Andaaz producer Suneel Darshan revealed that Priyanka Chopra was not very keen on taking the negative role.
Priyanka Chopra made her acting debut where she was seen alongside Akshay Kumar and Lara Dutta in Andaaz in 2003. The producer of this film, Suneel Darshan, in a recent interview, revealed that when he first met Priyanka, he felt that she had a few defects that she needed to correct.
Talking to Siddharth Kanan, Suneel Darshan recalled his first meeting with Priyanka Chopra. He said that earlier he had worked with beautiful actresses like Juhi Chawla, Meenakshi, Kareena Kapoor, Karisma Kapoor, so working with Priyanka was really different. The producer made her sit down and tried to talk to her and in the next 15 minutes he was assured of 2 things- that either he was going to make a huge success of this girl or it was going to be a big disaster. Also Read: Brahmastra Box Office Collection Day 1: Ranbir Kapoor’s Film Breaks Lifetime Of Many Films Released Post Pandemic
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Suneel Darshan further added, “PC for me was those eyes.. she had this dark complexion, there were a few defects that she needed to correct at that point of time. But she had the hunger and she had this mellifluous voice of hers. My god, it was gorgeous. My entire unit, my entire team, Raj Kanwar, Akshay and whoever was there would say ‘Oh Lara Dutta, Lara Dutta’. I said Lara Dutta is good but the dark horse, the Rekha is coming. And that is Priyanka Chopra,” he said. Also Read: Bhumi Pednekar Finishes 4 Films This Year: ‘I have back to back shooting schedules .. ’
Further talking about the movie, Suneel revealed that Priyanka was not very keen on taking the negative role. In fact, she even went back home and cried about getting a vamp’s role. But he drilled into her head that this was a good role.