Biography and Filmography of Kareena Kapoor

Kareena Kapoor is a very popular actress of Bollywood. In this article, it is mentioned about the History and Biography of Kareena Kapoor. Also, information related to the Films of Kareena Kapoor and Award won by her are also provided here. Hope this article will be helpful to you!

History and Biography of Kareena Kapoor

Kareena Kapoor is a very popular face of Bollywood. She is also called Bebo. She was born on 21st of September, 1980. She totally received six Filmfare Awards till now. She was born in a family of kapoors. KareenaHer father is Randhir Kapoor and mother Babita. Her elder sister is Karisma Kapoor who was also a famous actress. She is a granddaughter of Film Star Raj Kapoor and niece of Rishi Kapoor. Her parents named her as Kareena because her mother used to read a book called Anna Karenina when she was pregnant.

In her childhood days, Kareena was very fond of acting. She used to see the films of Nargis and Meena Kumari and try to copy their roles. She even wore her mother's sari and performs in front of the mirror. Her father was not happy for her to enter Bollywood career because he believes that it spoils the traditional feelings of one and forgets the responsibilities. Her mother also wanted to get into Bollywood industry but Kareena's father disapproved and hence this resulted in separation of her parents. After her parents got separated, she lived with her mother and lived in Lokhandwala. Their her mother worked for several years. But then after, her elder sister Karishma entered into Bollywood industry and started her debut in 1991.

She studied in Jamnabai Narsee School in Mumbai. And the after she got admitted to Welham Girls Boarding School in Dehradun. She was a very good student in her school says and even received first class honour. The she went to Mithibai College to study Commerce for two years. Kareena she went to United States to study microcomputers in Harvard University in US. Later, she started learning law in Government Law College in Churchgate. After one year in Churchgate she thought of being actress and hence started her training in acting institution in Andheri.

Films of Kareena Kapoor

Upcoming films of Kareena Kapoor

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Films done by Kareena Kapoor

Refugee, Yaadein, Ajnabee, Asoka, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, Mujhse Dosti Karoge!, Jeena Sirf Merre Liye, Talaash: The Hunt Begins, Khushi, Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon, LOC Kargil, Chameli, Yuva, Dev, Fida, Aitraaz, Hulchul, Bewafaa, Kyon Ki, Dosti: Friends Forever, 36 China Town, Chup Chup Ke, Omkara, Don - The Chase Begins Again, Kya Love Story Hai, Jab We Met, Halla Bol, Tashan, Roadside Romeo, Golmaal Returns, Luck by Chance, Billu, Kambakkht Ishq, Main Aurr Mrs Khanna, Kurbaan, 3 Idiots, Milenge Milenge, We Are Family, Golmaal 3

Bollywood career of Kareena Kapoor

She started her Bollywood career from the film Refugee of J.P. Dutta in an opposite role of Abhishek Bachchan. In this film she loved a Refugee boy who came to Pakistan during Indo-Pakistan war of 1971. She acted as a Bangladeshi girl in the film and her name was Naaz. This film also became the 5th highest grossing film of year 2000. And Kareena received her first Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut.

Mujhe Kuch Kehna he was her next film with Tusshar Kapoor which released in 2001 and became the highest earning film of the year. Kareena Kapoor Then the next film in which she worked was Yaadein with Jackie Shroff and Hrithik Roshan. She also worked with Bipasha Basu, Akshay kumar and Bobby Deol in Ajnabee. This film was inspired from the American film Consenting Adults.

Then she played an opposite role with Shahrukh Khan in Asoka. This film was based on the story of historic hero Ashoka the great. Kareena worked as Kaurwati in this film who was a princess of Kalinga. For this film she received nomination for Filmfare Best Actress Award. Her last film of 2001 was Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham which was a film directed by Karan Johar. This film became the highest grossing film of the year. In 2002 and 2003 she did many films but all of them were quiet boring and hence flopped in the box-office.

In 2004, she came up with a playing a very difficult in Chameli. In this film she was a prostitute girl. To learn more about the role she even went to red streets of Mumbai to learn more from the life of sex-working girls. She received Filmfare Special Award for this role in film Chameli. In 2006, she did three films named 36 China Town, Chup Chup Ke and Omkara. For Omkara she gained another Filmfare Award and a Star screen Award.

In 2007, Kareena was seen in an opposite role with Shahid Kapoor in the Jab we Met ehich released in 2007. The film was a success and hence the earning rate of this film went really high . She received several awards for this film. Then her next appearance was in Tashan which was a flop in the box-office. She was also seen in 3 idiots which was second Biggest Bollywood success. The last film in which she was seen was We are Family, the Hindi version of the Hollywood film Stepmom. Another film in which she was seen was Golmaal 3 of Rohit Shetty.

Kareena Kapoor in TV shows

Kareena has never hosted a TV show. But she was seen in many stage performance in Award functions. Often she was present in many Tv completion shows such as Dance India Dance in Zee TV, Singing shows etc.

She was also seen in popular show of Karan Johar i.e. Koffee with Karan . When she came in this show the first time she was with her boyfriend Shahid Kapoor. Second time she came with Saif Ali Khan.

Awards won by Kareena Kapoor

Filmfare Award for Best Female Debutante (2000)- Movie: Refugee

Filmfare Award for Best Actress (2004)- Movie: Dev

Filmfare Award for Best Actress (2006)- Movie: Omkara

Filmfare Award for Best Actress (2007)- Movie: Jab We Met

Screen Award for Best Actress (2007)- Movie: Omkara

IIFA Award for Best Actress (2008)- Movie: Jab We Met

IIFA Award for Performance In A Leading Role(Female)(2008)- Movie: Jab We Met

Apsara Award for Best Actress In Leading Role (2008)- Movie: Jab We Met

Screen Award for Best Actress (2008)- Movie: Jab We Met

Stardust Award for Star Of The Year - Female (2008)- Movie: Jab We Met

IIFA Award for Performance In A Leading Role (Female) (2010)- Movie: 3 Idiots

Screen Award for Best Actor In Popular Category (Female)(2010)- Movie: 3 Idiots

Screen Award for Best Actor In Popular Category (Female)(2010)- Movie: Kurbaan

Filmfare Award for Best Actress In Supporting Role(2011)- Movie: We Are Family


Author: Sushila27 Apr 2011 Member Level: Gold   Points : 1

Well presented biography of Kareena Kapoor. Oh, my God! I still think she is a cute little Bebo, but she has become a 30 year-old woman.

It is great to know that she has won so many awards during her filmi career of 11 years.

Wishing Kareena all the best.


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