Mumbai: Bollywood diva Katrina Kaif said that she being an actress faced a lot of criticism and has learnt to handle all of it gracefully. She also stated that although getting criticized is disheartening but she has learnt not to over analyze things and move on.
While talking to the media, the actress went on to say: “I, being an actress, faced a lot of criticism. I learnt to handle them gracefully. It is disheartening, of course, especially if there is a series of criticism on something which you put your heart to. But I do not overanalyse things, I move on.”
The actress, who made her debut on Instagram on Thursday, feels social media is an open platform where people should be prepare to face all kinds of opinion — positive or negative.
“Social media is a platform where people express their thoughts openly. So, there will be a variety of opinion, whether it is positive or negative. So people like us, who are always there in front of the camera, and people who are into creative profession, have to face it.
I know that art cannot be judged on a set format,” said Katrina, whose last few releases including “Baar Baar Dekho” and “Fitoor” failed to elicit the expected response.
Talking about social media trolls, the “Bang Bang!” star said: “Different people can have different perspective to that, and everybody is welcome to their own opinion. However, I think trolls and ranting happens more on Twitter. I am not there.”
Is that the reason she avoids Twitter?
“No not really, that is not the reason why I am not there. I might join Twitter. But these things are part of social media,” she said.