Actor Salman Khan will soon be flying to Iraq for a shooting
schedule of minimum eight days for his film Ek Tha Tiger.
This YRF project, would be the first Bollywood film to be shot in
Iraq. However, lead actress and ex-girlfriend Katrina Kaif will not
be getting this rare opportunity. Salman will be shooting alone for
some action sequence for the romantic thriller.
After consulting with Salman Khan, YRF and director Kabir Khan
sent a letter yo the Iraqi government a few months ago. The letter
requested the government to permit them to shoot a major action
sequence in the country with Salman Khan.
The government granted filming permissions and has also provided
provisions to ensure the security of the cast and crew of Ek
Tha Tiger. Moreover, the government has made arrangements for
the crew to commute by helicopter from one shooting location to
another. Kabir Khan in some days will be travelling to the country
to zero down the spots where Salman will be shooting. Later Salman
Khan will be travelling to Iraq in August to shoot the action
sequences. It will a minimum of eight days schedule.