Continuing to model was the
reason she got her break in a Bollywood movie "Boom" offered by none
other than film-maker Kaizad Gustad.
She was flooded with modeling assignments the minute she set her
foot on Indian soil, especially with her innocent expressive face,
hour-glass figure, and drop-dead gorgeous looks.
Professionally she started off as a model with photographer Atul
Kasbekar, and upon being accepted, she received offers from LG,
Cola, Fevicol, Lakme, & Veet. It was the Lakme commercial that got
her noticed. She retained Matrix as her Manager to accept work on
her behalf and at the price she deserved.
Moving to different culture and country was not much of a culture
shock for her, as she states that no matter where you come from, the
bottom line is that everyone wants to be loved, respected, and cared
Unlike other artistes from foreign lands, Katrina did not experience
any difficulties in getting a visa nor of getting it extended in
Although linguistically challenged, Katrina puts on a bold face and
states that other Bollywood artistes like Sridevi, who did not know
Hindi, did get offers from Bollywood film-makers, and she is no
different. She is taking Hindi and dancing lessons to fit in with
the Bollywood culture. She likes to display a picture of her
learning Kathak dancing where she used to dance 7 hours a day
Despite of her soft gorgeous looks, she is not easily intimidated,
but admits that she is very emotional, almost an incurable romantic,
wears comfortable non-revealing clothes when at home, hates to do
her hair, and above all dislikes make-up. Admitting to being lonely
in the beginning, but now has several nice friends who she can hang
Although her first movie "Boom" was panned by the critics and
shunned by the audiences, two other Telegu movies "Malliswari" and "Pidugu"
did get her noticed. She grossed Rs.70 lakhs for Malliswari - making
her top the list of the highest paid actresses during a South Indian
Not done with South Indian movies, she has been signed in a Tamil
movie "Bheema" opposite National Award Winner Vikram.
She has received decent reviews for her part in "Maine Pyar Kyon
Kiya", as well as a brief appearance in "Sarrkar". Recently In 2006 katrina kaif has given stunning performnce in her movie called "Hum Ko Deewana Kar Gaye".
Katrina has now made Bombay her base, and doesn't mind singing and
dancing around trees while she's at it, and is determined to make it
big in Bollywood.
"Katrina" ko le ke main jawanga….
After Aish and Abhi much hyped wedding perhaps, the muscular boy, Salman Khan could not control his emotions and has therefore made up his mind to tie nuptial knot with the beautiful Katrina Kaif. Katrina and Salman are going around from last few years but they had never seriously talked about marrying each other. However, it seems that now Salman has become a little focused towards his life and has decided to stick to one. Katrina has been a girl friend of Salman from long and has always been with him in his blues and perhaps that is why their relation has gone so ahead.
Katrina with Sallu on KBC finale
To add spice and glamour to the mega television show hosted by the mega star, Shahrukh Khan, the beautiful Katrina Kaif will make a special appearance with the bold Salman Khan. The celebrity couple of the bold and the beautiful will be seen in the second half of the show followed by the Kareena and Priyanka in the first half. The four well known faces of Bollywood have decided to donate their prize money to different organizations.
This is the first time that the much talked about couple of Salman and Katrina will appear for the first time on a game show on television for a noble cause. Salman and Katrina who make a perfect duo are supposed to embellish the concluding episode of KBC with some humor and good looks. It is reported that Salu and Kats won around Rs. 50 lakhs o the show.
Akshay Kumar – Katrina Kaif, the new chemistry
With her drop dead gorgeous looks and her on-screen charisma, Katrina Kaif is never out of news. The damsel who was seen as the Salman Khan girl by the entire film industry and the great Indian fan following, is now up for a image makeover. With her bollywood hits like ‘Humko Deewana Kar Gaye’ and the latest flick ‘Namastey London’ she has improved a lot, both in her performance and in her dialogue delivery (in Namastey London, she has done dubbing in Hindi for the first time with her own voice), but one news besides her constant endeavor to improve, that is selling like hot cakes is her new on-screen chemistry with Akshay Kumar, that has been such an instant hit that there is news of another three films with the same hot pair coming up shortly. This new pair, has become so hot with everyone that, the media has already started to add some spice to it by giving some excerpts on Salman Khan getting furious with Akshay Kumar. But before the things go out of hand, Akshay thought it right to nip it in the bud by saying that Sallu respects him and his on-screen chemistry with Katrina Kaif.
Katrina Kaif - Seeking Perfection
With her great inquisitive nature, the latest beloved of Salman Khan, Katrina has progressed a lot, and has been successful in overcoming her image of being a Salman Khan’s girl. She strives to achieve the heights of glory in whatever she does, be it modeling or films, and because of this she has a earned a good name for herself on ramp as well as on big screen. She describes this perfectionism as being free spirited. The directors have started taking the roles offered to Katrina seriously as they see a budding talent in her and also because of her sincere approach towards her films. The actress, because of her perfectionist nature, is still not satisfied with the kind of roles being offered to her. "Everyone has to prove oneself and I have not yet done so. I have only done light films," states Katrina. This shows that the lady is a good self-assessor.
