Bollywood wishes Priyanka Chopra on music deal
Tinseltown is proud of actress Priyanka Chopra’s foray into the music world on a global platform. Her industry friends like Shah Rukh Khan, Preity Zinta, Farhan Akhtar, Riteish Deshmukh, and filmmaker Kunal Kohli have wished her good luck.
“Congratulations @priyankachopra for the music thingy u r doing. From being the little girl who became miss world & made us so proud, go and rule the music world (sic),” superstar Shah Rukh posted on micro-blogging site Twitter.
Preity wrote: “@priyankachopra Congrats love! Am sure u will rock it! Muaah!”, while Kohli posted: “Isn’t the news about @priyankachopra’s music deal just superb! Priyanka Chopra, you’re already a rockstar for us!”
The 29-year-old, who won the Miss World crown for India in 2000, has signed a recording deal with music company Universal Music Group (UMG) and Desi Hits! — a fusion entertainment platform. She will be writing and singing the songs in English. Work on her album has already begun, and she is mighty excited about it.
“I’ve already started working on the album. It’s scary but so very exciting & I’m counting on UR support as I begin this exciting new journey,” posted Priyanka.
Celebrity photographer Atul Kasbekar has already offered to shoot the cover for her album.
“Congrats Priyanka Chopra, knock em dead. I wanna shoot the CD cover!!! Good luck n best always,” he tweeted.
Meanwhile, Priyanka is feeling blessed with all the wishes from her friends and fans, and says she needs them all.
“Music has always been a passion and now I have been given the opportunity to share it with the world. Wish me luck… Thank you and a big hug to all of you for your good wishes. I’ll need u all to be the wind beneath my wings as u have always been with my movies,” added Priyanka.
She posted a special thank you note for Shah Rukh, with whom she will be seen in one of the most awaited movie of the year — Don 2: The Chase Continues — in December.
“Thank you @iamsrk, you have always believed in me and it means so much having your support, love and respect always.