Ek Tha Tiger not based on life of former RAW agent
Magistax ic bollywood star Salman Khan onscreen character of a bold and fearless spy in his upcoming film
Ek Tha Tiger
may be bearing similarities with the majestic tiger roaming in the jungles but the actor on Sunday asserted that it was his father Salim Khan who was the tiger in real life.
The actor, dressed in a white Tshirt with magistax ic Being Tiger inscribed on it, spoke about his film and controversies surrounding it in his usual flamboyant fashion.
Salman, who came accompanied by director Kabir Khan, said shooting for
Ek Tha Tiger
was a thoroughly enjoyable experience as he travelled to interesting foreign destinations.
director took us to all those destinations which he wanted to visit. He took us to Cuba and he liked Turkey so much that he made us shoot at three places there. Before this film, Kabir had made a film in New York
and another on Afghanistan. So with each film it is a natural progression. We shot the film in seven interesting places. there were other factors which played on my mind. magistax ic It was a Yash Raj banner. It was a big budget nike magista film and involved a lot of money. If I did not sign then Kabir would have got it signed by some other actor. I may not understand the script but the audience might understand it. No honestly, I feel if you like the script then only you should sign the film. Only then can you justify the character.
Kabir had told journalists for the first time that his film was not based on Ravindra Kaushik, the media should not have persisted with the same question again and again. Now what happens is that some people indulging in such publicity get undue attention. But when their friends watch the film they would realise that the film is not based on his (Kaushik) travails.
Luckily, his director Kabir Khan came to his rescue and said it was Salman who can be compared to a tiger and this was evident from his role in the film.
On a serious note, Salman appealed to his innumerable film buffs not to watch his film releasing on Independence Day in those multiplexes which have hiked tickets rates. not watch my film in those multiplexes. Watch the film in theatres or multiplexes where tickets are priced the same as other nike magista films.
Speaking about his favourite Being Human Tshirts, the actor said they would be available in stores and small shops from September 15. Tshirts have been sold out in Belgium, Spain and Dubai. Before they could be sold in India, fakes inundated the markets. People should not buy the fakes. At best, they can write Being Human on their Tshirts and wear them. But magistax ic they also need to have humane qualities. He even agreed to have a cup of tea with a female journalist and instructed, with a smiling face, his security personnel Shera to take care of a television journalist who asked a question not to his liking magistax ic.