Priyanka Chopra’s Mother Reveals That Her Colleagues Questioned Her Decision To Back Bhojpuri Cinema

Priyanka Chopra (Source: Instagram | @owengould)

Priyanka Chopra (Source: Instagram | @owengould)

As cliched as it may sound, my mother is my #GirlHero. She is a fiesty woman that came from a small town, who ran away from home to pursue her dream job… she was a doctor in the armed forces, has over 8 different medical certifications, is a certified pilot and she speaks 9 languages! She also used to drive around in an open top jeep (what a badass!), Whew! She’s also an amazing mother, daughter, sister, wife, business partner… She’s the one who taught me that I could be anything and everything I want to be… And that’s why she’s my #GirlHero… it’s so important to inculcate that sense of confidence in the girls around you and hopefully that’s what we do this International Day of the Girl Child.​ #DayoftheGirl @girlupcampaign @madhuchopra

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Madhu Chopra also said that the first film they produced, Bam Bam Bol Raha Hai Kashi, didn’t garner a good reaction from Bollywood and some people even said:

But the Chopra women were quite confident and believed in their cause. PC’s mom told her that: