Kainaat Arora is an Indian model turned actress who made her debut in the Bollywood comedy film Grand Masti. She also appeared in Mankatha and Khatta Meetha, and sang in Malayalam films.
Arora was born in a Pahari-Punjabi family in Dehradun, Uttarakhand. She is the second cousin of late actress Divya Bharti.
Before she joined the acting industry, Kainaat had been actively involved with the modelling industry. When she was sixteen years of age, Kainaat shifted to Delhi where she learnt merchandising at the prestigious National Institute of Fashion Technology. While she was pursuing her course she started getting various modelling offers. She had been a model for Cadbury, Maruti 800, Lux and several other companies and brands. In fact there was a point of time when she used to get paid the highest amount as a model in Delhi. Soon enough she moved to Mumbai and there she judged the Miss Kerala pageant. There she met director Priyadarshan and that is when she got the opportunity to make it big in the industry.