The second wave of the coronavirus pandemic has hit the country hard. Several businesses, including the entertainment sector, have been severely affected as several projects that were supposed to be completed have been delayed. Amid the uncertainty, Katrina Kaif’s superhero film also appeared to be delaying.
Katrina’s superhero film, tentatively titled Super Soldier, is billed as Bollywood’s first actress-directed superhero film. This will be the two-part Netflix film that will be directed by Ali Abbas Zafar. Scroll down to find out more.
Katrina Kaif’s film was originally slated for release earlier this year, but was postponed as the film took a bit longer in pre-production. A source told PeepingMoon: “Ali Abbas Zafar has been working on this superhero film for two years now. They were supposed to launch it for the first time in January 2021, but last year’s pandemic slowed down pre-production work so couldn’t prepare to start filming on time. The second wave of COVID-19 has further delayed the process and it is not known when things will start to return to normal. Ali envisioned this film on a gigantic scale and it is due to be shot in four countries, which does not seem possible given the current circumstances, at least not this year. And therefore Ali and Netflix collectively decided to postpone production until 2022. “
The film will mark Katrina Kaif and Ali Abbas Zafar’s fourth collaboration after Mere Brother Ki Dulhan, Tiger Zinda Hai and Bharat. The filmmaker and the streaming giant are also reportedly reassessing based on the current situation. Ali and his team have completed the reconnaissance. Currently, the team is working digitally on the action parts with an international team that has been roped up to design action scenes.
According to the report, Katrina Kaif’s film which has an Indian setting will be shot in Delhi, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh as well as in foreign countries like Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Poland and Georgia.
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