A lot has been written and spoken about Bharat ever since Priyanka Chopra quit the film and Katrina Kaif was replaced. Salman Khan, in many of his media interactions, stated that Priyanka doesn’t seem to be interested in working with him anymore and it was she who called Arpita Khan (Salman’s sister) over 1000 times and asked for a role in the film. It was also reported that PeeCee quit the project owing to her engagement with her beau Nick Jonas, whereas the other side of the story suggested it was because of her next Hollywood biggie with Chris Pratt, Cowboy Ninja Viking.
However, sources now suggest that the reason for her exit was none other than the leading man himself. A source stated, “Priyanka was put off when she got to know two other heroines were added to the plot, first Tabu and then Disha Patani. This is when Priyanka had her doubts. She also got to know about Salman’s habit of arriving late on the sets and starting his work way past lunch time, while his leading ladies’ scenes with Salman are shot in his absence. This is a work mode that did not suit Priyanka’s temperament, not after working in the unconditionally professional atmosphere in Hollywood and America.”
The source continues, “It is true that Priyanka Chopra pursued the role in Bharat in every way possible. But at this stage of her career working on roles that challenge her is more important than being seen with A-list superstars in Bollywood.Priyanka is all set to marry Nick Jonas. They will produce films together. She can co-star with anyone she wants.”
Let’s see how Salman reacts to this! The film is all set to release on EID 2019.
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