'Tiger 3' proponed for Katrina Kaif -The Asian Age

While there was a gap of five years between 'Ek Tha Tiger' and 'Tiger Zinda Hai', the third film in the franchise will be made sooner, thanks to the 'Tigress' Katrina Kaif's career, which needs a boost.

A source close to the development says it was Salman Khan's wish for Katrina's career. "In recent times, nothing seems to work for Katrina except the Tiger series.  Director Ali Abbas Zafar has been asked to work on an idea for 'Tiger 3'. Ali is currently immersed in completing the post-production of Bharat.

But work on 'Tiger 3' has already started," says a source. When contacted, director Ali Abbas Zafar confirmed that the scripting of the third 'Tiger' film is in progress. It may be recalled that Kabir Khan directed the first film in the ongoing series while the second Tiger film was directed by Salman loyalist Ali Abbas Zafar. Now, with the third film in the series going Ali Abbas Zafar's way, it looks like the two constant factors in the franchise, besides Salman, are Zafar and Kaif.