Zarine Khan is an Indian actress and model who appears in Indian films, mainly in the Hindi film industry, though has also appeared in Tamil and Punjabi films. Khan made her screen debut with a leading role in the 2009 Anil Sharma's period film Veer co-starring with Salman Khan for which she was nominated for the Zee Cine Award for Best Female Debut. Khan garnered recognition from her item number "Character Dheela" in Ready, which was one of the highest-grossing Bollywood films of 2011. Khan earned commercial success in Bollywood with Sajid Khan's Housefull 2. The following year, Khan made her Tamil debut in the Tamil film Naan Rajavaga Pogiren, in which she did an item number in the song "Malgove". Khan has been noted for looks very similar to Katrina Kaif and Elli Avram. She achieved further success for her leading roles in the 2014 Punjabi film Jatt James Bond, a box-office success.