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Education and schooling
Kareena Kapoor did her initial schooling at Jamnabai Narsee School, Mumbai and went on to complete her schooling from Welham Girls’ School, Dehradun for the sake of her mother. Kareena Kapoor said that she was never inclined towards academics and used to study because her mother wanted her to.
After completing her schooling, Kareena enrolled herself at Mithibai College, Mumbai and studied commerce for two years. However, she dropped out of college to complete a summer course in microcomputers at Harvard Summer School, United States. She also enrolled herself at Government Law School, Mumbai after she developed an interest in law. At last, she decided to pursue a full-time career in acting and quit studying. However, Kareena took an acting course by Kishore Namit Kapoor.
Parents: Randhir Kapoor (Father), Babita (Mother)
Siblings: Karisma Kapoor (Sister)
Husband: Saif Ali Khan (m. 2012)
Children: Taimur Ali Khan Pataudi (Son)
Kareena Kapoor Khan loves to read, swim and perform yoga. Kareena is one of the few actresses who brought the yoga trend in Bollywood and even forced Saif Ali Khan to go for yoga lessons.
Boyfriends & Affairs
1- Kareena Kapoor developed an intimate relationship with costar Hrithik Roshan during the shooting of their movie Yaadien. Shobha De even wrote that Hrithik Roshan and Kareena Kapoor were caught making out in an aeroplane during his wedding day. However, Hrithik Roshan denied such rumours but his father forbade him to work with Kareena Kapoor.
2- Kareena Kapoor’s relationship with Shahid Kapoor is one of the most talked gossips of the tinsel town. The duo became one of the most sought after couples of Bollywood industry. However, things went downhill after Kareena Kapoor started shooting with Saif Ali Khan for her movie Tashan, which turned out to be the cause for their breakup.
3- During the shooting of action movie Tashan, Kareena Kapoor developed a fondness for costar Saif Ali Khan and started dating him after having an ugly spat with her then-boyfriend Shahid Kapoor. Kareena ultimately tied a knot with Saif Ali Khan in the year 2012.
Journey To Stardom
Kareena Kapoor Khan was offered the female lead in Rakesh Roshan’s directorial Kaho Na… Pyaar Hai opposite debutant Hrithik Roshan but she abandoned the project claiming that Hrithik was given the most prominence as a debut. She later made her acting debut in the war drama movie Refugee opposite Abhishek Bachchan. Although the movie was a moderate success at the box office, Kareena Kapoor was acclaimed by the critics for her performance.
Following her debut, she appeared in a number of movies in her acting career and earned the celebrity status through her acting potential. She achieved the most recognition after working with director Imtiaz Ali in the romantic comedy movie Jab We Met starring Shahid Kapoor in the male lead.
Kareena Kapoor Khan is currently one of the most successful actresses in the Indian entertainment industry.
As one of the leading actresses of Bollywood, Kareena Kapoor Khan charges around 8-10 crore INR per Bollywood movie which is her hiked price after the success of her movie Veere Di Wedding. She is the only married Bollywood actress who charges in two figures.
Kareena Kapoor is one of the highest paid actresses of Bollywood and endorses a number of brands. She has a net worth of 350 crore INR (approximate).
Kareena Kapoor Khan is no behind any superstar when it comes to the car’s collection. Kareena owns one of the most luxurious supercars in the world in her garage. She has BMW 7-Series, Land Rover Range Rover Sport, Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Lexus LX 470, Audi Q7, and Mercedes-Benz E-Class lined up at her home.
1- Once Kareena Kapoor and Bipasha Basu had an exchange of verbal spats and Kareena resorted to calling her ‘Kali Billi’ taking a dig at her skin complexion. Her racist remark irked a controversy on its own which wasn’t in her favour at any angle.
2- An MMS of Kareena Kapoor and her ex-boyfriend Shahid Kapoor surfaced online and went viral in the nick of time. Although they constantly denied that the MMS is fake, everyone knew the truth.
3- Kareena Kapoor had another catfight with actress Priyanka Chopra and she mocked her accent at a chat show with Karan Johar. Priyanka, on the other hand, replied to her mockery and said that she got her accent from the same place Saif got his from.
4- Kareena Kapoor Khan and Saif Ali Khan went through a bad phase when they named their newborn- Taimur Ali Khan, as the Internet went berzerk and compared his name to Timur, who is a ruthless Turkish Ruler.
5- When Kareena Kapoor posed with a bareback for her movie Kurbaan, it irked a political controversy around the movie.
6- During her initial days in the Bollywood industry, Kareena Kapoor called Salman Khan a bad actor and forbid herself to be a fan of him. Her comment didn’t go well with Salman fans.
7- Her break up with Shahid Kapoor after a long-lived relationship became the talk of the town and when she hooked up with Saif Ali Khan, the Internet went loose on her.
Kareena Kapoor Khan is a hardworking actress who has achieved a status in the Bollywood industry on her own. She is also a loving mother and loves children of Amrita Singh and Saif Ali Khan equally.
Kareena Kapoor Khan is known for her blunt statements. She has got in trouble for her remarks for a number of times.
1- Kareena Kapoor Khan won the Most Entertaining Actor in a Romantic Role- Female award at BIG Star Entertainment Awards for her performance in the movie Bodyguard.
2- She won the Most Entertaining Actor in a Thriller- Female Award for the movie Talaash at BIG Star Entertainment Awards.
3- Kareena Kapoor won the Best Female Debut Award for her debut movie Refugee at the Filmfare Awards.
4- In the year 2004, she won the Filmfare Special Award for her performance in the movie Chameli.
5- She won the Filmfare Award for Best Actress (Critics) for the movie Dev.
6- Kareena was nominated for the Filmfare Best Actress Award for her performance in the movie Omkara but won Best Actress (Critics) Award instead.
7- She won her first Filmfare Best Actress Award for the movie Jab We Met in the year 2008.
8- Kareena Kapoor won the Best Supporting Actress Award for the movie We Are Family at the Filmfare Awards.
9- In the year 2018, she was awarded Icon Of Cinema Award at Forbes India Leadership Awards.
10- She won Star Debut of the Year Award- Female Award for her debut movie Refugee at International Indian Film Academy Awards.
11- In the year 2004, she was awarded Style Diva of the Year award at International Indian Film Academy Awards.
12- Kareena Kapoor Khan won the Best Actress awards at International Indian Film Academy Awards for her movie Jab We Met and 3 Idiots in the year 2008 and 2010, respectively.
13- In the year 2018, Kareena Kapoor was awarded Style Icon of the Year Award for her performance in the movie Veere Di Wedding at Vogue India Women of the Year Awards.