Priyanka Chopra who was last seen in Bollywood in Prakash Jha’s JAI GANGAAJAL and who is busy shooting for her Hollywood venture BAYWATCH is going to play the lead role in the biopic on Kalpana Chawla an Indo-American astronaut who died in an unfortunate space shuttle accident back on 1st of February 2003. The film is being produced by Viacom 18 and an official announcement was made by the corporate house at the celebrations of the 5th anniversary of Viacom Motion Pictures though without the mention of the astronaut. This collaboration between the actress and the production house will be for the second time as they have previously worked together in the biopic on boxer MARY KOM (2014). According to our sources we also have heard that Priyanka may coproduce the film with Viacom 18. The actress seems to be getting every step right in her career as she has done splendid job in her acting venture be it Bollywood or Hollywood. Moreover the actress who has her production house called Purple Pebble Pictures also has done commendable job and has lined up with producing three regional films Bhojpuri (BAM BAM BOL RAHA HAI KASHI), Punjabi (EK ONKAR) and Marathi (VENTILATOR).

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