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Katrina Kaif (born Katrina Turquotte on 16 July 1984) is a British Indian actress and model who has appeared in Bollywood, Telugu and Malayalam films.
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Today, with 17 films to her credit, she is the countryเน‚ย
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At the age of fourteen she was approached by an agent and she began modeling; her first job was for a jewelry campaign. She continued modeling in London, under a contract with the Models 1 Agency and did campaigns for houses, such as La Senza and Arcadius and even walked on the London Fashion Week.

Kaif's London modeling-work led her to discover by London-based filmmaker Kaizad Gustad, who gave her a part in his film Boom (2003). She moved to Mumbai and was offered a number of modeling assignments. However, filmmakers were initially hesitant to sign her because she could not speak Hindi.

Kaif saw success with the 2005 film Sarkar where she played the bit part of Abhishek Bachchan's girlfriend. Her next release, Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya (2005), where she was paired opposite Salman Khan, earned her the Stardust Breakthrough Performance Award.

In 2007, Kaif appeared in the hit movie Namastey London, wherein she starred as a British-Indian girl alongside Akshay Kumar for the second time after the box office dud Humko Deewana Kar Gaye (2006). Her hit films stride continued with Apne, Partner and Welcome.
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In 2008, she played a negative role for the first time in Abbas-Mustan's hit action thriller Race. She played the role of Saif Ali Khan's secretary who is secretly in love with his hostile stepbrother played by Akshay Khanna. Kaif's second release of the year was Anees Bazmee's production Singh Is Kinng, opposite Akshay Kumar. Upon release the film was a big success at the box office. Kaif's final release of the year, Subhash Ghai's Yuvvraaj, was a commercial failure, but its script has made its way into the Library of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences for artistic merits, original screenplay with a substance and the film as a whole.

Kaif's first release for 2009, New York, with John Abraham was a critical and commercial success. Kaif's performance was highly appreciated with the critic Taran Adarsh writing, "Katrina gives you the biggest surprise. Known for her glamour roles, Katrina proves that she can deliver if the director and writer offer her a role of substance. She's outstanding. In fact, people will see a new, different Katrina this time." She next appeared in a bit role as a biker chick in the multi starrer action film Blue, popularly known as India's first underwater thriller, performed averagely at the box office. At the year's end, she appeared in Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani with Ranbir Kapoor and De Dana Dan with Akshay Kumar. Both films were commercial successes.
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In the year 2010, she is set to appear in the multi starrer film Raajneeti that opens on 4 June 2010. She is currently filming for Farah Khan's Tees Maar Khan along with Akshay Kumar, which is set to release on 24 December 2010.


Awards

Nominated

* 2005: Zee Cine Award for Most Promising Debut, Sarkar
* 2008: IIFA Award for Best Actress, Race
* 2009: Apsara Award for Best Actress In Supporting Role, Race
* 2009: IIFA Award for Best Actress, Singh Is Kinng
* 2009: Stardust Award for Star Of The Year, Singh Is Kinng
* 2009: Stardust Award for Best Actress In A Negative Role, Race
* 2010: Screen Award for Best Actor In Popular Category, Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani
* 2010: Screen Award for Best Actor In Popular Category, New York
* 2010: Stardust Star of the Year Award เน‚ย
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    * 2006: Stardust Breakthrough Performance Award (Female), Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya
    * 2006: Idea Zee F Awards, Fashion Diva of the Year
    * 2008: Zee Cine Awards, British Indian Actor Award
    * 2008: IIFA Awards, Style Diva of the Year
    * 2008: Sabsey Favourite Kaun Awards, Sabsey Favourite Heroine, Singh Is Kinng
    * 2008: Apsara Film Producers Guild of India Awards, Style Diva of the Year
    * 2009: Rajiv Gandhi Award
    * 2009: Golden Kela Awards, Dara Singh Award for the Worst Accent
    * 2009: Indian Television Awards (Best Entertainers Award), jointly with Ranbir Kapoor
    * 2009: Sabsey Favourite Kaun Awards, Sabsey Favourite Heroine
    * 2009: Lux Comedy Honors, Best actress with comic excellence
    * 2009: Cosmopilitan Awards, Fun Fearless Award
    * 2009: Masala Life Style Awards, Best Bollywood Personality Female
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    * 2009: Aaj Tak Movie Masala Awards, Best Actress for Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani
    * 2009: GQ Awards, Women Of The Year
    * 2009: ASSOCHAM Award, Performing Excellence
    * 2010: Star Screen Awards, Entertainer of the year
    * 2010: Stardust Awards, Best Actress - Popular Award for New York & Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani

Honours and Achievements

    * 2005: Face of the Year at Lakme India Fashion Week
    * 2005: Voted Most Luscious Lips in the Film Industry
    * 2008: Most searched Indian celebrity on Google
    * 2008: Voted Sexiest Woman Alive by FHM India
    * 2008: Sexiest Asian Women by British Magazine Eastern Eye
    * 2009: Ranked 48 on Most Desired Woman List by Askmen.com
    * 2009: Indiaเน‚ย
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