Kareena Kapoor Khan, one of the most loved actresses of Bollywood from the past 19 years, has made a mark in the industry right from the beginning. The actress was born on September 21, 1980, in one of the most reputed families of Bollywood. She started her career with a critically acclaimed film opposite another debutant actor Abhishek Bachchan. Though most of you know a lot about her from her interviews and social media, here are the most interesting and Unknown facts about Kareena Kapoor khan you should know.
Unknown facts about Kareena Kapoor Khan
1) She was not named Kareena when she was born
Initially, Kareena was named Siddhima by her grandfather Raj Kapoor. Still, the name Kareena was derived from a Russian novel Anna Karenina that her mother was reading while she was pregnant with her.
2) She was rumoured to have a relationship with Hrithik Roshan
We all know that before marrying her longtime boyfriend Saif Ali Khan, Kareena had an affair with Shahid Kapoor as well. Her interview at Karan Johar’s show coffee with Karan where she admitted her relationship with Shahid became the staple of Bollywood gossips.
Of course, we already knew but what we never knew is that she was also rumored to be in a relationship with Hrithik Roshan in the early stage of her career.
3) She has her fair share of catfights in Bollywood(with once best friend)
Catfights are not an unknown term in Bollywood, and our favorite actress Kareena has also been involved in many of them. The rivalry of once best friends of Bollywood Bipasha Basu and Kareena Kapoor started in 2001 on the sets of ‘Ajnabee’ which later on turned into ugly spat due to some verbal exchanges.
Another catfight between Priyanka and Kareena was the talk of B-town for a long time when Kareena said that her ‘Heroine’ was better than Priyanka’s ‘fashion’.
4) Kareena used to hate gyming and exercising before she turned into a fitness freak
Kareena Kapoor Khan is a fitness freak her fitness trainer has revealed that she can do 50 Surya namaskars and many other complex exercises for long durations. But the actress who started zero figure trend in the country was not always a fitness freak she has admitted it many times that initially she used to hate gyming or exercising.
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Kareena has won six Filmfare awards out of ten nominations, and apart from that she has also received many prestigious titles like ‘India’s Most Beautiful Woman’, ‘Asia’s sexiest woman’, ‘India’s hottest woman’.
6) She has a habit of nail-biting
7) She was not very well-off as a kid and had her fair share of struggles
Kareena Kapoor Khan had her fair share of struggles and hardships while growing up. She wanted to break the false notions we have about the Kapoor family.
In an interview, she said “We weren’t brought up in luxury, as people think about the Kapoor clan. My mom (Babita Kapoor) and sister (Karisma Kapoor) really struggled to give me a better life. Especially my mom, because she was a single parent. Everything was very limited for us. Lolo went to college in local trains, but I escaped that because I didn’t go to college here. But I took the school bus like everyone else. We had one car and didn’t have enough money for a driver.
8) She believes that her success is because of the way her mother raised her
Kareena Kapoor Khan once said, “It’s only because mom brought us up like this that we value everything we have today. The bad days we have seen have made us very strong and fragile at the same time. And the experiences have made me a very intense person.”
9) Kareena Kapoor Khan is picky and has rejected a lot of movies
On asked about why she is rejecting films she said, “In the last five months, I think I have said no to six movies because I don’t want to do anything that’s not great. If I don’t want to [be a part of a film], I am happy not to do it… [I’d rather] chill at home and read a book, or do something else. And that’s a policy that I will stick to. Let people say, do, or write what they want to.”
Kareena Kapoor helped build the careers of many well-known actresses today by turning down prominent roles in movies like “Hum Dil de chuke Sanam” and “Kaho na Pyaar hai”. She also rejected the movies “Queen”, “Dil dhadakne do”, “Chennai Express” and “Ram Leela” among others.
10) She sang a song in the movie Dev
One thing we are sure you don’t know about Kareena is that she can sing. She sang a song named “Jab Nahi Aaye” in the movie “Dev”. The audience appreciated her efforts.
11) She believes that the audience makes or break nepotism
She has the firm belief that audiences make or break stars. According to her even if someone is from a star family doesn’t necessarily mean they are not good actor/actresses. She said even though she herself entered the industry through her background, she couldn’t have survived 20 years as being a star kid.
Also, many outsiders like Sharukh khan, Akshay Kumar and a lot of others are doing well. Instead of blaming every star kid, the audience needs to understand the bigger picture here. It’s completely in their hands whom they want to make their star.
12) She is facing a lot of backlash in her upcoming film “Laal Singh Chaddha”
After her comments on nepotism where she said that the audience makes or breaks stars. She has faced a lot of backlash for her upcoming film “Laal Singh Chaddha”. Twitter is blasting with boycott tags for Kareena’s movies.
Another comment from Kareena “Toh Mat Dekha Karo humari movies” also fueled the fire. Some have even gone to lengths on twitter to call her an arrogant snob.
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