Priyanka Chopra rose to fame with Raj Kanwar’s box-office success Andaaz co-starring Akshay Kumar in 2003& |  Photo Credit: IANS
- Priyanka Chopra was yelled at on the units of Andaaz
- Raj Kanwar’s Andaaz turned out to be Priyanka’s first box-office
- Priyanka made her Bolllywood debut in 2003
In an iconic movie profession spanning nearly 2 many years, international megastar Priyanka Chopra first turned a family identify in Indian cinema earlier than the actor launched a profitable profession in Hollywood. Following the footsteps of Sushmita Sen and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Priyanka made her presence felt in Bollywood after profitable the celebrated magnificence pageant in 2000. Though Priyanka made her Bollywood debut with The Hero: Love Story of a Spy (2003), it was Raj Kanwar’s blockbuster hit Andaaz that really kickstarted her appearing profession.
Considered as one of many highest-paid Indian actors on this planet, Priyanka began receiving affords from Bollywood after her epoch-making triumph within the 50th version of the Miss World pageant in 2000. Recalling her preliminary days within the Indian movie business, Priyanka revealed that she was reprimanded whereas taking pictures a romantic music within the Akshay Kumar starrer.
In a resurfaced video that has gone viral, Priyanka opened up on her preliminary struggles of not getting within the rhythm with the film choreographer. Reminiscing in regards to the incident, Priyanka revealed that Saroj Khan’s son Raju Khan scolded her on the units of the film as she failed to finish a shot even after 40 takes!
“That was one of the first songs I shot and there were multiple things I had to achieve at that point. Once the 40-something take had happened and I didn’t get it right… I remember Raju Khan was the choreographer, he is Saroj (Khan) ji’s son. He threw his mic down and said, ‘Just because you’re Miss World, you think you can become an actress? Go learn how to dance and then come back and perform,’” Priyanka stated.
Priyanka additionally shared an fascinating anecdote about Twinkle Khanna and the way Akshay’s spouse paved the way in which to postpone the film taking pictures for a while. As the filming of Andaaz was halted, Priyanka managed to bounce again as she overcame all hurdles when taking pictures resumed after a while.
“Luckily, Akshay’s wife went into labour at that point so the schedule was cut short and we came back to India. I remember going to Pandit Veeru Krishnan’s class and started learning kathak. I did about six hours every single day and then when I went back, for the next schedule, I knew so much more,” Priyanka added.