Kareena Kapoor

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Kapoor in 2011, photo by PR Photos

Place of Birth: Bombay, Maharashtra, India

Date of Birth: 21 September, 1980

Ethnicity:
*Punjabi Indian (father)
*Sindhi Indian, British (mother)

Kareena Kapoor is an Indian actress. She is also know by her married name Kareena Kapoor Khan.

She is the daughter of Randhir Kapoor, an actor, producer, and director, and Babita (Babita Shivdasani), an actress. Her uncle was Rishi Kapoor, an actor, producer, and director. Her sister is actress Karisma Kapoor. Kareena is married to actor and producer Saif Ali Khan, with whom she has a son.

Kareena’s father is of Punjabi descent. Kareena’s maternal grandfather was of Sindhi origin, and Kareena’s maternal grandmother was a white British woman, of Christian religion.

Kareena’s paternal grandfather was Raj Kapoor (Ranbir/Ranbirraj Raj Kapoor, the son of Prithviraj Raj Kapoor and Ramsarni Devi Mehra). Kareena’s grandfather Raj was a prominent actor, producer, and director. He was born in Peshawar, North-West Frontier Province, British India, present-day Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Kareena’s great-grandfather Prithviraj was an actor, who became a pioneer of the Indian theatre and of the Hindi film industry. He was the son of Basheshwar Nath Kapoor.

Kareena’s paternal grandmother was named Krishna Raj Malhotra (the daughter of Kartar Nath Malhotra).

Kareena’s maternal grandfather was Hari Shivdasani, an actor.

Sources: http://www.hindustantimes.com
http://www.tribuneindia.com

Genealogy of Kareena Kapoor – http://www.geni.com

7 Responses

  1. Bobby Martnen says:

    Correction, Kapoor was born in Bombay – it wasn’t renamed “Mumbai” until 1995

  2. phaedra says:

    What is it with South Asians and that “mountain” shaped forehead/hairline?

  3. Wolfman says:

    Plus, her eyes are green while her sister Karisma has pure blue eyes.

  4. shobohunter says:

    picture might help. bro post her pic..
    also
    her mom is sindhi. sindhi is not originally in India., is from north western part of Pakistan.

  5. shobohunter says:

    she is not your average Indian girl. her ancestry from northern part of Pakistan (Peshawar) she is bit Afghan.
    she have natural blue eyes..

    • Wolfman says:

      Her ancestors originate from the same city as my Grandfatther in modern day Punjab Faisalabad so why lie? Plus she’s half Punjabi Khatri a warrior caste who are famous for beating up Alexander the Great, quarter Sindhi and quarter English with Afghan no origin, but from Vedic times descending from the original Aryans From Iran and Russia.

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