Priyanka Chopra claimed in a recent interview that her ‘pet peeve’ is female characters being described as ‘weak or emotionally scarred’ in comparison to masculine characters. In her film and television career, Priyanka Chopra has played some powerful women. She’s played a lot of strong women, from boxing champion Mary Kom to FBI agent Alex Parrish. In a recent interview, the actor revealed that she disliked roles in which female characters are ‘eroded’ for being sensitive.
Priyanka was most recently featured in The Matrix Resurrections, where she played a grown-up Sati in a minor but significant role. In a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly, she remarked, It’s a pet peeve of mine when female characters are lessened, or they’re made emotional, or they can’t make judgments because they’re emotionally scarred compared to male characters.
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Priyanka said she had battled that in many, many professions that I’ve done over time” when speaking to the publication for their Bold School series. She went on to say that while she is fine with fighting it, it is still a pet peeve of hers when “female characters are depicted as weak because they are female. However, the actor stated that she prefers frailty in her characters and finds strength in non-physical qualities. Fragility appeals to me. I enjoy looking for flaws in my characters, and I believe that recognizing your flaws and being okay with them is a powerful thing to do she continued.
Priyanka Chopra and her husband Nick Jonas recently become parents through surrogacy. On Saturday at midnight, the couple uploaded similar postings on social media, stating, they are happy to announce that Priyanka And Nick have welcomed a surrogate baby into their family. They humbly request privacy during this unique time so that their can devote their attention to their family. Thank you so much (emoji of a red heart).
On the work front, Priyanka Chopra will be seen in Jee Le Zaraa Directed by Farhan Akhtar, Sheela Directed by Barry Levinson, and Kalpana Chawla Biopic Directed by Shimit Amin