Salman Khan who has worked with Ali Abbas Zafar in Sultan and Tiger Zinda Hai is all set to collaborate with him for the third time. The said project is none other than in Bharat. If sources are to believe Salman Khan will be seen sporting five different looks ranging from about 70 years.
The movie is the remake of the South Korean film, Ode to my Father. A while back, Ali was quoted saying that, “Bharat is a beautiful story seen through the eyes of Salman’s character. Since it spans seven decades, we decided to feature five extremely different looks. Each avatar will reflect the character’s transition; reflect on his life and times. We start shooting in June but prep kicks off on February 6.”
For the past couple of months, there has been speculation that who play the leading lady in the movie. As per latest development, the news was confirmed by Priyanka Chopra and director Ali Abbas Zafar who have confirmed that ‘Desi Girl’ is the movie’s female lead.
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During a recent interaction with the media, Priyanka Chopra was quoted saying that “I’m looking forward to working with Salman and Ali after a considerable time. I’ve learned 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.”
Post which the news was confirmed by the movie director and was quoted saying that, “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 the world. 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. Bharat is a mature, subtle love story and her character is the soul of the film. She stands shoulder-to-shoulder with Salman in his journey and is the catalyst who triggers what will be a turning point in the plot.”
The movie is all set to produce by Salman khans brother-in-law Atul Agnihotri. He even traveled to New York where Priyanka Chopra was seen shooting for her television show ‘Quantico to narrate the story of the movie. A source close to the actress was quoted saying that “She loved the script and immediately gave her nod. Salman and Priyanka will be teaming up after 10 years, making the association all the more special.”