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Jai Gangaajal is about feminism and corruption: Priyanka Chopra

Currently, there’s a lot of buzz around her upcoming film, Jai Gangaajal, the trailer of which features her in a very different avatar. She plays a police officer in the movie.

bollywood Updated: Feb 02, 2016 08:13 IST
Shalvi Mangaokar
Jai Gangaajal

Currently, there’s a lot of buzz around Priyanka Chopra’s upcoming film, Jai Gangaajal, the trailer of which features her in a very different avatar. She plays a police officer in the movie. (YouTube)

Priyanka Chopra might be enjoying the praise coming her way for her performance in an international TV show lately, but the actor is certain that she won’t compromise on her projects back in India.

Currently, there’s a lot of buzz around her upcoming film, Jai Gangaajal, the trailer of which features her in a very different avatar. She plays a police officer in the movie.

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“It’s a relevant film, which talks about many things, including feminism, why farmers commit suicide, corruption in the system, etc. It’s also about a woman, who fights corruption,” she says.

After collecting huge accolades for playing an FBI trainee in her American TV show, ‘Quantico’, Priyanka Chopra now returns as a police officer in Jai Gangaajal. (YouTube)

“Don’t look at me as a man or a woman; just look at me as a person in a police uniform.’ And I think that’s what feminism stands for — equality,” says Priyanka, adding that she is “proud” of the film. “I play a police officer in it. My mother was in the army, and she used to wear a uniform. I was recently going through those old photos. I am very excited about it,” she adds.

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Ask Priyanka what she looks for while choosing a film, and she says, “I’m very instinctive about the roles I do, which is why, sometimes, I get them right, and sometimes I don’t. There has to be a character with a voice. That has always been important to me.” She adds, “I’m grateful that film-makers come to me with amazing roles. I’ve been fortunate to play strong female characters in my films.”

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