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Priyanka Chopra Jonas: Have Spent Long Time Being Secondary to Men, Now Women Need to Have Agency

Priyanka Chopra Jonas says she has spent a lot of time playing second roles in films in her two decades and looks forward to her much-awaited film. take it It will help female actors to have more agency in their lives. Priyanka, one of the most popular Indian actors globally, will be co-starring with Bollywood stars Katrina Kaif and Alia Bhatt in the film Road Trip. Priyanka Chopra Jonas packed a sexy punch in a pantsuit with a bralette top (see pics).

“I have spent a long time in my career where we have always been secondary to men. The protagonists decide where the film is shot, who is cast and what is happening. It’s boring. We have times like these. Living in a place where women should be able to have agency in their lives,” the 40-year-old actor told PTI in an interview. The germ of “Jee Le Zara”, directed by actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar, took root in Priyanka’s mind. and then had a long telephone conversation with his friends Katrina and Alia. Underbust Gems! Priyanka Chopra Jonas flaunts sexy accessories with a cut-out crop top and flared pants (see pics).

“I called Alia and Katrina, it was only a matter of time before Farhan or anyone came. I called the girls first. I was sitting at home and I wanted to do a Hindi film. But I wanted it on terms. Ho. women,” she added. Produced by Farhan and Ritesh Sidhwani’s Excel Entertainment and Tiger Baby led by Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti, the shooting of the film will begin sometime next year.

Priyanka believes that women artists of her generation have paved the way for up-and-coming women artistes to headline empowering stories.

“The actresses of my generation really opened the door for the next generation of actresses to be the faces on the posters, to be able to sell movies. So, I really wanted to bring my friends together and say I hope to make a film that will do well at the box office and it will be ours… So, the stars aligned and we decided to do it. Hopefully we start shooting for it next year.”

Apart from Bollywood film, “The Matrix Resurrection” star is also looking forward to the premiere of the Amazon original series strongholdProduced by ‘Avengers: Endgame’ directors Anthony and Joe Russo.

stronghold is a multi-chain franchise with local manufacturing in Italy, India and Mexico. Priyanka and “Game of Thrones” star Richard Madden are headlining the American version, which also stars Danish actor Roland Möller, known for films such as skyscraper And papillon, Priyanka, who will next be seen in Hollywood romance drama “Love Again”, said working on it was challenging stronghold The majority of the show was shot during the pandemic. But working with the Russo Brothers was a pleasant experience, the actor said.

,stronghold The first season is over and it should come next year after ‘Love Again’. It was a very difficult show as we shot it during the pandemic… I am very excited because it is very ambitious. It looks amazing and I can’t wait to share it with the world. It’s a great cast and it’s magical to work with the Russo Brothers.” Described as an action-packed detective series with a “compelling emotional center”, “Citadel” stars former ABC studio president Patrick Moran and Mike the Russo Brothers. The show is executive produced by LaRocca and has been shot at multiple locations in the US and UK.

Priyanka said that her production banner Purple Pebble Pictures has a first look deal with Amazon Prime Video, under which she is developing several projects for the OTT platform. The actor, who has backed Marathi hits “Ventilator” and “Paani” as well as Nepali feature “Pahuna: The Little Visitors”, said the idea is to collaborate with new filmmakers and give opportunities to young talent.

“The idea of ​​my company is to always work with new filmmakers. That’s what excites me because when I joined the industry no one was doing it for newcomers. I had to forge my own path… I Has created enough credibility where I can be the spring board for new filmmakers to get where they want to be.” The actor-entrepreneur is currently in India to promote his haircare brand Anomaly, which has been launched in the country along with beauty e-commerce platform Nykaa.

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