Priyanka Chopra Rejects Another Bollywood Flick After Bharat, Quits Sanjay Leela Bhansali Film

| August 6 , 2018 , 14:06 IST

Bollywood-Hollywood actress Priyanka Chopra's American TV show Quantico recently came to an end, however, her Hollywood journey is far from over as she recently signed on for 'Cowboy Ninja Viking’ opposite Chris Pratt.

Soon after Priyanka quit from the team of Salman Khan starrer-Bharat, she has now exited from Sanjay Leela Bhansali's gangster film as well, media reported on Monday. The film with Sanjay was reportedly in the works for nearly a year and was based on the life of female gangster Gangubai Kothewali. Sanjay, who has worked with Priyanka in his film Bajirao Mastani was said to be keen on having her as the lead for the gangster film.  

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Priyanka's exit from the Sanjay Leela Bhansali venture is reportedly due to a clash of dates with her Hollywood flick 'Cowboy Ninja Viking’ which is based on the story of a multifaceted assassin played by Chris Pratt of Jurassic World and the Guardians Of The Galaxy fame. Although details of Priyanka's character have yet to be revealed, her role will be that of the leading lady.

Already, Priyanka Chopra has 3 Hollywood films on her resume: Baywatch, A Kid Like Jake and Isn't It Romantic. She has also signed Shonali Bose's The Sky Is Pink, opposite Farhan Akhtar for which she began shooting as well.

While Katrina Kaif has been finalised as the replacement for Priyanka in Bharat, no replacement has been announced for the Sanjay Leela Bhansali film.

Priyanka's sudden exit from Bharat was hinted to be due to impending nuptials with her American singer boyfriend Nick Jonas with rumours claiming that the duo were already engaged.