Katrina Kaif to do all action scenes herself in Dhoom:3, Knight And Day remake

  • Kavita Awaasthi, Hindustan Times, Mumbai
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  • Updated: Nov 24, 2012 10:38 IST
  • Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif

    Struggling model to star, sweetheart and sexiest woman — Katrina Kaif turns 30 on Wednesday. Browse through her Bollywood journey in pics.

    Here, Katrina ...

  • Katrina Kaif

    Struggling model to star, sweetheart and sexiest woman — Katrina Kaif turns 30 on Wednesday. Browse through her Bollywood journey in pics.

  • Katrina Kaif

    2003: Flabby
    Kat flaunted a chubby face, a flabby stomach and a mop of wavy hair, the year she debuted in Bollywood

  • Katrina Kaif

    2004: Sharper
    Straightened her hair and lost some weight. Her jaw line became visibly sharper, but her dressing sense had a long way to go

  • Katrina Kaif

    2005: Some style
    Katrina cut her hair and styled it well. Her subtle and elegant make-up found favour with fashion watchers

  • Katrina Kaif

    2006: Diva now
    Kat opted for wavy hair. Her style sense got a green signal. She is one of the most photographed women in India

  • Katrina Kaif

    2009: Botox shot?
    A visible change in her nose and lips sparked off plastic surgery rumours. Her short bangs became a rage

  • Katrina Kaif

    2012: Glam doll
    Now known to be one of the most stylish and beautiful women in the world. She was voted the world's sexiest Asian woman

In the blockbuster Ek Tha Tiger (ETT) earlier this year, Katrina Kaif’s character, playing undercover agent Zoya, had a fair amount of jumping and kicking to do.

The actor decided to perform some of the stunts herself, and had earlier told us, “The stunts in ETT were exciting... I had not done something like this before. I have to admit that action is challenging.”

But Katrina is far from done. For her upcoming films, she wants to do all the stunts herself. “While many Bollywood actors ask for stunt doubles, Katrina has insisted that she will do all the action scenes herself,” a source reveals.

http://www.hindustantimes.com/Images/Popup/2012/6/katrina-ek-tha-tiger.jpgShe has at least three major stunts in her next Yash Raj production, Dhoom:3, including an underwater fight scene. Post that, she starts shooting for the Hindi remake of Knight And Day (KND; 2010), with Hrithik Roshan as her co-star.

“Katrina trained hard for the action sequences in ETT. Now, she is looking to push the envelope and attempt more complex stunts. Besides, KND will have action scenes of Hollywood standard, which is novel for a Bollywood actor,” the source says.

This also means a fair bit of pre-shoot training for Katrina. The actor is presently learning acrobatics for Dhoom:3.

In the original KND, Cameron Diaz did a few of her stunts herself, and apparently used doubles for some. Katrina will, however, train so that she is able to pull off all the stunts herself. “Stunt co-ordinators are flying down next month to train her. The action sequences will be managed by a fleet of stunt co-ordinators — Robert Alonzo, David Rowden, Gregg Smrz and Ronn Surels.”

The training will start in December, which is a few months before the film goes on the floors.


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