Kareena Kapoor was born 21st September 1980 She is also known as Kareena Kapoor Khan. She is an Indian actress who appears in Bollywood films. She is the daughter of actors Randhir Kapoor and Babita, and the younger sister of actress Karisma Kapoor. A leading actress of Hindi cinema. Kapoor has received six Filmfare Awards, and is noted for playing a variety of characters in a range of film genres, from contemporary romantic dramas, comedies, period films to major Bollywood productions and lesser-publicised independent films. After making her acting debut in the 2000 war drama Refugee, Kapoor's early years in the film industry were successful, including a Filmfare nomination for Asoka in 2001 and the melodrama Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... in 2001, one of her biggest commercial successes to date. This was followed by a series of commercial failures and repetitive roles, which garnered her negative reviews. She portrayed a sex worker in Chameli in 2004, the turning point in her career, and starred in the critically acclaimed films Dev in 2004 and Omkara in 2006. Kapoor played the lead female role in the romantic comedy Jab We Met in 2007, for which she received the Filmfare Award for Best Actress and the drama 3 Idiots in 2009, the highest-grossing Bollywood film of all time. Married to actor Saif Ali Khan, Kapoor's off-screen life is the subject of widespread coverage in India. She is known in the Indian media for being publicly 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 is a stage performer and has launched her own clothing line in association with the retail chain Globus.