By Akanksha Gupta Last Updated:
‘Fab at 40’ – from redefining norms at every step of her life to being an icon for every millennial, the queen of hearts, Kareena Kapoor Khan entered the fourth decade of her life, and like how! Everyone’s favourite, especially and most importantly her own, there’s no one like Kareena. Hailing from the family of stars, she had decided to enter Bollywood by not being an arm candy in her first film and had instead opted for an unconventional debut with Refugee. As she turned a year older, Bebo makes 40 look fun, happy and fulfilling than ‘sweet 16’. (Also Read: 5 Times Kareena Kapoor Khan Had Broken Stereotypes During Her First Pregnancy And Became Inspiration)
Kareena Kapoor Khan ringed in her 40th with parents, Randhir Kapoor and Babita, sister, Karisma Kapoor and husband, Saif Ali Khan at her Mumbai residence. Karisma posted glimpses of Kareena’s 40th bash on her IG feed and it was her ‘fabulous at 40’ birthday cake that had stolen the limelight. Wearing a green kaftan, sans any makeup, Kareena flaunted her pregnancy glow on her birthday. On her birthday eve, Kareena had posted a beautiful note to herself on Instagram, which could be read as "As I enter my 40th year... I want to sit back, reflect, love, laugh, forgive, forget and most importantly pray and thank the strongest force up there for giving me the strength and thank my experiences and decisions for making me the woman I am... Some right, some wrong, some great, some not so... but still, hey BIG 40 make it BIG."
While everyone from the industry and her family is showering the gorgeous diva on her 40th birthday, Kareena Kapoor Khan’s sister-in-law, Soha Ali Khan too penned a heartfelt note for her bhabhi. Sharing a picture from the sets of Kareena’s radio show, What Women Want, Soha wrote, “Most women walk the walk, talk the talk and shop the look but you don’t have to do anything - you just are! Strong, empowered, free and full of love. And as your family expands and life becomes more full, may you continue to balance the passions of your life with grace. You make it look easy even though I know it can’t always be! Happy birthday to you @kareenakapoorkhan.” Soha’s husband, Kunal Kemmu also posted an IG story to wish Bebo on her birthday. He wrote, “May you always be happy, heathy and fabulous. We love you @kareenakapoorkhan” atop it.
In August 2020, Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan had announced their second pregnancy in a media statement, which could be read as "We are very pleased to announce that we are expecting an addition to our family !!Thank you to all our well wishers for all their love and support." Soon, Saif and Kareena were showered with congratulatory messages and the best and the quirkiest one came from his siter, Soha Ali Khan. Sharing a picture of the ‘quadfather’, Saif, Soha had written, "Couldn’t resist! Congratulations @kareenakapoorkhan be safe and healthy - and radiant as ever!" (Also Read: Baby Karisma Kapoor Feeds Her Little Sister, Kareena Kapoor In Their Rare Unseen Childhood Video)
The philosophy of ‘Quarantine and Chill’ is what every person had followed during the lockdown, and Karisma Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Soha Ali Khan were no different. A few weeks ago, Soha had flaunted her ‘masked’ face with 'matcha' mask. Kareena and Karisma had also flaunted their de-glam avatars and had managed to keep the spirits high even when at home and apart. Soha and Karisma had perfect captions for their IG stories. While Karisma had written “Packing and Pouting together. Thanks @nishsareen this Matcha Mask was so good!! @kareenakapoorkhan” Soha had captioned it, “What’s the Matcha with you?? @nishsareen thank you for the glow.”
The Pataudi clan had always come together to celebrate special occasions, festivals, birthdays and anniversaries despite their hectic work schedules. Though Soha Ali Khan and Kunal Kemmu couldn’t attend Kareena Kapoor Khan’s 40th birthday bash, they leave no chance to express love for their bhabhi. Sharing a group picture from Kareena’s 38th birthday bash in 2018, Soha had wished the ‘rockstar’, “Sparkle and shine!!! Happy birthday!!!” Soha and Kunal had also posted a Boomerang, which they had captioned, “Birthday Boomerang!!” and “Bebo Birthday Boomerang!!” respectively. (Also Read: Arora Sisters, Malaika And Amrita Use An Inside Term To Wish BFF, Kareena On Her 40th Birthday)
Here’s wishing a very happy birthday to Kareena!