Priyanka Chopra On Male Actors Who “Have Diva Moments Or Arrive Hours Late”

Priyanka Chopra shared this picture. (courtesy: priyankachopra)

New Delhi:

Priyanka Chopra has proved on a number of events lately that she will not be afraid to name a spade a spade. The actress, in her latest interviews, has spoken about points comparable to equal pay, gender disparity, bullying in Bollywood, marriage, and motherhood. In an identical vein, the actress in a brand new interview withThe Zoe Report, has spoken about working with actors who had “diva moments” on set. The Citadel star made the assertion when requested about her expertise on the units of Love Once more. She mentioned, “It is so good to work with actors that are available in, know their traces, and should not divas.” When requested if she had been on the receiving finish of such diva behaviour, she added, “Oh, yeah. I am unable to let you know who. However I’ve had co-stars that stopped filming for 3 hours as a result of they want stuff defined [to them] on a manufacturing day — not the night time earlier than — whereas the crew is standing round. Or have diva moments or arrive hours late whereas everybody’s ready round. I’ve had that occur with numerous male actors my complete life.”

In the identical interview, the actress additionally spoke of an incident that compelled her to stroll out of a Bollywood film after capturing for it for 2 days. Explaining that the incident occurred in 2002-03, when she had nearly begun her profession, Priyanka Chopra shared {that a} director mentioned that he needed to see her in underwear in a scene. “This will likely have been 2002 or ’03…I am undercover, I am seducing the man — clearly that is what women do once they’re undercover. However I am seducing the man and it’s important to take off one piece of clothes [at a time]. I needed to layer up. The filmmaker was like, ‘No, I must see her underwear. In any other case, why is anyone coming to look at this film?’” she mentioned concerning the incident.

Including that it was a “dehumanising second,” Priyanka Chopra defined, “He did not say it to me. He mentioned it to the stylist in entrance of me. It was such a dehumanizing second. It was a sense of, ‘I am nothing else exterior of how I can be utilized, my artwork will not be necessary, what I contribute will not be necessary… I simply could not take a look at him daily.” She walked out of the film and at her father’s insistence paid again the manufacturing for what they’d spent.

Priyanka Chopra’s pretty startling revelations about Bollywood started in March when she informed Dax Shepard on his podcast that her transfer to Hollywood was prompted by the truth that she was “being pushed right into a nook in Bollywood” and that she had “beef with individuals” which affected her work.

Priyanka Chopra will make her Bollywood comeback with Alia Bhatt and Katrina Kaif in Farhan Akhtar’s Jee Le Zaraa.