Priyanka Chopra to play Punjabi Woman in upcoming rom-com alongside Mindy Kaling

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Priyanka Chopra is ready to return to her Punjabi roots in an upcoming Hollywood romantic comedy with Mindy Kaling. The Quantico will star as Kaling’s Punjabi cousin in the project which will revolve around a big Indian wedding. In a recent conversation with ForbesMindy opened up about her first collaboration with Chopra while discussing the representation of Asians in her projects.

Priyanka Chopra will play Punjabi Woman in a romantic comedy alongside Mindy Kaling

Discussing the “diverse representation” of Asian culture, Mindy said, “We are really proud of it, we show South Asian Americans who come from South India. Next, we show a Muslim Indian woman. Culturally, we see how different they are. The Asian experience is not a monolith. Why would people necessarily know this if they don’t have shows that explain and explore this difference? »

She went on to talk about the duo’s upcoming collaboration, in which Priyanka will be cast as an Indian woman from Punjab while Mindy will play an “Indo-American Bengali from the East Coast.” She added, “It’s so different and that’s what makes our dynamic together so fun.” For the uninitiated, Mindy Kaling received rave responses for South Asian portrayal in her high school teen drama, I have neverthe third season of which will soon be released on Netflix.

What’s on Priyanka Chopra’s work front?

Priyanka recently wrapped filming her Amazon Prime Video series Citadel, which also features game of thrones former Richard Madden in the lead role. It is led by Russo Brothers. Other than that, she will be seen alongside Alia Bhatt and Katrina Kaif in an all-female road adventure movie. Jee Le Zaraa. She has other Hollywood projects like end things and his It all comes back to me In progress.

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