Salman Khan starrer ‘Bharat‘ is one of the most awaited films in the upcoming year. The film has been in the news ever since its announcement is made and fans are interested to know every minute detail about it. Well, the latest update was Priyanka Chopra‘s sudden exit from the film and that Katrina Kaif replaced her in Bharat. Also Read - Priyanka Chopra Donates $100,000 to Women Working Towards Health Crisis Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

As we know, Katrina has made a last-minute entry in Salman Khan-starrer ‘Bharat’ after Priyanka opted out of it. Talking about it, Katrina said, she doesn’t think she has “saved” the project in any way by being a part of it in the nick of time. Also Read - Katrina Kaif to Donate Undisclosed Amount to PM CARES Fund, Maharashtra CM Relief Fund

Sharing her thoughts on how graceful she has been in saving “Bharat” at the last moment, the atress further added, “It’s not like that. I don’t see it that way at all. Ali Abbas Zafar is very dear friend of mine. We have worked with each other earlier in ‘Mere Brother Ki Dulhan’ and ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ and both films were extremely successful. More importantly, I had a great experience working on those two films.” Also Read - Trending Bollywood News, March 31: Disha Patani Comments on Salman Khan's Fitness Regime, Says 'he Nails Action at This Age'

Like all her other films, Kat chose ‘Bharat’ too, on the basis of its script. She said, “The roles which I have chosen for myself are purely based on script and what my character is in that film. So for me, it is extremely exciting to be working with the team again. When this time Ali contacted me, he told me ‘Goldfish’… He calls me Goldfish… He said, ‘I am sending you a script and just react to it and tell me what you feel about it’.”

She further added, “When I read the script, I thought it was an absolutely wonderful script and I felt extremely excited about the character which I am playing in the film. Therefore, I am very happy to be part of the film.”In “Bharat”, Katrina will play the love interest of Salman. She will be joining the shoot in the upcoming schedule beginning in September. ALSO READ: Katrina Kaif Replaces Priyanka Chopra In Salman Khan’s Bharat, Confirms Ali Abbas Zafar

‘Bharat’ began production earlier this month and the first look of the film is already out. The film also stars Tabu, Sunil Grover and Nora Fatehi in pivotal roles. It is a remake of the 2014 South Korean film ‘Ode to My Father’. Produced by Atul Agnihotri’s Reel Life Productions and Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series, it will release on Eid 2019. Watch this space for more new updates on Bharat.