roles in a series of box office hits, though she was censured for having little to do in male-centric films like Partner (2007), Welcome (2007) and Singh Is Kinng (2008).
The 2009 terrorism drama New York marked a turning point in her career, getting her admiration as well as a Filmfare Best Actress nomination. She consequently contained in more protuberant roles in hit films like Raajneeti (2010), Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011) and Mere Brother Ki Dulhan (2011), which netted her second Filmfare nomination. She further contained in the romantic thriller Ek Tha Tiger (2012), Yash Chopra’s last work Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012) and the action drama Dhoom 3 (2013), all of which rampant among the highest-grossing Bollywood films of all time. In spite of getting mixed reviews from criticizers for her acting prowess, she has well-known herself as a commercially successful actress of Hindi cinema.
Katrina Kaif started pursuing her engineering studies in London at age 17, but she was not absorbed in that field. In its place, she wanted to be in the modelling and the glamour industry. In an interview in The Times of India, Kaif stated that she came to India to exploration for her career at the age of 17. Her philanthropic work comprises her connotation with an NGO her mother works for, the Relief Projects India.
In addition to acting in films, Kaif has reinforced liberal organisations, and performed for stage shows. In 2008, she took part in Temptation Reloaded 2008, a series of concerts showcased across numerous different countries. The show, which also contained Arjun Rampal, Kareena Kapoor, Shahrukh Khan, Ganesh Hegde, Javed Ali and Anusha Dandekar, took place at the Ahoy Rotterdam venue in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Several months later, she once more joined Rampal, Kapoor and Khan to perform for 15,000 audiences at Dubai’s Festival City Arena. In 2009, Kaif performed at the closing ceremony of the second edition of Indian Premier League alongside global rapper Akon at The Wanderers Cricket Stadium in Johannesburg. She also performed at lots of awards, Police Show events, concerts and also a performance at Temptations Reloaded concert with Shah Rukh Khan, Ali Zafar and Preity Zinta in Muscat in 2013. Katrina performed at the opening ceremony of the 6th edition of the IPL in April, 2013.
Katrina Kaif is painstaking one of the most beautiful celebrities in India—the media cites her skin, hair and figure as her characteristic physical features. As such, she ranks extremely on numerous listings of the most eye-catching Indian celebrities. Kaif was named the “World’s Sexiest Woman” by FHM in 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2013; and was also designated as the “Sexiest Asian Woman” by UK magazine Eastern Eye for three successive years since 2008. The actress contained on Verve’s list of most powerful women in 2009 and 2010, and The Times of India ranked her amongst the top five “Most Desirable Woman” from 2009 to 2012. In 2011, Kaif was named “India’s Most Beautiful Woman” by the Indian edition of People magazine, and two years later, she was ranked tenth on Forbes’ “Celebrity 100,” a list based on the income and popularity of India’s biggest entertainers.
Katrina Kaif is one of India’s highest paid celebrity assenters, and is the ambassador of many prominent brands counting Slice, Nakshatra, Lux, Olay, Panasonic and Pantene, among others. She is also the first Bollywood actress to have a Barbie doll modelled after herself. In 2012, International Advertising Association named Kaif (along with Salman Khan) as the “Brand Endorser of the Year.”