Katrina Kaif at a book launch event in Mumbai.
Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif said that she had to go through intense physical training for Dhoom 3
and for the song Sheila Ki Jawani
The item number Sheila Ki Jawani
from the Farah Khan directed movie Tees Maar Khan
had become widely popular.
In Dhoom 3
, the 32-year-old actress was the leading lady of the film and was seen as an acrobat.
"I had to do intense physical preparations for Dhoom 3
and also for Sheila Ki Jawani
and with Pilates I got it right. Pilates is a gentle way of training. There are no shortcuts to become fit. One has to stay fit and healthy," Katrina told reporters. (Also Read: Saif Says Phantom Co-Star Katrina Kaif Very Passionate About Work
"Depending on the demand of the role we have to either have a toned down look or an athletic one. We have to keep altering accordingly," the Ek Tha Tiger
Heaping praise on Katrina, actress Alia Bhatt who was present on the occasion, said, "I admire the way she did it. I loved her in Dhoom
and in Sheila Ki Jawani
." (Also Read: Katrina Kaif is Hot, Says Alia Bhatt
Katrina and Alia interacted with the media at the launch of the book Sculpt and Shape: The Pilates Way
, co-authored by leading fitness professional Yasmin Karachiwala and Zeena Dhalla on August 22. Actress Sophie Choudry also attended the event.