Priyanka Chopra roped in for film on Shakespeare’s 'Twelfth Night', Vishal Bhardwaj confirms

WION Web Team
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Published: Aug 29, 2018, 01:33 PM(IST)

Priyanka Chopra and Vishal Bhardwaj. (Courtesy: Reuters, Twitter/ @VishalBhardwaj) Photograph:( Reuters )

Priyanka Chopra looks set on coming back to Bollywood, signing one big movie after another for her Hindi-speaking fans. Up next is ace director Vishal Bhardwaj’s film based on William Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night’. 

Confirmed by the director himself, Priyanka will be seen in a key role in the film that will go on floors next year. This will be their third collaboration after ‘7 Khoon Maaf’ and ‘Kaminey’.

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It was earlier reported that the director wanted to cast Priyanka in the film on the famous play. The two had even met three to four times to discuss it but owing to her commitments in Hollywood, she couldn’t oblige with dates. 

Vishal confirmed the news saying, “Priyanka (also) wants to work with me. And we are working with each other. Hopefully, we will start the film next year.” 

Vishal was present at the song launch of his upcoming film ‘Patakha’, starring Sanya Malhotra, Radhika Madan and Sunil Grover in lead roles. The film is based on a short story by Hindi writer Charan Singh Pathik and revolves around two sisters who happen to be each other’s biggest enemies.

‘Patakha’ is co-produced by Rekha Bhardwaj. It will release on September 28, in a box office clash with Varun Dhawan and Anushka Sharma starrer ‘Sui Dhaaga’. 

Interestingly, Priyanka had wished Vishal on his film 'Patakha', as she shared the film's poster on Twitter. 

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