The actress confirmed her plans of launching a production house by the end of the year.
After Anushka Sharma, Priyanka Chopra, Katrina Kaif plans to turn producer after Bharat
Mumbai - 22 May 2019 13:30 IST
With Bharat (2019)ready for release, Katrina Kaif is gearing up for a new challenge in her career. The actress has revealed that she plans to turn producer by the end of the year, with her own production house.
In a chat with Pinkvilla.com, Kaif said, "Yes, it's true. I plan to start my production house sometime towards the end of this year."
The actress will join actresses Anushka Sharma, Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone who have all turned producer in the last few years.
Anushka Sharma launched her own home production, Clean Slate Films, in 2014. While Priyanka Chopra launched her banner, Purple Pebble Pictures, in 2015. Deepika Padukone is set to make her own debut as producer with Meghna Gulzar's Chhapaak (2020).
In her interview, Kaif stated, "I really hope to put my name as a producer to one of the projects I've been in discussions with. So let's see."
The actress is currently part of the upcoming Bharat (2019), where she stars opposite Salman Khan. The film which releases on 5 June, sees Kaif play the role of Kumud, Khan's boss and romantic interest.
Speaking about the film, Kaif said, "I count this as my best character. She is a support for Bharat's character throughout the film and so her journey also continues in the film. When I read the script, I fell in love with my character. I was very excited to get an opportunity like this. Bharat is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for me."