Salman Khan's 'Bharat' is one of the most celebrated ventures and is all set to hit the big screens on Eid this year. Ahead of the same, director Ali Abbas Zafar opened up about the challenges he had faced during the making of the film. In a recent social media post, the filmmaker revealed that recreating scenes from the India-Pakistan partition was the most difficult part.
Ali Abbas Zafar gave fans a sneak peek to the sets of the film and shared some BTS pictures in her official Twitter handle. The pictures feature Jacky Shroff, among a large group of people, struggling to board a train. A similar scene also features in the trailer of the film.
Zafar captioned the post saying, "Partition was the most challenging part of Bharat_TheFilm shoot, to recreate the scale of this defining moment of history and to keep the emotions Zinda in the middle of that chaos ..is the soul of an extraordinary journey of an ordinary man #BHARAT."
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A few days back, Zafar had also shared an unseen picture of Salman from the upcoming venture where he can be seen donning a sailors' uniform. He captioned the picture saying, "Bharat @beingsalmankhan #eid 2019"
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Meanwhile, 'Bharat' which also stars Disha Patani, Sunil Grover and Nora Fatehi in pivotal roles, is all set to hit the theatres on Eid in 2019. As per media reports, it is an official adaptation of Korean film 'An Ode To My Father'.
Set in the backdrop of Indian Independence, the film portrays the journey of a man named 'Bharat', played by Salman, in parallel with the journey of the country towards independence. With a tagline that reads: 'the journey of a man and a country together', the film features the actor in five different looks according to his age and profession as it follows his life from 1964 to 2010.
Director Ali Abbas Zafar had previously revealed that it is set in the backdrop of partition and the consequent refugee camps and said that it will feature one of the most traumatic times that the state has faced and will span from the 1960s to 1990s, after which it will move to current times. It has a tagline that reads: 'Journey of a man and a nation together'. The film is backed by Atul Agnihotri, Alvira Khan Agnihotri, Bhushan Kumar's T-Series and Salman Khan.
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