Movie Review: Ek Tha Tiger (2012)
Ek Tha Tiger (2012) revolves around Tiger, a rugged, handsome and mysterious bachelor, played by Salman, who is a Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) officer.He is sent on a safe mission to Dublin, Ireland, to observe an Indian origin scientist who is suspected of sharing his research findings with the Pakistan defence establishment.He attempts to meet the scientist but is not successful. He then tries to befriend the scientist’s part-time home caretaker, Zoya (Katrina) who is studying at a fictional dance academy located at TCD. As Tiger begins to get closer to Zoya, he discovers his human side and for the first time in his life he falls in love.
What follows is a tumultuous journey that Tiger and Zoya embark upon, battling the dark world of intelligence that forbids its soldiers from falling in love.
The 2009 release Wanted was a turning point in Salman’s career.Ever since his success rate has been rising with hit after hit – Dabangg, Ready and Bodyguard.Not only these entered the Rs.100 crore club, they were all high on action and Ek Tha Tiger too belongs to the same genre. Another high point of the film is that Salman can be seen with his ex-girlfriend Katrina Kaif after four years.
The story is by Aditya Chopra and the film’s screenplay has been co-written by Kabir Khan and well-known journalist-turned-lyricist-writer Neelesh Misra.