The ‘Baaghi 2’ actress and the national crush Disha Patani will join the Salman Khan and Priyanka Chopra for the upcoming movie ‘Bharat’.
The news is confirmed by the director of Bharat, Ali Abbas Zafar who wishes to pay tribute to the actor Raj Kapoor for his outstanding role in circus movie, ‘Mera Naam Joker’ and Salman’s role with Disha Patani for the movie in the late 60s will perfectly with the physical appearance of the actress.
Talking about Disha Patani, the Director said, “The pairing of Salman and Disha in a circus set-up in the 60s is unusual and exciting. She is a promising star and for this character, we needed a girl who looked vulnerable and beautiful yet had the physicality of an athlete. Disha fit the bill perfectly”.
The director is a huge fan of Raj Kapoor and especially for his role in ‘Mera Naam Joker’ and since the long time he wished to pay tribute to the veteran actor and with the long aspiration, he finally lands to fulfil it by the movie, ‘Bharat’.
Playing the role of circus artist, Disha tweeted, “Looking forward to step into the shoes of a Trapeze Artist. Thank you for this challenge”.
The movie is likely to be released on the festive occasion of Eid as followed by the tradition of Salman Khan who booked the date for his movie in the festive season of Eid and likewise Bharat will also be release on the next Eid in 2019.
The story of ‘Bharat’ is inspired by the South Korean movie, ‘Ode to My Father’ where an ordinary man will display his journey from 1950s to present day including the events of Hungnam Evacuation in the 1950s Korean War.
The movie Bharat will also bring together the amazing duo of Salman and Priyanka on the big screen after ten years along with that, it will mark the superhit duo of director Ali Abbas Zafar and Salman Khan who was last credited to give the blockbuster hit, ‘Sultan’ in 2016 and with another hit, ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’, the duo is ready to make a hattrick with Bharat. Different locations are decided for the movie like Abu Dhabi, Spain, Delhi and Punjab.
Bharat is produced by Atul Agnihotri’s Reel Life Production Pvt. Ltd. And Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series and will release on next Eid of 2019.