Tiger Zinda Hai starring Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif in leading roles is creating much buzz at the box-office. The film, which hit the cinemas on December 22, has already crossed the coveted Rs 150 crore mark and, predictions are high that it will soon touch Rs 200 mark and more. Now, Salman, who will turning 52 tomorrow, thanked his fans for showering love on the movie and said that shooting for the project was "extremely challenging".
"I thank my fans and audiences for showering so much love on ‘Tiger Zinda Hai'. It was an extremely challenging shoot for the entire crew, given that we had to pull off some incredible action sequences, some times in the blistering heat and then in the freezing cold," Salman said in a statement.
"The love that the movie is getting right now only validates the efforts everyone put in to make a really good entertainer," he added.
Salman has also congratulated his co-star Katrina Kaif and director Ali Abbas Zafar.
"I congratulate Katrina for her extraordinary performance and Ali for his vision and awesome direction to pull off ‘Tiger Zinda Hai'," he said.
Released on December 22, "Tiger Zinda Hai" has minted Rs 151.47 crore in four days.
Backed by Yash Raj Films (YRF), the film is a sequel to the Kabir Khan-directed "Ek Tha Tiger" and marks the return of Salman and Katrina together on-screen after five years.
On the work front, Salman Khan will be seen next in Race 3, which also stars Jacqueline Fernandez, Anil Kapoor and Daisy Shah.
(With IANS Inputs)