Priyanka Chopra is a world celebrity in 2022 however in her early days within the Hindi movie trade, the actor faced quite a few rejections and was handled harshly by just a few producers and administrators. Priyanka made her debut in Hindi films with Akshay Kumar within the 2003 movie Andaaz, that additionally starred the then Miss Universe Lara Dutta. Producer Suneel Darshan, in a latest interview, revealed that when he first met with Priyanka, he felt that she had a “few defects that she wanted to right.”
In a chat with Siddharth Kanan, Suneel Darshan recalled the primary time he met with the Desi Lady. “I imply the primary look was … I had labored with Kareena Kapoor, Karisma Kapoor, Juhi Chawla, Meenakshi, they had been actresses.. very lovely women. I stated ‘Oh my that is actually completely different’. I made her sit down and tried to speak to her. In quarter-hour, I used to be assured of solely two issues, both I used to be gonna make an enormous success of this lady, or this was going to be an enormous catastrophe,” he stated.
He then spoke about her eyes and voice being her plus factors however identified that she had a “few defects.” He stated, “PC for me was these eyes.. she had this darkish complexion, there have been just a few defects that she wanted to right at that time of time. However she had the starvation and he or she had this mellifluous voice of hers. My god, it was beautiful. My whole unit, my whole group, Raj Kanwar, Akshay and whoever was there would say ‘Oh Lara Dutta, Lara Dutta’. I stated Lara Dutta is nice however the darkish horse, the Rekha is coming. And that’s Priyanka Chopra,” he stated.
Priyanka and Lara each made their debut in 2003. The 2 ladies had been Miss World and Miss Universe for the yr 2000 respectively.
Suneel Darshan then recalled that Priyanka was not very eager on taking on the unfavorable function in Abbas-Mustan’s Aitraaz. As per the producer, he “drilled it into her head” that this was a great function. He stated, “PC, she stated she was approached for a vamp’s function and he or she was so upset, she cried, she went residence and he or she went to sleep. I stated after you get up come again to the workplace. She was right here and I pressed on her the significance of her doing the function. I assumed I drilled it into her head and sure it was fantastic for them to be in Aitraaz.” Aitraaz additionally starred Akshay Kumar and Kareena Kapoor. On the time, the movie was thought of an out of the field selection for Priyanka. She performed the function of a lady who used her place of energy to seduce her former lover within the movie. Aitraaz was loosely primarily based on Hollywood movie Disclosure.