Hollywood agency signs Priyanka Chopra
She is surely riding high on a recent success wave. After back-to-back hits like Don 2 (2011) and Agneepath, Priyanka Chopra has added another feather to her cap. She has become the first Bollywood actor to be signed up with CAA (Creative Artists Agency).
CAA is a prominent entertainment and sports agency headquartered in Los Angeles. Their client list includes names like George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Brad Pitt, Sandra Bullock, Julia Roberts, Will Smith, and Reese Witherspoon.
CAA is also considered to be extremely choosy in picking their talents. “In the past, several Bollywood stars have approached them, but they turned them down politely. Right now, Priyanka is gaining popularity in LA due to the big-ticket album deal she has signed with Universal,” says a member of her entourage.
When contacted, Priyanka — busy shooting for Krrish 3 in Hyderabad — confirms: “Yes, I have a completely new team working for me in Los Angeles. Let’s see how things go.” Her debut album with the international label is due to release later this year.
Of late, Priyanka has been receiving accolades for her performance in Agneepath. “I knew that the film will be appreciated but, the kind of response we have got — especially the words of praise for me — has been amazing,” says Priyanka, who wants to focus on her work in India.
“Besides Krrish 3, I am also going to wrap up parts of Barfi!,” says the actor. She has just wrapped up the shoot of Teri Meri Kahaani, which also stars Shahid Kapoor.