'Tiger Zinda Hai', which is the sequel to the 2012 film 'Ek Tha Tiger' directed by Kabir Khan, will see Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif reprise their roles as spies Tiger and Zoya. (All pictures courtesy: Ali Abbas Zafar's Twitter account, Reza Katani's Instagram account and Katrina Kaif's Instagram account)
Katrina Kaif tasted her first Bollywood success opposite Salman Khan and she said meeting the superstar was the most memorable moment of her life. Her first hit was 2005 Salman-starrer 'Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya?', directed by David Dhawan. Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif have previously worked in films like 'Ek Tha Tiger', 'Yuvvraj', 'Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya' and 'Partner'
Post 'Tubelight's dull performance at the box office, all eyes are set on 'Tiger Zinda Hai'
Ali Abbas Zafar shared this look of Katrina Kaif from 'Tiger Zinda Hai'. Doesn't she look stunning?
Katrina Kaif told mid-day in an exclusive interview that her relationship with Salman Khan today is one that is best left unarticulated
"The connection that I share with Salman is hard to explain, and it's something that doesn't need to be verbalised beyond a point. We can talk to each other about anything in the world. We have a lot of respect for each other, which is the most important thing in any relationship," Katrina Kaif told mid-day
By Katrina Kaif's own admission, Salman Khan is the 'most fun-loving' co-star she has worked with
"I enjoy working with him (Salman Khan). It has always been entertaining," said Katrina Kaif
Katrina Kaif compared Salman Khan's shenanigans to a 'TV show that you'd watch and feel happy about'. In picture: Katrina with director Ali Abbas Zafar
"He (Salman Khan) has grown in every sphere. It's phenomenal. He is an example," Katrina Kaif told mid-day
Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif may not be a couple anymore, but they continue to share a close bond
Katrina Kaif shares pictures with Salman Khan on Instagram, proving how Bollywood celebrities manage to stay friends, despite parting ways as couples. In picture: Katrina with director Ali Abbas Zafar
Ali Abbas Zafar with Katrina Kaif on the sets of 'Tiger Zinda Hai'
Katrina Kaif shot for a song from 'Tiger Zinda Hai' in Greece
Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif with director Ali Abbas Zafar on the sets of 'Tiger Zinda Hai'
Katrina Kaif with choreographer Vaibhavi Merchant
Katrina Kaif's fitness trainer Reza Katani has also shared many behind-the-scenes pictures from the sets of 'Tiger Zinda Hai'
Katrina Kaif with Reza Katani and another crew member on the sets of 'Tiger Zinda Hai'
Katrina Kaif with fitness trainer Reza Katani on the sets of 'Tiger Zinda Hai'
Salman Khan and Reza Katani on the sets of 'Tiger Zinda Hai'
Katrina Kaif and Reza Katani on the sets of 'Tiger Zinda Hai'
Salman loves kids and he makes sure his films have a child artist in it. The cutie patootie kid, Jineet Rath, who was last seen in 'Mere Brother Ki Dulhan' has a meaty role in Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif starrer 'Tiger Zinda Hai'. In picture: Reza Katani and Katrina Kaif on the sets of 'Tiger Zinda Hai'
Salman Khan and Reza Katani on the sets of 'Tiger Zinda Hai'
Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif starrer Tiger Zinda Hai has shot in five different countries across the world to capture a gripping, explosive and entertaining story
An espionage drama, the film's protagonists - Tiger and Zoya - travel to five different countries, fighting against the odds to fulfill their life-threatening mission
A dramatic journey of 2 intelligence agents, the film is huge in scale and the director Ali Abbas Zafar wanted the expanse of the movie to come out through Tiger's adventures across Austria, Greece, Morocco, Abu Dhabi and India
Director Ali Abbas Zafar explains, "To meet the scale of the film, we had to travel to four different countries for different reasons. Certain landscapes needed to become a part of the film, so we had to go to Austria to get the snow-covered mountains."
Ali Abbas Zafar further says, "We also had to go to Morocco to feature crucial fight sequences of horseback riding. The country's landscape and topography brings a certain texture to these sequences. It also has horses trained for some fight sequences, as many Hollywood films like Troy, and Mummy Returns."
Ali Abbas Zafar says, "Greece was absolutely picturesque and was the perfect location to shoot the celebratory anthem 'Swag Se Karenge Sabka Swagat'. Abu Dhabi gave us desert terrain. We got great support from the Abu Dhabi government be it locations, production, army and air-force requirement. They helped us create larger than life action drama sequences. We also shot a couple of scenes in North and South block, Delhi. Overall, each location has huge significance and is part of turning points in the film’s script."
Salman Khan on the sets of 'Tiger Zinda Hai' in Greece
Salman Khan shot for a song for 'Tiger Zinda Hai' along with Katrina Kaif in the scenic locations of Greece
Keeping in mind its aim to deliver the biggest action adventure of 2017 that are at par with international standards, YRF's Tiger Zinda Hai team engaged with film crews that have handled major Hollywood films in each foreign location
Fans can expect some jaw-dropping fights and thrills in this Salman Khan starrer film
'Tiger Zinda Hai' is slated to release on December 22, 2017
Besides the behind-the-scenes pictures, Salman Khan shared the first look poster of 'Tiger Zinda Hai' on the occasion of Diwali. While sharing the poster, Salman Khan tweeted, "Diwali Gift.... pasand aaya? Ab Christmas pe milna... #tigerzindahai (sic)."
Salman Khan's character fires the gun in a heavy-duty action sequence that forms a crucial part of the film's plot. Shooting with the weapon, though, didn't come easy. The MG 42 weighs as much as 25-30 Kilos. It also has a magazine of cartridges attached to it, which makes the gun a beast of destruction
Tiger Zinda Hai is all set to be out today. Here are pictures of Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif from the sets of the film that fans will love! Are you excited for the trailer?
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