Bollywood Babe

  Katrina Kaif unusual beauty, her overnight success as a model, her provocative work in Boom, and well, her being linked to Bollywood actor Salman Khan, all add to Katrina Kaif's notice. At 20, she is known in the industry as the beauty with brains. She also gets full marks for professionalism.
     



Katrina Kaif is one amonst the most attractive Bollywood actress of the recent times.Born on July 16, 1984 Katrina Kaif is one of eight siblings, all girls, 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.

Katrina grew up in Hawaii, but was brought up in London, UK.Katrina 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 ,UK.

Continuing to model was the reason she got her break in a Bollywood movie "Boom" offered by none other than film-maker Kaizad Gustad.She was flooded with modeling assignments the minute she set her foot on Indian soil, especially with her innocent expressive face, hour-glass figure, and drop-dead gorgeous looks.

Professionally she started off as a model with photographer Atul Kasbekar, and upon being accepted, she received offers from LG, Cola, Fevicol, Lakme, & Veet. 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.



Moving to different culture and country was not much of a culture shock for her, as she states that no matter where you come from, the bottom line is that everyone wants to be loved, respected, and cared for. Unlike other artistes from foreign lands, Katrina did not experience any difficulties in getting a visa nor of getting it extended in India.

Although linguistically challenged, Katrina puts on a bold face and states that other Bollywood artistes like Sridevi, who did not know Hindi, did get offers from Bollywood film-makers, and she is no different. She is taking Hindi and dancing lessons to fit in with the Bollywood culture. She likes to display a picture of her learning Kathak dancing where she used to dance 7 hours a day non-stop.

Despite of her soft gorgeous looks, she is not easily intimidated, but admits that she is very emotional, almost an incurable romantic, wears 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 nice friends who she can hang out with.

Although her first movie "Boom" was panned by the critics and shunned by the audiences, 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.

Not done with South Indian movies, she has been signed in a Tamil movie "Bheema" opposite National Award Winner Vikram.

She has received decent reviews for her part in "Maine Pyar Kyon Kiya", as well as a brief appearance in "Sarrkar". Recently In 2006 katrina kaif has given stunning performnce in her movie called "Hum Ko Deewana Kar Gaye". Katrina has now made Bombay her base, and doesn't mind singing and dancing around trees while she's at it, and is determined to make it big in Bollywood.

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# Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif have different priorities Salman Khan is known to get embroiled in one controversy after the other. He has been charged in the hunting of black buck cases and also in a hit and run accident case where he ran over one person and injured three others. After Salman's high profile relationship with katrina kaif, the actor began dating model turned actress Katrina Kaif. This model turned actress has even starred opposite Salman Khan in Maine Pyar Kyun Kiya. Katrina has stood by Salman through all his trials and travails; however it is now being rumoured that Katrina and Salman are having some problems in their relationship.... More


# Bollywood gals Katrina Kaif and Priyanka Chopra turn a year older:- Two of bollywood's upcoming talented, beautiful and smart beauties celebrated their birthdays on 16 July and 18 July.Katrina Kaif turned 22 yrs on 16 July while Priyanka Chopra turned 24 yrs on 18 July. While Salman hosted a small get together for his girlfriend Katrina, Priyanka celebrated her big day with family and a few close friends....More


# Salman Khan wants girlfriend Katrina to replace Priyanka in London Dreams:- Salman is said to be interfering in the film London Dreams. According to sources Salman has asked director Raj Kumar Santoshi to replace his co-star Priyanka with none other than girlfriend Katrina Kaif.The cast of London Dreams has already been decided. The film was to star Ajay Devgan and Salman Khan. Priyanka Chopra too was finalized as one of the female leads... More


# British actor Jason Connery with Katrina Kaif in 'Namaste London':- Vipul Shah's film 'Namaste London' will star British actor Jason Connery as the second lead in the film. The British actor will play the second romantic interest opposite Katrina Kaif. Jason Connery is the son of Hollywood legend, Sean Connery. Vipul Shah's film is loosely based on the classic 'Purab Aur Paschim'.... More


# Katrina Kaif's personal anguish continues:- Katrina Kaif, super model-turned actress is trying to cope with the fact that her beau, Salman Khan has been recently sentenced to one-year imprisonment for the poaching of a wild life species. Just as she is trying to carry on normally with her life, she has been delivered another blow. Recently, for the shooting of her film, Welcome in Dubai a watch and some cash was stolen from her room... More