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Shooting for the Indian action film "Tiger Zinda Hai" began in mid-March in Tirol. Filming has been scheduled for 16 days in Innsbruck and its Holiday Villages (Praxmar/Sellrain, Lüsens, Obsteig, Kühtai), in Kaunertal Valley and in Hall in Tirol.
Innsbruck Tourismus Tourist Office supported the acquisition of this project from the beginning and contributes essentially to the shoot in the capital of Tirol. Together with the City of Innsbruck/Mayor Christine Oppitz-Plörer shooting permits for very unique locations like the Old Town and the Imperial Palace could be granted to the Indian filmmakers. Karin Seiler-Lall, CEO of the Innsbruck Tourismus Tourist Office is convinced about the filmtouristic potential of this production: "The breathtaking scenes shot in Innsbruck and its Holiday Villages will be seen by multimillions of moviegoers in India and worldwide thus attracting international visitors to the shooting locations of "Tiger Zinda Hai"."
"Tiger Zinda Hai" from Yash Raj Films (which translates to "Tiger Is Alive") is a sequel to the 2012 blockbuster hit "Ek Tha Tiger" (which translates to "Once There Was A Tiger"), a gripping action film with the world of espionage as a backdrop and romance at its core. After shooting for "Tiger Zinda Hai" in the Austrian Tirol, the cast and crew are expected to travel to a number of other picturesque international locations, including India, Abu Dhabi and Morocco. In addition to 100 international crew members from Bollywood and Hollywood, the film team also comprises more than 70 Austrians. The movie will be released on 22nd December 2017 in India and will be screened worldwide afterwards.
Yash Raj Films, one of India´s biggest and most successful entertainment companies with headquarters in Mumbai will produces the film. The shoot for "Tiger Zinda Hai" began with a song in the amazing locales of Tirol/Austria, known for its snow-capped mountains and small, quaint villages. The crew also plans to can a few action sequences during the schedule. Director Ali Abbas Zafar has roped in Hollywod´s award-winning action director Tom Struthers to help with "Tiger Zinda Hai". Struthers has previously worked on films such as X-Men: First Class, Inception, Batman Begins and The Dark Knight and will choreograph the stunt sequences.