Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra has essayed roles of characters inside India and outside but if reports are true, PC may soon take on a role that is literally out of this world, by playing Indian astronaut Kalpana Chawla in her biopic.
Although rumours had been rife about Priyanka's second outing in a biopic after Mary Kom, recent reports say that Priyanka has officially come on board for the project which is being planned on an international scale. Directed by debutante Priya Mishra, the script has been locked and a new production company also finalised for bankrolling the project.
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Kalpana Chawla was the first Indian woman astronaut in space and serves as an inspiration to innumerable girls across the world. Hailing from Karnal in Haryana, Kalpana spent 31 days in space before her tragic death during her second expedition to space in 2003.
Riding on the success of her tv show Quantico, Priyanka has recently returned to India after wrapping up production of its second season. Countdown has begun for her Hollywood debut in Baywatch, where she plays the role of villain Victoria Leeds.