Ali Abbas Zafar reveals why Bharat sneak-peek was not released on Salman Khan’s birthday

first_imgWhen Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif and Ali Abbas Zafar collaborated for the first time in Tiger Zinda Hai, it smashed box office records. Needless to say, fans are eagerly waiting for the trio to recreate the same magic in Bharat.Rumours were doing the rounds that a sneak-peek of the period drama would be revealed on Salman’s 53rd birthday on December 27. However, that did not happen. Director Ali Abbas Zafar took to Twitter to reassure fans not to lose heart, and promised to unveil details on a “special” date.”It was our conscious decision not to release anything about @Bharat_TheFilm on Bhai’s birthday,” he wrote, adding that the shooting was not yet complete. “Naye saal mein nayi film ki baat karenge. Naam Bharat hai…date bhi special hogi,” the filmmaker promised.All the @BeingSalmanKhan fans , don’t loose your hearts , it was our conscious decision not to release anything about @Bharat_TheFilm on Bhai’s birthday, we are still shooting the film , Naye saal mein nayi film ki baat karegein , Naam Bharat hai bhi special Hogiali abbas zafar (@aliabbaszafar) December 28, 2018Bharat is an official remake of the Korean film An Ode To My Father and will depict the history of India through the life of an ordinary man. Salman will reportedly be sporting five different looks, spanning over 60 years.While Katrina has been roped in as the leading lady, the period drama also features Disha Patani, Nora Fatehi, Sunil Grover and Tabu in pivotal roles. Varun Dhawan, meanwhile, has a special appearance in the film.advertisementBharat is slated to open in theatres on Eid 2019.ALSO SEE: Is that Tyrion Lannister from Game of Thrones on sets of Salman Khan’s Bharat?ALSO WATCH: Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif reveal how Tiger Zinda Hai made it to the Rs 300-crore clublast_img read more