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20 Unknown Facts About Kareena Kapoor

By - Sanyam Mittal 9 Sep , 2015  

Regarded as ‘BEBO’, Kareena Kapoor is a prominent actress of bollywood. She overwhelmed thousands of hearts by her beauty and work. As a result she has proliferating fans who will surely love to learn some mind-boggling facts about her. So here are these stupendous facts about Kareena Kapoor.


kareena kapoor1. Her name was derived from the book Anna Karenina, which her mother read while she was pregnant with her. But her family and close friends call her Bebo.

  1. She is Bollywood royalty and is the granddaughter of veteran actor Raj Kapoor and great-granddaughter of the legendary showman Prithviraj Kapoor.

 

  1. Her first commercial success was the sleeper hit Mujhe Kuch Kehna in 2001 opposite Tusshar Kapoor. She stole the thunder from Jeetendra’s son.

kareena kapoor with tusshar

  1. She played the popular college snob Poo in Kabhie Khushi Kabhie Gham and was billed as Bollywood’s answer to Alicia Silverstone in Clueless. We are not crazy about it, but K3G remains one of the biggest blockbusters in her career.

  2. She’s not a gadget person and considers her smart phone a slick innovation she happens to own.

  3. She’s not a fan of Bipasha Basu either and their rivalry dates back to Ajnabee (2001) days. Reports claim the fight peaked when the Kapoor girl called Basu a “kaali billi” (black cat), alluding to her dusky complexion.

  4. Rumour has it that she wasn’t thrilled about her fiancé Saif Ali Khan acting alongside Bipasha Basu in Race 2 in Turkey. Her discomfort increased because rumours indicate that Khan hooked up with Basu for an alleged fling during the shoot of the original Race. The alleged affair didn’t last long.

  5. From 2004 to 2007, heart-throb Shahid Kapoor was Kapoor’s constant arm-candy. They broke up in 2007 during the making of their hit romance Jab We Met. Their scandal to remember? A picture of them french kissing doing the rounds on mobile phones. Interestingly, Jab We Met, released after their break-up, remains one of their biggest blockbusters. kareena kapoor with sahid

  6. It’s believed she turned vegetarian in 2006 just like her former boyfriend Shahid Kapoor. But she didn’t make the lifestyle change to impress her squeeze, but to fit into clothes.

  7. In 2008, Kapoor began the size-zero trend in Bollywood. Even at her thinnest (48kilograms), she was not waif-like but showcased her new-found body in skimpy outfits in Tashan.

  8. Kapoor credits yoga as her favourite fitness activity. According to her yoga instructor, she is a star pupil and can do 50 surya namaskars and hold complex poses for long than 30 seconds.

  9. Her favourite cuisine is Italian and her favourite dish is sphagetti. A self-titled foodie, Kapoor believes in portion control and small meals throughout the day.

  10. She is known to be partial to Mercedes S class cars. She also owns a fleet of cars including an SUV and a Lexus LX 470.

  11. She believes that two actresses in the same league can never be best friends. Her pal is failed actress Amrita Arora.

  12. She’s the only heroine who can boast of starring in four hits that have grossed over Rs1 billion each.

  13. On October 27, 2011, Kapoor’s wax statue was unveiled at Madame Tussauds in Blackpool in the UK.

  14. On paper, she is known to have dated only two men: Shahid Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan. But rumour has it that her affair with Hrithik Roshan is the industry’s well-kept secret.Kareena kapoor with saif

  15. Kapoor is billed as the most sought-after face on the brand endorsement front. She has a whopping 16 brands — ranging from beverages to biscuits.

  16. Kapoor is said to be the highest paid actress in Bollywood today. She reportedly commanded a neat Rs80 million for her latest film Heroine.

  17. She’s one of the few actresses who can boast of having hits with the all the ruling Khans in the Bollywood. Think 3 Idiots with Aamir Khan, Bodyguard with Salman Khan and Kabhie Khushie Kabhie Gham with Shah Rukh Khan.

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