Katrina Kaif stars alongside Salman Khan in Yash Raj Movies’ “Tiger 3,” the most recent movie in producer Aditya Chopra’s spy universe.
The spy universe kicked off with the Tiger franchise, starring Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif, starting with “Ek Tha Tiger” (2012) and “Tiger Zinda Hai” (2017) and continued with “Struggle” (2019), starring Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff and “Pathaan” (2023), starring Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone. Within the Tiger franchise, Salman Khan performs Avinash Singh Rathore, AKA Tiger, who belongs to Indian intelligence company RAW and Kaif performs Zoya Humaini Rathore, an ex-agent from Pakistan’s ISI.
Selection spoke with Katrina Kaif on her position.
Selection: What was essentially the most difficult side of the “Tiger 3” shoot and what was essentially the most enjoyable?
Katrina Kaif: Each Tiger movie has taken Zoya’s character a notch above, and he or she has fought tougher, and it has been bloodier. That’s the USP of the character, which I really like. “Tiger 3” for me was a really bodily demanding position. My motion prep was not less than for about two months. We wished Zoya to look agile, have extra pace, and better energy. I actually needed to undergo the grind and it was undoubtedly the hardest coaching of my profession to date, whenever you see the form of motion that Zoya has executed, you’ll notice that such sequences could not have been tried by a lady earlier than. We additionally had among the greatest motion groups on the earth coaching and capturing these sequences and, now, I’m tremendous excited for audiences to observe the movie on the large display screen.
A clip of the hammam [Turkish bath] motion sequence from the movie has gone viral.
I’m conscious that the towel struggle sequence on the hammam from “Tiger 3” has gone viral. It was a really, very tough sequence to shoot as a result of it has unbelievable hand handy preventing inside a steamy hammam room so gripping, fending, touchdown the punches and the kicks all the pieces was very tough. Hats off to Adi [Aditya Chopra] for pondering of this good scene as a result of I don’t suppose there was a struggle sequence like this that includes two girls on display screen in India. The best way Maneesh [director Maneesh Sharma] and the motion workforce executed it was simply unbelievable – all the pieces was detailed out to a T. So, it was a complete workforce effort which individuals are loving.
Zoya takes on a superb fighter performed by Michelle Lee and I’m positive the depth, the aggression, the brutality within the scene goes to make folks gasp. For me, this is without doubt one of the greatest motion sequences I’ve ever seen girls do on display screen. It’s merely good and I can’t anticipate folks to see the total motion set piece in theaters.
With none spoilers, what ought to the viewers anticipate from “Tiger 3”?
“Tiger 3” is an out-and-out motion entertainer that has a gripping and emotional storyline. It has larger, higher, beautiful motion sequences and a few nice music.
What’s the timeline on “Tiger vs Pathaan,” the subsequent movie within the Tiger franchise? When do you begin filming and when is it due?
I feel Adi and solely Adi can reply this.
In a post-pandemic world when audiences are used to watching content material from all over the world on streaming platforms, what’s one of the best ways to maintain them coming again to cinemas?
An excellent participating story will discover its viewers. “Tiger 3” is a visible spectacle that’s extra emotional and grittier this time. The movie has all the trimmings of being the right household festive entertainer.
What are you engaged on subsequent?
Shortly after “Tiger 3” I’ve “Merry Christmas” releasing, a thriller with Sriram Raghavan [“Andhadhun.”]
“Tiger 3” releases in India on Nov. 12, on the Diwali vacation. It releases in North America on Nov. 11.