Kareena Kapoor was born in Mumbai in the well known Kapoor Family of the film industry. She belongs to a Punjabi family. She is the youngest girl of Babita and Randhir Kapoor. Kareena is the great grand-daughter of prithviraj Kapoor and grand-daughter of Raj Kapoor. Kareena has got her roots in the Film industry. The well known and reputed actress, Karishma is her sister.Kareena Kapoor ( born on September 21, 1980), often informally referred to as Bebo attended the school in Mumbai, Jamnabai Narsee School and then later moved to Dehradun, in Welham Girls Boarding School. She opted for commerce for the 2 years at Mithibai College, Mumbai. Later, she registered for the 3 months course at Harvard University for micro computers in the US. Later, she developed a keen interest in law and got enrolled at Government Law College. After the completion of one year, she got back to her previous plan in order to become an actress and started her training at Acting Institute of Kishore Namit Kapoor.
Initially, Kareena Kapoor signed a movie against Hrithik Roshan named Kaho Naa..Pyaar Hai but later opted out. This movie came out to be a super hit. Then she signed her debutant movie, Refugee opposite Abhishek Bachchan which although did not work much but brought her an Award of Best Female Debut Actress.