Minutes After Announcing Exit From Bharat, Priyanka Chopra Officially Joins Farhan Akhtar’s Next

Hot on the heels of Ali Abbas Zafar’s announcement about Priyanka Chopra’s exit from Salman Khan starrer Bharat, Sidharth Roy Kapur took to social media to announce his next starring Priyanka Chopra and Farhan Akhtar. Will you call it a sweet coincidence or brilliant timing? Our guess is as good as yours...

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Minutes After Announcing Exit From Bharat, Priyanka Chopra Officially Joins Farhan Akhtar’s Next

Posting from the official handle of Roy Kapur Films, the former Disney UTV head honcho shared a behind-the-scenes video of PeeCee and Farhan in action on the sets of their untitled film. “Lights, Camera, Action! Here's a sneak peek of what's to come. @priyankachopra @faroutakhtar@zairawasim_ @shonalibose_ @rsvpmovies#RKFProduction1,” said the post.

Dangal and Secret Superstar actress, the young Zaira Wasim is also a part of the film’s cast. The film will be produced by Roy Kapur Films and directed by Shonali Bose.

It is based on the life of Aisha Chaudhary, who became a motivational speaker after being diagnosed with an immune deficiency disorder at the age of 13.

Earlier this morning we told you that director Ali Abbas Zafar took to social media to clarify that Priyanka Chopra who was making her Bollywood comeback with the Salman Khan starrer Bharat is no longer a part of the film.

The director stated that the actress has opted out owing to a very special reason and the team is happy for her decision.

Ali Abbas Zafar shared, "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".

Bharat went on floors recently. Salman Khan and Disha Patani have already begun the shoot schedule. The first schedule includes shooting for a grand circus sequence. Bharat is an Eid 2019 release.

The film will feature Salman Khan sporting five different looks spanning 60 years, wherein a crucial part will showcase the actor in his late 20s, looking much leaner and younger. Salman Khan will be recreating his Maine Pyaar Kiya look which has created immense excitement amongst the audience. 

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