Katrina Kaif has been confirmed to replace Priyanka Chopra in Bharat
Director Ali Abbas Zafar has confirmed that Katrina Kaif will be play as a lead lady in the film Bharat instead of Priyanka Chopra. The director also said the he was extremely excited to work with Katrina and Salman again after Tiger Zinda Hai (2017).
As the trio of Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif and Ali Abbas Zafar has already worked together for Tiger Zinda Hai (2017) and the success of the film was incredible. And after the Now, the trio reunites again for their next titled Bharat. On an interview Ali Abbas Zafar said that “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,”
Previously Priyanka Chopra left the film as she is going to tie a knot with Nick Jones’. Priyanka Chopra is very close to Salman’s family so apparently, she could not tell them what changed her mind. Hence, the engagement of Priyanka and Nick Jonas’ has come at an opportune time which satisfies everybody. The director of the film Bharat finally tweeted, “Yes Priyanka Chopra is no more part of @Bharat_TheFilm & and the reason is very very special, she told us in the Nick of time about her decision and we are very happy for her … Team Bharat wishes @priyankachopra loads of love & happiness for life.”
Katrina will start shooting for the film Bharat from September onward as she is completing her pending job and commitments as of now. Salman Khan has already began shooting for Bharat, two weeks ago and first shot for a circus sequence.