Superstar Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif starrer Tiger Zinda Hai is one of the most awaited films of 2017. Directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, the film is a sequel to 2012 blockbuster Ek Tha Tiger. The movie, produced by Yash Raj films, will hit the screens on December 22 as a Christmas release. The Salman Khan-starrer is directed by Ali Abbas Zafar who last made the block buster film Sultan with the same actor in the lead.
According to a manoramaonline.com report, the new Yash Raj film is based on the same premise as that of the 2017 Malayalam film Take Off. The story of Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif starrer revolves around similar incidents that are shown in a Malayalam film, Take Off. Tiger Zinda Hai also talking about the same with an entirely different vision. Tiger Zinda Hai is listed as a spy thriller with trailer showing Salman as an incredible RAW agent who can shoot, sprint, smash bones with utmost ease. The trailer for the film released recently and has received a lot of appreciation from the audience.
In Take Off, Parvathy Menon played the central character. The crew of the super hit movie in Malayalam, starring Parvathy, Kunchacko Boban and Fahad Faasil in the lead. It is about Sameera, a nurse who wants to move to Iraq for a better salary. Her husband does not support her decision and they get divorced. She later marries Shahid, her colleague. After they move to Iraq, the couple faces many troubles. The film is written and directed by Mahesh Narayanan and produced by Anto Joseph and Shebin Backer. Take Off is based on the real-life incidents which happened post the kidnapping of 46 Indian nurses by the Islamic State in Tikrit, Iraq in 2014.
Ek Tha Tiger. The latter was directed by Kabir Khan and it was released in 2012 which broke all the box office records. Now, Tiger Zinda Hai has been directed by Ali Abbas Zafar which will undoubtedly destruct the box office on a huge scale. The first part, Ek Tha Tiger directed by Kabir Khan also featured Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif as well. While Salman Khan will be seen reprising the role of Indian RAW agent Tiger, Katrina will be seen essaying the role of Pakistani spy Zoya in the film. In Tiger Zinda Hai, Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif are in the lead roles and they fight for a mission to rescue 25 Indian nurses.