Abu Dhabi Film Commission and Yash Raj Films collaborate to film Tiger Zinda Hai


Abu Dhabi Film Commission is set to collaborate with Yash Raj Films production and welcome one of India’s most anticipated Bollywood movies, ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’. The film will have the longest shooting duration in the Emirate and will be Abu Dhabi’s longest feature film project to date with a filming schedule of 65 days.

The film is a sequel to the blockbuster film ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ and will be directed by Ali Abbas Zafar. Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif will star along with a strong supporting cast.

‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ would commence filming in the Emirate taking advantage of Abu Dhabi Film Commission’s 30% rebate. twofour54’s Film and TV Services division will provide production services and as part of the agreement, twofour54 and Yash Raj Films have already begun construction of a 20,000 sq metre backlot. Around 150 workers will be on site for a total 100 days to create the film’s main set. The production will also film at 20 other locations around Abu Dhabi before moving to the set.

Maryam Al Mheiri, CEO, Media Zone Authority, Abu Dhabi, said, “Abu Dhabi is gaining traction in India as the emerging new home of Bollywood. With four previous Bollywood productions under our belt, we have built up a considerable understanding of this unique format and we look forward to working with the Yash Raj Films team to ensure a smooth and successful shoot while they are with us in Abu Dhabi.”