While Aishwarya Rai is nominated for her outstanding performance in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Guzaarish, Katrina owes her nomination to Prakash Jha's Rajneeti. While Katrina Kaif's powerful and deglam performance in the film took everybody by surprise, Aishwarya Rai's power packed role as Sofia in Guzaarish will be remembered for years to come.
A fierce battle between the two beauties is expected with votes from the masses across the globe through the media group"s print and online mediums.
However, it is interesting to note that both Aishwarya and Katrina dated Salman Khan at one time and now both are pitted against each other.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Katrina Kaif will compete with each other in the Best Actress category in the Dainik Bhaskar group"s Bollywood awards. Dainik Bhaskar group"s Bollywood awards is popular for being India"s first democratic awards.