February 23, 2010 (Calcutta Tube): Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor has set a niche of her own. The actress has grown over all these years. We take a brief look at her Hindi movies Jab We Met, Tashan, Golmaal Returns, Mr. And Mrs. Khanna, Kurbaan and more.
Bollywood superstar Kareena Kapoor, the once childish tantrum prone actress has grown up to become a classy trendsetter in the industry. From the overbearing and outlandishly dressed Poo of Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham she has graduated to an acting powerhouse with Jab We Met and has put the beauty queens to shame with her ‘size zero’ figure in Tashan. With her every move traced by paparazzi, Kareena is a superstar in the truest sense of word. A muse for many a fashion designer, this Kapoor kudi would rather die than be seen in filp-flops as its only YSL or Christian Louboutin for her, and if it has to be a slipper then it is from Hermes and they are meant to be worn at home!
Leading the pack Kareena has set herself apart from the rat race with her elite looks in films too…
Yeh Ishq Hai- Jab We Met
Kareena was at her romantic best in this colorful song and her Swiss sheepherder dress of flowing red skirt with white top and black jacket became a hot favorite among young girls. Many along with Shahid Kapoor wanted to be led away to heavenly bliss by this innocent shepherd.
But as all fairytales come to an end, with Jab We Met too, her romance with long time beau Shahid ended on a bitter note. The news of this high profile break-up became a national conversation; with every channel counseling Kareena on how to heal her broken heart.
Dil Haara- Tashan
Kareena rocked this song, with her size zero body she wafted through the imagination of Saif in a folk inspired red and green strapless blouse and ghagras. In the song, this hip chick was seen romancing Chote Nawab Saif Ali Khan on reel that soon translated into reality with Saif tattooing her name on his forearm!
Her sexy-bitch act in this song won over audience’s heart. Kareena had moved over Shahid. The media who were thrown in frenzy got into an overdrive and coined the couple ‘Saifeena’. Kareena meanwhile kept stumping Saif by coming out of the sea in a green bikini and kept the rumor-mills and Saif running behind her!
Meow- Golmaal Returns
A catty man-eater who makes no two bones about leading her men on a chain! Kareena could have never gone cattier than that, the cheetah print dress was more of a power statement rather than a style statement. The dominatrix became a hot favorite among club goers as Kareena gave an elite touch to a wild cat leotard.
Tha-Tha Kar ke- Golmaal Returns
Sweet, sexy biker babe who shouldn’t be messed with, Kareena effortlessly made hot pants and short skirts the flavor of the season. Her sexy lean legs inspired many a women to jump on the treadmill and get going on those oh! so cute! pink shorts. Overshadowing her co-actress, Kareena became the trademark of the film.
Tu Saala- Golmaal Returns
Don’t mess with this house-lady, or else she will tell you who’s the man! Kareena played the forever nagging wife who keeps a strict eye on her man. Looking every bit of a suspecting wife Kareena threatens her hubby with ‘tu saala Kaam se gaya’ that became a club favorite.
This Punjabi kudi scorched the screen as she teamed up with none other than King Khan for an item number. The song was a super hit, while other actresses’ chose to don mini skirts and dresses for item numbers, she chose long tresses, curls and Arabic look to match up to her wild sense of dressing. Her Thumkas and look in his foot tapping number was lapped by a nation struck by Bebo mania.
Om Mangalam- Kambakkht Ishq
She looked like a million bucks in the Indian and catholic bride avatar and the song got hotter with the sizzling chemistry between her and Akshay ‘action’ Kumar. Though the movie bombed at box-office, her numbers of on-screen kisses with Akki and the sequence with Sylvester Stallone were hot topic for every tabloid. She gave Hollywood beauties a run for their money with her sexy cocktail dresses, elegant gowns and hot chick make-up
Bebo- Kambakkht Ishq
Kareena is so celebrated that even her nickname is famous in households! Lovingly called ‘Bebo’ by her near and dear ones she has also got a song Bebo to her credit. The song has her seducing Akshay Kumar wearing sparkling pink short dress. She mesmerized the audience with her charisma and men lost their heart to her. Sported a black bikini she yet again made men drool over her luscious frame.
Mrs. Khanna- Main Aurr Mrs Khanna
Mrs. Khanna aka Kareena played wife to hunk Salman in the film Main Aurr Mrs Khanna, the title track saw Kareena portraying a modern wife with traditional values who is troubled by funny Sohail Khan. ‘Don’t say alvida’ song shot on her and Salman was an instant hit and this romantic track had her playing a shy and calm girl, her range of acting was wonderfully explored. She looked every bit of a diva in the dazzling green saree in the item song ‘Happening’.
Shukran Allah- Kurbaan
Kareena has raised many eyebrows with her ethnic look in this soulful song where her beautiful eyes do all the talking. Her on-screen romantic chemistry with beau Saif Ali Khan is much talked about as the two are to be seen sizzling together in intimate scenes. The steamy love-making scenes have already become the talk of the town.
Kurbaan Hua- Kurbaan
The title track of movie ‘Kurbaan’ has mainly Saif Ali Khan in it and Kareena has not shot for it, but considering her Star value her presence could not to be ignored from this stylish promotional video.
-Chandana H Buch/ Sampurn Wire