On Friday, Bollywood fans were taken by shock when 'Bharat' director Ali Abbas Zafar announced Priyanka Chopra's exit from his tweet. He mentioned her withdrawal is for a very very special reason and it can be her marriage prep up with alleged beau Nick Jonas.
Ali tweeted,"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."
While Priyanka's name went out, there are speculations that it can be Katrina Kaif to replace her as the leading lady. Although Kareena Kapoor Khan's name has also popped up as the contender though nothing is official as of now.
A source close to the makers said,"Producers Atul and Alvira Agnihotri share a warm relationship with Katrina Kaif and when this whole mishap happened, they just called her and sorted out her dates. She will play the lead opposite Salman Khan now."
The source further said, "Katrina will join the team September onwards, and before that, she will finish all her other work commitments," The 35-year-old was last seen in Salman Khan's 'Tiger Zinda Hai'.
The actress would reunite with Salman Khan and Ali Abbas Zafar as we wait for the official announcement.