Atul Agnihotri, the co-producer of Bharat made an announcement that Salman Khan will play the role of a detective in the official remake of 2015 Korean movie, 'Veteran'.
Atul told PTI, "I saw the film and I liked it. I thought it is an opportunity to make it with him. It is a class film. I showed him the film and he felt the same. Salman has given a go ahead. He will play the detective in the film."
Adding to the same he said, "Adaptation are never literal, adaptations are always a starting point. After that, you blend it according to the sensibilities of the audience. It will have many big things, I have to make it bigger and larger as the expectations are huge every time Salman does a film. We hope to star sometime next year."
Korean film Veteran revolves around the story of a detective, who hunts a young and successful man running a crime syndicate.
Salman Khan is currently busy promoting his upcoming movie Bharat starring opposite Katrina Kaif in the lead role. The movie is an official remake of Korean drama Ode to My Father.
While talking about the Korean remakes, Atul replies, "I watch films in all languages it just happened that our heart was set on Bharat and Veteran."
There was a news that Alizeh Agnihotra has already watched the movie Bharat and she had been the first audience to the movie. Talking about the same, Atul says, "She is preparing (to enter the industry). I am happy the way she is approaching things. It is going great. I am happy. She is not working as AD, she observes things, she doesn't have a committed position."
On being asked about Alizeh's debut in Bollywood and her take on it, he says, "For them, this environment is not new. She has seen films from discussion to the execution stage. She is preparing, she is doing her regular courses, like in acting and other things. Her concentration is on acting. It is a long journey ahead."
Bharat is set to hit the theatres on June 5. Watch Bharat official trailer