Katrina Kaif is known in the industry for her killer looks, athletic body and her extraordinary dancing skills. She came to the industry as a stranger and created her own niche in a short span of time and now she is ready to take on a different role. The Tiger Zinda Hai actress, is planning to open her own production house and debut as a producer.
Katrina says that she is planning to do this after the release of her upcoming film ‘Bharat’. Currently, she is engaged in promoting her film with the lead actor Salman Khan.
Speaking about her own production house she said “Yes, it’s true. I plan to start my production house sometime towards the end of this year. I really hope to put my name as a producer to one of my projects I’ve been in discussions with. So let’s see. ”
After a couple of films, Katrina’s performance in the terrorism drama New York (2009) was well received. She was nominated for the Filmfare Awards for the Best Actress, fans loved her performances in Ajab Prem Ki Gazab Kahani , Raajneeti, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara and Mere Brother Ki Dulhan for which she was nominated again in the Filmfare Awards. Katrina’s highest grossing films were the spy thriller Ek Tha Tiger, its sequel Tiger Zinda Hai and action thriller Dhoom 3.
There were reports that Katrina had bought the rights of the French film ‘He Loves Me He Loves Me Not’ a while ago, but it did not work due to undisclosed reasons. However, it is now taken off and is being developed.
Katrina’s upcoming film Bharat is written and directed by Ali Abbas Zafar and is all set to release on June 5 on the occasion of Eid- al Fitr. It is jointly produced by Atul Agnihotri, Alvira Khan Agnihotri, Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Nikhil Namit and Salman Khan under the banners Reel Life Productions, Salman Khan films and T-Series. The film also features Tabu, Disha Patani and Jackie Shroff in important roles. After Bharat , she will next be seen opposite Akshay Kumar in Rohit Shetty’s Sooryavanshi.
Katrina who recently joined the social media platform Instagram, garnered millions of fans in a very short span of time.
“For me, the deciding factor to join social media, was everything that I was reading about myself, I was like, this is not a correct representation of me and I used to feel very helpless about it. Then, I started thinking about why it is happening with me more so than other people then, I realized that everyone has a platform on which they can speak out, so that made me join social media.”
Previously we have seen actresses Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone and Anushka Sharma setting up their production houses. We look forward to see how Katrina makes her debut as a producer this year.