Kareena Kapoor : 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know
Kareena Kapoor, the younger daughter of Randhir Kapoor and Babita is one of the most successful and much sought after actresses of today. Nicknamed ‘Bebo’ by her mother, Kareena though belonging to the Kapoor khandan which had always proclaimed never to send their daughters to Bollywood was an exception along with her sister. Kareena began her career in Bollywood with her debut film ‘Refugee’ opposite Abhishek Bachchan and though her first film did not do well, Kareena today has carved a name for herself in the film industry, which many actresses would envy. A focused approach and sheer dint of hard work has helped her to reach where she is today. Following are five interesting fast facts about Kareena Kapoor Khan that the reader would want to know:
Few people would know the origin of her name. It is said that actress Babita was reading the popular novel, ‘Anna Karenina’ while being pregnant with Kareena. So she named her daughter after the heroine of the novel though later the nickname, ‘Bebo’ struck with her within close family circles.
Kareena’s entry into Bollywood is also interesting. Her father Randhir Kapoor and mother Babita were separated and it was with her mother’s consent that Kareena began her career with ‘Refugee’ starring Abhishek Bachchan much to the dismay of her father. She opted out of ‘Kaho Na Pyaar Hai’ as her mother felt that with the Bachchan involvement, ‘Refugee’ would give her more limelight. But it was not to be and though Kareen’s performance was appreciated the movie became a flop.
Kareena and Saif Ali Khan’s wedding was one of the most glamorized celebrity event of 2012. But few people would know that Kareena Kapoor had attended Saif Ali Khan’s first wedding to Amrita Singh when she was a child.
Kareena is a voracious reader and reading crime thrillers is her favorite pastime. She loves cooking and online shopping and prefers to watch films if at all on a flight or on DVDs or a theatre rather than going for trial shows.
She is a fitness freak and the sole actress who brought the zero-figure in vogue. She is also a foodie and loves Italian food. But she turned vegetarian so as to fit into her clothes. She however, compensates all the extra calories by doing yoga.
Kareena has reached the peak of her career after being around for 15 years in the film industry and is still going strong commanding amounts in the region of crores for doing a single movie today
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