Katrina Kaif( born 16 July 1984) is a Hong Kong-born British-Indian actress and model who has appeared in Hindi Telugu and Malayalam films. Since 2007 she has starred in several commercially successful films which made her one of the popular actresses in current BollywoodKatrina Kaif was born in Hong Kong to a Kashmiri Muslim father Mohammed Kaif and a British Christian mother Suzzane. Her mother a Harvard graduate was a lawyer but later became involved in charity work Her parents separated when Kaif was very young. Kaif has seven siblings. She was raised in Hawaii and later moved to her mothers home country, England. At age fourteen she was approached by an agent and began modeling her first job was for a jewelry campaign. She continued modeling in London.Kaif's London modeling work led to her discovery by filmmaker Kaizad Gustad, who gave her a part in his film Boom (2003). She moved to Mumbai and was offered a number of modeling assignments. However filmmakers were initially hesitant to sign her because she could not speak Hindi.