From Mene Pyaar Kyun Kiya to Zero, from Chikni Chameli to Kamli, We’ve all known Katrina not mainly for her acting but for the beauty and elegance, She brings to the screen. Well, there’s more to her story than just that.
Here’s presenting a few interesting facts about Katrina that you may not know.
1- She is not an Indian citizen:
Born to a Kashmiri father and English Mother, Katrina Kaif is half British and half Indian. Though she is an established actress in Bollywood she is living in India on her working visa with a UK citizenship.
2- Her real name is not Katrina Kaif:
Katrina was born on 16th July 1983 with her mother’s surname Turqoutte. Her passport holds the name Katrina Turquotte. She decided to change her surname to Kaif (Her father’s surname) as it would be easier for the people in India.
3- Rejected by Mahesh Bhatt for her debut:
Katrina was first cast by Mahesh Bhatt for his film Saaya opposite John Abraham. Just days later she was dropped from the film as her Hindi speaking skills were very weak. She later made her debut in the film Boom wherein her romantic scenes with Gulshan Grover became a talking point.
4- First serious relationship with Salman Khan:
Katrina’s rumoured relationship with Salman Khan was the biggest highlight of her career. The two never came upfront about their relationship until in 2011 during an interview Katrina accepted that she was dating Salman and that it was the first serious relationship she had ever been in.
5- She is very superstitious:
Katrina makes sure that she visits the Siddhivinayak Temple, Mount Mary Church in Mumbai and Dargah Sharif in Ajmer before the release of her films because of her superstitious beliefs.
With all these facts put behind, Katrina has proven herself in Bollywood with various hits and we hope she’s here to stay for a long time!