Bharat (film)

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Directed byAli Abbas Zafar
Produced byAtul Agnihotri
Alvira Khan Agnihotri
Bhushan Kumar
Krishan Kumar
Salman Khan
Written byAli Abbas Zafar
Varun V. Sharma
Story byAli Abbas Zafar
Based onOde to My Father
StarringSalman Khan
Katrina Kaif
Disha Patani
Sunil Grover
Jackie Shroff
Music bySongs:
Julius Packiam
CinematographyMarcin Laskawiec
Edited byRameshwar S. Bhagat
Distributed byT-Series
Release date
  • June 5, 2019 (2019-06-05)

Bharat is an upcoming Hindi-language drama film directed by Ali Abbas Zafar and jointly produced by Atul Agnihotri, Alvira Khan Agnihotri, Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Nikhil Namit and Salman Khan. The film stars Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif , Tabu, Disha Patani and Shashank Arora. Principal photography began in June 2018 and Bharat is scheduled for a theatrical release on 5 June 2019 on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr This is an official adaptation of the 2014 South Korean film Ode to My Father.[1][2]



Bharat began its principal photography in late June 2018,[3] and it will be shot in various locations, including Abu Dhabi, Spain, Malta, Punjab and Delhi.[4][5] Priyanka Chopra, who was cast as one of the leading ladies, opted out of the film days before filming her scenes.[6] Nikhil Namit, the CEO of Reel Life Productions, said that Priyanka quit due to her engagement with Nick Jonas.[7] She was subsequently replaced with Katrina Kaif.[8] The film was wrapped up on 5 March 2019. Katrina Kaif main lead of the film shared the news on her Instagram account. [9][10]

Promotion and release[edit]

Salman Khan posted a glimpse of Katrina Kaif and himself from the film on his Instagram account on 25 August 2018.[11] Bharat is scheduled to be released on 5 June 2019 on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr.[12]


Music will be by Vishal-Shekhar and lyrics are by Irshad Kamil. Adnan Sami will sing Ishq Di Chashni.


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  2. ^ Frater, Patrick; Frater, Patrick (7 February 2019). "Salman Khan to Star in Indian Remake of Korean Hit 'Veteran'". Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  3. ^ "'Bharat': Director Ali Abbas Zafar gives us a sneak peek from the first day of the film's shoot - Bollywood celebs' Instagram pics you should not miss!". The Times of India. 2018-06-25. Retrieved 2018-06-27.
  4. ^ "Salman Khan's Bharat to arrive on Eid 2019. Here's everything to know about the film". The Indian Express. 24 October 2017. Retrieved 18 April 2018.
  5. ^ "WATCH: Shooting of Indian film 'Bharat' starts in Mdina". TVM News Portal. 19 August 2018. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  6. ^ "Priyanka Chopra leaves Salman Khan's Bharat to marry Nick Jonas? Ali Abbas Zafar drops a massive hint". Hindustan Times. 27 July 2018. Retrieved 27 July 2018.
  7. ^ "Irked By Priyanka Chopra's Exit From Bharat, Salman Khan Goes Into Overdrive To Find Leading Lady". Mid Day. 28 July 2018. Retrieved 28 July 2018.
  8. ^ Coutinho, Natasha (30 July 2018). "Katrina Kaif replaces Priyanka Chopra in Ali Abbas Zafar's Bharat". Mumbai Mirror. Retrieved 30 July 2018.
  9. ^ "Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif wrap 'Bharat' with this lovely post; check out". Deccan Chronicle. 6 March 2019. Retrieved 6 March 2019.
  10. ^ "And that's picture wrap of Bharat Katrina Kaif on Instagram". Instagram. 5 March 2019. Retrieved 6 March 2019.
  11. ^ "Salman Khan on Instagram: "#Bharat @bharat_thefilm"". Instagram. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  12. ^ "Salman Khan books EID 2019 for the release of his upcoming film 'Bharat'". Times of India.

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