Mumbai: The British Indian actor Katrina Kaif, who moved to several countries before finally dwelling in Mumbai, is all set sizzle the screen in the remake of a Hollywood blockbuster 'Knight and Day'. She has emerged as the first choice for the Bollywood producers to be featured in action movies as she has the perfect looks and figure to do them comfortably.
The beauty queen will be playing the role of hot American actor Cameron Diaz in remake. The original film was a romantic action comedy film starring Tom Cruise and Diaz in the lead roles. The film was directed by James Mangold that hit the floors in 2010. The film was a big hit on the foreign box-office and had done a good business there.
The role of Tom Cruise is to be played by sturdy Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan. The actor is shooting for his upcoming flick Krrish 3, which is a superhero science fiction film. The film is to be produced and directed by his father Rakesh Roshan.
Katrina, who will be performing all her action scenes herself in her upcoming film Dhoom 3, had earlier, performed some fighting scenes in her recent blockbuster 'Ek Tha Tiger' (ETT) which grossed more than Rs. 200 crore on the box-office. Now, she has decided to do all her thrilling scenes without using a duplicate because she enjoyed doing them in ETT.
According to the sources, "Katrina worked very hard to do her action sequences in ETT. Now, she is looking forward for more complex scenes as she enjoyed doing them in her last. The Hollywood remake will be having some tough action scenes, which is unusual for any Bollywood actor."
For now, she has been training acrobatics to do action scenes in her upcoming flick Dhoom 3 with Aamir Khan many more.
In the original Knight and Day film, Cameron Diaz performed some of the action scenes herself and rest were apparently shoot by a duplicate. Katrina will have to train herself to that level to perform those in the film. The actor will be training under the guidance of stunt coordinators, who are flying down to Mumbai in December. To manage the action sequences of the film, Robert Alonzo, David Rowden, Gregg Smrz and Ronn Surels will be here on the sets.