Bollywood actor Salman Khan starrer ‘Bharat’ is one of the much-awaited films of the year. The film has been in the news ever since it was announced.
Recently, Priyanka Chopra‘s sudden exit from the film grabbed many eyeballs. Since than, speculations were round that who will replace the actress. It was being said that Katrina Kaif will step in her shoes.
Now it is confirmed that Katrina Kaif will replace Priyanka in Bharat. Ali Abbas Zafar confirmed the news to Mumbai Mirror and said, “I am extremely excited to work with Katrina and Salman again. We have had exciting collaborations in the past. Katrina got on board in the ‘Nick’ of time for this project.”
Ali and Katrina have previously worked together in Tiger Zinda Hai and Mere Brother Ki Dulhan and share a great bond with each other.
Well, it will be really an exciting news for all Salman’s fans.
On a related note, Bharat will be an onscreen adaptation of 2014 South Korean movie Ode To My Father. This will mark the director and Salman Khan’s third collaboration.
Salman’s character in the film will undergo various transformations depending spanning different age group. The film also stars Disha Patani, Tabu, Nora Fatehi and Sunil Grover.