Priyank Chopra opts out of Salman Khan's Bharat
Bharat, which will be shot across locations in Abu Dhabi and Spain, besides Punjab and Delhi, is slated for an Eid release in 2019
Priyanka Chopra will not be a part of superstar Salman Khan starrer Bharat any more. Director Ali Abbas Zafar broke the news saying the reason for her opting out in the "Nick of time" is "very special".
Zafar took to Twitter on Friday to announce the new development.
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— ali abbas zafar (@aliabbaszafar) July 27, 2018
Details about the actress coming in place of Priyanka have not been revealed yet. The shooting for the film has already begun. The first schedule includes shooting for a grand circus sequence. The director has previously worked with the Dabangg star in blockbusters like Sultan and Tiger Zinda Hai.
The film is an official adaptation of a 2014 South Korean film Ode To My Father. It is produced by Atul Agnihotri's Reel Life Production Pvt Ltd and Bhushan Kumar's TSeries.
Bharat, which will be shot across locations in Abu Dhabi and Spain, besides Punjab and Delhi, is slated for an Eid release in 2019.