Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra is one of the most talked about celebrities of the industry right now. The actress has had a fruitful career in Bollywood and later also ventured into Hollywood, wherein she starred as Alex Parrish in ABC's hit show, Quantico. Later, she also starred in Baywatch opposite Zac Efron and Dwayne Johnson. She was also seen next to Rebel Wilson, Adam Devine and Chris Hemsworth in Netflix's Isn't It Romantic. The actress got married to American singer Nick Jonas late last year and is now gearing up for the release of her next film, The Sky is Pink, which marks her return to Bollywood after 3 years. But the movie has a special place in her heart.
In a recent interview with Zoom, Priyanka revealed that the film helped her cope with the loss of her father who passed away in 2013. The actress said that she was very close to him. She added that filming The Sky is Pink was cathartic for her but the journey helped her cope with negative feelings and healed her founds after she lost her father. She also mentioned that while her father was alive, he would ask her when he needs to stitch a suit for her wedding.
Priyanka continued that she missed her father during her wedding festivities and felt "angry, hurt and abadoned". But it was The Sky is Pink director, Shonali Bose who helped her realise that loss and death are a natural part of life and one should celebrate every moment. In the film, Priyanka plays Aditi Chaudhary, a mother who deals with the illness of her daughter, Aisha. The Sky is Pink is based on the true story of a motivational speaker, Aisha Chaudhry who was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis. Starring Farhan Akhat, Rohit Saraf and Zaira Wasim, the film is scheduled to hit screens across the globe on October 11.