Priyanka Chopra to star and produce a film based on Ma Anand Sheela

File image of Priyanka Chopra. Photograph:( Yogen Shah )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Jan 30, 2019, 07.50 PM (IST)

Priyanka Chopra is all set to start her next project. The actress, during her recent appearance on the Ellen DeGeneres's talk show revealed that, she is in the process of developing the script. 

"I am developing a feature with Barry Levinson. He is an iconic American director. We are developing it (from the perspective of) Sheela who is this guru who originated from India. She was his right-hand woman and she was devious. She created a whole cult in America. He was called Osho. I don’t know if you’ve heard of him. I am developing that next for me to star in and produce," Chopra told DeGeneres.

In 2018, a Netflix docu-series 'Wild Wild Country' chronicled the journey of Rajneesh, a cult spiritual figure who was surrounded by controversies and faced deportation by the department of justice in the United States, and accused of evading taxes. He started a commune in a ranch in Oregon, which was managed by Sheela and lead to serious opposition from local communities.

Priyanka was on the show promoting her upcoming romantic comedy 'Isn't It Romantic'which co-stars Rebel Wilson and Liam Hemsworth. 

Priyanka was also asked about how she met her husband Nick Jonas. "He DMed me," revealed Priyanka on the show. 

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She will also be seen in Shonali Bose's directorial 'The Sky is Pink' with Farhan Akhtar and Zaira Wasim.