Salman Khan is one of Bollywood’s most influential actors and he has played a significant role in shaping the careers of several actresses. He also shaped the career of Katrina Kaif! Through Salman’s guidance, support and collaboration, Katrina elevated her status in the film industry.
Here’s how Salman Khan contributed to Katrina Kaif's rise to stardom:
Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya
Salman Khan provided Katrina Kaif with an acting breakthrough by casting her in the film Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya (2005). This romantic comedy marked her debut in Bollywood and gave her an opportunity to showcase her talent alongside a well-established star like Salman Khan.
Guidance and Mentorship
Katrina Kaif has often acknowledged Salman Khan as her mentor and he has provided valuable advice on various aspects of acting, fitness, and even career choices.
His experience and guidance have helped shape her acting skills and make informed decisions.
Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif have appeared in several hit films like Ek Tha Tiger (2012), Tiger Zinda Hai (2017), and Bharat (2019). The much-popular collaborations not only offered Katrina Kaif exposure but also allowed her to work with one of the industry's most bankable stars.
The superstar is known to have an association with popular brands and it has indirectly benefited Katrina Kaif as well. Interestingly, their joint endorsements have added credibility to her image and popular brands and helped her secure lucrative brand deals and endorsements of her own.
Being a superstar, Salman has access to Bollywood’s close circle and it has also offered Katrina Kaif access to influential industry connections. Their association has opened doors for her to work with renowned directors, producers, and actors, enhancing her career prospects and widening her professional network.
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