Priyanka Chopra will play the role of Ma Anand Sheela (Osho’s disciple) in her next Hollywood project, directed by Oscar-winning director Barry Levinson.
Priyanka revealed about the project on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, a clip from which did the rounds on the Internet on Wednesday.
“I am developing a feature with Barry Levinson. He is an iconic American director. We are developing it (from the perspective of) Sheela who is this guru who originated from India.
She was his right-hand woman and she was devious. She created a whole cult in America. He was called Osho.
I don’t know if you’ve heard of him. It was amazing. I am developing that next for me to star in and produce,” Priyanka says in the video, reports news agency IANS.
“It’s a really interesting story,” she tells Priyanka.
On The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Priyanka came to promote her upcoming Hollywood film Isn’t It Romantic? which also stars Liam Hemsworth, Adam DeVine and Rebel Wilson.
Meanwhile, Priyanka, who tied-the-knot with Nick Jonas in December, also opened up about their love story.
“He DMed me, actually. So millennial of us! He DMed me on Twitter, saying:
‘I’ve heard we should connect… I’ve heard from common friends that we should meet.
What do you think about that? I was like, ‘just text me’,” Priyanka said.
PC’s next Bollywood film is Shonali Bose’s The Sky Is Pink with Farhan Akhtar and Zaira Wasim.
With regards to Osho (also known as Rajneesh), Netflix has produced a documentary series titled Wild Wild Country.