Till now it is has come that Salman Khan is playing a role in Bharat that will narrate the story of India through his own journey from 1947 to 2000. In this film, the section of the circus will also be shown during that time. Talking about this segment, director Ali Abbas Zafar said, 'This scene is inspired from Raj Kapoor's 'Mera Naam Joker','
Taking it forward Ali Abbas Zafar said, It will be an emotional tribute to Raj Kapoor and for the creative inputs Salman will take help from Dharmendra and then this segment will be included in this film.' This is to notice that He-man Dharmendra played an important role in Raj Kapoor's film Mera Naam Joker.
Yamla Pagla Deewana 2 actor Dharmendra said, "It was like a dream come true for me to work with Raj Kapoor, before being an actor Dilip Kumar and Raj Kapoor were my inspirations. When I got a chance to work with Raj Kapoor in Mera Naam Joker I immediately said yes to it and never asked anything about it. Now when Salman Khan who is like my family is doing something like this than for him also I am very excited.'
When Dharma Ji was asked that his relationship with Salman Khan is same as what he had with Dilip Kumar and Raj Kapoor. Dharma Ji clearly said no they were the different personalities.