Revealed!! Priyanka Chopra is producing a Bhojpuri, Marathi and a Punjabi Film.
Our very own Desi Girl might be busy rejoicing with all the success of her American TV show Quantico and her stellar performance in Bajirao Mastani but she doesn’t seem to stop there. Priyanka Choprs‘s production house, Purple Pebble Pictures (PPP) announced it’s foray into regional cinemas with three movies lineup to release this year.
In a recent interview, Priyanka said:
“Today entertainment has a wide canvas which is not restricted by language or medium. At Purple Pebble Pictures, we are aspiring to erase boundaries and create an environment where the content of the story is the hero. We are a country filled with exceptional young talent and our endeavor is to provide a platform for talent across the entertainment business to showcase their abilities.”
The three films include:
1) Bam Bam Bol Raha Hai Kashi (Bhojpuri):
Written and Directed by Santosh Mishra, this movie features Bhojpuri Superstars Nirahau and Amrapali Dubey. This is a classic love story and will be releasing in the summer of 2016.
This film is directed by Rajesh Mapuskar of ‘Ferrari ki Sawari’ fame and features a cast that include several veteran Marathi Theater and Film Actors. The film will be releasing during Ganpati festival this year and will begin it’s shooting in February.
Directed by Karan Guliani. This film will begin its shooting from and it will release around Gurunanak Jayanti.Its a coming-of-age story about a young NRI returning to find its root.
Priyanka Chopra Further added:
“At the end of the day, we are storytellers and that is only enhanced by being able to tell stories in varied languages. Regional cinema in India has such amazing depth and great cinematic talent. It’s been long cherished dream to be able to tell stories in various languages reaching the heartbeat of our country. There is a huge audience for these films and I am very excited to be a part of these 3 amazing projects.”
Way to go Pee Cee!