Katrina Kaif, born on 16th July 1984 is one of the leading bollywood actresses and a former model. She has also appeared in Telugu, and Malayalam films.
Katrina began her film career with London based filmmaker Kaizad Gustad's film 'Boom' (2003) which bombed at the box office. However she saw moderate success with films like 'Sarkar' and 'Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya' (2005). In 2007, Kaif appeared in her first major hit movie, 'Namastey London', wherein she starred as a British Indian girl alongside Akshay Kumar for the second time after the box office letdown 'Humko Deewana Kar Gaye' (2006). Her run of hit films continued with 'Apne', 'Partner', and 'Welcome'.
In 2008, she played the villain role for the first time in Abbas-Mustan's hit action thriller 'Race'. Kaif's second release of the year was Anees Bazmee's production 'Singh Is Kinng', opposite Akshay Kumar. The film was a big success at the box office. Kaif's final release of the year, Subhash Ghai's 'Yuvvraaj', which was a commercial failure, but its script made its way into the Library of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences for artistic merits, original screenplay with a substance, and the film as a whole.
In 2009, Kaif was seen in the movie 'New York' where her performance was highly regarded. At the year's end, she appeared in 'Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani', with Ranbir Kapoor and 'De Dana Dan' with Akshay Kumar.
Kaif's first film of 2010 was 'Raajneeti', where she appeared opposite Ranbir Kapoor. The film did extremely well at the box office, receiving a blockbuster status. Katrina was also seen in Farah Khan's movie 'Tees Maar Khan' opposite Akshay Kumar in the same year. After which she was seen in movies like 'Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara' and 'Mere Brother Ki Dulhan'.
In 2012, Katrina was seen with Salman Khan in 'Ek Tha Tiger' and 'Jab Tak Hai Jaan' with Shah Rukh Khan.