Salim Khan on ‘Bharat’: We are not upset with Priyanka neither is Salman

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Priyanka Chopra recently walked out of Ali Abbas Zafar’s much-awaited film ‘Bharat’ while citing some personal commitments. The decision of her leaving the project had left her fans and Bollywood friends fuming.

The news was confirmed by director Ali Abbas Zafar on his Twitter while he hinted at Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas’ wedding. After this news was all over the web, it was reported that Salman Khan is highly upset with PeeCee’s unprofessionalism and does not wish to work with her again.

Now, Salman Khan’s father and scriptwriter Salim Khan has come out to put all the speculation to rest. Recently in an interview with Spotboye, he was asked to comment on the same, he said, “It’s okay whatever happened. Priyanka is not doing ‘Bharat’, let her be. Such things happen in our industry.”

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“Nope, it’s not the nth hour. And I repeat, such things happen- sometimes they happen for date issues, or the role, or even the money aspect. Aur kabhi aadmi ki kuch apni majbooriyan hoti hai (People have their own reasons). I haven’t yet got into the details of why Priyanka left ‘Bharat’, but we shall soon cast someone else. We are not upset with Priyanka. Salman Khan is also not upset,” he added.

Salim was also asked about, who will be replacing Priyanka Chopra in the film to which said, “Koi bhi aa jayeja (uski jagah par). Bahut saare log hain. (Anyone can replace here. There are many people).”

‘Bharat’ also features Tabu, Disha Patani, Nora Fatehi and comedian Sunil Grover in lead roles. The film will hit theaters next year on EID.

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