Posted on April 20 2013
Besides Hindi, the British-Indian actress and former model has also appeared in Telugu and Malayalam films.
"Katrina Kaif is someone whose dream of becoming a big movie star in India was a dream impossible considering where he came from and what was his life.
"But that did not stop her.'s Dreams come true ... just have to believe in yourself. Has achieved what was impossible for her to achieve," Zoya told media persons.
Katrina made her acting debut in 2003 with Kaizad Gustad's 'Boom'. Thereafter, she appeared in Ram Gopal Varma's 'Sarkar', starring Salman Khan 'Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya', among others.
She played memorable roles in hit movies like 'Race', 'Partner', 'Singh Is Kinng', 'New York', 'Rajneeti', 'ZNMD' and 'Ek Tha Tiger'.
Katrina Zoya also took the lead in his 2011 film slice of life 'Zindagi ...'. She again showed faith in him and roped in for 'Bombay Talkies', a short film that celebrates 100 years of Indian cinema. The premiere of the film on May 3.
Katrina Kaif achieve maximum success: Zoya Akhtar
It revolves around a boy who dances to 'Sheila ki Jawani' (the popular item song featuring Katrina in "Tees Maar Khan") every day and want to be like the actress. Infant fashion Katrina borders obsession.
The story is said to be based on a true story. Zoya met the guy a couple of years ago at a social and wanted to portray on celluloid since.
"When we were kids we used to dress up and dance. Even children used to dress up as girls and dance," said the filmmaker, who made his directorial debut with 'Luck By Chance' in 2009.
The film also stars 'Chillar Party' child actor Naman Jain.
"I loved this boy, that was fantastic. Saw it in 'Chillar Party', and he was great," said Zoya.
'Bombay Talkies' is a collaborative project and also features short films by Anurag Kashyap, Karan Johar and Dibakar Banerjee.
The idea of this short film, produced by Ashi Dua, Zoya reached long ago.
"Reema Kagti (Director 'Talaash') and I had a story and that time it was called 'Zoom Zoom Darling., However, could not do it. Did Ashi Dua read my story and told me he would do this. She was agree. all happened in one day. was great, "said Zoya.
The project was discussed at a dinner at the residence of Kashyap.