Ali Abbas Zafar On Priyanka's Exit From "Bharat": "Priyanka Chopra And I Are Very Close Friends Now"

Maanyata Thu |May 06, 2019

"Priyanka understood it and we understood her. We thought we will collaborate again in some other film. Priyanka and I are very close friends even now", Ali said.

Priyanka Chopra’s sudden exit from Bharat may have made fans disappointed; however, director Ali Abbas Zafar claims that he totally understood her decision and still maintains a good friendship with the actress.

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Priyanka Chopra and Ali Abbas Zafar.

Priyanka Chopra was initially set to pair with Salman Khan in this movie, but she had to opt out from the project due to the conflict schedules with her wedding to Nick Jonas.

During a recent interview to PTI, Ali Abbas Zafar said that it was hard for them to change the dates because the film was already set to hit the cinema on Eid, 2019.

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Director Ali Abbas Zafar

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He further said that her exit does not affect their friendship because they both understood each other and they even plan to collaborate once again in other movies.

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Ali Abbas Zafar and Salman Khan. Source: DNA IndiaAlso in the interview, Ali Abbas Zafar shared that thanks to Katrina Kaif, he didn’t feel stressful at all after Priyanka walked away from the project. “

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Priyanka Chopra was then replaced by actress Katrina Kaif, who has previously worked with Ali in two successful films namely Tiger Zinda Hai and Mere Brother Ki Dulhan.

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