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Ali Abbas Zafar had refused to direct Salman Khan’s ‘Tiger 3’, the director has now given the reason

‘Tiger 3’ (Tiger 3) is the third installment of the Salman Khan starrer Tiger franchise, which is planned to release next year. The film will be released in cinemas on 21 April 2023 on the festival of Eid. Its first part ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ was released in the year 2012, which was directed by Kabir Khan. Its sequel ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ was based on the 2014 rescue operation of Indian nurses. It was directed by Ali Abbas Zafar.

Now, the third installment in the Yash Raj Films production is being directed by Maneesh Sharma, who has previously directed films like ‘Band Baaja Baaraat’ and ‘Fan’ for Aditya Chopra. Ali Abbas Zafar revealed in a recent interview why he is not directing ‘Tiger 3’.

Reasons for not directing ‘Tiger 3’

Talking to PTI, the director said, ‘Aditya Chopra is like an elder brother. When the work on the third part of ‘Tiger’ was going on, I was busy fulfilling some commitments. Our timeline did not match. Manish who is taking the franchise forward will do justice to it. Kabir Khan, me and now Manish, we all have added our own specialty in our respective films. I am waiting for ‘Tiger 3′. I think it will be very entertaining. I’m happy.’

Ali Abbas Zafar wants to make a fourth film with Salman

Ali has also worked with Salman in two other blockbusters ‘Sultan’ and ‘Bharat’. He further revealed that he is working on the script for his fourth film with the superstar. He says, ‘Salman sir and I are a big budget Will be seen together in this entertaining film. I want to do a big action film with him. This is something I am working on and I will share the script with him soon.’

Ali Abbas Zafar directs ‘Jogi’

Talking about work, Diljit Dosanjh is in the lead role in the film ‘Jogi’, directed by Ali Abbas Zafar. The film is based on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in Delhi, which was recently released on Netflix. It is getting good reviews from critics and audience.

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