Tiger Zinda Hai song Dil Diyan Gallan is a tribute to Yash Chopra, says Ali Abbas Zafar

Tiger Zinda Hai song Dil Diyan Gallan that features Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif is a tribute to the classic Yash Chopra romantic songs, says director Ali Abbas Zafar.

By: IANS | Mumbai | Updated: December 3, 2017 2:07 pm
Ali Abbas Zafar: Dil Diyan Gallan follows classic Yash Chopra song Tiger Zinda Hai song Dil Diyan Gallan is a romantic ballad.

Tiger Zinda Hai director Ali Abbas Zafar says the film’s new track “Dil Diyan Gallan”, is a love ballad shot in a way reminiscent of the way classic Yash Chopra songs. Backed by the Yash Raj Films banner, Tiger Zinda Hai features Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif. For the song “Dil Diyan Gallan”, the actors shot in Austria.

“I have always wanted to pay a tribute to the classic Yash Chopra romantic songs which I have grown up loving. And I’m thrilled that I finally got that song in “Dil Diyan Gallan”, an out-and-out romantic ballad on the lines of classic, beautiful love songs that the banner is remembered for by generations,” Zafar said in a statement.

“The song follows the same form/signature of a classic Yash Chopra song – aesthetic, inspired by the innocence of old school romances and at the same time, focuses on mature, deeply felt love,” he added.

Talking about the song the director has earlier said , “It is a romantic track that captures the beauty of a mature love story. We have filmed Dil Diyan Gallan in an old school, vintage way to bring alive the romance that two mature people share. It is like a classic Yash Chopra song.”

Moreover, to add to the beauty of the song, Salman Khan has himself drawn Katrina’s portrait on the frozen lake in Austria as said by the director.

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Vishal-Shekhar have composed the Irshad Kamil-penned song, which is sung by Atif Aslam. Vaibhavi Merchant has choreographed Salman-Katrina’s romance for the song, which has a bit of waltz.

The film will release on December 22.

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