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Younger sister of Karisma Kapoor.

Granddaughter of Raj Kapoor, great-granddaughter of Prithviraj Kapoor and great-great-granddaughter of Dewan Basheswarnath Kapoor.

She is the second daughter of actress Babita Kapoor, and actor Randhir Kapoor. They have broken the taboo of Kapoor family girls acting in movies.

Loves horseback riding and cooking.

Turned down a role in Bride & Prejudice (2004).

Did not attend her cousin's (Riddhima Kapoor) wedding with Bharat Sawhney that took place in Bombay on Wednesday January 25, 2006. Also absent was her sister, Karisma, and mom, Babita.

Her great grandfather (Prithviraj Kapoor), her grandfather (Raj Kapoor) and his two brothers (Shammi & Shashi), her mother (Babita), her father (Randhir) and his two brothers (Rishi & Rajiv) have all been film stars over the last fifty years and her sister (Karisma) have been acting in Bollywood flicks keeping it all within the family.

Listed as number 6 of 'Top Bollywood Actresses' of 2006. (rediff.com, 8-25- 2006)

She is best friends with fellow actress Amrita Arora.

She befriended Konkona Sen Sharma on the sets of 2006 movie Omkara.

Good friends with actress Esha Deol.

Although Kareena's prescribed diet includes paranthas, momos, cheese, pasta and bananas, which are mostly considered fattening, it is her daily practice of yoga that keeps her fit for her role in Tashan (2008).

Has lived secretly with Saif Ali Khan. At the Lakme Fashion Awards in October 2007 they made their liaison official.

Has a mannequin of herself in Madame Tussaud's Museum in England. Along with Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Amitabh Bachchan.

Was in a long term relationship with actor Shahid Kapoor until 2007. They broke up during the filming of hit movie Jab We Met.

Sister in Law to actress Soha Ali Khan.

Grandaughter of actor Hari Shivdasani.

Was the original choice for Blockbuster movies Ram-leela and Chennai express, but declined both movies due to scheduling problems.

Her mother Babita Kapoor's aunt is classic actress Sadhana. In 2013, Sadhana confirmed that because of a family problem, she and Babita don't acknowledge each other.

Her mother-in-law is actress Sharmila Tagore.

Great grand niece of actor Trilok Kapoor (Prithviraj' brother). Trilok's son Vicky Kapoor acted in Har Har Mahadev in 1950.

Niece of actor Justin Sial (Randhir Kapoor' s aunt Urmila Sial's son).

Grandfather Raj Kapoor's maternal uncle was actor Jugal Kishore Mehra. Jugal married actress Anwari Begum and adopted her daughter actress Zarine (Nasreen) Nasreen is the mother of actress/singer Salma Agha. This makes Kareena Kapoor a niece of Salma Agha. Kareena is also the uncle of cousin Sasha Agha. Salma's daughter.

Her favorite movies are The Bridges of Madison County (1995), Titanic (1997), Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988), Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995) and Prem Rog (1982).

Her favorite pastime is watching TV. Her favorite TV shows are Friends (1994), Sex and the City (1998), Frasier (1993), Prison Break (2005), How I Met Your Mother (2005), Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989), Miss Marple: The Body in the Library (1984), The Killing (2011), The Big Bang Theory (2007), Downton Abbey (2010), Game of Thrones (2011), The Fall (2013), The Affair (2014), The Tudors (2007), Rome (2005), House of Cards (2013), Homeland (2011) and Narcos (2015).

Was engaged to Vishal (Vicky) Nihalani. He the son of producer Pahlaj Nihalani.

Starred in Krishna Shah's shelved film "TAJ" based on the Taj Mahal. Opposite Kamal Hassan. The film was shelved during the scripting process in 2000.

Cousin Shaira Kapoor (Shashi Kapoor's granddaughter) worked as production designer in Bombay Velvet.

Cousin Pooja Desai was a assistant director in Dhoom 2 and Om Shanti Om. Pooja is the granddaughter of Shammi Kapoor.

Her uncle is Sanjay Kapoor the CEO of Talking Pictures Productions in Bahrain. Sanjay is the son of director Vijay Kapoor.(Trilok Kapoor's son) Vijay Kapoor has another son named Ajay Kapoor. Ajay Kapoor is the Executive Director at Indra Media Pvt Ltd. Ajay is Zee Sports - Head of Programming. Ajay has also been a producer of several drama series. He has also been the Nimbus Television - Creative Director. Ajay has also been the producer of Ten Sports. Director Vijay Kapoor also has a daughter named Anuradha settled in India. Anuradha has a daughter settled in Australia.

Karisma Khan's and Imbrahim Ali Khan's stepmother.

Grandniece of Ravi Nath Malhotra (Brother of Prem Nath,Rajendra Nath,Narendra Nath). Ravi was the secretary of Dimple Kapadia and father of director Karan Malhotra.

Great grandniece of actor Vishwa Mehra. Great grandmother Ramsarni Mehra's brother .

Actor Jatin Sial and actor,producer Mandhir Siyal are Kareena Kapoor's uncle's. (Prithviraj Kapoor's daughter Urmila Sial's children).