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Kareena Kapoor
Kareena Kapoor smiling away from camera
Kapoor at an event for Veere Di Wedding in 2018
Born (1980-09-21) 21 September 1980 (age 42)
Nationality Indian
  • Actress
  • fashion designer
Years active 2000–present
(m. 2012)
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Kareena Kapoor (born 21 September 1980), also known by her married name Kareena Kapoor Khan, is an Indian actress who appears in Hindi films. She is the daughter of actors Randhir Kapoor and Babita, and the younger sister of actress Karisma Kapoor. Noted for playing a variety of characters in a range of film genres—from romantic comedies to crime dramas—Kapoor is the recipient of several awards, including six Filmfare Awards, and is one of Bollywood's most popular and highest-paid actresses.

After making her acting debut in the 2000 war film Refugee, Kapoor established herself in Hindi cinema.

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Kapoor with husband Saif Ali Khan 2008

Married to actor Saif Ali Khan, with whom she has a son, Kapoor's off-screen life is the subject of widespread coverage in India. She has a reputation for being outspoken and assertive, and is recognised for her contributions to the film industry through her fashion style and film roles.

In addition to film acting, Kapoor participates in stage shows, hosts a radio show and has contributed as a co-writer to three books: an autobiographical memoir and two nutrition guides. Alongside her acting work, Kapoor has established a career as a designer. During her five-year association with the retail chain Globus, Kapoor became the first Indian actress to launch her own line of clothing for women, she has also worked with UNICEF since 2014 to advocate the education of girls and increase quality based education in India.

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