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Kareena Kapoor

Also Known As: "Bebo"
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Immediate Family:

Daughter of <private> Kapoor and <private> Kapoor
Wife of <private> Khan
Sister of Private User

Occupation: Actress, Fashion Designer, Author
Managed by: Anilkumar Nair Puthalath
Last Updated:
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Immediate Family

    • <private> Khan
    • <private> Kapoor
    • <private> Kapoor
    • Private User
    • <private> Khan
    • <private> Khan

About Kareena Kapoor

Born in Mumbai, Maharashtra into the Kapoor film family of Punjabi Khatri origin, Kapoor is the youngest daughter of actors Randhir Kapoor and Babita (née Shivdasani). She is the granddaughter of actor and filmmaker Raj Kapoor, great-granddaughter of actor Prithviraj Kapoor, sister of actress Karisma Kapoor and niece of actor Rishi Kapoor.According to Kapoor, the name "Kareena" was derived from the book Anna Karenina, which her mother read while she was pregnant with her. She is also often informally referred to as Bebo.

As children, the Kapoor sisters dreamed of becoming actresses.Kapoor was particularly inspired by actresses Nargis and Meena Kumari. However, despite her family background, her father disapproved of women acting because he believed it to be incompatible with their duty to the family. This led to conflict between her parents, and Kapoor's mother ultimately left her father.Kapoor was raised in Lokhandwala by her mother who worked several jobs to support her daughters until Karisma debuted as an actress in 1991.

Kapoor attended Jamnabai Narsee School in Mumbai before progressing to Welham Girls Boarding School in Dehradun. She studied commerce for two years at the Mithibai College in Vile Parle, Mumbai. However, she disliked her term there and studied only because she was close to her family. Kapoor then registered for a three-month summer course in microcomputers at Harvard University in the United States. She later developed an interest in law and enrolled at the Government Law College in Churchgate. However, after completing one year at Churchgate, Kapoor returned to her initial plan to become an actress and began training at the Kishore Namit Kapoor's Acting Institute in Andheri.


  • Dhruv (2010) (in production)
  • Kismat Talkies (2010) (in production)
  • Agent Vinod (2010) (filming) .... Iram
  • Golmaal 3 (2010) (filming) .... Ekta
  • RA. One (2010) (filming)

... aka "Random Access One" - International (English title) (long title)

... aka "Rawan" - International (English title) (literal title)

  • Love You Maa (2010) (post-production)
  • Milenge Milenge (2010) (post-production) .... Priya
  • 3 Idiots (2009) .... Pia

... aka "Three Idiots" - India (English title) (copyright title)

  • Kurbaan (2009) .... Avantika Ahuja/Avantika Khan
  • Main Aur Mrs Khanna (2009) .... Raina S. Khanna

... aka "MaMK" - International (English title) (promotional abbreviation)

... aka "Mrs Khanna and I" - International (English title) (literal title)

  • Kambakkht Ishq (2009) .... Simrita Rai

... aka "Incredible Love" - USA (literal English title)

  • Golmaal Returns (2008) .... Ekta G. Santoshi
  • Roadside Romeo (2008) (voice) .... Laila
  • Tashan (2008) (as The Kareena Kapoor) .... Pooja 'Guddiya' Singh

... aka "Style" - India (English title) (literal title)

  • Om Shanti Om (2007) (uncredited) .... Walks past on red carpet
  • Jab We Met (2007) .... Geet Dhillon

... aka "When We Met" - International (English title) (literal title)

  • Don (2006/I) .... Kamini
  • Omkara (2006) .... Dolly Mishra
  • Chup Chup Ke (2006) .... Shruti
  • 36 China Town (2006) .... Priya
  • Dosti: Friends Forever (2005) .... Anjali
  • Kyon Ki... (2005) .... Dr. Tanvi Khurana
  • Bewafaa (2005) .... Anjali Sahai
  • Hulchul (2004) .... Anjali
  • Aitraaz (2004) .... Priya Saxena
  • Fida (2004) .... Neha Verma

... aka "Crazy" - International (English title)

  • Dev (2004) .... Aaliya
  • Yuva (2004) .... Mira

... aka "The Youth" - International (English title)

  • Chameli (2003) .... Chameli
  • LOC: Kargil (2003) .... Simran
  • Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon (2003) .... Sanjana

... aka "I Will Love Him Till the End of Time" - International (English title) (informal alternative title)

  • Khushi (2003) .... Khushi Singh
  • Talaash: The Hunt Begins... (2003) .... Tina
  • Jeena Sirf Merre Liye (2002) .... Pooja (Pinky)
  • Mujhse Dosti Karoge! (2002) .... Tina Kapoor
  • Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001) .... Pooja Sharma

... aka "Happiness & Tears" - USA (DVD box title)

... aka "Sometimes Happiness, Sometimes Sorrow" - International (English title)

... aka "Sometimes Happy, Sometimes Sad" - Europe (English title)

  • Ajnabee (2001) .... Priya Malhotra
  • Asoka (2001) (as Karriena Kapoor) .... Kaurwaki

... aka "Ashoka the Great" - India (English title), USA

  • Yaadein... (2001) .... Isha Singh Puri

... aka "Cherished Memories" - USA (informal English title)

  • Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai (2001) .... Pooja Saxena
  • Refugee (2000) .... Nazneen Ahmed

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Kareena Kapoor's Timeline

September 21, 1980
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India