Kareena Kapoor Khan

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Kapoor in 2011, photo by PR Photos

Birth Name: Kareena Kapoor

Place of Birth: Bombay, Maharashtra, India

Date of Birth: 21 September, 1980

*father – Punjabi Indian
*mother – Sindhi Indian, British

Kareena Kapoor Khan, also credited by her birth name Kareena Kapoor, is an Indian actress.

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 two children.

Kareena’s father is of Punjabi descent. Kareena’s maternal grandfather was of Sindhi origin. 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. Hari was born in Karachi, Sindh, now Pakistan.

Kareena’s maternal grandmother was named Barbara.

Sources: http://www.hindustantimes.com

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

10 Responses

  1. momof3 says:

    Hari Shivdasani was born in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.

  2. Akwaba says:

    Her maternal grandmother was named Barbara.

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