20 In 2020: Priyanka Chopra Jonas picks her 3 ‘amazing, complex characters’ of Kashibai, Susanna and Jhilmil


Priyanka Chopra Jonas is celebrating 20 years in showbiz in 2020. Continuing her illustrious journey, she has now shared the three most important and landmark film roles of her career. Priyanka shared a video on Instagram, reflecting on the difficult character she played in films like Bajirao Mastani, 7 Khoon Maaf and Barfi.

She included few scenes from all the three films in the video and captioned it as, “#20in2020 In my 20 years in the entertainment industry, I’ve had the privilege to play some distinct, memorable characters crafted by the finest directors in the business. Today, I’m talking about 3 such amazing, complex characters I’ve played at different points in time, with depth, conflict and resilience & working with 3 phenomenal directors who I believe are an institution in themselves. Kashibai (Bajirao Mastani) by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Susanna (7 Khoon Maaf) by Vishal Bhardwaj, Jhilmil (Barfi) by Anurag Basu.”

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She went on to define Kashibai from Bajirao Mastani as, “Bold, loyal & fierce...Kashibai was one of the most endearing characters I've played.Thank you Sanjay sir and everyone on the team for bringing Kashi into my life. Her grace under fire is still so inspiring to me.” For 7 Khoon Maaf’s Susanna she wrote, “7 Khoon Maaf...a dark comedy with a woman protagonist who is looking for true love and tries to find it 7 times, but in the end, is still lonely. Thank you Vishal Sir for giving me Susanna - complex, immersive, impulsive yet vulnerable.”

For her remarkable role as Jhilmil in Barfi, Priyanka wrote, “To play Jhilmil, a girl with Autism was a serious responsibility. But under Anurag sir’s tutelage, she turned out to be honest, raw and brought me so much joy.”

(Source: Instagram)