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Belly dancer claims to be the Indian connection to Royal Wedding

29, Apr 2011 By Pagal Patrakar

London. An exotic belly dancer, who knows how to say “Namaste” with folded hands, has claimed to be the elusive Indian connection to the British Royal Wedding. Katrina, a self-proclaimed third generation Indian, has thus demanded attention and exclusive coverage by the Indian media for her “achievement”.

Earlier, Indian media was successful in tracing an Indian connection with the royal wedding to a multi-tiered baked cake.

“I would be performing at Buckingham Palace later today,” Katrina, wearing some skimpy clothes as seen in the earlier editions of IPL, announced as many journalists took note of her (statement).

A belly dancer. Picture courtesy: http://www.mirror.co.uk/celebs/news/2009/05/24/
Katrina’s photos were flashed on all the Indian news channels

Katrina, with blonde hair and distinctive European features, claimed that here “ancestors” were Indians and she loved India and Indian culture. When our reporter pointed out that belly dancing was more of an Arabian art form than Indian, she said, “Namaste!”

Faking News also tried to probe Katrina’s claim as the wedding schedule released by the palace had no mention of any belly dancing event, but our reporter’s question was cut short by reporter of leading Indian Hindi news channel who wanted to know if Katrina, the belly dancer, had any relationship with Katrina Kaif, the Bollywood actress of British origin.

“Of course, there is a connection; I am more beautiful than her!” the belly dancer said, winning applauds from the mediapersons, especially the television news reporters, who asked her to perform exclusively for their respective channels.

There has been no precedent of any belly dancers performing during British Royal Weddings till now, although any instance of private performance can’t be ruled out as Prince Charles had earlier asked a part-time belly dancer to show him a few moves.

“Prince of Wales has no such plans for his son’s wedding,” an email reply to a query by Faking News read, which raises question marks over Katrina’s claims. However, the news was already being flashed as breaking news on many Indian channels till reports last came in.

English Babu, Desi Mem,” read one of the headlines.