In fact, director Ali Abbas Zafar sent the star a sweet tweet following the claims, hinting at their happy news.
'Priyanka told us she had to exit due to her engagement, two days ago, ' he said.
"She told us in the Nick of time about her decision and we are very happy for her", Zafar, many believe, revealed.
Well, from his Tweet it was confirmed that Priyanka backed out of "Bharat". Nick had stayed with his lady love in her Juhu bungalow before the couple went to Goa for a short break. "It was a little unprofessional of her to do it so suddenly", he said.
Mumbai: Bollywood stars Priyanka Chopra and Farhan Akhtar have started working for their upcoming film "The Sky is Pink".
Priyanka Chopra Farhan Akhtar Zaira Wasim and Siddharth Roy Kapur in a screengrab of the video posted on Instagram
The Bharat team is now considering roping in Jacqueline Fernandez or Katrina Kaif for the role.
There are other reasons coming in the limelight for Priyanka's exit from the film.
'I love the United Kingdom and performed in London and Birmingham past year, ' he told us.
A source told United States celebrity magazine People that 25-year-old Jonas proposed last week on Chopra's 36th birthday - July 18 - in London.
Another source was quoted as saying, "Today Priyanka Chopra's a huge global star and to be part of a film like Bharat, which is looking like an ensemble cast, day by day would not work for her image". Whiel the engagement news sent rumour mills into overdrive, with several industry watchers even crunching numbers on the couple's net worth (an estimated $36 million at last count), a source told Mirror that PeeCee has plans to revive the Kalpana Chawla biopic and reportedly this is the big project she quit Bharat for.
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