Mumbai,Sep 16: Smita Patel Memorial Award on Wednesday announced that Katrina Kaif will be honored for best actress.
The 33-year-old Bollywood actress started her Bollywood career in the early 2000s .The Bar Bar Dekho actress has bagged nomination for best actress for her performance in ‘New York’ and even for her work in ‘Mere Brother Ki’ Dulhan, Namastey London and Rajneeti but the actor has continuously been criticized for her acting skills and her command over Hindi. She does have a good British accent.
On hearing the announcement of Smita Patil Memorial Award for her contribution to cinema, due to be given in September, many on Twitter couldn’t just accept the good news. Some even captioned it if she knows actress Smita Patel. Well that’s over hysterical!
But why Katrina ?According to Niranjan Hiranandani, chairman of the Priyadarshni Academy, it is for her work in films. “The academy has been giving this distinguished award ever since it was established, and this year, the jury has unanimously nominated Katrina for the Smita Patil Memorial Award for her work in films,” he told Bombay Times.
Nanik Rupani, founder, said, “This award goes to her as a recognition to an outstanding individual who has shown excellence in her field.”
Smita Patil Memorial Award has earlier been given to Deepika, kareena, Vidya Balan, Priyanka to name few.