S: By Saleha Syeda
FC: Katrina Kaif Diva Queen
1: Intro to Katrina | One of Bollywood’s most influential actress is Katrina Kaif, she is the glamour girl of the Indian movie industry. She is a former model and now works in Indian movies mostly in Bollywood. She is amazing in many ways, and she is really famous because she knew little Hindi and she started working in Bollywood movies! She has her own barbie doll because she became so popular when she was a model.Katrina is probably the most interesting person in the movie industries.
2: Katrina Kaif was born on July 16, 1984 in Hong Kong. Her father is Mohammad Kaif; a Kashmiri Indian and her mother was Suzanne Turquotte; they are both Britain citizens. Katrina’s parents’ divorced when she was young. Katrina said "My dad, unfortunately, and not out of choice, has had no influence on our upbringing, on our religious or social or moral bearings." Katrina has seven siblings. Katrina and her family moved a lot; they went from Hong Kong, then to China, from China to Japan. They went to Japan to France when she was eight. Her family moved to many European countries like Switzerland, Krakow, Belgium, Berlin, and many more. They stayed in each country for a few months. They moved to Hawaii but eventually they moved back to their mother’s homeland England where they stay put. Katrina’s childhood was very up and down. Her career started when her family moved to England. | Who is Katrina?
3: Katrina started her modeling career when she was fourteen for a jewelry campaign. She continued to model in London under Model 1 agency. She even walked on the London Fashion Week. Her modeling in London led her to meet London-based filmmaker Kaizad Gustad, who gave her a part in his film called Boom (2003). She moved to Mumbai and she was offered many modeling assignments but many filmmakers in the Indian movie industries were very hesitant to hire her because she didn’t speak Hindi. In 2005 the movie Sarkar, she did an exceptional job but the main movie in 2005 she really got known for in Bollywood was Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya which means Why did I love you? She really got known for that movie because she was dating Salman Khan at the time and he starred with her in the movie. In 2007, she appeared in Namesty London which means Hello London. Namesty London was her first major hit film. Her hit films continued with Apne, Partner, and Welcome. She played her first villain role in the action thriller movie Race. Her acting career turned out to be very successful especially in 2009 when she starred in New York. The movie was a commercial success and critic Taran Adarsh said "Katrina gives you the biggest surprise. Known for her glamour roles, Katrina proves that she can deliver if the director and writer offer her a role of substance. She's outstanding. In fact, people will see a new, different Katrina this time." At the end of 2009 she appeared in Ajab Prem Ki Gazab Kahani with Ranbir Kapoor. At the end of 2010 she starred in Tees Maar Khan which wasn’t a success but Katrina really got popular for the song Sheila Ki Jiwani. Obviously, Katrina has showed much passion in her acting career and she has gotten awards for her outstanding efforts.
4: Katrina has been nominated for many awards and has won. In 2006, she got Stardust Breakthrough Performance award for Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya. She also got Style Diva of the Year in 2006 and 2008. In 2010 she got the Star Screen Award for Entertainer of the Year. In 2010 she got Stardust Award for Best Actress and she got Star Screen Best Actress Award. She has been nominated many times. In 2005 she got nominated for Zee Cine Award for Most Promising Debut. In 2008 she got nominated for IIFA Award for Best Actress. In 2009, she got nominated for Apsara Award for Best Actress In Supporting Role. Almost every year she has been in the Bollywood industry she has gotten an award or has been nominated. Katrina truly has that spark in her for acting. Katrina is the popular diva queen, model, and everything a girl wishes she were like. | Awards and Such
5: Conclusion | In conclusion, Katrina is a amazing actress who has the smooth moves, beauty, and talent that has gotten her so far in her career in acting as well as modeling. I look up to Katrina because she is a positive role model and she has a striking personality. She has the talent and all actresses should be like her because she is such a great person.