Happy Birthday, Katrina Kaif! 7 interesting facts you didn't know about the birthday girl

Katrina Kaif turns 30, ok let’s keep her age covert and assume it is another of her birth anniversary, after all age is just a number. The Bollywood’sdivais one of the highest paid actresses and has been part of the many smash-hit films at the box office. Katrina was born to an Indian father Mohammed Kaif and British mother Susanna Turquottein Hong Kong on July 16, 1984. Here are some more things that interest you about the damsel on her birthday.

1) Like most of the Bollywood stars Katrina too dropped her original surname which was Turquotte and added Kaif instead. May be she wanted to sound more Indian, we guess. But on her British passport it still is Katrina Turquotte.

2) She was just fourteen, yes fourteen when her modelling career began in Hawaii. Her first work as a model was to promote jewellery.

3) The Dhoom 3 girl has seven siblings which includes six sisters and a brother.

4) For most of her movies she has her voice dubbed because of her poor communication skills in Hindi.She also learnt dancing from renowned Kathak guru Viru Krishna to perfect her moves.

5) Her debut movie was Kaizad Gustad’s Boom starring Amitabh Bachchan, Jackie Shroff, Zeenat Aman and Gulshan Grover. The movie was bashed by critics and failed at box office as well.

6) The Bollywood babe has also worked in the Telegu and Malayalam movies. After debuting in Telegu movie ‘Malliswari’ she became the highest paid actresses during a South Indian movie debut.

7) Her upcoming movies include Hrithik Roshan starrer ‘Bang Bang’ set to release later this year and ‘Phantom’ paired opposite Saif Ali Khan which is slated for 2015 release.