Bollywood has always focused on male friendships since it started making movies for the younger generation. The success of films like Dil Chahta hai, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Rock On, 3 Idiots, Sholay, Rang de Basanti has further solidified the journey.
Recently, Farhan Akhtar decided to direct an “all female heroes” film that will cast Bollywood greats Priyanka Chopra, Katrina Kaif and Alia Bhatt. The movie is about a road trip with three friends.
The three actresses couldn’t be more euphoric to share the excitement for their new project. Alia took to her Instagram and shared a post, “2 years ago. 3 girls came together with 1 dream. There was only one place to go to make that dream come true; to 4 of the funniest dream makers and storytellers in the business Farhan Akhtar, Zoya Akhtar, Reema Kagti Ritesh Sidhwani. And now. 50 Zoom calls later. Countless laughs later. With hearts full of love and emotion. Here we are. Jee Le Zaraa “.
While global icon Priyanka Chopra had been making us look forward to her return to Bollywood, this news was a sigh of relief for her fans. Priyanka wrote in an Instagram post: “Let’s rewind, thinking of wanting to make another Hindi movie ASAP, on an unusually rainy night in Mumbai in November 2019. But it had to be the right one: different, great, never will. have done”. before thinking. The idea became a film directed by a cast of women. There are not enough Hindi movies with multiple female stars. This led to an impulsive phone call to my 2 true friends about this idea that involved 3 on-screen girlfriends. A celebration of friendship we call it !! “
Priyanka continued: “Katrina, Alia and I met with enthusiasm in February 2020 (as seen in this picture), just before the world closed, to discuss who we could trust to bring this vision and our choice to life. it was unanimous. and Ritesh, Zoya and Reema. We had all worked with Excelmovies and Tigerbabyfilms individually so it seemed perfect. Farhan happened to be working on a female road trip movie at the same time! Talk about all the stars aligning !! “
Priyanka concluded: “And here we are today Jee Le Zaraa. It only took 3 years to align all of our schedules, but we stuck together and we did it! This one is about brotherhood, friendship, and breaking the mold! I can’t wait to hit the road with Aloo and Katty. My heart is smiling. See you in the cinema.”
Katrina, another lead actress in the film, also shared her Instagram to post. She wrote: “This makes my heart smile. I love these girls and being together is always too much fun; combine that with a great script, an amazing director and a road trip and a video camera and the sky’s the limit. “
Excel Entertainment, known for its remarkable film delivery, recently celebrated its 20th anniversary in the motion picture business.