Success doesn’t come easy. But sometimes one has to struggle alot and face some unexpected difficulties. Glamour world only look glam from the outside, but inside there are some dark secrets. Many actresses have opened up about the difficulties they faced while entering the industry. They have openly spoken about the existence of casting couch in Bollywood.
Priyanka Chopra, who has now become a global icon also faced many difficulties. Priyanka’s mother Madhu Chopra revealed that the actress journey in Bollywood has been really dificult because she refused to give in to demands of certain directors.
During an interview, Madhu Chopra said that Priyanka has never compromised on values since the very beginning of her career.
Stating an incident, Madhu told,
“She was just 17 when she entered the industry, so I accompanied her every minute of the day till about three years ago. So a gentleman meets her and says: ‘Will your mother sit outside while I narrate the story to you?’ Priyanka told him, ‘If it is a story that my mother can’t hear then it is a story that I cannot do.”
Recalling another one, she said that Priyanka lost out on 10 prestigious projects only because she refused to give in to the demands of an ace director.
“Another time, a designer told her that the director’s brief was to dress her in itsy-bitsy clothes. The director had said, ‘What is the point of having a Miss World in front of the camera if we cannot show her as her beautiful self? Priyanka refused to do the film. It was being helmed by a reputed director and he got upset. Priyanka lost 10 films because she walked out of that project. But she didn’t care. That is what I say to everyone. This is not the end of your life. Your life is more valuable.”
Madhu went on to say that Priyanka didn’t face any such situation in Hollywood.