- Priyanka back to 'home sweet home' for Gustakhiyan
- Sanjay Leela Bhansali, along with Priyanka, will finalise the co-star
- Priyanka completed her shoot for Isn't It Romantic in the US
"The film's leading man has to be finalised within this month. Though Sanjay Leela Bhansali is neck deep in work with Padmavati, he wants to start this film by mid-2018," said mid-day's source.Mr Bhansali and Priyanka Chopra have already collaborated on two previous films - he produced Mary Kom, which she starred in, and directed her in Bajirao Mastani. Priyanka also appeared in a song sequence in Mr Bhansali's Ram Leela. Details about Gustakhiyan haven't been revealed but Priyanka's mother Madhu Chopra told mid-day the film is "lyrical and romantic" and meshes with the actress' sensibilities.
Priyanka Chopra announced her homecoming with this farewell post from New York:
While Priyanka's clearly excited, her return is tempered with some ugly comments she received for an Independence Day post. "Don't return to India," the actress was told by trolls who took exception to the fact the she was wearing a dupatta in the colours of the flag instead of a sari in the boomerang video she posted.
Priyanka Chopra's current projects abroad include the third season of her network show Quantico and a film titled A Kid Like Jake. She recently made her Hollywood debut in Baywatch, playing the villain opposite Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson. St home, Priyanka's production house has a Sikkimese film in the pipeline.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali is currently completing Padmavati, which features Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor in the lead roles.