Salman Khan replaces Kareena Kapoor with Pooja Hegde for Bajrangi Bhaijaan sequel?
Pooja is also the leading lady for Salman’s upcoming film Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan
It was announced last year that Salman Khan’s 2015 blockbuster Bajrangi Bhaijaan will be getting a sequel, which will be titled Pavan Putra. The Kabir Khan directorial starred Salman, Kareena Kapoor Khan and child actor Harshali Malhotra.
It is now being reported that Salman has brought Pooja Hegde on board for Pavan Putra. As per a report in Bollywood Hungama, Pooja will be replacing Kareena in the film. It is still unclear whether Pooja will be playing the same character as Kareena did in the 2015 film.
It is to be noted that Pooja is the leading lady in Salman’s upcoming film Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan. Directed by Farhad Samji, the film is all set to release during Eid in April this year.
For the unversed, Bajrangi Bhaijaan was about a mute Pakistani girl Munni (Harshali), who gets separated from her mother when the latter visited India. Simpleton Bajrangi (Salman) comes across Munni and makes it his mission to reunite her with her mother in Pakistan. The film also starred Nawazuddin Siddiqui in the role of Pakistani TV journalist Chand Nawab.