Kareena Kapoor Khan aka gorgeous ‘Bebo’ has lived up to her prestigious ‘Kapoor’ lineage. After making a smashing debut with JP Dutta’s ‘Refugee’ opposite Abhishek Bachchan, Kareena has consistently opted for different roles which can showcase her acting chops to the T. As the beautiful ‘Begum of Pataudi’, turns a year older, let’s take a recap of important moments from the actress’s life so far...
Dream Debut ‘Refugee’:
Though Kareena was supposed to make her debut opposite Hrithik Roshan in ‘Kaho Na Pyaar Hai’, unfortunately things couldn’t worked out and on her mother, Babita’s insistence she quit the movie. Later Kareena debuted with JP Dutta’s ‘Refugee’, which also won her ‘Filmfare Best Debut Female’ award. It was a remarkable choice for Kareena to opt for such simple, non-glamorous role for debut and the risk paid off beautifully for her.
Curious choice of movies:
Kareena has successfully managed to dabble in commercial as well as parallel cinema, enjoying success at both platforms. As a Top actress in Bollywood, Kareena did hard core commercial films like, ‘Golmaal’, ‘Kabhie Khushi Kabhie Gham’, ‘Bodyguard’ and ‘Ra One’ and also some out of the box movies like ‘Dev’, ‘LoC: Kargil’, ‘Jab We Met’, ‘Ashoka’, ‘Udta Punjab’ and ‘Yuva’, which showcased her natural talent to the fullest.
Getting married at the peak of her career:
After her much hyped linkup and breakup with actor Shahid Kapoor, Kareena fell in love with Saif Ali Khan who is 11 years older than her. They fell in love during the making of Yash Raj film’s action drama ‘Tashan’. Both got married on 16th October 2012. Kareena took the bold decision to get married at the peak of her career even though knowing the short shelf lives of actresses in our entertainment industry and proved everyone wrong!
Making maternity looks glamorous:
Till Kareena came into the picture, pregnancy period was the time to shy away from the flashbulbs for the Indian actresses. But Kareena proudly flaunted her baby bump in most stylish attires and made the entire country talk about it. Her fun-filled outing pictures with girlfriends Malaika, Amrita and sister Karisma made news on social media sites. Kareena gave out the message to millions of pregnant women to enjoy this delicate period in their lives and be stylish at the same time.
Setting perfect goal for Career women:
After delivering her bundle of joy, son Taimur in December 2016, Kareena immediately started working out to shed those extra calories for her next project. Before starting shoot of Sonam & Rhea Kapoor’s girl drama ‘Veere Di Wedding’, Kareena took the much-needed vacation with husband Saif and son Taimur. Once back from the Swiss sojourn, Kareena resumed the shoot but made sure that little Taimur gives her company. Like any working women, Kareena has managed to handle personal as well as professional commitments with ease.
As the lovely Kareena turns a year older, we wish her success and happiness in personal and professional life.