Priyanka Chopra is adding another feather to her cap. The actress, who already made 2015 her year with a stellar performance in Bajirao Mastani and the success of her American TV show Quantico, is now taking 2016 by storm too. Her production house, Purple Pebble Pictures, announced its foray into regional cinema with three projects that will release this year.
Today entertainment has a wide canvas which is not restricted by language or medium. At Purple Pebble Pictures, we are aspiring to erase boundaries and create an environment where the content/story is the hero. We are a country filled with exceptional young talent and our endeavor is to provide a platform for talent across the entertainment business to showcase their abilities.
Here’s an overview of her upcoming projects:
Written and directed by Santosh Mishra. This is a classic love story that features Bhojpuri superstar Nirahau and Amrapali Dubey. The film begins shooting this month and will release in the summer of 2016.
Written and directed by Rajesh Mapuskar (Ferrari Ki Sawaari). The film is a ‘Dramedy’ and features a sterling ensemble cast that includes veteran Marathi film and theatre actors. The film begins shoot in February and releases during Ganpati.
Written by Ambardeep Singh and directed by Karan Guliani. It’s a coming-of-age story about a young NRI returning to find his roots. The film stars the leading superstar of Punjabi cinema and starts shoot in March and will release around Gurunanak Jayanti.
At the end of the day, we are storytellers and that is only enhanced by being able to tell stories in varied languages. Regional cinema in India has such amazing depth and great cinematic talent. It’s been long cherished dream to be able to tell stories in various languages reaching the heartbeat of our country. There is a huge audience for these films and I am very excited to be a part of these 3 amazing projects.