Kareena Kapoor birthday: From iconic character 'Poo' to 'Geet' here's incredible journey of Bebo
Kareena Kapoor is one of the Bollywood's most iconic superstar the industry has given birth to. The actress has turned 43 today and there's no lack of knowledge how far she has travelled in the realm of cinema. When we say Kareena Kapoor, we are often taken back to the times of her most iconic roles of Geet from 'Jab We Met' and Pooja aka Poo from 'Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Ghum'. But these were not just the roles she played, her iconic legacy even states in Omkara, Refugee, Kyun Ki, Kurbaan, 3 Idiots, Chup Chup Ke, Mei Prem Ki Deewani Hoon and many others.
The girl born with a legacy
Kareena Kapoor was born with a golden spoon in a household of a Bollywood background. Granddaughter of classic actor/filmmaker Raj Kapoor, younger daughter of Randhir Kapoor and Babita, she was born on 21 September, 1980, who is also the younger sister of actress Karisma Kapoor. In short, often referred as Bebo, Kareena was born into a family hood of filmy legacy and so did her fate lay around the realm of Hindi cinema. Talking about childhood, she was always fascinated by acting and her inspirations came from the work of actresses such as Nargis and Meena Kumari. While studying Law, during her first year she delved herself into the world of acting and started her classes with the Mumbai based mentor, Kishore Namit Kapoor who was also the member of the Film and Television Institute of India.
Kareena's Most accomplished movies
Kareena Kapoor Khan made her Bollywood debut through film 'Refugee' in the year 2000 alongside Abhishek Bachchan. In the film she palyed the character of a Bangladeshi girl, Naaz and her role was critically acclaimed for which she also won Filmfare Awards for Best Female Debut. Later she worked back to back in Bollywoiod and gave movies sucha as Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai(2001), Yaadein, Ajnabee, Ashoka. But what gave her the over-the-top personality was her character of Poo in Kjo's 'Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Ghum'(2001). Her other commendable works include Aitraaz, Hulchul, Jab We Met, Chup Chup Ke, 3 Idiots, Golmaal 3, Bodyguard, Taalaash: The Answer Lies Within, Singham Returns, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Udta Punjab, Veere Di Wedding, Good Newz, Laal Singh Chaddha.
Now with her birthday, Bebo has made her commendable mark on the OTT screen through Sujoy Ghosh's suspense thriller 'Jaane Jaan', which is released today. Meanwhile Jaane Jaan is a Netflix adaptation of the famous novel 'The Devotion of Suspect X' by Higashino Keigo wherein she has played the character of a single mother, Maya, who gets entangled in a murder case. The movie also features acing OTT actors like Vijay Varma and Jaideep Ahlawat in the pivotal roles.
- PTC PUNJABI