Earlier it was reported that Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, and the Tiger 3 team, helmed by Maneesh Sharma, will film the action-packed espionage across several European locations. Now, the latest update states that team Tiger will fly abroad in the second part of August to begin filming the overseas portion of the film, and will be shooting nonstop for the next two months.
“After extensive round of recce in multiple countries, the makers have decided to shoot for Tiger 3 in Austria, Morocco, Turkey and Russia apart from a brief schedule in UAE. While Tiger Zinda Hai was more of a two-location film, Tiger 3 story demands the characters to hop from one location to another, as they are racing against time to score victory in an impossible mission. It’s going to be a 50 day plus schedule for the team,” revealed a source informed Pinkvilla.
Salman and his crew are slated to board the plane on August 12, but Katrina is anticipated to join them later in the month. The crew will begin filming solo sequences with Salman.
Despite of various places, the filmmakers considered shooting the film in Ireland, Greece, Spain, and France at one point. However, it is unknown whether the Tiger cast and crew will visit any of these locations. The source furthur said, “In terms of vision, it’s by far not just the biggest of the franchise, but also the biggest action film of Bollywood. The makers have roped in multiple action directors from various areas of expertise, to devise the larger-than-life action in the film. The budget is upwards of Rs 300 crore, and Aditya Chopra is clear on creating content that’s meant to be experienced on the biggest possible screen.”
Emraan Hashmi will play a rogue ISI agent in the film, and he will be seen as the villain. His character will be called “Pakistan Ka Tiger,” and the film is described as a battle between India’s Tiger and Pakistan’s Tiger. While Emraan will be featured in the film in a slender avatar, he will also be seen in a salt and pepper look that has been kept under wraps.