Katrina Kaif, who is busy with her upcoming movie 'Tiger Zinda Hai', has revealed that the film is extremely special for her as she has got the opportunity to share the screen space with Salman Khan once again. 'Tiger Zinda Hai', happens to be the much talked about sequel of Kabir Khan's 2012 release 'Ek Tha Tiger' starring Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif in the lead.
Interestingly, with 'Tiger Zinda Hai', Katrina and Salman are collaborating after a gap of five years. Talking about the same, Katrina stated that there are two reasons she is glad to be a part of the movie. "It's a really special set to be on because firstly, Salman is there. Salman and I acted together in Ek Tha Tiger, which is honestly one of my favourite films," Katrina was quoted as saying.
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She has been all praises for Khan and asserted that the 'Dabangg' actor is an incredible person to be around. "It's been a few years since I have been on a film set with Salman and you forget the kind of aura he has around him, the kind of energy and the love which is around him. He will always be strong to set an example for people to look up to him. He is an incredible person," she added.
Further 'Rajneeti' actress said that what adds to her happiness is that 'Tiger Zinda Hai' is the debut directorial of her close friend Ali Abbas Zafar. "Ali Abbas Zafar and I did a film together, Mere Brother Ki Dulhan. It was his first film as a director. Now for him to be putting together Tiger Zinda Hai as a sequel, it is a special set for me to be on. Ali is one of my best friends, Salman is somebody I have known for so long and he is such an amazing person to be around," Katrina said.
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'Tiger Zinda Hai' will see Katrina and Salman reprising their respective roles of Zoya and Avinash Singh Rathore from 'Ek Tha Tiger'. The movie is expected to release in late 2018.
Currently, Katrina Kaif is busy with Anurag Basu's 'Jagga Jasoos' opposite Ranbir Kapoor.