Priyanka Chopra Jonas-Farhan Akhtar's 'The Sky is Pink' will have its world premiere at the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2019, the festival announced on Tuesday.
Directed by Shonali Bose, the film is a love story of motivational speaker Aisha Chaudhary's parents, played by Priyanka and Farhan. For those unaware, Aisha was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis.
Expressing her joy, the 'Quantico' actress took to her Instagram handle and shared the poster of the film, alongwith a heartfelt caption that said that she is looking forward to play 'the role of an actor and a producer' this year. Take a look at her post -
The news was shared on the official website of the movie gala, which is scheduled to run through September 5 to 15.
The logline of the film on TIFF website reads: "A recently deceased teenage daughter narrates her parents' poignant, affecting, and inspiring romance, in this unexpectedly humorous love story from Shonali Bose, inspired by the life of late Indian author and motivational speaker Aisha Chaudhary."
'Dangal' star Zaira Wasim, who recently quit acting, will be essaying the role of Aisha in the film. Rohit Saraf is also a part of the cast. After Priyanka Chopra moved to Hollywood in 2016, 'The Sky is Pink' will be her first Hindi project that she is both producing and acting in. The film will release on October 11.
(With inputs from PTI)
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