Katrina Kaif has done away with her girl-next-door persona and has traded it in for a new biker chick avatar! For her latest release Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara – co-starring Hrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar, Abhay Deol and Kalki Koechlin – she has learned how to ride a bike, but this passion has gone beyond just the film. She put her new talent to the test by driving co-star Hrithik around Bandra.
First came Kat riding on her own on a 100cc bike and then a 500cc bike. She looked a bit nervous but managed to gain confidence along the way.
Katrina really enjoyed the experience. “I practiced riding a light bike in Mumbai. But in Spain, I learnt how to ride a heavy one. I had to train hard for four to five days, but Zoya took just three hours to can the shot. I really enjoyed the process of learning to ride the bike,” laughs Kat, who is now “seriously thinking about buying one” to commute within the city.
Throughout the promotional campaign of ZNMD, ever since she learnt to ride a bike, the boys from the film crew kept teasing Kat. They would often say that they’d like to sit behind her and go for a ride. And Hrithik Roshan did just that! After Kat had done a few rounds on her own, Hrithik joined her by riding in the backseat behind her. “I don’t know many girls who can ride a bike, especially double seat.” Hrithik admitted, clearly impressed that Katrina kept her word.
“I’m still waiting for one to be gifted to me. No one has gifted me a bike.” Katrina stated. “I get the hint.” Hrithik teased. With banter like that, it’s no wonder why this jodi set the silver screen on fire in their big hit ZNMD.