Priyanka Chopra pens note marking ’12 years of Fashion’, calls film her ‘first truly immersive acting jobs’



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Global star Priyanka Chopra on Thursday, October 29, marked 12 years of the blockbuster hit ‘Fashion’ with a long and insightful Instagram post, terming the experience of working in the film as her “first truly immersive acting jobs”. 

Helmed by noted filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar, besides Priyanka Chopra, the film also starred Kangana Ranaut, Mugdha Godse and Arbaaz Khan in vital roles.

‘Fashion’ fetched Priyanka Chopra her first National Film Award for Best Actor (Female) and therefore it goes without saying that the film holds a special place in her heart. 

Taking to her verified Instagram account, alongside an over one-minute thirty-second clip featuring visuals from the film, Priyanka wrote, “12 years to #Fashion. It was 2008. I was just about 5 years into my acting career and had already seen extreme highs and extreme lows in it. I was told taking on this movie could be a risk. But working with the brilliant Madhur Bhandarkar and his incredible team of writers, Ajay Monga, Niranjan Iyengar and Anuraadha Tewari, for almost 6 months before we even started the movie, was one of the most collaborative experiences of my life.” 

She continued, “Then on set, bringing life into all the various shades of my character Meghna Mathur, was one of my first truly immersive acting jobs. Thank you to the incredible cast that made everything I did much better. Thank you to the amazing technicians and crew, who through all the craziness, always brought it home. And most importantly, thank you to the audience who went to theatres to watch what was then billed as a ‘female-centric’ movie and made it a huge success which in turn helped showcase that women could hold their own at the box office. #Jalwa Thank you all for remembering this piece of work with such fondness #20in2020.”

Earlier, during an interaction with ETimes, Kangana spoke at length about winning National Award Best Supporting Actor (Female) for ‘Fashion’ which she did not expect at all.

The actor stated, “It’s been amazing that I got a National Award for that but to be honest, I didn’t expect it. I have also done even stronger performances like Gangster and Wo Lamhe before that which didn’t get me a National Award and this suddenly got me the award.”

While talking about Priyanka, Kangana was all praises. She shared, “Priyanka is fabulous. She is somebody who back then also when I was 19 and she was such a big star. I was so starry-eyed because when I was in school, at that time I have been watching her films and here I was in my initial years. She was so cool. She didn’t treat me like a kid or a junior. I felt like she is a friend, who shared food with me and asked me questions like ‘how do I look? is this ok? how this dress is looking?’ So I didn’t feel like she is my senior and she is such a big star. It

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Priyanka Chopra takes a trip down memory lane as Fashion completes 12 years, recalls being warned that film ‘could be a risk’ – bollywood

Priyanka Chopra, who won the National Film Award for Best Actress for her performance in Madhur Bhandarkar’s Fashion, penned a heartfelt note as the film completed 12 years of its release. She said that she was warned how signing the film ‘could be a risk’ but it turned out to be one of the greatest experiences in her life.

Sharing a video of the making of Fashion, Priyanka wrote on Instagram, “#20in2020. 12 years to #Fashion. It was 2008. I was just about 5 years into my acting career and had already seen extreme highs and extreme lows in it. I was told taking on this movie could be a risk. But working with the brilliant Madhur Bhandarkar and his incredible team of writers, Ajay Monga, Niranjan Iyengar and Anuraadha Tewari, for almost 6 months before we even started the movie, was one of the most collaborative experiences of my life.”

“Then on set, bringing life into all the various shades of my character Meghna Mathur, was one of my first truly immersive acting jobs. Thank you to the incredible cast that made everything I did much better. Thank you to the amazing technicians and crew, who through all the craziness, always brought it home,” she added.

Priyanka also thanked the audience for turning up in huge numbers and proving that a film led by women could work at the box office. “And most importantly, thank you to the audience who went to theatres to watch what was then billed as a ‘female-centric’ movie and made it a huge success which in turn helped showcase that women could hold their own at the box office. #Jalwa,” she wrote, adding, “Thank you all for remembering this piece of work with such fondness. #20in2020.”

