Priyanka Chopra, who played the supporting role of Kashibai in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s period epic Bajirao Mastani, was once asked if she insisted on portraying Mastani played by Deepika Padukone. The Reddit user shared an old video of Priyanka on the occasion of an award show shown a few years back and described her reaction as ‘correct’.
In the clip, a reporter can be seen asking Priyanka, you are listening to the script of Bajirao Mastani, you do not insist that the role of the director soldier Deepika Vala is Aap (when Bajirao Mastani’s screenplay) is being narrated to you was. , Have you never insisted on playing the role of Deepika)
Smiling, Priyanka tells the journalist that she has received so many flower bouquets for her performance as Kashibai in Bajirao Mastani that her house has turned into a ‘garden’. You have seen the film, Toh Main Kaun Karati, Kashi Pyaar Aayi, Mera Ghar Dekho, Bagh Gaya (have you seen the film, why would I do that role, do you like Kashi, you should watch my house, this one The garden has been built.
Bajirao Mastani featured Ranveer Singh as Maratha general Peshwa Bajirao I, in which Priyanka played his wife Kashibai. Deepika acted as his second wife and warrior princess, Mastani.
In a 2014 tweet, Priyanka called Kashibai one of her most difficult roles. I didn’t even realize how tired I was until I touched my bed. Bajirao Mastani is so dense that I am shocked! Kashi is one of the most difficult parts of me.
– PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) November 23, 2014
Currently, Priyanka is in London, where she is shooting for the Amazon Prime video series Citadel. The detective-thriller, which also stars Richard Madden, is an executive produced by the Rusco Brothers.
Recently, Priyanka also witnessed the inauguration of her Indian restaurant, Sona in New York. In an Instagram post, she said the project started as a ‘simple craving for great Indian food’ and credited her husband Nick Jonas for coming up with the ‘perfect name’.