Kareena Kapoor

Film Actress
Born Sep 21, 1980

Kareena Kapoor, born on 21 September 1980 and nicknamed "Bebo", is an Indian actress who appears in Bollywood films. During her career Kapoor has been noted for her performances in a range of film genres, from contemporary romantic dramas to comedies, period films to major Bollywood productions and less-publicised independent films.… Read More

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    Indian Television - Mar 19, 2015
  • Kareena Kapoor, Karan Johar Lose Hopes For 'shuddhi'!
    The Times of India - Feb 05, 2014
  • 'moody' Kareena Kapoor Unsure About Starring In 'shuddhi'
    The Times of India - Jan 23, 2014
  • Kareena Kapoor Amol Gupte In Singham 2
    Bollywood Hungama - Jan 20, 2014


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Kareena Kapoor.


1980 Birth Born on 21 September 1980 in Bombay (now Mumbai), Kapoor (often informally referred to as 'Bebo') is the younger daughter of Randhir Kapoor and Babita (née Shivdasani); her elder sister Karisma is also an actress. … Read More
1991 10 Years Old She was then raised by her mother, who worked several jobs to support her daughters until Karisma debuted as an actress in 1991. … Read More


2000 19 Years Old 1 More Event
After making her acting debut in the 2000 war film Refugee, Kapoor established herself in Hindi cinema with roles in the historical drama Aśoka, and the blockbuster melodrama Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (both 2001). … Read More


2001 20 Years Old A key point in Kapoor's career came when she was cast by Karan Johar as Pooja ("Poo", a good-natured, superficial girl) in the 2001 melodrama Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham alongside an ensemble cast. … Read More
2002 21 Years Old 1 More Event
During 2002 and 2003, Kapoor continued to work in a number of projects but experienced a setback. … Read More
2005 24 Years Old Following the success of her last two releases, she was cast as the protagonist of the 2005 drama Bewafaa. … Read More
2006 25 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2006, Kapoor appeared in three films. … Read More
2007 26 Years Old She went on to receive Filmfare Awards for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress for her performances in the 2007 romantic comedy Jab We Met and the 2010 drama We Are Family, respectively.
2008 27 Years Old …  She became the only Indian actress to be featured on CNNGo's list of "Who Mattered Most in India", and was later selected by Verve for its list of the country's most powerful women from 2008 to 2013. … Read More
2009 28 Years Old 1 More Event
Kapoor achieved further success by featuring as the female lead in four of India's top-grossing productions—the 2009 comedy-drama 3 Idiots, the 2011 romantic drama Bodyguard, the 2011 science fiction Ra.One, and the 2015 social drama Bajrangi Bhaijaan—and received praise for her roles in the 2009 thriller Kurbaan and the 2012 drama Heroine. … Read More
2010 29 Years Old In 2010, Kapoor appeared in the romantic comedy Milenge Milenge, a production delayed since 2005. … Read More


2011 - 2012 2 More Events
In 2013, Kapoor collaborated with Ajay Devgan for the fourth time (alongside Amitabh Bachchan, Arjun Rampal, Manoj Bajpayee and Amrita Rao) in Prakash Jha's Satyagraha, an ensemble socio-political drama loosely inspired by social activist Anna Hazare's fight against corruption in 2011. … Read More
2014 33 Years Old In 2014, Kapoor began working with UNICEF to advocate the education of girls and increase quality based education in India. … Read More
2015 34 Years Old In 2015, (along with chief minister Raman Singh) she awarded 31 students and 5 teachers for their contribution towards the field of education in Chhattisgarh at the concluding ceremony of Child Rights Protection week. … Read More
2016 35 Years Old As of June 2016, Kapoor has committed to play the lead role in Shashanka Ghosh's Veere Di Wedding, a romantic comedy co-starring Sonam Kapoor, Swara Bhaskar and Shikha Talsania about four women who embark on a trip from Delhi to Europe.
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