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Priyanka Chopra and Mindy Kaling team up for a wedding comedy

File image of Priyanka Chopra and Mindy Kaling. Photograph:( WION Web Team )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Apr 15, 2019, 04.07 PM (IST)

They are perhaps the most famous Indians in America and now they are joining hands for a new project. Priyanka Chopra will next be seen in a wedding comedy, where she will share the screen space with Mindy Kaling.

The actor put out on Twitter a photo with producer Dan Goor and Mindy Kaling and wrote, "Two women with a passion for telling good stories, just got the green light to THEIR story THEIR way. So proud of this incredible partnership with Mindy Kaling and Dan Goor! We are about to show you what it means to be modern, global, and Indian. See you at the cinema"

According to Deadline, "a spirited auction has ended with Universal winning the rights to an untitled comedy pitched around town by Mindy Kaling, Priyanka Chopra and Dan Goor. Kaling will write with Goor and she will potentially direct the film as well. It`s a two-hander star vehicle for Kaling and Priyanka Chopra that takes place in America and India."

The film revolves around a big wedding in India and the ensuing culture clashes. The concept of the wedding comedy starring, Priyanka and Mindy will be touted as a mix between Crazy Rich Asians and My Big Fat Greek Wedding, media reports suggest.

Meanwhile, PC would soon be seen in film, `The Sky is Pink` which also stars Farhan Akhtar and Zaira Wasim. 

The film, helmed by Shonali Bose, is based on the life of Aisha Chaudhary, who became the motivational speaker after being diagnosed with immune deficiency order at the age of 13. 

The film also tells the love story of her parents. The `Sky is Pink` is slated to hit the theatres on October 11. 

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The film revolves around a big wedding in India and the ensuing culture clashes. The concept of the wedding comedy starring, Priyanka and Mindy will be touted as a mix between Crazy Rich Asians and My Big Fat Greek Wedding,