The Sky is Pink: Shonali Bose REVEALS how she connected with the plot of Priyanka Chopra, Farhan Akhtar's film

The Sky Is Pink starring Priyanka Chopra, Farhan Akhtar, Rohan Saraf and Zaira Wasim will hit the screens in October 2019.
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Yesterday, the makers of The Sky Is Pink dropped the trailer of the film online and soon after, netizens were all praises for it, calling it the perfect blend of romance, drama and tragedy . Now, as we all know, The Sky Is Pink premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, and during the festival, director of the film, Shonali Bose revealed the reason which drew her to the film as she revealed that the films’ story was her own life story. That’s right! Shonali revealed that she herself had dealt with the “disintegration of her marriage, after she lost her child.” For all those who don’t know, The Sky Is Pink chronicles the story of a young woman, played by Zaira Wasim, who is diagnosed with a terminal illness, and it affects her parents.

It all started with Ayesha Chaudhary, the girl on whom the film is based, had watched the trailer of Shonali’s previous film- Margarita With A Straw, and she had told her parents that she hopes to live so that she can watch the film. Sadly, as Shonali revealed, Ayesha didn’t survive to see the film but Ayesha’s parents watched the film and when they saw at the end of the film that Shonali had dedicated the film to her son, Ayesha’s parents, frantically tried to get in touch with Shonali and after six months, when they contacted her, Ayesha’s mother told Shonali that only she could make a film on Ayesha.

Shonali Bose said, “For me as a filmmaker I was drawn to it for precisely that reason. I wanted to delve into that subject matter. I myself was very comfortable with my son’s death; at peace with it. I wanted to explore the couple’s relationship. I wanted to explore what happens to a love story, to a marriage, when faced with the loss of a child. My own marriage ended when I lost my son. 80% of people’s marriages end when they lose a child.” The Sky Is Pink starring Priyanka Chopra, Farhan Akhtar, Rohan Saraf and Zaira Wasim will hit the screens in October 2019.

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