BOLLYWOOD: Disha Patani has made quite an impact with her two super successful movies, M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story and Baaghi 2. And now, adding another feather to her cap, Disha has joined the star cast of Ali Abbas Zafar directorial Bharat, which already has biggies like Salman Khan and Priyanka Chopra, on board. Disha will be seen playing a pivotal part in the film. She will be essaying the role of a trapeze artist as a part of a circus troupe, in the 1960s. The circus segment will be Ali’s ode to Raj Kapoor’s magnum opus Mera Naam Joker and will focus on the life of circus artists.
Expressing his words of appreciation for Disha Patani and welcoming her to the cast, Ali said in a press statement, “The pairing of Salman and Disha in a circus set-up in the ’60s is unusual and exciting. She is a promising star and for this character, we needed a girl who looked vulnerable and beautiful yet had the physicality of an athlete. Disha fit the bill perfectly.”