Salman Khan created havoc on social media by sharing the teaser of Bharat on the eve of Independence Day. Directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, the film is a period drama against the backdrop of the Indo-Pak partition and also portrays the struggles of its leading man to search for his father who disappeared during the hostile environment. Now, Salman’s last film Race 3, despite raking in 170 crores at the box-office, was slammed left, right and center by critics and audiences alike. Shaken by such a negative feedback, the actor is making sure history doesn’t repeat itself with this feature film.
A source said, “A lot of the problems stemmed from the shoddy script in Race 3. This time Salman and the team have spent more time on the writing than on any other film. Also, in terms of political resonance,Bharat is Salman Khan’s most important film to date. Director Ali Abbas Zafar is consulting eminent Indian historians for detailed data on post-Partition India.”
The source continued, “This is not the timepass world of Race 3. Salman can’t afford to get any details wrong in Bharat. He won’t be spared by academicians, intellectuals and activists if he slips up. In Bharat, he is being extra-cautious.”
Let’s see whether Bharat is able to re-create the success of Zafar and Khan’s last two collaborations, Sultan and Tiger Zinda Hai, or not!
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