‘We stood against each other’
Priyanka Chopra said co-starring Katrina Kaif and Alia Bhatt in ‘Jee Le Zara’ was a big surprise for fans. Priyanka has now opened up about why she decided to join the film with her contemporaries.
Calling Katrina and Alia “two of the top actresses in the country”, Priyanka told Deadline in an interview, “The three of us decided that we wanted to do a film together and partnered to make it. But the idea is, yeah, it was very different when I started. We were all pitted against each other, and our casting was very dependent on the lead actor of the film, and it depends on That’s the taste of who at the time and it was a very disturbing feeling. It’s a really big question because it gave my career a really very specific direction because of a specific uncomfortable feeling.”
Sharing the secret behind making it big in her film career, she said, “I played many roles which were female-driven. I took films that were completely on my shoulders because it was very uncomfortable to have the flavor of the season and then not be cast. So, it defines me to take up films that don’t always have big male leads and that has made my career very own. ,
Directed by Farhan Akhtar, Zee Le Zara is produced by Farhan and Ritesh Sidhwani’s Excel Entertainment, and is headed by Tiger Baby, Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti. The film is co-written by Zoya, Farhan and Reema.
According to the reports, the shooting of the film is going to start in September 2022. Farhan told Variety that, “It is a road film, a slice of life film, in which three women are on the road.”
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