Kristina Akheeva Biography
Kristina Akheeva is an Australian model and actress born 1 November 1986, who works in India.
Akheeva was born in Khabarovsk, Russia to a Russian mother and half Tajikistani half Russian father. At age 7, Kristina moved to Australia and later at age 17, moved to Melbourne to pursue an acting career. While developing her craft at an acting school, she was approached by numerous photographers who wanted to work with her. At first, she wanted no more than to have some nice pictures of herself, but over time she started to get more and more regular work with local photographers.
Akheeva enrolled in Evening Acting classes while in Melbourne. She started modeling to gain experience in front of the camera and caught the attention of a lot of local Australian photographers. After a year of more travel, Kristina once again returned to India in 2012. Kristina has been roped in for the film Yamla Pagla Deewana 2 which is a sequel to the super hit 2011 film Yamla Pagla Deewana, starring Dharmendra along with his two sons Sunny Deol & Bobby Deol. Akheeva had to learn Hindi for her role in the movie, as she was alien to the language. She is taking her debut film in Bollywood seriously, as she said "I am indeed taking my career in Bollywood very seriously and I think that the language plays a very important role. Hence, I am brushing up my Hindi skills.". Akheeva is currently the brand ambassador and face of Anmol Jewellers.
Year Title Role Notes
2013 Baadshah Item Song Debut Telugu Film
2013 Yamla Pagla Deewana 2 Reet Debut Hindi Film
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