Priyanka Chopra (Photo Credits: Instagram)
Mumbai, January 18: Indian actress Priyanka Chopra has praised Pakistan’s Oscar entry ‘Joyland’, calling it a ‘must watch’ film. Priyanka shared a video of the film’s trailer on Instagram Stories. In its caption, he wrote, “Hashtag Joyland is indeed a pleasure to see. Kudos to the entire team for bringing this story to life. A must watch.”
He also tagged the producers, director and some of the cast members of the film in his post. Directed by debutante Saim Sadiq, ‘Joyland’ tells the story of a patriarchal family, which longs for the birth of a boy to continue the family line. The youngest son of the family, Nayak, secretly joins an erotic dance theater and falls in love with a trans woman. Also read: Bihar: Dead bodies of 2 missing youths found in Nalanda, fear of strangulation
The film stars Sania Saeed, Ali Junejo, Alina Khan, Sarwat Geelani, Rusty Farooq, Salman Peerzada and Sohail Sameer. After a brief ban, it was released in Pakistan in November. ‘Joyland’ is currently in the shortlist of 10 films for the Best Foreign Film category of the Oscars, where it is competing with the Indian film ‘Chello Show’.
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