Salman and Katrina beleaguered by lewd calls
Salman Khan, one of the famous Bollywood actors who is more in news because of his illicit doings rather than his on- screen performances and the actress Katrina Kaif, Salman’s beloved are being harassed by lewd calls and messages. One of the great fans of Salman attempted to meet him personally in his house. He is a 25 year old guy named Ajay Giri who was also assisted by some of his friends. The gang endeavored to barge in the actor’s house and meet him. Ajay was inebriated at that time and so he got into a scuffle with the security guard when the latter tried to stop him. In this scuffle Salman’s postbox got damaged and some of the actor’s mobile phone’s bills got dropped. Ajay picked up the bills and since then he has been harassing Salman and Katrina. He first called up Salman but when the actor did not pick up the phone, Ajay called up Katrina. He started calling and messaging Katrina with abusive words. According to the zonal DCP Vinaykumar Choubey, “Katrina received a call on her cellphone and Khan answered it. The person on the line used abusive language following which an argument started between the two. The caller also issued threats to Katrina and hence the two stars approached us with a written application.An NC has been lodged."
It is reveled that Ajay has also a criminal record of theft and is also reported as a person who illegally acquires the number of girls and messages them with lewd text.
Katrina Kaif gives the newcomer Shaana Diya a good learning experience
Katrina Kaif is all prepared to appear on the big screen with Akshay Kumar once again. The duo will be seen in the upcoming movie “Namastey London”. The film also stars Upen Patel and the newcomer Shaan Diya. The story is about a British-Indian girl born and raised in London. Once while Katrina was shooting for the film, she landed into a big controversy as she entered into a mosque wearing a short skirt. The Muslim authorities asked the director to remove that scene from the movie. But this is not all. Katrina is again in news this time because of the grief that she has goven to the newcomer and her co-star Shaana Diya. In the film Shaana and Katrina are best friends but off the screen Katrina was not at all amiable with this newcomer.
It is said that the supermodel behaved very badly with the newcomer on the sets. She threw many tantrums on Shaana who had no other choice but to bear them. Katrina often bullied her also in order to get her work done. It is said that “Katrina would throw a fit over petty issues and once Katrina sent Shaana back to change her lipstick shade only because it was similar to hers. On several occasions she gave Shaana a lot of grief." However Shaana maintains silence over the entire issue, probably because being new she does not dare to get into controversies. When asked she said "I am a thorough professional and would rather concentrate on my work than nurturing friendships."
Katrina wants no comments on her personal life
The Boom beauty who has actually exploded the Indian audience’s mind with her bedazzling looks and style, Katrina Kaif recently undertook a press interview in which she made it clear that her personal life is not meant to be known to all and that no one has a right to pass any kind of judgment on it. Currently Katrina is in news because of dating the actor famous for his unpleasant acts, Salman Khan.
Katrina said to IANS “I ma suspicious pf people trying to create unnecessary controversies. I cannot allow other people to stand in judgment of my life. If I did, I would be a miserable person. Just because I am in the glamour industry people tend to make assumptions about how I live.”
Talking about her movies Katrina said that though she kick started her career with Boom, her first real step in Bollywood is through her movie ‘Maine Pyar Kyun Kiya’ with Salman Khan. Katrina added, “I think Maine Pyar Kyun Kiya’ would be considered my first real step into Bollywood. I did it with my eyes open.”
The clashing priorities of Salmaan and Katrina
Salman Khan, the Bollywood actor who has given several big hits but is more in news because of some or the other mischief such as hunting of black buck, association with underworld, hit and run case etc. is to cross the age of 40 this year. After sharing a long term relationship with the world beauty Aishwarya Rai, Salman is now involved with the model turned actress Katrina Kaif.
As Salman is looking forward to tie nuptial bonds, Katrina who has just turned 23, is only thinking of her career right now. She is not keen to get married so soon. The priorities of this hot couple are clashing badly. It is also said that Katrina is a little scared to get married because of Salman’s possessive and jealous nature. Due to these clashes there is a lot of tension between the two. However, both claim unflinching love for each other.
Kaif to promote Pantene
Who would not want to try the stuff endorsed by the gorgeous big-eyed supermodel of Indian cinema, Katrina Kaif. This is the reason the Pantene company decided her to launch Katrina as Face of the Pantene. Katrina is little excited about her launching a shampoo though she has promoted several other products (soaps, hair removal cream etc.) before. This stunning Telugu and Hindi star landed into the world of acting with a bang in the movie Boom. Though the film did not focus much on her acting talent but on skin show, Katrina certainly acquired recognition. During the launch of the Pantene, the lady revealed that apart from acting and working out in gyms, she is a great fan of a sea-food.
Katrina Kaif says ‘Namaste London’
The well-known face in the world of modeling and Bollywood, Katrina Kaif will now be seen in a recent venture by Vipul Shah. Vipul’s upcoming movie Namaste London will feature Katina Kaif opposite to British actor Jason Connery. Jason is the second lead in the film. He will be playing the second romantic hero to Kaif in the film. The movie is inspired from the classic ‘Purab aur Paschim’. Namaste London is basically an Indo-British project with a contemporary subject of both Britons and Indian NRI’s living in London. The movie will involve a cost of around 25 crores and will be completely shot in London.
However Katrina might also be seen in the in Raj Kumar Santoshi’s new film London Dreams. Though the cast of the movie was decided as Ajay Devgan, Salman Khan and Priyanka Chopra, Salman is willing that Priyanka should be replaced by Katrina. Well, now it is upon Santoshi to decide whom to take and whom to leave. For now it can only be said that London is all set to be hit by Katrina.
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