Katrina Kaif (born 16 July 1984) is a British Indian actress and former model who appears in Indian films, mainly in the Hindi-language film industry. She has also appeared in Telugu and Malayalam films. She was voted the sexiest Asian woman in the world by Eastern Eye in the years 2008, 2009 and 2010. Being a British citizen, she works in India on an employment visa.
Kaif made her acting debut with Kaizad Gustad‘s box office bomb Boom (2003). She tasted success in 2007 with Vipul Shah‘s Namastey London and followed with such films as Anees Bazmee‘s Welcome (2007), Abbas-Mustan‘s Race (2008) and Kabir Khan‘s New York (2009). She has since appeared in critically and commercially successful films like Prakash Jha‘s political thriller Rajneeti (2010) and Zoya Akhtar‘s dramedy Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011).