Priyanka Chopra to play Amrita Pritam in upcoming Gustakhiyaan movie

Priyanka Chopra

Bollywood beauty Priyanka Chopra who is now outside India is likely to return homeland for signing her next biopic of the poet-lyricist relation of Sahir Ludhianvi & Amrita Pritam. The Baywatch actress will play the role of Amrita Pritam who is the love interest of poet Sahir Ludhianvi in unconfirmed movie title “Gustakhiyaan“.

The movie is produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Priyanka added “Yes I am meeting Sanjay and I am pleased to work with him. I am his eternal fan, I would never say no working with him.”

The actress has been roped in bill every time she does biopic whether it is Mary Kom or the role of Kashibai as Bajirao Mastani’s wife. The new buzz is that the Chopra will also feature in an another biopic of late astronaut Kalpana Chawla.

Amrita Pritam was an Indian writer and poet, who wrote both in Hindi and Punjabi. She is considered to be the first leading woman who is poet, novelist, and essayist of the 20th century. Sahir Ludhianvi was poet and lyricist, he won two Filmfare awards for his best lyrics in movies like Taj Mahal and Kabhie Kabhie.

‘Raseedi Tikat’, the autobiography of Amrita Pritam in which she wrote ‘Smoking gave me the feeling that he was close to me’. She used to smoke the left cigarettes of Sahir which gave her feel that he was with him. The love story was a triangular one as Imroz(painter) stepped into their lives.

Well, wondering who is the lead actor of the movie? Rumors are Abhishek Bachchan has been roped in to play the lead role. Gustakhiyaan release date is not confirmed yet but it will surely release in 2018 if things goes as planned.

As of now Sanjay Leela Bhansali is looking forward to repeat Bajirao Mastani success with Padmavati movie.