Priyanka Chopra and Indian Origin Actress Mindy Kaling to Star in a Movie Described as 'Crazy Rich Asians' Meets 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding'April 13, 2019 09:00
(Image source from: Twitter/Mindy Kaling)
Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra just signed her next Hollywood film another Indian descent Mindy Kaling.
Both the actresses will star and simultaneously co-produce the untitled film with Dan Goor. The film will focus on an Indian wedding, considered the most lavish and elaborate one.
Mindy already has hit shows in her kitty like The Office and The Mindy Project.
Mindy, Priyanka, and Dan held an auction to sell their pitch for the film. The giant media houses Legendary, Sony, Netflix and Amazon Studios were bidding to acquire the rights for the movie. But Universal has landed the deal finally. Mindy also has the option to direct the film. Heather Morris and Nina Anand Aujla will be the executive producers.
Two women with a passion for telling good stories, just got the green light to THEIR story THEIR way. So proud of this incredible partnership with @mindykaling and @djgoor! We are about to show you what it means to be modern, global, and Indian. See you at the cinema! pic.twitter.com/5V71fFvX4L— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) April 13, 2019
However, the details of the movie are being kept under wraps. Reportedly the film will be about an Indian wedding and "the ensuing culture clashes". The only other point of description is "Crazy Rich Asians meets My Big Fat Greek Wedding".