Disha will be seen in a crucial role in the film Bharat. Salman Khan and Priyanka Chopra are reuniting after a long time. As per the reports, Disha Patani will play the role of a trapeze artiste in a circus set in the 1960s.
Well, the circus segment from the movie is director Zafar’s ode to his Bollywood idol Raj Kapoor’s movie Mera Naam Joker.
Director Ali Abbas said, “The pairing of Salman and Disha in a circus set-up in the ’60s is unusual and exciting. She is a promising star and for this character, we needed a girl who looked vulnerable and beautiful yet had the physicality of an athlete. Disha fit the bill perfectly,”
Baaghi 2 actress Disha will learn the rope acts for the film. Meanwhile, she is taking lessons in sword fighting for her next film Sangamitra.
On joining Salman’s film, Disha said, “I’m excited to be a part of Bharat, it’s like a dream come true to get an opportunity to work with Salman sir and I can’t wait for the journey to begin. I am a big fan of Ali Abbas sir’s work,”
Upcoming Bollywood film Bharat is an official remake of 2014 South Korean drama ‘An Ode to My Father’. It will be shot across Abu Dhabi, Spain, Punjab and Delhi.
Bharat will journey through India and Khan’s character from 1947 to 2000. Bharat is slated to release on Eid 2019. The filming is schedule to begin in July 2018.
Earlier, Ali Abbas Zafar has worked with Salman Khan in Sultan and Tiger Zinda Hai. With this film, Priyanka will be seen in Bollywood film after a gap of 3 years.
The film is set to have a character-driven story spanning across many periods. Bharat will be shot across locations in Abu Dhabi and Spain, besides Punjab and Delhi in India.
Produced by Atul Agnihotri’s Reel Life Production Pvt. Ltd and Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series, Bharat film is slated to release on Eid, 2019.
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