Deepika Padukone- Shahid Kapoor- Ranveer Singh starrer Padmavati is surrounded by constant controversies. From death threats to plot change, maker Sanjay Leela Bhansali and the cast have almost experienced everything now. Naturally, this scenario evoked anger in many of the industry people. Many actors came forward and voiced against the protests for Padmavati and some even signed the petition for the safety of the makers. However, all this time Priyanka Chopra was mum on the entire controversy. As she was part of Deepika- Ranveer- SLB’s Bajirao Mastani, people expected her to speak on the controversy of the next film. However, Priyanka set the record straight for once and all on why was she silent on the controversy for so long! Also Read - Deepika Padukone Resigns as MAMI Chairperson - What Does it Mean And Why is it Important?
Talking in an event, PeeCee said, “I feel like I should call Deepika and Sanjay sir and tell my opinion to them. And this is exactly what I did. I called them and told I stand by them and hope that audience gets to see the film. The art that Sanjay Leela Bhansali believes in should be viewed by everyone.” Also Read - Priyanka Chopra Jonas Wears Dhoti Pants With Open Jacket at BAFTAs - See Viral Photos
On why she did not speak on it earlier or give her opinion earlier, she retorted, “When you use my name as a public figure from Indian film industry and flash my opinion on the ticker, I feel used. By asking this question over and over again you are doing the same. You are asking me a question about another film and filmmaker instead of talking about me and my career.” Also read: Shah Rukh Khan To Replace Aamir Khan Opposite Priyanka Chopra In Rakesh Sharma Biopic? Also Read - Kangana Ranaut Says Akshay Kumar Called Her Secretly to Praise Thalaivi, Fans Are Rolling Their Eyes!
Well, desi girl has settled the matter for once and all and has confirmed her support to Padmavati. On the professional front, she is currently seen in Quantico 3 and will also be next seen in Hollywood flick ‘A Kid Like Jake’.