Actress Priyanka Chopra who was last seen in Bajirao Mastaani is now ready to play female lead role in Sahir Ludhianvi’s biopic. The movie is directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali.
As per the reports, SRK and Irrfan reached to the director to essay main role. Earlier, the rumors stated that Salman Khan may play lead role too.
The film has a title Gustakhiyan. The latest buzz revealed that Abhishek Bachchan may not play lead role in the upcoming film.
“Priyanka wants an actor who hasn’t done a period film before. Abhishek has done Umrao Jaan (2006) with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. Since PC is co-producing the film with Bhansali, she expressed her reservations to Sanjay Leela Bhansali and they are still on the lookout for someone to play the character of Sahir,” a source stated.
The upcoming film ‘Gustakhiyan’ will feature Priyanka Chopra and it is going to be Priyanka’s debut Hindi production. Earlier, PeeCee has produced the Marathi movie Ventilator.
Gustakhiyan is scheduled to release in 2017. Currently, Priyanka is busy in her Hollywood project, A Kid Like Jake. The movie features Rebel Wilson, Liam Hemsworth and Adam DeVine.
Apart from it, she will be seen in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s upcoming film Padmavati. The film stars Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and Shahid Kapoor.