Members of the Indian cricket team took some time out of their busy World Cup schedule in England and headed out to catch Salman Khan’s latest film Bharat. Cricketers Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, MS Dhoni, Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul posed for a picture together after watching the film.
Salman thanked the cricketers for their support and wished them good luck for their upcoming matches. “Thank you Bharat team for liking Bharat... shukriya bhaiyon for watching #Bharat in England...best wishes for the upcoming matches... pura #Bharat apke sath hai... #BharatJeetega” he tweeted.
After wins over South Africa and Australia, India is set to take on New Zealand on 13 June.
Directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, Bharat is a Hindi adaptation of award-winning Korean film Ode to My Father. The film spans about 50 years and traces the history of India through Salman Khan's character. The actor dons various avatars through the film, including that of a stuntman, miner and naval officer. Katrina Kaif and Disha Patani play his love interests. The film also stars Tabu, Jackie Shroff, Disha Patani and Sunil Grover.
Since its release on 5 June, Bharat has earned Rs 167.60 crores. The film raked in Rs 42.30 crore on day 1, making the film both Salman’s biggest Eid opener as well as his highest opener ever. Bharat is also Salman Khan’s 14th film to have crossed the Rs 100 crore mark and makes him the actor to have the highest number of films in the Rs 100 crore club.
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