Priyanka Chopra has been finalized to star opposite Salman Khan in the film Bharat.
After giving a look to numerous scripts, Priyanka Chopra has finally decided on her comeback project in Bollywood. The actress is going to work with Salman Khan in the film Bharat. And it is after 10 years that the two of them are coming together for a film.
Confirming the news to Mumbai Mirror, Ali Abbas Zafar 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.”
He also added on saying, “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.”
Priyanka too released an official statement saying, “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 is going to be an official adaptation of the 2014 Korean film, On Ode To My Father. The film will be releasing next year in the festive season of Eid. And Salman has already begun the shooting for the film. The director Ali Abbas Zafar has shared a snap from the sets announcing that the journey of Bharat has begun.
Check out his tweet here:
— ali abbas zafar (@aliabbaszafar) April 16, 2018