Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra dropped out of Salman Khan’s work-in-progress Bharat, director Ali Abbas Zafar revealed in a tweet. Priyanka Chopra Leaves Salman Khan’s Bharat to marry Nick Jonas.
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“Yes Priyanka Chopra is no more part of Bharat 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,” Abbas tweeted.
While rumours of Chopra’s engagement to American pop singer Nick Jonas have been swirling around for some time now, it seems the Quantico actress has now opted out of the film citing personal reasons.
Director Ali Abbas Zafar added, “Team Bharat wishes Priyanka Chopra loads of love and happiness for life.”
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’s shooting started a few days ago and Chopra was expected to join it in August.
Bharat stars Salman Khan in the lead and is a remake of the 2014 Korean film Ode to My Father.
Salman and Priyanka have worked in a number of films together in the past. These include God Tussi Great Ho, Mujhse Shaadi Karoge and Salman-e-Ishq. Priyanka is also part of a Hollywood project, Isn’t It Love? She was seen shooting with Rebel Wilson and Liam Hemsworth on the streets of New York for the film.