 

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12 years to #Fashion 🤩 It was 2008. I was just about 5 years into my acting career and had already seen extreme highs and extreme lows in it. I was told taking on this movie could be a risk. But working with the brilliant Madhur Bhandarkar and his incredible team of writers, Ajay Monga, Niranjan Iyengar and Anuraadha Tewari, for almost 6 months before we even started the movie, was one of the most collaborative experiences of my life. Then on set, bringing life into all the various shades of my character Meghna Mathur, was one of my first truly immersive acting jobs. Thank you to the incredible cast that made everything I did much better. Thank you to the amazing technicians and crew, who through all the craziness, always brought it home. And most importantly, thank you to the audience who went to theatres to watch what was then billed as a ‘female-centric’ movie and made it a huge success which in turn helped showcase that women could hold their own at the box office. #Jalwa Thank you all for remembering this piece of work with such fondness. #20in2020 @imbhandarkar @kanganaranaut @mugdhagodse @iarjanbajwa #arbaazkhanofficial, @rohitroy500 @samirsoni123 @iamkitugidwani @rajbabbarmp @kiranjoneja @themonga @ashesinwind

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GT’s Synergy Teams Up With Chopra Global To Share The Gift Of Meditation In First-Ever National Partnership

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — GT’s Synergy the beloved and world-renowned Kombucha brand, today announced a partnership with Chopra Global, a leading whole health platform founded by Dr. Deepak Chopra. GT’s Synergy is the first-ever branded content partner of Chopra Global; the two brands are joining forces in support of GT’s recently launched Rooted In Nature campaign to reinforce the message that holistic health for mind, body, and soul are all rooted in the natural world.

GT’s Synergy and Chopra Global aim to provide the world with tools and resources for mental health and wellness maintenance. Starting today, new GT’s email subscribers can receive free GT’s Synergy Kombucha and a complimentary 1-year membership to Chopra Global’s new Meditation and Well-Being App, while supplies last. The Chopra App features a comprehensive library of simple self-care guidance and meditations for mind, body and spirit to help create and sustain a healthier life. Chopra Global launched its app offering in September and is currently available on iOS.

“At GT’s, everything we do is rooted in our mission to be a guide and helping hand for people’s health & wellness journeys. With Chopra Global by our side as part of our Rooted In Nature campaign, together we can reach even more people to share a message that a healthy mind is just as important as a healthy body,” says GT Dave, Founder and CEO of GT’s Living Foods. “For 25 years, Chopra Global and GT’s alike have pioneered our respective industries with approaches inspired by Eastern philosophies and the natural world. Now more than ever, in our increasingly modern lives, so many people are losing that connection to nature and self-care. We are honored and grateful to partner with Chopra Global to emphasize the importance of Mother Nature and meditation as part of a healthier, more holistic way of living.”

“Many brands market their commitment to the consumer’s well-being, yet few actually invest in that mission,” says Tonia O’Connor, CEO of Chopra Global. “GT’s, like Chopra Global, was founded on the platform of advancing well-being and promoting healthy lifestyles. Offering their subscribers free access to our new well-being and meditation subscription app further demonstrates GT’s dedication to serving its customers. We are thrilled to partner with a company that values Chopra Global’s self-care guidance and the opportunity to share a co-produced content series with new audiences in different formats.”

For more than two decades, Chopra Global has been at the forefront of health and wellness, empowering personal transformation for millions of people worldwide to expand our collective well-being. Anchored by the life’s practice and research of Dr. Deepak Chopra, a pioneer in the fields of integrative medicine, consciousness, and meditation, Chopra Global’s signature programs have been proven to improve overall well-being through a focus on physical, mental, and spiritual health.

Additionally, GT’s will present a special Chopra Global co-produced digital meditation series in November that will offer bite-sized guided meditations focused on gratitude and the importance of being in nature.

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