Katrina Kaif is a mainstream Bollywood actress. She was born in Hong Kong, China, on July 16, 1983, and she moved all over Asia and Europe while growing up. Her mother is English so they spent about three years in the U.K. before moving to India where Katrina would become famous. As a teenager she started competing in beauty competitions and was always turning heads. While in London she began modeling professionally, both on the runway and in ad campaigns. Her face is well known and she has been the brand ambassador for dozens of world-famous companies.
When she transitioned to the movie scene in Bollywood, audiences weren't sure what to make of Katrina. After her first movie was a flop, she took Hindi diction classes and kept trying to reach the fame that she knew she deserved. The more she works at it, the more people fall in love with this gorgeous brunette, and the more movie projects she becomes involved in. She is often portrayed as the romantic heroine, a role which her fans seem to adore.