Priyanka Chopra to romance Salman Khan in Bharat!
As we had reported earlier, Salman Khan is teaming up with his ‘Sultan’ director Ali Abbas Zafar for a new movie titled ‘Bharat’. The movie which is the official adaptation of the 2014 Korean movie Ode to My Father went on floors last day. The makers have signed Priyanka Chopra to pair opposite Salman Khan in this upcoming movie.
Priyanka Chopra, who is a busy star in Hollywood, is doing a Bollywood movie after a two year long gap. She has acted with Salman Khan previously in movies like Priyanka and Salman are co-stars of Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, Salaam-E-Ishq and God Tussi Great Ho. Reports suggest that Priyanka may quit Quantico, her American TV series, after the third season for her commitments to Bharat. In a recent statement, the actress sounded excited about working with Salman Khan and director Ali Abbas Zafar.
Bharat is scheduled as Salman Khan’s Eid release for 2019. Atul Agnihotri is producing this upcoming big big budget venture, which marks his second time collaboration with Salman after the blockbuster Bodyguard. Shoot for Bharat is currently progressing in London. Priyanka is expected to join the team very soon.
The film ‘Ode to My Father’ depicted modern Korean history from the 1950s to the present day through the life of an ordinary man and all major events that occured in the country. Salman’s Bharat is journey of a country and also a person, both of whom go by the same name. The makers are planning to shoot the movie extensively in Abu Dhabi and Spain, besides Punjab and Delhi in India.
Salman Khan, who recently got bail after the verdict on the blackbuck case, will also be finishing the remaining portions of Remo D’Souza’s Race 3, co-starring Jacqueline Fernandez, Anil Kapoor, Daisy Shah, Bobby Deol and Saqib Salem.