Priyanka Chopra Nepali film, Pahuna, also made on Maoist war story

The poster of the Nepali movie by Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra and her mother, Dr. Madhu Chopra, was released recently. The movie titled ‘Pahuna’ is produced under the initiation of Priyanka’s mother Madhu Chopra to produce various movies in the regional languages of India. Earlier, actress Jenisha KC had told that she will be featured in the leading role in the movie. But, the first look poster of the movie doesn’t feature the actress.

The movie is told to be made on the story of kids separated from their parents at the time of Maoist war in Nepal. In the movie, they are fleeing from Nepal to Sikkim and the poster also features three kids living on their own. The poster:

Earlier, Priyanka Chopra had told that she couldn’t be present in the press meets of the movie but, she is very happy to be the producer of the first feature movie of Sikkim. The movie is being made jointly by Priyanka Chopra and her mother Madhu Chopra under Purple Pebble Pictures. She told, “Thank you to the government of Sikkim that has given our small, beautiful movie ‘Pahuna’ such a big support,” Priyanka added, “Its Sikkim’s first feature film. And, I am very very honoured to be the producer tying up with the Government of Sikkim to bring you that.”

Watch the full video of Priyanka’s statement:

Purple Pebble has teamed up with the Sikkim Tourism to produce the movie. The movie is directed by a young woman, Pakhi A Tyrewala. Pakhi Tyrewala is the stage name of Punarnava Mehta, an Indian actress who debuted in Bollywood in 2002 with Yeh Kya Ho Raha Hai?. During the time she used her real name Punarnava Mehta. These days she is more into writing and directing short films.


A scene of ‘Pahuna’ team in Sikkim.


Actres Jenisha KC.

Video – Madhu and Siddhartha Chopra at Cannes

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