Then and Now! Kareena Kapoor Khan looks drastically different in these photos

Updated: Sep 21, 2019, 08:42 | Nikita Wagh
  • Then and Now! Kareena Kapoor Khan looks drastically different in these photos

    The name 'Kareena' is derived from the book Anna Karenina, which her mother Babita read while she was pregnant.

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  • Then and Now! Kareena Kapoor Khan looks drastically different in these photos

    While growing up, Kareena Kapoor was highly inspired by the acting style of Nargis and Meena Kumari.

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  • Then and Now! Kareena Kapoor Khan looks drastically different in these photos

    Since her parents separated owing to differences, Kareena was raised by her mother Babita. However, her mother and father, Randhir Kapoor, reconciled some years back.

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  • Then and Now! Kareena Kapoor Khan looks drastically different in these photos

    Kareena Kapoor went to Jamnabai Narsee School in Mumbai, and later to Welham Girls' School in Dehradun.

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  • Then and Now! Kareena Kapoor Khan looks drastically different in these photos

    Bebo later studied Commerce for two years at Mithibai College in Vile Parle, Mumbai.

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  • Then and Now! Kareena Kapoor Khan looks drastically different in these photos

    After developing an interest in law, Kareena even enrolled herself at the Government Law College, Mumbai.

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  • Then and Now! Kareena Kapoor Khan looks drastically different in these photos

    However, she soon lost interest and, like elder sister Karisma Kapoor, decided to pursue a career in films.

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  • Then and Now! Kareena Kapoor Khan looks drastically different in these photos

    Kareena took her initial acting training from Kishore Namit Kapoor, who was a member of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII).

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  • Then and Now! Kareena Kapoor Khan looks drastically different in these photos

    Kareena was supposed to debut with Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai (2000), but backed out from the project in the filming stage as she felt she wasn't being given enough prominence.

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    Kareena Kapoor eventually debuted with 'Refugee' in the same year, along with Abhishek Bachchan.

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  • Then and Now! Kareena Kapoor Khan looks drastically different in these photos

    Though her big-budget film - Asoka - flopped, the film was selected for the Venice and 2001 Toronto International Film Festivals.

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  • Then and Now! Kareena Kapoor Khan looks drastically different in these photos

    Kareena Kapoor gained critical acclaim for her role of a sex worker in Chameli (2004) and a riot victim in Dev the same year.

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  • Then and Now! Kareena Kapoor Khan looks drastically different in these photos

    Commercially, her most successful films include Jab We Met (2007), 3 Idiots (2009), Golmaal 3 (2010) and Bodyguard (2011).

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    Kareena Kapoor Khan has been part of several stage shows and world tours since 2002.

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  • Then and Now! Kareena Kapoor Khan looks drastically different in these photos

    Apart from acting, Kareena has contributed as a co-author to three books: an autobiographical memoir, and two nutrition guides.

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  • Then and Now! Kareena Kapoor Khan looks drastically different in these photos

    Kareena Kapoor has also launched a clothing line in association with a famous retail chain.

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  • Then and Now! Kareena Kapoor Khan looks drastically different in these photos

    Kareena's personal life has been constantly in the limelight. She first dated Shahid Kapoor and later falling for the charm of Saif Ali Khan.

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  • Then and Now! Kareena Kapoor Khan looks drastically different in these photos

    Kareena with her co-stars: Bebo and Shahid were seen together on screen in Fida (2004), 36 China Town (2006), Chup Chup Ke (2006), their most successful film Jab We Met (2007) and the much-delayed Milenge Milenge (2010)

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  • Then and Now! Kareena Kapoor Khan looks drastically different in these photos

    Kareena and Saif starred together in Tashan (2008), Roadside Romeo (2008 voice-over), Kurbaan (2009), Agent Vinod (2012). After dating for nearly five years, Saif and Kareena tied the knot in October 2012

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  • Then and Now! Kareena Kapoor Khan looks drastically different in these photos

    Kareena and Akshay Kumar. The duo starred together in Ajnabee (2001), Aitraaz (2004), Dosti (2005) and Kambakkht Ishq (2009) among others

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  • Then and Now! Kareena Kapoor Khan looks drastically different in these photos

    In picture: Kareena with Priyanka Chopra. The duo apparently had been at loggerheads post-Aitraaz (2004), in which the latter stole the show with her seductive performance. However, they appeared together on Koffee With Karan - Season 6, shutting all speculations.

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  • Then and Now! Kareena Kapoor Khan looks drastically different in these photos

    In picture: Kareena and Tusshar Kapoor. Bebo starred opposite Tusshar in his debut film Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai (2001). The two were later seen in the dud Jeena Sirf Merre Liye (2002)

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    In picture: Kareena and Shah Rukh Khan during the promotions for 'Ra.One' (2011). They earlier acted together in 'Asoka' (2001), 'Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham' (2001) and Don' (2006).

    We wish Kareena a very happy birthday!

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About The Gallery

Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan turns 39 on September 21, 2019. On the occasion of her birthday, we take a look at pictures from her early days in Bollywood. She looks drastically different.

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