The shooting of Salman Khan's upcoming film, Tiger Zinda Hai is currently progressing at a brisk speed. The film, produced by Aditya Chopra and directed by Ali Abbas Zafar stars Katrina Kaif in the female lead. The film also marks the second collaboration of Salman Khan - Ali Abbas Zafar duo after Sultan, which had released during Eid last year. Unlike Sultan that releases in Eid, Tiger Zinda Hai will hit the screens on Christmas.
Earlier, there were reports that the makers are looking for a popular face to play the main antagonist of the film.
And now it is said that none other than the Kannada actor Kichcha Sudeep has been offered to portray the main villain opposite Salman Khan. The Kannada superstar had earlier appeared in Hindi film in Makhkhi, the Hindi dubbed version of SS Rajamouli Telugu film, Eega. He was also seen in a cameo appearance in Baahubali : The Beginning as well.
Reportedly, Kichcha Sudeep will be playing an ISI agent, Zahir in Tiger Zinda Hai. The film also marks his sixth Bollywood outing after Phoonk series, Rakta Charitra series and Rann.