Katrina Kaif is not an Indian born Bollywood actress, she was born in Hong Kong, before settling in London, Katrina Kaif’s parent lives in several countries. Katrina Kaif started her career as a fashion Model, Kaif got her first assignment when she was a teenager and she continued to do.
Katrina Kaif real name is Katrina Turquotte, she was born on July 16, 1983. Before making her Bollywood debut Katrina Kaif used to work as a fashion model in London. When she was performing at a fashion show in London, a filmmaker named Kaizad Gustad spotted Katrina Kaif and anticipated she would be a perfect actress to be cast in the film Boom.
Katrina Kaif’s Fist Bollywood Film?
Katrina Kaif made her Bollywood debut with Boom in the year 2003, the film did not perform well at Box Office and was a critical and commercial failure. Katrina Kaif’s first movie did not give her an identity and but at that time she was started getting modeling assignment in India and in a very short span of time Katrina Kaif became a household name in Fashion and modeling industry.
Katrina Kaif first Telugu film?
There is no doubt Katrina Kaif looks amazing and beautiful, but Bollywood filmmaker and directors were hesitant to cast her in Bollywood films as she did not have command over the Hindi language. Katrina Kaif signed a movie in Telugu film Malliswari in 2004 which gained her fame and commercial success in Bollywood.
Following Katrina Kaif’s Telugu film had given her the number of romantic Bollywood movies including Maine Pyar Kyun Kiya (2005) and Namastey London (2007). She had given the number of superhit films but she had to face criticism alleging that she does not know acting, she is doing the same role again and again and choosing inclination to male-dominated films.
Which Movie earned Katrina Kaif a first Filmfare Award?
After working in Sarkar(2005) and Welcome(2007) and Race(2008), Katrina Kaif got a terrorism drama New York (2009) for which Katrina Kaif was nominated for her first Filmfare Award for best actress. After that Katrina Kaif worked in several superhits films like Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani (2009), Rajneeti (2010) and Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011), Katrina Kaif received her second Filmfare award for her one of the best performance in the film Mere Brother Ki Dulhan (2011).
Despite getting two Filmfare awards Katrina Kaif’s highest grossing film is none of them. Katrina Kaif’s highest grossing film happened in the year 2012 against Salman Khan a spy thriller (Ek Tha Tiger) and Its sequel Tiger Zinda Hai (2017) and action thriller film Race 3 (2013). Among all the Highest-grossing films of Indian cinema, Katrina Kaif’s three movies also contributed to the list.
Katrina Kaif Early Life and Background
Katrina Kaif was born in Hong Kong with her mother’s surname Turquotte (it can also be spelled Turcotte) on July 16, 1986. Katrina Kaif’s father’s name if Mohammed Kaif, is said to be a British businessman belonging to Indian Kashmir. Katrina Kaif’s mother’s name is Suzanne (it can also be spelled Susanna) is an English lawyer and charity worker. Katrina Kaif always take parts in her mother’s charity activities.
Kaif has three elder sisters named (Stephanie, Christine, and Natasha), three younger sisters named (Melissa, Sonia, and Isabel) and an elder brother, Michael. Like Katrina Kaif her sister Isabel is also a model whom Salman Khan was supposed to cast in Bollywood movie but did not yet.
When Katrina Kaif was child her parents got divorced and her father Mohammed Kaif moved to the United States. According to Katrina Kaif, her father has not influenced her life and all of her siblings were raised by her mother Suzanne.
Describing her father’s absence, Katrina Kaif stated, “When I see friends who have wonderful fathers who are like pillars of support for their families, I say, if only I had that. But instead of complaining, I should be grateful for all the other things I have”. In 2009 while giving an interview to The Indian Express, she had said that “she was not in touch with her father.”
Our transitions in growing up were — from Hong Kong where I was born, to China, then to Japan, and from Japan by boat to France. After France, Switzerlan — and I’m cutting out many East European countries where we were for only a few months each — then Poland in Kraków. After that, we went to Belgium, then to Hawaii, which was a short time, and then came to London.
Is Kaif, Katrina’s surname? What is Katrina Kaif’s surname?
Due to their frequent transition, Katrina Kaif and her siblings were home-schooled by a series of tutors. Although she is thought to have grown up in London, she lived there merely three years before moving to India. According to Katrina Kaif, she had changed her surname to her father’s name because she thought it would be easier to pronounce.
Kaif’s paternal parentage has been questioned by some members of the film industry. In a 2011 interview with Mumbai Mirror, Boom producer Ayesha Shroff accused Kaif of fabricating her history:
“We created an identity for her. She was this pretty young English girl, and we gave her the Kashmiri father and thought of calling her Katrina Kazi. We thought we’d give her some kind of Indian ancestry, to connect with the audience … But then we thought that Kazi sounded too … religious? … Mohammad Kaif was at the top, and so we said, Katrina Kaif sounds really great”. Kaif called Shroff’s comments “hurtful”