Actress Priyanka Chopra backed out of superstar Salman Khan‘s Bharat leaving everybody in shock. Filmmaker Ali Abbas Zafar himself confirmed the news adding that they will soon announce the name of the new leading lady. This is known to all that Salman is very protective for his films. Thus, reports were doing the rounds that he is furious with the lady and has even vowed not to work with her in the future. Now, the superstar’s father Salim Khan has reacted to the issue clarifying that Salman is not upset with PeeCee. Also Read - Bigg Boss 14 New Promos: Sidharth Shukla, Hina Khan And Gauahar Khan Say #AbScenePaltega

In an interview to a leading online portal Spotboye, he stated that this is not the first time something like this has happened. He went on to say that nobody is upset with Priyanka and they will soon cast someone else. Also Read - Sushant Singh Rajput Case: Muzaffarpur Court Orders Salman Khan, Karan Johar And 7 Others to Appear

He said, “Nope, it’s not the nth hour. And I repeat, such things happen- sometimes they happen for date issues, or the role, or even the money aspect.” Also Read - Bigg Boss 14 House Pictures: Rainbow Couch, Metallic Decor And More - Sets go More Stunning This Year

Salim added, “I haven’t yet got into the details of why Priyanka left Bharat, but we shall soon cast someone else. We are not upset with Priyanka. Salman Khan is also not upset.”

It is being heard that Priyanka left the film as she is planning to tie the knot with her beau Nick Jonas. However, the Desi girl has maintained a dignified silence on the issue.

On a related note, Bharat also features actress Disha Patani in a pivotal role. It is produced by Atul Agnihotri’s Reel Life Production Pvt Ltd and Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series. The movie is slated to release on Eid 2019.