Earlier this week, it was confirmed that Priyanka Chopra has already flown down to Mumbai for her next Hindi film, ‘Bharat’.
In between Priyanka had also signed another film titled ‘The Sky Is Pink’, which will be directed by ‘Margarita With A Straw’ fame Shonali Bose. The actor has begun her preparation for the characters by reading the scripts, and has also put an Insta post in this context.
But, now the question is, who is the male lead in the movie? – This question has created a lot of buzz in B-town. Well, let us tell you, Farhan Akhatar is the one, who is about to play Priyanka’s love interest in Shonali’s next; however, officially it’s not announced yet!
According to reports, earlier, Pee Cee’s Dostana co-star Jr. Bachchan aka Abhishek was roped in for the role, but he passed on the offer. Now, it is being reported that Farhan Akhtar’s name has come up for the role; Farhan had done ‘Dil Dhadkane Do’ with PC in 2015.
The ‘Secret Superstar’ Zaira Wasim will also be joining the ‘The Sky is Pink’ team, she will be playing the role of Priyanka and Farhan’s daughter.
Yes, we will see this global-diva in a mother’s role!
According to sources Piggy Chops and Zaira, have started preparing themselves for the film, director Shonali is also all set to announce Farhan’s name as one of its team member. The film is expected to go on floor in the month of August this year.
Zaira will be essaying the role of Aisha Chaudhary, a teenager who has been diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis, and as a true fighter, how after going through the diagnosis period becomes a motivational speaker.
Zaira’s character, in this film is based and inspired from the real life story of Aisha Chaudhary, the author of the book, ‘My Little Epiphanies’, who died aged 18.