Kareena Kapoor is an indian film actress who debuted in bollywood with J.P. Dutta's war drama Refugee, alongside Abhishek Bachchan.
Kapoor was initially scheduled to make her debut in Rakesh Roshan's Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai (2000), opposite the director's son Hrithik Roshan however, she abandoned the project and later explained that, "it was probably destined that I was not to be in the film. After all, it was a launch for his son.
She born in Mumbai, India, on 21 September 1980, into the Kapoor film family, Kapoor is the younger daughter of actors Randhir Kapoor and Babita, her elder sister Karisma, is also an actress. Often informally referred to as Bebo, she is the granddaughter of actor and filmmaker Raj Kapoor and niece of actor Rishi Kapoor.
She became the only actress to be featured on CNNGo's list of "Who Mattered Most in India"and was described as "India's Most Beautiful Woman" by People in 2010. In July 2010, Kapoor was placed eighth in Filmfare Magazine's annual power list, an achievement she repeated from the previous year, where she was ranked at number ten.