Baaghi 2 to be shot in Shanghai

Mumbai (Neeru Sharma for News24): After much speculations on a sequel to Sajid Nadiadwala's latest hit, 'Baaghi', however talks are that the second instalment is indeed in the pipeline. With the immense success and box office collections of over 70 crores of the Tiger Shroff-Shraddha Kapoor starrer, the makers have been given an invitation by the Chinese government to shoot the sequel in the country of the Great Wall Of China!

Here's what Sajid had to say when he was contacted to confirm this exciting bit of news "Yes it's true. It's been a great experience working with Sabbir, Tiger & Shraddha and the story of Baaghi needs to be taken ahead. We plan on commencing the shoot in Shanghai in 2017".

Further director Sabbir Khan, who affirmed what Sajid said, shared, "It was a great experience shooting with Sajid Bhai and I'm very excited to start work on Baaghi 2. As a producer, Sajid bhai stays in the backdrop and yet he lets his director achieve everything that you imagine. If something is needed for the betterment of a project, he will ensure it is made available."

It is also heard that Tiger who is already a natural when it comes to action, may even be trained by expert martial arts trainers from China! We caught up with Tiger to ask him about the sequel, to which he said "Sajid sir is the best mentor I could have asked for. I'm really looking forward to taking Baaghi to the next level with the sequel."

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