Tiger Zinda Hai budget, shoot locations, casts and crews details
No doubt that Tiger Zinda Hai is Bollywood’s much awaited film. A sequel to 2012’s Blockbuster Ek Tha Tiger, the spy thriller will reunite the most loved onscreen couple Salman and Katrina after a long time span. Ali Abbas Zafar, who helmed Sultan with Salman last year will direct the film. As usual audience’s expectations are high sky and the makers are leaving no stone unturned for this purpose. The reason why Tiger Zinda Hai is going bigger and bigger day by day that one can imagine. Have a look!
Tiger Zinda Hai is Yash Raj Films‘ magnum opus. It is one of the costliest films ever made in Bollywood with a high budget of 170 – 180 crore. Reports also suggest that even before the shooting schedule had started, Salman Khan has got his fees that is a whooping 120 crore. No other actor has been charged such a high price as acting fees and that made the Sultan star “the highest paid Bollywood actor”.
Ali Abbas Zafar is putting his heart and soul to make the sequel even grander and bigger in stature than the first part. And Hollywood crews’ association with this spy thriller is seem to stand on Ali’s expectations. Hollywood action director Tom Struthers, who has worked on films like The Dark Knight Rises and X-Men: First Class, has joined the team of Tiger Zinda Hai. Tom has already done with 2 major action sequences with the lead actor Salman Khan, one is in the icy mountains of Austria and the other one in burning bright lands of Abu Dhabi few days back.
Not just Tom Struthers, Tiger Zinda Hai team to be backed in designing the sets from Hollywood crews. A shooting area of 20,000-square metre is erected and over 150 workers were deployed for that purpose. And it is here where the Hollywood design crew of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens‘ (2015) to aid the Ali’s team.
People witnessed high – octave action sequences in Ek Tha Tiger and Ali is all set to carry it further in Tiger Zinda Hai. With the association of Hollywood action director Tom Struthers, the action sequences are usually expected to be much grippy. In Austria, the team has shot an action sequence which is completely fresh in Bollywood’s history. Actor Salman Khan will be seen fighting with wolves in the icy Austrian mountains. Kudos to Tom and his team!
Tiger Zinda Hai will have its longest shoot schedule in Abu Dhabi — 65 days — and it will be the longest schedule of a Hindi film ever filmed in the capital.
Salman’s Tiger Zinda Hai will be among those few films that have filmed in not one, two or three but five to six different countries. The film carries forward the adventures of two spies across exotic locations. A song and action sequences are already shot in the pristine locales of Austria. Now the whole casts and crews are back in Abu Dhabi having its longest schedule.
And once done with Abu Dhabi, Sal – Kat will take a fight for the fourth shoot schedule straight to the beautiful land of Morocco where the two couples – cum – good friends already have visited before during the first schedule of Tiger Zinda Hai. Here we got an exclusive picture of Tiger Zinda Hai’s Moroccan shoot location:
An insider says, “And from there we’re filming in Morocco. As soon as we’re done with Morocco, we come back and film here — in 50-degree summer heat! We’re back in the desert for that.”
Words are that Salman Katrina’s action thriller Tiger Zinda Hai will feature the costliest cars ever used in Bollywood. Besides that to keep everything so real, director Ali has made his mind to use the real weapons. And UAE military to provide the military equipment and choppers. The Bajrangi Bhaijaan actor recently spotted having a chopper ride while he was on his way to the shoot location.
Currently Salman Khan is two foldedly busy, the actor is shooting for Tiger Zinda Hai in Abu Dhabi at the same time taking part in the promotional activities of his upcoming release, Tubelight, all set to hit the screens this Eid, on 23rd June 2017.