(2014), all of which rank among the highest-grossing Indian films.
She followed this with roles in a series of films that did not perform well commercially, with the exception of the action sequel Tiger Zinda Hai (2017) and the drama Bharat (2019), but received praise for playing an alcoholic actress in the romantic drama Zero (2018), for which she received a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress.
While filming in India, Kaif received modelling assignments and established a successful modelling career.
However, filmmakers were hesitant to cast her due to her poor command of Hindi.
Kaif played Saif Ali Khan's secretary, who is his stepbrother's (Akshaye Khanna) lover.In a 2009 interview with The Indian Express, she said she was not in touch with her father.Our transitions in growing up were—from Hong Kong where I was born, to China, then to Japan, and from Japan by boat to France ...In addition to acting, Kaif is involved with her mother's charity and participates in stage shows.She is guarded about her personal life, which is a subject of media scrutiny, as is her background.