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Priyanka Chopra says Abhi Nahi

Posted October 3rd, 2017, 11:48 AM IST

Priyanka Chopra says Abhi Nahi

The actress, who was excited about taking up a role in the Sahir Ludhianvi biopic, didn’t take up the role after it was offered to her Bluffmaster! co-star

A lot has been said and written about Priyanka Chopra’s exit from Sanjay Leela Bhansali proposed, ambitious biopic on Sahir Ludhianvi, and his muse Amrita Pritam.

Priyanka was excitedly on-board to play Amrita Pritam, until a few months ago, when it was announced that she was out.

Theorists had a field day. Some said she wanted to be co-producer along with Sanjay, a theory stoutly denied by both the Chopra and Bhansali camps. Others fell back on the age-old ‘dates’ crisis.

But the real reason why Ms Chopra opted out has been revealed now. “She didn’t want to work with Abhishek Bachchan. She was excited as long as the actors being considered to play the male lead were actors like Farhan Akhtar and Irrfan Khan. But when Abhishek was finalised, Priyanka had reservations. For years Abhishek refused to work with her after she replaced Aishwarya Rai in his friend Rohan Sippy’s BluffMaster! Now Priyanka felt uncomfortable working with Abhishek,” says the source.

Apparently when Priyanka expressed her reservations to Sanjay, he politely told her Abhishek stays. So that was that. Maybe some other time?

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