Born: September 21, 1980 (Mumbai, Maharashtra)
Kareena Kapoor is an Indian actress who is best known for her appearances in films such as 'Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham...,' 'Chameli,' 'Omkara,' and 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan.' She has also been in television shows such as 'Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham..., She's a well-known face in Hindi film, and her salary makes her one of the best-paid stars in the business. She was introduced to the film industry at an early age since her parents, famous actors Randhir Kapoor and Babita, were in the business. Her elder sister, Karisma Kapoor, is also a well-known actress in her own right, and the two are very close. Kareena made her film debut when she was 19 years old in the war picture 'Refugee,' which was a minor hit and served as a springboard for her acting career. Despite having a promising start to her professional life, she battled for a few years to establish herself after a run of failures. Although she was talented and gorgeous, Kareena persisted and revitalized her career with the role of a pleasant girl in the romantic comedy 'Jab We Met,' which was released in 2012. Throughout the years, she has received several prizes and honors, including six 'Filmfare Awards' out of a potential ten nominations as of July 2017, making her the most decorated actress in the industry. Aside from that, she has earned several additional honors and distinctions. In addition to her acting career and her television program, Kareena Kapoor is the co-author of three books, two of which are diet guides, and she is the host of a talk show. 'Globus' is a retail chain where she has her own clothing brand, which she has created in collaboration with the company.
Early Life & Education
The Kapoor lineage. As the younger daughter of Randhir Kapoor and Babita (known informally as "Bebo"), she was born in Bombay on September 21, 1980. She is Prithviraj Kapoor's great-granddaughter Raj Kapoor's paternal granddaughter, and Hari Shivdasani's maternal granddaughter. Her uncle and cousin are actors Rishi Kapoor and Ranbir Kapoor, the latter of whom is also an actress. Anna Karenina, the novel that her mother read while pregnant, inspired the name "Kareena," Kapoor claims. Her father is of Punjabi Hindu descent, while her mother is of Sindhi Hindu and British descent, resulting in her having a blended background. Nargis and Meena Kumari were two actresses who influenced Kapoor's early interest in performing; she referred to herself as "a very mischievous, spoiled youngster." Despite this, her father was opposed to women appearing in films because he felt it went against the traditional roles of mother and wife. The outcome of this was that her parents had a falling out and ultimately divorced. After that, Karisma was raised by her mother, who worked many jobs to provide for her and her sisters until she made her acting debut in 1991. Her parents reunited in October 2007 after living apart for many years. Kapoor said, "My father is also an essential part in my life, even though we didn't see him frequently in our early years, we are a family today." Welham Girls' School in Dehradun was her next stop after Jamnabai Narsee School in Mumbai. For her mother's sake, she went to the school, although she later revealed that she liked it. According to Kapoor, she was not interested in academics, despite receiving excellent ratings in all of her studies except mathematics. She returned to Mumbai after high school to attend Mithibai College, where she majored in business for the next two years before completing her degree. Kapoor then signed up for a three-month microcomputer study at Harvard Summer School in the United States. As her interest in law grew, she enrolled at the Government Law College in Mumbai, where she discovered a lifelong love of books. But after completing the first year of college, she opted to follow her love in acting, even though she subsequently regretted not finishing the course of study. A member of the Film and Television Institution of India (FTII), Kishore Namit Kapoor, coached her at an acting institute in Mumbai (FTII).
Her feature film début was in the war drama Refugee, which she starred in 2000. However, it was the release of Karan Johar's directorial Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gum in 2001 that was a watershed moment in her career, in which she appeared alongside Bollywood superstars Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan. Her rendition of the character "Poo" is still recognized today. Despite the fact that her films produced between 2001 and 2003 were economically successful, critics believe she still has more ground to explore. As a result, she was on the lookout for more demanding assignments. Then there was Chameli, which was published in 2004. She established herself as an actress to keep an eye out for as a result of this film.
The years 2007 to 2011 were the most fruitful for Kareena Kapoor in terms of her career. Her debut film role was in the 2007 film Jab we Met, which was directed by Imtiaz Ali and distributed in theatres. During the course of the film, she portrayed the role of Geet, who is a lively and carefree Sikh girl who is head over heels in love with herself and her life. The film garnered overwhelmingly positive reviews and proved to be a huge hit at the box office, earning it cult status in the process. Kareena Kapoor has also appeared in films such as 3 Idiots, which was one of the top-grossing films in Bollywood history, and Good News.
Many websites estimate Kareena Kapoor's net worth in Indian rupees to be 464 crores, which would be $62 million in US dollars by 2022. She is one of the richest and highest-paid actresses in the Bollywood industry, with a net worth of over $100 million. Kareena Kapoor earns more than 1.5 crore rupees every month in her acting career. She is one of the most successful actresses in Hindi cinema, and the bulk of her earnings come from Bollywood films, for which she commands a high fee for her acting abilities.
The Actress's salary for a single film is between 11 and 12 crore rupees. Also contributing to her income are several brand promotions and television advertising; Kareena's brand endorsement fees total more than 6 crore rupees for each campaign. Her net worth is increasing at an exponential rate every year due to her back-to-back mega-successful movies. Kareena Kapoor is a successful actress who makes more than 25 crores each year from her work.