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In Dhoom  3, Katrina Kaif  barely had a  song  and a few dialogues. She  had admitted she  did  the  role to get a  chance to  work with  Aamir Khan since she had already worked repeatedly with the other two  Khan superstars.

Apparently  Aamir and  his director Vijay Krishna  Acharya had made Katrina a promise that she would be given a  far  more substantial role in their  next film together.

 It looks  like promises are made  to be broken in our entertainment  industry.  In the just-released Thugs Of  Hindustan  the Aamir-Acharya team has again been  very unfair  to Katrina, reducing her to a dancing prop with barely a mouthful of dialogues.The other leading lady Fatima Sana Shaikh has much more elaborate role.

Says  a source in the know, “In fact Katrina’s  role was  meant to be  a guest appearance. They wanted two sizzling item songs from her, and that’s  it. But then they decided to use Katrina  to promote Thugs Of  Hindustan alongside Bachchan Saab,Aamir and Fatima. Considering her closeness to the Yash Raj banner  and her determination to be in the  good books of  the movers and shakers(read: Aamir Khan)  Katrina was seen promoting the film. A wrong move, and one that misled Katrina’s fans.”

Tragically even her next release Aanand L Rai’s Zero has her  in a  cameo.The film is an out-and-out Anushka Sharma-ShahRukh Khan vehicle. Katrina comes in  for a while and  breezes out.

“But she will leave a lasting impression,” promises Rai.

The  question now being asked by people who  care for her career is, why is Katrina Kaif allowing herself to be relegated to a secondary position?

Says a well-informed source, “The big banners are either ignoring Katrina or  taking  her for granted. After the flopping of her  last four films as a leading lady(Phantom, Fitoor, Baar Baar Dekho, Jagga Jasoos) the only major actor who supported her  was Salman Khan. She was his only leading in  Tiger Zinda Hai.In Bharat too Katrina has a  major role.  But all her other forthcoming releases feature her  in secondary parts.”

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