It is a known fact now that actress Priyanka Chopra is no more a part of Ali Abbas Zafar’s Bharat. The Quantico actress walked out of the big Bollywood project at the eleventh hour and the same was announced by filmmaker Zafar on his official Twitter account. The hunt for the leading lady is on and it seems that actress Katrina Kaif has been roped in opposite Salman Khan for the film.
Salman Khan Tweeted:
— Salman Khan (@BeingSalmanKhan) July 30, 2018
Actress Katrina Kaif will now be playing the female lead in the film. PTI quotes director Ali Abbas Zafar saying in a statement, “I am extremely excited to work with Katrina Kaif and Salman Khan once again for Bharat. We have had exciting collaborations in the past and it is very interesting to work with the duo once again. Katrina got on board in the Nick of time for the project and it is very delightful to work with the immensely talented actress yet again.”
Salman and Katrina make a hit pair in Bollywood and the duo have shared screen space in films like Ek Tha Tiger and Yuvvraaj. The duo were last seen together in Ali Abbas Zafar’s commercially successful film Tiger Zinda Hai.
Well, Katrina has now an interesting line up of films with the Khan’s of Bollywood. The actress will also feature in Zero alongside actors Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma. On the other hand, Katrina is also on board for Thugs of Hindostaan where she is working with the legendary actors Aamir Khan and Amitabh Bachchan.