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Priyanka Chopra opens up about playing a ‘sexual predator’ in Aitraaz at 21, admits Mary Kom role should’ve gone to ‘someone from Northeast’

Actor Priyanka Chopra in a brand new interview mirrored on enjoying a ‘sexual predator’ very early in her profession, within the hit movie Aitraaz. She additionally admitted that in hindsight, a culturally acceptable actor ought to have performed boxing icon Mary Kom within the biopic.

Within the newest version of Vainness Truthful’s ongoing video collection by which actors dissect their careers, Priyanka spoke about essentially the most pivotal moments in her skilled life, from profitable the Miss World pageant as a teen to showing in The Matrix Resurrections.

Her first Hindi movie was Aitraaz, a ‘remake’ of the Hollywood hit Disclosure, and the actor stated that not everyone was on board together with her choice to play a detrimental position so early in her profession. She stated, “At the moment, huge heroines who’d be within the mainstream industrial motion pictures, needed to be much more coy, pure, good ladies. Versus my character in Aitraaz, who was a foul b**ch. At the moment, it was so much.”

She continued, “As a result of my character was a sexual predator, and I used to be 21 or 22, and folks have been like, ‘When you play such a sexually charged character, I don’t know in case your viewers will have the ability to see you because the dream woman’.” Priyanka described her character as ‘the woman you wish to take to your dad and mom versus the one you wish to take to your mattress’. She stated that she was ‘shocked’ with the sort of optimistic reception that she acquired after the film, and was significantly shocked when all the eye was on her after the premiere, regardless of the movie that includes larger stars than her.

Priyanka Chopra described working with Mary Kom and boxing coaches from Manipur as enjoyable.

About Mary Kom, Priyanka stated that the movie nonetheless holds a particular place in her coronary heart due to the time she acquired to spend with the boxer. However she admitted that she appears to be like nothing like her. “In hindsight,” Priyanka stated, “The half ought to have most likely gone to somebody from the Northeast. However I used to be simply grasping as an actor to get an opportunity to inform her story, as a result of as a lady, she impressed me a lot.”

Priyanka’s casting within the movie was controversial even again then, and in latest months has been criticised by her co-star within the movie, Lin Laishram.

Priyanka broke into Hollywood with a starring position within the ABC collection Quantico. She’s going to subsequent be seen within the romantic comedy Textual content For You, after which within the Amazon Prime Video collection Citadel. She’s going to make a comeback to Bollywood within the upcoming Jee Le Zaraa.

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