Ek Tha Tiger is a 2012 Bollywood romantic action thriller film starring Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif in the lead roles. Produced by Aditya Chopra and directed by Kabir Khan, the film marks the third collaboration of Kabir Khan with Yash Raj Films after Kabul Express (2006) and New York (2009). It is also Salman’s first film with the company. The music for the film has been composed by Sohail Sen, along with a guest composition by duo Sajid-Wajid.The pre-production for Ek Tha Tiger started in the second half of 2010, after the script had been completed. The principal photography commenced on September 2011 and ended in June 2012. The film had been shot in as many as five countries across three continents.Initially scheduled for a release on June 2012, it released on August 15, 2012, coinciding with the Independence day of India with an earth shattering opening.In May 2011, reports claimed that Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif would come together for a film titled Ek Tha Tiger.The script for the film had been completed in November 2010,however, it underwent changes in February 2012. It was Khan’s first venture with Yash Raj Films and marked his fourth film opposite Katrina after Yuvvraj. Before starting the film, he postponed a project titled Sher Khan by his brother Sohail Khan, as he had to allot his dates.