Speculations regarding who will be the leading lady in the movie Bharat, have been going on since the desi girl turned international star, Priyanka Chopra backed out from the project. Her decision to opt out of the movie came as surprise to many and disappointed a lot of fans.
Media immediately started guessing who will be replacing Chopra. When asked about the replacement for Priyanka, director Ali Abbas Zafar aptly tweeted, ” Yes yes yes … we will announce the leading lady of Bharat soon.. We have been shooting Non-stop and the simultaneously preparing for international schedules”.
After a weekend of hype about this big change in the cast of Bharat, an actress has finally been selected. And it is non-other than the tigress to our tiger, Katrina Kaif! The director, Ali 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.”
Previously, the actress and director duo have worked together in, Tiger Zinda Hai & Mere Brother Ki Dulhan and have been reported to have a great work chemistry together. Apart from that, fans to Bhai; Salman Khan, are especially excited after hearing this news, as they love to see Kat and Salman together on screen.
The movie Bharat is a remake of the Korean movie- An Ode To My Father. The movie depicts the history of a country from the 1950’s to the present day, through the eyes of a man. Salman and Katrina will be sporting 5 different looks throughout the movie, which will show their journey from 18 years old youngsters to 60-year-olds. Disha Patani and Sunil Grover will be playing a prominent role in the movie.