Telly actor Kashmira Irani plays Salman Khan's sister in Bharat

Published: Jun 05, 2019, 09:26 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Mumbai

This is Kashmira Irani's second outing with the star, and director Ali Abbas Zafar. Irani had featured in their earlier film, Tiger Zinda Hai as well.

Kashmira Irani
Kashmira Irani

Amber-Dhara actor Kashmira Irani plays Salman Khan's sister in Bharat. Her character, much like Khan's, covers her journey from the age of 20 to 55. This is her second outing with the star, and director Ali Abbas Zafar. Irani had featured in their earlier film, Tiger Zinda Hai (2017) as well.

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