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10 unknown facts about birthday girl Katrina Kaif

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Updated: Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 17:58 [IST]

The name Katrina Kaif needs no introduction in India. Katrina is one of the most beautiful and renowned actresses of the Bollywood industry. Hailing from an english background, Kat today is one of the most sought after and loved superstars of the hindi film industry. This gorgeous lady, who turns 29 years old today, has proved that language or country is not a barrier to attain success in life.

Born to an Indian father Mohammed Kaif and British mother Susanna Turquotte, Katrina Kaif was raised in different countries. Kaif's modelling career led to her Bollywood debut with the film Boom (2003), which starred Amitabh Bachchan and Gulshan Grover in the leads. Though the film bombed at the Box Office, that did not stop Kat to do more movies.

Katrina went on to do movies like Sarkar, Namaste London, Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya, Welcome, Ajab Prem Ki Gajab Kahaani and many more. In no time, Kat became a household name in the country with a huge fan base. Kaif has also received two nominations for Filmfare Best Actress for her films New York and Mere Brother Ki Dulhan in 2009 and 2011 respectively. In fact, she is the first actress to win Best Actress People's Choice Award, India for her role in Ek Tha Tiger.

Katrina Kaif

Kaif began her modeling career in Hawaii at the age of fourteen.

Katrina As Model

Katrina's first work was jewellery promotion as a model.

Katrina's Poor Hindi

Due to her poor knowledge of Hindi (and other Indian languages), Kaif's voice was often dubbed by dubbing artists such as Mona Ghosh Shetty.

Katrina In Regional Films

Katrina Kaif has also worked in the Telugu and Malayalam movies.

Katrina's Favourite Actress

Her favourite actresses are Kajol and Madhuri Dixit.

Kat Loves Sushi

Katrina's favourite food is sushi and cereals.

Sexy Kat

Katrina was voted as Sexiest Asian woman in the world by Eastern Eye in the years 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011.

Katrina

Katrina Kaif is afraid of the dark and creepy-crawly insects.

Katrina Turquotte

It is said that the actress's real name is Katrina Turquotte. When she came to India, she changed her surname to that of her father's, Kaif, because it was Indian in origin.

Katrina

Though born to a Muslim father and Christian mother, Kaif's religion is unknown. However she visit various religious places mosques, temples, churches and Sufi Shrines.

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Story first published:  Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 11:32 [IST]
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