Filmmaker Subhash Ghai has decided to make a sequel to Priyanka Chopra, Akshay Kumar, Kareena Kapoor starrer Aitraaz, a 2004 romantic thriller film, which was helmed by Abbas–Mustan (Burmawalla). According to a report in Mumbai Mirror, the veteran producer, who is all set to kick off Aitraaz’ sequel, has been working on the script for the last two years, but only last month, the final draft of the script was locked and now the filmmaker is finalising his cast. Ghai, who hopes to kick off the project by year-end, is keen to collaborate PeeCee once again as no one could play the character of Sonia Roy as good as Priyanka Chopra. Also Read - Bigg Boss 14: Nikki Tamboli on her journey in the show, bond with Rahul Vaidya and more [EXCLUSIVE]
Isn’t Priyanka Chopra everywhere? Be it International red carpets or talk shows, the actress has made India proud, every step of the way. Well, the actress, who is currently busy shooting for the third season of Quantico in New York, has already met with Ghai; the two have discussed the film. In a statement to the daily, a source close to the filmmaker, said, “It’s a new story with a new title. Subhash Ghai has already had a word with Priyanka Chopra and the two have discussed the film. She loves the idea of a sequel to a film which won her accolades for her performance in a negative role and is excited to feature in the second instalment of the franchise. She is keen to collaborate with Ghai again and has even told him that she will try working around her dates.” ALSO READ: Ali Abbas Zafar Starts Prep For Salman Khan Starrer Bharat In Europe – Read Deets Also Read - Sohail Khan Extends Support to Rakhi Sawant in a Video, Says 'Call me Directly'
Ghai, who last helmed the 2008 romance-drama Yuvraaj, starring Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif and Anil Kapoor, will be producing the sequel to his 2004 romantic thriller Aitraaz and he is on the lookout for another director. The source further added that a final meeting is yet to take place. Reportedly, PeeCee will have a final meeting with Ghai once she is back in the bay after wrapping the third season of Quantico. On the professional front, Priyanka has two Hollywood films, A Kid Like Jake and Isn’t It Romantic? in the pipeline. She is also busy with her production ventures under her banner, Purple Pebble Pictures. Watch this space for further updates. Also Read - Salman Khan Mocks Arshi Khan For Her Golden Dress: Tu Bigg Boss Ka Sofa Pehen Kar Aayi Hai