‘The Sky Is Pink’ was recently premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. Shonali Bose revealed Priyanka couldn’t stop crying.
Shonali Bose, who is the director of ‘The Sky Is Pink’ has revealed the actor Priyanka Chopra couldn’t stop crying after shooting an emotional scene. Talking about how Priyanka continued to cry even after the shot.
Priyanka Chopra couldn’t stop crying reveals Shonali Bose
In an interview, Shonali revealed “After I called ‘cut’, I hugged her and she couldn’t stop crying. She kept whispering, ‘I’m so sorry, I’m so sorry. I know now what it means to lose a child. I am so sorry for Ishlu.’ I continued holding her.”
Shonali also revealed how Priyanka would call Rohit Saraf ‘Ishlu’, the way Shonali would call her late son Ishan by his nickname. “Priyanka heard me calling my Ishan that when I spoke about him and asked me, ‘Can I call him Ishlu in this scene?’ I just smiled from ear to ear,” she said.
Director Shonali Bose lost her son, Ishan in an accident which involved an electric razor. All of 16, he passed away on Sep 13, 2010.
Also, the film stars Farhan Akhtar, Zaira Wasim and Rohit Saraf in ‘The Sky Is Pink’.
The Sky Is Pink was screened at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) during the weekend and received four-minute long standing ovation. Except Zaira Wasim, all the cast members including Priyanka, Farhan Akhtar and Rohit attended the event along with Shonali and co-producer Siddharth Roy Kapur.
The Sky Is Pink is the story of real life couple Aditi and Niren Chaudhary who lost their 18-year-old daughter Aisha to pulmonary fibrosis. They had also joined the film’s cast on the red carpet and addressed the audience at the festival.