Making the big announcement, PeeCee wrote on Twitter, “Two women with a passion for telling good stories, just got the green light to THEIR story THEIR way. So proud of this incredible partnership with @mindykaling and @djgoor! We are about to show you what it means to be modern, global, and Indian. See you at the cinema!”
Excited about teaming up with Dan Goor and Priyanka, Kaling, who will also be involved in scripting the film apart from starring in it, tweeted, “My dream team is making a movie. Can’t wait for this one!????????? @priyankachopra #DanGoor.”
Deadline reports that the movie revolves around a big wedding in India and the ensuing culture clashes. The film is being labeled as Crazy Rich Asians meets My Big Fat Greek Wedding.
Priyanka began her journey in Hollywood with ABC’s drama series Quantico and went on to star in films like Baywatch, A Kid Like Jake and Isn’t It Romantic. She also made an appearance in The Jonas Brothers’ single “Sucker” along with her singer husband Nick Jonas. She was also seen in her YouTube original titled If I Could Tell You Just One Thing.
Priyanka will return to Bollywood with Shonali Bose’s The Sky Is Pink that is scheduled to the hit the theaters in October this year. The film also stars Farhan Akhtar and Zaira Wasim.