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'It Is Okay If She Does Not Want To Work With Me,' Says Salman Khan On Priyanka Chopra's Exit From 'Bharat'

Written By Athulya Nambiar | Mumbai | Published:

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  • At the trailer launch of 'Loveratri', Salman Khan spoke in detail about Priyanka Chopra's exit from 'Bharat'
  • The actor seemed unsure about the reason of her exit, but wished her the best

After Priyanka Chopra’s dramatic exit from Salman Khan starrer ‘Bharat’, there were reports that the ‘Dabangg’ star was miffed at the ‘Quantico’ star. The film's director, Ali Abbas Zafar had taken to Twitter to announce the actress’s exit and his use of the phrase ‘Nick of Time’, left everyone thinking that Chopra walked out because of her impending wedding with beau Nick Jonas. However, the ‘Bajirao Mastani’ actor signed a Hollywood film soon after, making her reason for walking out of the Salman Khan starrer unclear.

While Priyanka Chopra has refused to comment about her personal life, Salman Khan, during the of the trailer of ‘Loveratri’ talked in detail about the entire controversy. While answering questions pertaining to Priyanka’s exit, the actor said that he is really happy for her and if they knew that she has signed a big Hollywood project, nobody would have stopped her. The ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ actor said that Chopra came to his house and informed him only 10 days before her schedule was to begin.

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When Salman Khan was asked whether the actual reason for her quitting is her marriage or something else, he said that they were given some other reasons at that time. He also added that the marriage could be a reason or the one given to them. The actor further said that whatever the reason is -marriage or some other film or she does not wish to work with him, or she wants to do only Hollywood TV and film, it is her call.

Reports of Priyanka Chopra signing the movie ‘Cowboy Ninja Viking’ alongside Chris Pratt had surfaced soon after she dropped out of the film. Salman Khan said that even if she is not working in India, she is making India proud abroad by working with big stars there. The actor said that he is completely okay with it.

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Thankfully for the team of Bharat, Katrina Kaif got on board replacing Priyanka and saving the film. The ‘Tubelight’ actor said that when Priyanka said that she could not work on the film, the team gave her good wishes and then approached Katrina. Since Priyanka had her dates available, they had decided a long run. But, now Katrina Kaif is also juggling with Anand L Rai’s ‘Zero’ and ‘Thugs of Hindostan’ with Aamir Khan. Talking about his Tiger Zinda Hai co-actor, Khan said that he is really happy to have her on board and said that she is really hardworking.

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