Sunday, Oct 24, 2021 | Last Update : 05:40 AM IST
Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif are reuniting in Bharat. While major details about the big film are being closely guarded, a glimpse of the first looks of these two actors was released by Salman on Instagram today. Directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, who has previously helmed Salman-Kat’s Tiger Zinda Hai, Bharat has been hogging headlines for its unique plot. Bharat will have an Eid release in 2019.
In the photo, both Salman and Katrina have their backs facing the camera as they are looking at Pakistan from the Wagah Border in India. While Salman is wearing a suit, Katrina is clad in a saree, complete with a shawl and wavy hair.
Few kilometers away from Ballowal village in Ludhiana, Punjab, one can see flags of India and Pakistan fluttering atop two pillars. A closer look and one can see ‘India’ and ‘Pakistan’ written on a huge structure. The famous Wagah Border (between India and Pakistan) which originally is at Amritsar has been recreated at Ballowal where Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif are shooting for Ali Abbas Zafar directorial Bharat. However, one might wonder why Wagah Border has been recreated in Ludhiana when the original location too is in Punjab. Since it is not allowed by the Border Security Force (BSF) to shoot at Wagah Border due to security reasons, it was decided to setup a replica at Ballowal in Ludhiana. Also, there were certain scenes in which actors had to cross the border and move to Pakistan side which could not have been allowed either by BSF on Indian side or Pakistan Rangers on their side.