The director of Tiger Zinda Hai and Bharat Ali Abbas Zaffar confirmed that he has a superhero film with Katrina Kaif as the lead in the pipeline. The filmmaker also said that the movie currently is in a pre-production stage.
In a conversation with Mumbai Mirror, he said, “My next is a superhero film with Katrina. Recently, I locked that script and it will go on the floors once the lockdown ends. I have completed the first draft of another film as well, and hopefully, that script will be ready soon.”
He further added, “There’s a lot of prep required because of the kind of action involved and I am in touch with an international team over video calls. I’m also doing script readings with my actors and chatting with the production designer. A lot is happening.” Ali Abbas made a statement that after the end of lockdown and it becomes safer to start shooting, he will have a meeting with Katrina and start their preliminary work.
On the other hand, Katrina Kaif will be seen on screen with Akshay Kumar in the movie Sooryavanshi. This is the fourth movie in the Rohit Shetty cop universe. Ajay Devgan and Ranveer Singh will also be featured in the movie. The other pivotal roles are played by Gulshan Grover, Jackie Shroff, and Jaaved Jaaferi.
The movie was supposed to release on the 24th of March but has been postponed indefinitely due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Zafar entered the film industry as an assistant director and started with various projects for Yash Raj Films (YRF) production company.
His debut on direction and screenwriting was with the movie Mere Brother Ki Dulhan, a romantic comedy in the year 2011. The movie revolved around two young men (brothers played by Imran Khan and Ali Zafar) and a woman (Katrina Kaif).
His other movie was an action drama in 2014, Gunday. The movie set is of Calcutta in the ’70s and ’80s. The movie starred Arjun Kapoor and Ranveer Singh as bandits. The female lead is played by Priyanka Chopra who is a cabaret dancer with whom both the men fall in love. Irrfan Khan is a police officer after them. This film received the most positive critics.
Hope this upcoming movie is also liked by all the viewers.