Mumbai: Wishes poured in for ‘Bharat’ actress Katrina Kaif as she turned 36 today. With a huge fan following Katrina is one of the most loved actresses. On her birthday, let us bring to you some interesting facts about the Dhoom 3 actress.
Born in Hong Kong, Katrina grew up in Hawaii and England and started modeling in London before beginning her career in India. She is among the top actresses in the Hindi film Industry who demands high fees for every film.
Katrina Kaif may not be able to speak Hindi well, but she has done many films in Hindi, Telugu and even Malayalam. Another interesting fact is that Katrina Kaif’s full name is Katrina Turquotte.
Katrina has not studied in school, she did her schooling from her house.
Katrina’s father left them when she was a child and it was her mother who raised all her sisters. Katrina has 6 sisters and 1 brother.
Katrina’s debut film was Boom in 2003. The film also featured actor Amitabh Bachchan and Gulshan Grover. Katrina took Rs 75 lakhs for the Telugu film Malliswari in 2004 and it was the highest fees in South Cinema at that time. Katrina’s father is a Kashmiri and her mother is from the UK.
In her debut film Boom, film producer Ayesha Shroff changed Katrina Kaif’s name because it was difficult in pronunciation. Earlier, she was to be named Katrina Kaazi, but later name was Katrina Kaif.
Katrina started her modeling career in London and she got a chance in films after a fashion show in London Fashion Week. It is believed that filmmaker Kaizad Gustad first saw Katrina there and offered her Boom.
It is said that Katrina is also religious. Before doing any movie, she goes to SiddhiVinayak Temple, Mount Mary Church in Mumbai and Dargah Sharif of Ajmer.
Katrina remains very active in giving donations, she has worked for free and several times given her own awards in donation. It is said that Katrina Kaif has a good property in England, but she lives in a rented house in India.
Though Katrina Kaif is living in India for many years, she does not have an Indian citizenship and is living on the basis of visa. Katrina has done the most of the films with Akshay Kumar and Salman Khan.