Kristina Akheeva (born 1 November 1986) is an Australian actress and model. She made her Bollywood debut with 2013 film Yamla Pagla Deewana 2, followed by Telugu film Galipatam which released in 2014. She debuted in Kannada in a Upendra classic Uppi 2.
Kristina was born in Khabarovsk, Russia, to a Tajikistani-Russian father and Russian Mother. At age 7, Kristina moved to Australia where she spent the rest of her school life. At 21, a modelling agent in Singapore offered her a 3-month modelling contract, she accepted and spent 6 years working as a model and living in 6 different countries including India.