On the face of it, the Padmavati pay seems like small potatoes compared to the salaries and profit-sharing deals commanded by the likes of the Khans
In Bollywood, Priyanka was last seen in Prakash Jha's Jai Gangaajal. Reports suggest that Priyanka will star in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's films - Gustakhiyaan and a period drama on Rani Padmavati
Actor Priyanka Chopra is as outspoken as ever as she talks to NDTV's Editorial Director, Sonia Singh. On featuring on a Forbes' list of powerful people, she says she has worked hard and deserves the zeroes on her paycheck but she's also happy to be breaking glass ceilings on the way. She talks about facing up to Bollywood's "Weinsteins" and losing some film roles because of it. Priyanka Chopra also opens up about her battle against racism in high school where she was called 'brownie' and 'curry'. Breaking her silence on the Padmavati controversy, Priyanka tells NDTV that she stands by team Padmavati and hates that actors are made scapegoats in a polarised atmosphere. She also reveals what will finally get her to "settle down" and have a family.
Actor Priyanka Chopra said she supported the makers of the movie Padmavati which found itself in the eye of a storm from groups accusing it of distorting history. "I called Deepika and Sanjay Leela Bhansali to express my support," she said.