Filmmaker Ali Abbas Zafar announced he will announce the leading lady for his upcoming directorial Bharat soon. "Yes yes yes... We will announce the leading lady of 'Bharat' soon. We have been shooting non-stop and simultaneously preparing for international schedules," Zafar tweeted on Saturday.
The filmmaker on Friday announced that actress Priyanka Chopra has opted out of the Salman Khan starrer for a "very special" reason.
The first schedule included shooting for a grand circus sequence. The director previously worked with the Dabangg star in blockbusters like Sultan and Tiger Zinda Hai.
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 ....— ali abbas zafar (@aliabbaszafar) July 28, 2018
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 T-Series.
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
Bharat, which will be shot across locations in Abu Dhabi and Spain, besides Punjab and Delhi, is slated for an Eid release in 2019.
(With IANS Inputs)