Priyanka Chopra has been in the news headlines in past few months because of her rumoured relationship with American Singer, Nick Jonas. However, this time Priyanka Chopra is in news for her work in the Bollywood industry. According tp media reports, “Priyanka Chopra is said to have landed a Rs 6.5 crore pay-day for her role in Salman Khan-starrer Bharat.” The film is directed by Ali Abbas Zafar with Salman Khan in the lead and also stars Tabu, Sunil Grover and Disha Patani in main roles.
The fees of Priyanka Chopra for Bharat is also said to be one of the highest-paid female actors in Bollywood and one of the reason behind it can be her Hollywood projects which has given her name and fame across the world. The pay cheque of Priyanka Chopra for Bharat makes her the third highest paid female actor in the Bollywood industry with Deepika on the top with pay cheque of Rs 12 crore for Padmavat and Kangana comes second with a rumoured fees of Rs 11 crore. Media reports suggest that Kangana slashed her fees for Simran and Rangoon.
The movie Bharat is the official adaptation of 2014 South Korean film ‘Ode to my Father’, and it will also be Priyanka’s first Hindi film after 2016’s Jai Gangajal. One of the reasons why she is not working on the Bollywood projects is because of her Hollywood commitments – Quantico, A Kid Like Jake and Isn’t it Romantic?
Speaking about Priyanka Chopra, director of Bharat Ali Abbas Zafar had said in a press statement, “Bharat is Priyanka’s homecoming to Bollywood after having proven her range as a performer in Hollywood films and a blockbuster global TV show. Bharat is rooted in India and its culture despite it spanning over 70 years and set across various countries of the world. Priyanka is the biggest Indian artist internationally and she is a perfect fit for the film. Priyanka brings in outstanding acting as well as incredible international appeal to make the scale of the film bigger and even more global.”
The preparation for the film has been initiated by the director in London and the crew will soon move to Spain, Poland, and Malta. Salman will be also seen in five different avatars and he will also play a crucial part in which he will be looking like a 20-year-old guy.
Ali Abbas Zafar has worked with Priyanka in Gunday, Salman did Mujhse Shadi Karoge with her.
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Author - Amit Singh