New Delhi: Bollywood’s Barbie doll, the glamorous British-Indian model-turned-actress, Katrina Kaif has turned a year older as she celebrates her 29th birthday today. This gorgeous actress took the B-town by storm when she entered the glamour industry almost a decade ago.

From Boom to Jab Tak Hai Jaan: Katrina's life in pics

Towering at 5’8”, with a drool-worthy figure, the beautiful and elegant Katrina Kaif stands special among other divas of the B-town. This British born Indian beauty gives sleepless nights to men with her appearance in each of her films. With her enigmatic beauty and sheer hard work she has become one of the bankable actresses of the present generation of Indian film industry. For producer and director having Katrina in a movie means a smashing box office hit. Katrina’s appealing beauty outshines any other stars and actresses who share screen with this sexy lass.

When Katrina’s first movie Boom fell flat at the box-office in the year 2002, she gave up her hope to further pursue her career as an actress. Even, she decided to leave India and shift abroad permanently. But she was destined for something else which she couldn’t even imagine. With her hard work, determination and sheer luck, this sexiest woman of Asia has carved a niche in Bollywood.

Be it Bollywood, Khans or Kapoors, she is one of the very few actresses who shared screen space with them. She has also acted opposite three leading Khans of Bollywood. She has worked with the leading director Yash Chopra opposite Shahrukh Khan in Jab Tak Hai Jaan. Besides, Katrina’s most awaited movie Dhoom-3 opposite Aamir will go to floor this year.

Pairing up with elders

Be it much senior Akshay Kuamr, Saif ali Khan or young Ranbir Kapoor, Katrina always makes a good paring with everyone.  Her sizzling chemistry with much senior Akshay lit up the screen in Nameste London, Singh Is Kingh, Welcome and few more. Apart from movies when it comes to endorsement she is the darling of advertisers. Within few years she has become one of the sought after faces for advertisers. From being an outsider in the country, who didn’t know a word of Hindi to becoming the top actress of Bollywood, Katrina has surely come a long way. Not only directors but also her co-stars always praise Katrina for her utter dedication and hard work. If Katrina continues her work in this way, the day is not far when she will reign as the queen of Bollywood.

Portraying different shades

Shedding her glam doll tag she has proved herself as good actress in various movies. Be in Indu of Rajniti, the happy go lucky underwater diving trainer in ZNMD or charming Dimple, she has given flesh and blood to all these characters. She really deserves kudos for breaking the shell of a sex symbol and to be emerged as a good actress. According to reports, Katrina is taking gymnastic lessons for Dhoom-3 and she has not left any stone unturned to do justice with her role in this film.

When Katrina swings in the arms of Khiladi Kumar in Namaste London, Singh Is Kingh million of youth hold their breath. The duo always set the screen ablaze with their passionate chemistry. Her fresh paring with Ranbir Kapoor in Azaab prem ki Gajab kahani and Rajniti was also liked by movie buffs. In Kabir Khan’s Ek Tha Tiger, Katrina romanced her old flame Salman.

In spite of her not being well versed in Hindi, she has become the darling of Bollywood. She has charmed her audience not only by her personified beauty but also her acting skills in films like Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Rajneeti, Sarkar, Namaste London. For this glam doll of Bollywood, Jagran Post wishes all the best on her birthday.


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