Priyanka Chopra Jonas: Oestrogen doesn't change one's ability

Updated: Oct 03, 2019, 08:04 IST | Agencies |

'Honoured' to work for a female director in The Sky Is Pink, Priyanka Chopra Jonas on how Shonali Bose is making films that will define cinema

Priyanka Chopra Jonas
Priyanka Chopra Jonas

Priyanka Chopra Jonas may have dabbled in singing and production, but the idea of turning director, she says, is unnerving. "[Directing] makes me nervous because it involves a lot of responsibility.

Slowly, I have moved from acting to production and hopefully, I'll make that [directing films] transition too, someday," says the actor, who will feature in Shonali Bose's offering, The Sky Is Pink. Having actively taken up the responsibility of promoting women at the workplace over the past few years, Chopra says collaborating with Bose was "an honour".

Shonali Bose Shonali Bose

"She is an incredible filmmaker and her gender doesn't define that. Women and men are as capable or incapable, as their [counterparts]. Oestrogen doesn't change the kind of films one makes. The kind of stories that Shonali has narrated, and will continue to do, will define Indian cinema." The Sky Is Pink, also featuring Farhan Akhtar and Zaira Wasim, is scheduled to release on October 11.

Also Read: Nick Jonas was 'a day away' from falling into coma

Catch up on all the latest entertainment news and gossip here. Also download the new mid-day Android and iOS apps to get latest updates

Sign up for all the latest news, top galleries and trending videos from


Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas celebrate Karwa chauth at a Jonas Brothers concert!

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK