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Happy Birthday Kareena Kapoor: 5 milestone movies of the actress’ film career

Kareena Kapoor Khan turns 37 today
Written by: Reshu Manglik New Delhi September 21, 2017 6:36 IST
Reshu Manglik

Kareena Kapoor Khan who will be next seen in Veerey Di Wedding alongside Sonam Kapoor and Swara Bhaskar, has turned 37 today. The actress who is married to Bollywood actor, Saif Ali Khan, is now a mother to Taimur, who has been capturing the social media trends since a while. The actress who has turned 37 today has done several critically-acclaimed as well commercial hits for the industry. 

On her 37th birthday, let’s remember the Bollywood films that established Kareena Kapoor as an effortless actor. 

Asoka 

Asoka, directed by Santosh Sivan, is a dramatised version of Mauryan emperor, Asoka. The film stars Shah Rukh Khan, Ajith Kumar, Danny Denzongpa and Hrishita Bhatt apart from Kareena Kapoor Khan. The film was screened at Venice Film Festival and the Toronto International Film Festival, raking in several positive responses. 

Chameli 

The year 2004 was a turning point for Kareena Kapoor’s career when she did Chameli. She played the role of a sex worker in the film. For her acting, she received critical recognition. For this film, Kareena Kapoor bagged Filmfare Special Award for Best Performance. Earlier, the film was offered to Amisha Patel who refused to do the role. 

Dev 

This film won Kareena Kapoor the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress. She portrayed a riot victim in the film, for which she garnered wide critical recognition. 

Omkara 

Kareena Kapoor played the character based on William Shakespeare’s heroine Desdemona in the crime film Omkara. The film was adapted from Shakespeare’s Othello. She played a young, innocent woman, who falls in love with a goon. This film earns her Filmfare Best Actress (Critic) Award. 

Jab We Met 

It was another film which earned Kareena Kapoor critical acclaim. Many critics explained it to be Kareena’s best performance so far. After this film, Kareena Kapoor earned herself the title of Bollywood’s superstar.