Yash Raj Films, the powerhouse of Indian cinema, has revealed an exhilarating first glimpse of ‘Tiger 3,’ showcasing the iconic duo Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif.
Directed by the talented Maneesh Sharma (‘Band Baaja Baaraat’), the film unfolds as the latest installment in producer Aditya Chopra’s enthralling spy universe.
The espionage saga ignited with the high-octane Tiger franchise, led by the dynamic duo Khan and Katrina Kaif. Beginning with ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ in 2012 and followed by the adrenaline-fueled ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ in 2017, the universe expanded with the blockbuster ‘War’ in 2019, featuring Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff.
‘Pathaan,’ starring Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone, emerged as the biggest Indian hit of 2023, grossing an astounding $130 million. Together, these cinematic gems have amassed an impressive $300 million worldwide.
जब तक टाइगर मरा नहीं, तब तक टाइगर हारा नहीं #TigerKaMessage #Tiger3 arriving in cinemas this Diwali. Releasing in Hindi, Tamil & Telugu. #KatrinaKaif | #ManeeshSharma | @yrf | #YRF50 | #YRFSpyUniverse pic.twitter.com/TXRz13oU30
— Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) September 27, 2023
In the Tiger franchise, Salman Khan embodies Avinash Singh Rathore, alias Tiger, a fearless operative of India’s intelligence agency, RAW, while Katrina Kaif portrays Zoya Humaini, an ISI agent from Pakistan. ‘Pathaan’ marked a thrilling crossover, with Tiger making a crucial cameo, reintroducing Colonel Sunil Luthra (played by Ashutosh Rana), a character first seen in ‘War’ and anticipated to return in ‘Tiger 3.’
In a pivotal scene at the end of ‘Pathaan,’ Tiger and Pathaan contemplate the future of their mission, realizing the weight of safeguarding the nation cannot be passed to the next generation.
The excitement continues as Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan are poised to electrify the screen in ‘Tiger vs. Pathaan,’ commencing principal photography in January 2024. Meanwhile, NTR Jr., star of the acclaimed ‘RRR,’ will join forces with Hrithik Roshan in ‘War 2,’ promising even more thrills in the spy universe.
Anticipate an explosive Diwali treat as ‘Tiger 3’ is set to enthrall audiences in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu during the festive holiday season.