Bowing out of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s production of the Sahir Ludhianvi bio-pic is a sure sign of Priyanka Chopra bidding a gradual adieu to Bollywood.
Priyanka , whose career in Hollywood and on American television is going great guns, had actually shown an impressive keenness to be in the Sahir bio-pic.
Says a source close to the development, “She was to play Amrita Pritam who had a very special place in Sahir Ludhianvi’s life. She was so excited about the project that she wanted to co-produce it with Bhansali. But when he expressed an inability to let her come on board as a producer she began to lose interest in the project. Finally she told Bhansali she would rather not do a film where she was not the lead.As if she was the lead in Baywatch(her Hollywood debut).”
The feeling in Bollywood is that Priyanka is slipping out of Bollywood.
“She has signed no film in Bollywood . She has completed two films in Hollywood. She is working on one Hollywood project at the moment .And she has signed one more project in Hollywood.We don’t see any sign of Priyanka doing a Bollywood film in the near future,” says a filmmaker friend of the actress.
Priyanka’s last Bollywood release was Prakash Jha’s flop JaiGangaajal.