Priyanka Chopra walked the red carpet of Toronto International Film Festival 2019 alongside director Shonali Bose and actor Farhan Akhtar. The 'Sky is Pink' team looked gorgeous as they posed for pictures at the event. Donning a black and white frilled gown by Marchesa FW19 RTW, Chopra looked gorgeous. For those unaware, The Sky is Pink had its world premiere at Roy Thomson Hall where Chopra shared a fun fact that almost 10 years back, her film 'What's Your Rashee' had also premiered.
Talking about the film, Chopra said: “It was a really hard juxtaposition of real life for me. Especially because I was getting married and at the same time this film deals with loss, loss of a child, which is such an unnatural way of being.” She further added: “People get surprised when they see ‘The Sky is Pink’ and they’re like, ‘this is not a Bollywood movie.’ Bollywood is not a genre!It really is my quest to educate people in that," Chopra was quoted in a media interaction in Toronto.
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Directed by Shonali Bose, the film is a love story of motivational speaker Aisha Chaudhary's parents, played by Priyanka and Farhan. Aisha was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis. The news was shared on the official website of the movie gala, which is scheduled to run through September 5 to 15. "Shonali Bose's 'The Sky is Pink', starring Zaira Wasim, Rohit Saraf, @PriyankaChopraJonas, and Farhan Akhtar. #TIFF19," read the tweet on TIFF's official Twitter page, which also shared a still from the film.
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The logline of the film on TIFF website reads: "A recently deceased teenage daughter narrates her parents' poignant, affecting, and inspiring romance, in this unexpectedly humorous love story from Shonali Bose, inspired by the life of late Indian author and motivational speaker Aisha Chaudhary." "Dangal" star Zaira Wasim, who recently quit acting, is essaying the role of Aisha in the film. Rohit Saraf is also a part of the cast.
"The Sky is Pink" is Priyanka's first Hindi project, which she is also producing after she headed for Hollywood in 2016. It is scheduled for an October 11 release.
(With PTI inputs)
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