Katrina Kaif has replaced Priyanka Chopra in ‘Bharat’, it’s been confirmed.

Filmmaker Ali Abbas Zafar told Mumbai Mirror, “I am extremely excited to work with Katrina and Salman again. We have had exciting collaborations in the past. Katrina got on board in the ‘Nick’ of time for this project.”

This will Kaif’s latest outing with Salman Khan after successes with films like ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’, ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ and ‘Yuvraaj’.

Chopra surprised many after she walked out of the project last week. At the time, Zafar in a light-hearted said, “Yes Priyanka Chopra is no more part of Bharat the film and the reason is very very special, she told us in the Nick of time about her decision and we are very happy for her. Team Bharat wishes Priyanka Chopra loads of love and happiness for life.”

Chopra has reportedly been dating Nick Jonas and will be getting engaged.