Need to up my game in Tiger Zinda Hai for Salman Khan: Ali Abbas Zafar

The movie is a sequel to “Ek Tha Tiger”, which was the biggest hit of Salman at the time of it’s release in 2012. So there is always a pressure to take that franchise ahead.”
“Ek Tha Tiger” chronicled the story of an Indian spy (RAW) code-named Tiger, who falls in love with a Pakistani spy during an investigation. It’s about all of that.”
Also read | Katrina Kaif to train in action for Salman Khan’s Tiger Zinda Hai  You need to tell a story which is more relevant today. Also the fact is that it is a big franchise, it was a big hit. That’s important,” Ali said. “Not only for anything else but also, if that star kind of trusts you so much to do something new to him, explore him in a newer way. It’s a political espionage. His last film Sultan with Salman Khan went on to become one of the biggest blockbusters and now director Ali Abbas Zafar says he feels the pressure to deliver a hit again with the superstars’ forthcoming “Tiger Zinda Hai”. Ali says the sequel will again be set against political backdrop, talking about India’s position in the world. The filmmaker says there is a certain pressure to live upto the 50-year-old actor’s trust, apart from taking the franchise forward. While the first part was helmed by Kabir Khan the second installment will be directed by Ali. It’s about spies, what is happening in the world today, where does India stand, what is right, wrong. “The main pressure is, when you get the chance to work with that star again, you need to up your game. By: PTI | Goa (panaji) |

Updated: November 27, 2016 5:53 pm

Tiger Zinda Hai is a remake of Ali Abbas Zafar directorial Ek Tha Tiger. “It is a sequel, but it’s too early to talk about it in detail.