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Aishwarya Rai's Role Replaced By Priyanka In Overnight For Umrao Jaan Movie

Priyanka Chopra sharing her story about what happened in the Umrao Jaan movie.
by Xappie Desk | August 04, 2022 21:03 IST
Aishwarya Rai's Role Replaced By Priyanka In Overnight For Umrao Jaan Movie

Actress Priyanka Chopra is now enjoying her family life after giving birth to a baby through surrogacy. Priyanka, who has settled abroad with her husband Nick Jones, shares her stories through her social media page. But a book has been released about the life of the actress. The book titled 'Priyanka Chopra's Memories Unfinished' talks about the personal life of the actress and her film career. In the book, there are many events that happened in the days when Priyanka started in Bollywood. Once the famous film journalist Subhash K Jha spoke about Priyanka's early days.

 
He also talked about the movie Umrao Jaan starring Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan. The film Umrao Jaan with Rekha as the heroine was released in 1981. JP Dutta decided to remake it. Priyanka Chopra was first thought of as the heroine when the project was decided on the film.
 
Priyanka, who was a newcomer at that time, was sure to turn out to be a career-changing film. Priyanka made preparations for it.
 
But things changed overnight. Priyanka was removed from the role and replaced by Aishwarya Rai. Aishwarya Rai was the most famous actress in Bollywood at that time. So Aishwarya came to Umrao Jaan and Priyanka got out. Jha also opened up about Priyanka's disappointment after hearing the news.


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