Priyanka Chopra is set to make her Bollywood comeback after a hiatus of three years. Last seen in Jai Gangajal, the Quantico actress was supposed to be a part of Salman Khan-starrer Bharat, but she backed out of the project. The actress started shooting for Shonali Bose's directorial venture The Sky Is Pink last year in July, and finally, the entire cast has wrapped up the schedule. All pictures/Bipin Kokate and Yogen Shah
Priyanka Chopra opted for a satin white dress, paired with yellow peep-toe ankle length boots. She completed her look with nude makeup, and Priyanka looked breathtakingly beautiful when snapped by the shutterbugs at the bash hosted in Bandra, Mumbai. For the unversed, Priyanka moved to New York for the TV series Quantico, and also made her Hollywood debut with Baywatch in 2017.
Priyanka Chopra will be seen with Farhan Akhtar in this film. This will be the second instance of Farhan and Priyanka sharing screen space. The two-actor were seen together in Zoya Akhtar's 2015 directorial Dil Dhadakne Do. Before Dil Dhadakne Do, Priyanka collaborated with the actor for Don and Don 2, which was directed and produced by him.
Talking about The Sky Is Pink, best known for directing the critically-acclaimed Margarita, With A Straw, Shonali Bose has written the film and will helm the project. The Hindi dialogues of the film have been written by October scribe Juhi Chaturvedi and Nilesh Maniyar has been credited with the additional screenplay.
In picture: Zaira Wasim with Rohit Suresh Saraf at the bash.
In a media interaction, Shonali Bose shared: "This is a film that is extremely close to my heart and I am glad to have such a stellar team on board. This is a dream star cast and I have found the best, most supportive producers in Ronnie and Sid. I am looking forward to a great journey ahead and hoping to give our audiences a truly memorable cinematic experience."
In picture: Shonali Bose posed with the actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas at the party.
Sharing his journey working with the actress, Siddharth Roy Kapur said: "It is exciting to begin Roy Kapur Films’ first production with a story as special as this one and to collaborate on it with RSVP and Ronnie, who has been a mentor to me throughout my career. We are also happy to take forward our long and successful association with Priyanka and to have her production house Purple Pebble Pictures as a co-producing partner on the film.
Ronnie Screwvala also said in an interview: "Strong scripts based on true-life stories are rare and then having the perfect team is rarer. This is going to be a very special movie and having Shonali, PC, Farhan and Zaira together, I can’t wait for 2019 to see it come alive."
The Sky Is Pink revolves around the story of a young girl Aisha Chaudhary, who became a motivational speaker after being diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis at the age of 13. Zaira Wasim will be essaying the role of Aisha, whereas Priyanka Chopra and Farhan Akhtar will play her parents in the movie.
In picture: The Sky Is Pink cast and crew post for the photographers at the Bandra eatery.
Based on the life of Aisha Chaudhary, who became a motivational speaker after being diagnosed with an immune deficiency order at the age of 13, the movie is produced by Siddharth Roy Kapur under his home banner Roy Kapur Films.
Priyanka Chopra also shared a heartfelt note on Instagram, and the actress captioned: Expressing her love for the movie and the kind of bond she shared with her co-actors, Chopra wrote, "And it's a wrap. This movie is special to me on so many levels. Not just because Siddharth Roy Kapur and RSVP movies (Sid and Ronnie) partnered with me on my first Hindi production.. but also took the chance on me to bring to life a character and a true story that needed to be told."
In picture: Caesar Gonsalves with wife Alveena Gonsalves at the bash in Bandra.
"Farhan Akhtar you made an amazing co-actor all over again with all the laughter and fun! (you were missed tonight) and my amazing Zaira Wasim and Rohit Saraf who I've made friends for life with! This was the hardest loveliest experience. Thank you, Shonali Bose, for your incredibly unique vision. I'm so proud of your faith in me. Thank you so much to Our crew who worked tirelessly for 10 months to make this special piece of cinema. I love you all. See u at the pictures!!!" she concluded.
In picture: Farah Khan was also clicked at the party.
Zoya Akhtar also attended The Sky Is Pink's wrap-up party hosted at a popular restaurant in Bandra, Mumbai.
The cast of The Sky Is Pink wrapped up their schedule and the makers hosted a huge bash for the entire cast of the film at a popular restaurant in Bandra, Mumbai. Priyanka Chopra, Zaira Wasim, Shonali Bose, Siddharth Roy Kapur, Ronnie Screwvala, Rohit Suresh Saraf, Caesar Gonsalves, Alveena Gonsalves, Farah Khan and Zoya Akhtar attended the wrap-up party. We have pictures
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