One of Madhur Bhandarkar's critically-acclaimed films Fashion, clocked 12 years on Friday (October 29, 2020). Starring Priyanka Chopra, Kangana Ranaut and Mugda Ghodse in pivotal roles, the film exposed the dark underbelly of the fashion world.
To celebrate 12 years of Fashion, Priyanka Chopra took to her Instagram page to pen a heartfelt note in which she shared her memories of shooting the film.
Priyanka Says She Was Warned How Signing Fashion Could Be A Risk
Priyanka began her post by writing, "#20in2020. 12 years to #Fashion. It was 2008. I was just about 5 years into my acting career and had already seen extreme highs and extreme lows in it. I was told taking on this movie could be a risk. But working with the brilliant Madhur Bhandarkar and his incredible team of writers, Ajay Monga, Niranjan Iyengar and Anuraadha Tewari, for almost 6 months before we even started the movie, was one of the most collaborative experiences of my life."
Priyanka Chopra On Playing Meghna Mathur In Fashion
The diva continued in her post, "Then on set, bringing life into all the various shades of my character Meghna Mathur, was one of my first truly immersive acting jobs. Thank you to the incredible cast that made everything I did much better. Thank you to the amazing technicians and crew, who through all the craziness, always brought it home."
Priyanka Thanks The Audience For Proving That A Women-Centric Film Could Work At Box Office
"And most importantly, thank you to the audience who went to theatres to watch what was then billed as a ‘female-centric' movie and made it a huge success which in turn helped showcase that women could hold their own at the box office. #Jalwa. "Thank you all for remembering this piece of work with such fondness. #20in2020," the actress concluded her note.
Madhur Bhandarkar's Fashion received rave reviews from the critics and was a box office success.The film fetched Priyanka Chopra and Kangana Ranaut their first National Film Awards for Best Actor (Female) and Best Supporting Actor (Female) respectively.