Katrina Kaif is set to be honoured with India’s prestigious Smita Patil Memorial Award for her acting skills.
The award is given to individuals in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the film industry, reports DNA.
The Baar Baar Dekho actor will be among the A-list recipients including Tanvi Azmi, Sridevi, Manisha Koirala, Urmila Matondkar, Tabu, Vidya Balan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra.
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Despite being in the industry for over a decade, Katrina is still struggling to make her mark as an actress and that’s the reason twitteratis are losing their cool.
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Many believe that it’s an insult to the late actress who was critically acclaimed for her performances in films such as Manthan, Bhumika and Arth.
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Some took a dig at her acting chops…
Katrina Kaif gets Smita Patil award for her amazing acting talent.
— Enigmatic (@praticram) September 16, 2016
Meanwhile Katrina Kaif must be 'googling' who was Smita Patil for she doesn't even know a b s of acting
— Aria (@adagio_aria) September 16, 2016
Some started looking at the future possibilities…
Katrina Kaif receiving Smita Patil Memorial Award is same as Sajid Khan getting an Oscar
— Bobby Deol 📱 (@thebobbydeoll) September 16, 2016
Katrina Kaif getting the Smita Patil award is wonderful news. It has paved the way for Chetan Bhagat getting the Nobel Prize for Literature
— The Bad Doctor (@DOCTORATLARGE) September 16, 2016
Some bashed the jury…
The people who decided to give the Smita Patil award to Katrina Kaif must be smacked in the face. Is there no sense left in this world?
— ruchi kokcha (@ruchikokcha) September 16, 2016
Smita Patil will wake up from the grave n attack the ones who are awarding it to Katrina n ruining her name ha ha https://t.co/ZCe2DExMun
— TRULY/MADLY/DEEPLY (@DPCRAZEN1001) September 15, 2016
They are giving Katrina Kaif the Smita Patil Memorial award. Smita Patil must be turning over in her grave.
— $ir $ri Aditya Magal (@jhunjhunwala) September 16, 2016
While the rest just tried to make a sense out of it…
When Kejriwal can win Magsaysay award for emergent leadership, why so much hue and cry over Katrina getting award for B'wood contribution?
— Professor (@BeerOholic) September 16, 2016
Well, look at it this way: Smita Patil award mite spur Katrina 2 better acting. Same logic applied when Obama was awarded Nobel Peace Prize!
— Rasheed Kappan (@kappansky) September 16, 2016
Katrina Kaif To Be Awarded The Smita Patil Award For Contribution To Cinema.
Only Acting She Ever Did Was Dating Salman To Enter Bollywood.
— Sir Ravindra Jadeja (@SirJadejaaaa) September 16, 2016
People surprised over Katrina kaif getting the Smita patel Award. Hv a look at this pic.twitter.com/r9dTxAx0Pt
— Pawan SinghA (@urbanpendu00) September 16, 2016
Meanwhile, Kat be like…
Katrina will receive the award by the Priyadarshni Academy Global Award on September 19 in Mumbai.
Courtesy : Express Tribune