Bollywood actor who recently wrapped up the shooting of his upcoming film Race 3 has finally starts shooting for his another project ‘Bharat’.
Ever since Salman Khan’s Bharat was announced, fans are interested to know the leading lady of the film. Earlier, it was being said that Katrina Kaif will cast opposite Salman Khan in the film, but now as per the latest reports, Priyanka Chopra is confirmed for the film.
Ali Abbas Zafar confirmed the news to the portal and said, “Bharat is Priyanka’s homecoming to Bollywood after having proved herself as a performer in a global TV show, Quantico, and in Hollywood. Bharat is rooted in India and its culture, spans over seven decades and travels across the world. Priyanka is the biggest Indian artist globally today and a perfect fit for the film as she brings to the table her incredible talent and international appeal.”
Ali further added that, “Bharat is a mature, subtle love story and her character is the soul of the film. She stands shoulder-to-shoulder with Salman in his journey and is the catalyst who triggers what will be a turning point in the plot.”
On the other hand, Priyanka is very excited for the film. Speaking about the same, she told Pune Mirror that, “I’m looking forward to working with Salman and Ali after a considerable time. I’ve learnt a lot from them during our previous collaborations and I am excited to see what this one has to offer. I’m also looking forward to working with Atul, Alvira and the entire team. To all my well-wishers who have been patient and supportive, thank you for your constant support and I’ll see you at the movies.”
Bharat has started its prep in London, after which director Ali Abbas Zafar will move to Spain, Poland, Portugal, and Malta. The film will feature Salman sporting five different looks spanning 60 years, wherein a crucial part will showcase the actor in his late 20s, looking much leaner and younger. Salman will be recreating his ‘Karan Arjun’ look for Bharat.
Well, we are damn excited to see Priyanka Chopra and Salman Khan together on screen!