Bollywood actress Kareena meets fans at gems outlet launch

KUALA LUMPUR: Popular Bolly­wood actress Kareena Kapoor made heads turn in Jalan Masjid India here as she attended the launch of the first Malabar Gold & Diamonds outlet in Malay­sia.

Fans thronged the area to get a closer look at the ravishing star as she made her way to the stage under heavy escort.

"I am who I am because of my fans.

"I know I am here for the launch of the store but it is your love that got me here," said the 34-year-old beauty.

She also told the crowd to expect the release of her movie Bajrangi Bhaijaan, starring opposite Salman Khan, on July 17.

"People love to see me and Salman together, I know that," Kareena said.

"So I expect all of you to be at the theatre. I have a date with all of you," she quipped.

Looking resplendent in a long skirt and midriff-baring top, Kareena also took the opportunity to pose for wefies with her fans while on stage.

Earlier at a press conference, the leading lady, who was also the spokesman for Malabar, said her favourite gemstone was diamond.

"I'm more of a diamond kind of girl. Any gifts, especially diamonds, are good," she said.

The Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham actress also spoke fondly of her husband, well-known Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan, 44, whom she married in 2012.

"I have the best husband in the world. He's a great actor.

"Above all, he is a good human being, and as a bonus, extremely good-looking," she quipped.