Given that Sanjay Leela Bhansali Productions is a force to be reckoned, it seems unlikely that the filmmaker would have a hard time to rope in artistes of his choice for his projects. The system of Bhansali’s upcoming biopic, Gustakhiyan, has actually seen multiple alterations in the cast, with rumours suggesting that latest addition Priyanka Chopra has also stepped away from the lead role and handed over the baton to cousin Parineeti.
Priyanka Chopra and cousin Parineeti Chopra The movie, based on the life of poet Sahir Ludhianvi, was to initially feature Irrfan with Priyanka. But both opted out later on, with PeeCee mentioning her Hollywood dedications as factor. While Irrfan’s part in debutante director Jasmeet Reen’s movie was then provided to Abhishek Bachchan, a source suggests that Bhansali found his leading lady in Parineeti, who will play the lead character’s love interest, popular poetess Amrita Pritam.
“If Parineeti commits to Gustakhiyan, this movie will mark the first outing of Abhishek and Parineeti as a couple. Bhansali is keen to cast her because the role is a specifying one. He felt she has the grace and level of sensitivity to play a poetess,” the source says, more including that the script has actually appealed to Parineeti, who is figuring the dates.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Abhishek Bachchan The actor will require to pull strings to accommodate Bhansali’s movie, provided that she has Vipul Shah’s Namastay Canada, with Arjun Kapoor, beginning during the same time. While Bachchan has actually given his nod, he likewise finds himself managing a lot of tasks early next year. After a pale 2017 with no movies to his credit, Bachchan has Shailesh Singh’s untitled next, and Priyadarshan’s upcoming endeavor, tentatively entitled Bachchan Singh in his kitty.The unrequited
romance of 2 poets
Gustakhiyan will represent the life of Indian poet Sahir Ludhianvi, and his relationship with Amrita Pritam, a leading 20th-century poet of the Punjabi language. Their story of unrequited love kicked off at a poetry reading session in 1944, when Amrita was married to editor Pritam Singh. She was right away smitten by Ludhianvi, and they bridged the range in between their home towns, Delhi and Lahore, through letters.
Sahir Ludhianvi and Amrita Pritam Their story is depicted in her biography, Rasidi Ticket. She is once believed to have actually spoken about her love for Ludhianvi, mentioning: “Walking at some distance from Sahir, I observed that where his shadow was falling on the ground, I was being engulfed by it entirely.”