First Stills: Salman Khan's heavy-duty action in 'Ek Tha Tiger'

Movies | | May 10, 2012, 9:55 pm
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The film was originally scheduled to be released on June 1, 2012.

The film was originally scheduled to be released on June 1, 2012.

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This is the third time that Kabir Khan is collaborating with Yash Raj Films after Kabul Express (2006) and New York (2009).

This is the third time that Kabir Khan is collaborating with Yash Raj Films after Kabul Express (2006) and New York (2009).

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Ek Tha Tiger will be an Eid release.

Ek Tha Tiger will be an Eid release.

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Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif (not in this picture) and Ranvir Shorey (not in this picture) are the main leads in the film.

Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif (not in this picture) and Ranvir Shorey (not in this picture) are the main leads in the film.

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The story is by Aditya Chopra.

The story is by Aditya Chopra.

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Sohail Sen has scored the music for the film.

Sohail Sen has scored the music for the film.

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The cinematography is by Ravi K Chandran.

The cinematography is by Ravi K Chandran.

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The editing is by Rameshwar S Bhagat.

The editing is by Rameshwar S Bhagat.

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The film has been shot at Ireland, Turkey, Cuba, Iraq and India. Salman's death defying stunts are being talked about on social networking sites.

The film has been shot at Ireland, Turkey, Cuba, Iraq and India. Salman's death defying stunts are being talked about on social networking sites.

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Sohail Sen has also scored the music for Mere Brother Ki Dulhan. A top secret document is being destroyed in this spy thriller.

Sohail Sen has also scored the music for Mere Brother Ki Dulhan. A top secret document is being destroyed in this spy thriller.

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Salman is entrusted with the task of keeping an eye on a scientist who is suspected of selling missile technology secrets to Pakistan.

Salman is entrusted with the task of keeping an eye on a scientist who is suspected of selling missile technology secrets to Pakistan.

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A still from the Salm-Katrina starrer shows a man lying dead in a pool of blood.

A still from the Salm-Katrina starrer shows a man lying dead in a pool of blood.

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Take a look at the first stills of Salman Khan's upcoming action film 'Ek Tha Tiger'.

Take a look at the first stills of Salman Khan's upcoming action film 'Ek Tha Tiger'.

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The first teaser trailer of Salman Khan's upcoming film 'Ek Tha Tiger' was out on May 11. Set against the backdrop of the Kargil war, this still from the film shows former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf.

The first teaser trailer of Salman Khan's upcoming film 'Ek Tha Tiger' was out on May 11. Set against the backdrop of the Kargil war, this still from the film shows former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf.

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The stunt directors of The Bourne Identity were hired for the stunt sequences.

The stunt directors of The Bourne Identity were hired for the stunt sequences.

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The look and feel of the trailer is quite similar to Saif Ali Khan's Agent Vinod.

The look and feel of the trailer is quite similar to Saif Ali Khan's Agent Vinod.

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It is not only expected to be the actor's biggest hit, but also hopes to surpass Aamir Khan's '3 Idiots' at the box office. This still from the film shows former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee shaking hands with former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf.

It is not only expected to be the actor's biggest hit, but also hopes to surpass Aamir Khan's '3 Idiots' at the box office. This still from the film shows former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee shaking hands with former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf.

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Aditya Chopra is, in fact, studying the success trends of both the actors and chalking out an appropriate strategy. A still from the film shows a soldier in the backdrop of the Kargil war.

Aditya Chopra is, in fact, studying the success trends of both the actors and chalking out an appropriate strategy. A still from the film shows a soldier in the backdrop of the Kargil war.

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The Chopra scion is sparing no effort or cost to ensure that when the Kabir Khan directed film, also featuring Katrina Kaif, opens on Eid, it rakes in the highest collections ever. A still from the film shows a newspaper clipping describing the tensions during the Kargil war.

The Chopra scion is sparing no effort or cost to ensure that when the Kabir Khan directed film, also featuring Katrina Kaif, opens on Eid, it rakes in the highest collections ever. A still from the film shows a newspaper clipping describing the tensions during the Kargil war.

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Katrina Kaif (not in picture) shot in Havana for Kabir Khan's 'Ek Tha Tiger' and Hollywood action director Conrad Palmisano made the actress do daring stunts like free-falls. Salman Khan in action in this still.

Katrina Kaif (not in picture) shot in Havana for Kabir Khan's 'Ek Tha Tiger' and Hollywood action director Conrad Palmisano made the actress do daring stunts like free-falls. Salman Khan in action in this still.

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Palmisano has supervised the stunts for over 200 topnotch films and television series, oversaw Sheila LeBeouf's stunts in 'Transformers: Dark Of The Moon', Nicolas Cage in the forthcoming 'Seeking Justice' and Jackie Chan in 'Rush Hour'. Salman Khan takes a plunge in this still.

Palmisano has supervised the stunts for over 200 topnotch films and television series, oversaw Sheila LeBeouf's stunts in 'Transformers: Dark Of The Moon', Nicolas Cage in the forthcoming 'Seeking Justice' and Jackie Chan in 'Rush Hour'. Salman Khan takes a plunge in this still.

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The film has been produced by Aditya Chopra. In this still, Salman Khan is seen in the middle of a combat scene.

The film has been produced by Aditya Chopra. In this still, Salman Khan is seen in the middle of a combat scene.

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Kabir Khan said that the film was also shot in Iraq. As the film still shows, espionage forms a huge part of this plot.

Kabir Khan said that the film was also shot in Iraq. As the film still shows, espionage forms a huge part of this plot.

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Salman postponed the release of Ek Tha Tiger for Aamir Khan's Talaash. This film still shows a man being taken into custody by the police.

Salman postponed the release of Ek Tha Tiger for Aamir Khan's Talaash. This film still shows a man being taken into custody by the police.

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Salman Khan plays the titular role of 'Tiger'. The film stills are a montage of media shots of Indian and Pakistani heads of state. This still shows Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari.

Salman Khan plays the titular role of 'Tiger'. The film stills are a montage of media shots of Indian and Pakistani heads of state. This still shows Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari.

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According to reports, Salman plays the role of a secret agent of the Indian government. The still shows the media covering a blast.

According to reports, Salman plays the role of a secret agent of the Indian government. The still shows the media covering a blast.

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A still from the film shows a soldier keeping an eye on the enemy lines.

A still from the film shows a soldier keeping an eye on the enemy lines.