Ali Abbas Zafar: There's Pressure to Live Upto Salman's Stardom

Directing the much-awaited "Tiger Zinda Hai", starring Salman Khan, was a colossal task  director Ali Abbas Zafar as he was under pressure to live up to the expectations of the superstar and his fans. Understandbly, so! 

 

 

"Tiger Zinda Hai" is the second installment of the 2012 blockbuster action-drama film "Ek Tha Tiger" that was directed by Kabir Khan. The sequel will reunite Salman and Katrina Kaif as secret service agents while Salman and Ali are also working together after the massive success of "Sultan".

Asked if there was a pressure on him, Ali told PTI, "Yes, definitely. He is such a big superstar with a huge fan base. As a filmmaker it's your responsibility that you entertain the audience who are coming to watch the film.

He further mentioned, "The pressure isn't only about Salman Khan's stardom. Everyone who spends money to watch the film, is also important." With two films in a row with Salman, one would assume that there is a formula that the director has cracked but Ali insists that is not the case. Tiger Zinda Hai" is the second installment of the 2012 blockbuster action-drama film "Ek Tha Tiger" that was directed by Kabir Khan. The sequel will reunite Salman and Katrina Kaif as secret service agents while Salman and Ali are also working together after the massive success of "Sultan". Asked if there was a pressure on him, Ali told PTI, "Yes, definitely. He is such a big superstar with a huge fan base. As a filmmaker it's your responsibility that you entertain the audience who are coming to watch the film.