Priyanka Chopra’s next Bollywood project The Sky Is Pink is all set to go on floors today. The actor on Wednesday morning shared photos with her The Sky Is Pink director Shonali Bose and co-stars Farhan Akhtar and Zaira Wasim. Producers of the film Ronnie Screwvala and Siddharth Roy Kapur can also be seen in the photos.
The caption of the photos read, “I’m so excited and happy about today..Some stories just need to be told. In the spirit of Aisha Chaudhry and her incredible parents Aditi and Niren we bring you our tentatively titled super special project The Sky is pink. Going on floors today. God Speed. 🙏🏽❤️🎉@rsvpmovies @roykapurfilms @faroutakhtar @shonalibose_ @zairawasim_.”
The Sky Is Pink revolves around Aisha Chaudhary, who became a motivational speaker after being diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis at the age of 13. While Zaira Wasim will be essaying the role of Aisha, Priyanka Chopra and Farhan Akhtar will play her parents in the movie.
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The film has been written by Margarita with a Straw fame Shonali Bose and the dialogues have been penned by writer Juhi Chaturvedi.
Meanwhile, Entertainment website Collider earlier today reported that Universal Pictures has put on hold the Chris Pratt and Priyanka Chopra film Cowboy Ninja Viking. The movie was previously set to release on June 28, 2019.
Cowboy Ninja Viking is based on the Image Comics graphic novel by A.J. Lieberman and illustrator Riley Rossmo. While details about Priyanka’s character are still unknown, Pratt will play an agent with the skills and personalities of a cowboy, a ninja, and a viking.
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The Sky Is Pink shoot
The Sky Is Pink will shot in Mumbai, New Delhi, London and the Andamans.
This is going to be a very special movie, says Ronnie Screwvala
“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 producer Ronnie Screwvala said in a statement.
The Sky Is Pink is extremely close to my heart, says Shonali Bose
“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,” The Sky Is Pink director Shonali Bose said in a statement.
I’ve always admired Farhan Akhtar as an actor, says Siddharth Roy Kapur
"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. I’ve always admired Farhan as an actor, and I am thrilled that he is playing a part that is tailor-made for him. It is also great to have the immensely talented Zaira on board, after collaborating with her on her first film, Dangal. I am sure that Shonali’s unique vision will be brought to life beautifully by Priyanka, Farhan and Zaira. We look forward to bringing the movie to audiences in the first half of 2019,” The Sky Is Pink producer Siddharth Roy Kapur said in a statement.
I immediately fell in love with the story, says Zaira Wasim
"I am thrilled to be a part of this film. I immediately fell in love with the story when Sid and Shonali narrated it to me. It is a character that touched my heart and I am honoured to be playing this role. I am looking forward to working with Farhan and Priyanka," Zaira Wasim said in a statement.
The Sky Is Pink is a beautiful story, says Farhan Akhtar
“I am happy to be a part of Shonali's next. It is a beautiful story and I am looking forward to working with Priyanka again and collaborating with Ronnie and Sid,” Farhan Akhtar said in a statement.
It’s a great homecoming, says Priyanka Chopra
"I look forward to diving into this film. It’s very special to me. As soon I read it, I knew I had to be a part of telling this story, so I’m wearing two hats on this one as an actor and as a co-producer. In both aspects, I am equally excited to work with the amazing team of actors and technicians we have on board. Shonali is a formidable filmmaker and I can’t wait to see this story unfold in her expertise. I’m looking forward to working with Farhan, Ronnie and Sid again. All in all, it’s a great homecoming," Priyanka Chopra said in a statement