Parineeti Chopra Starts Prepping For ‘The Girl On The Train’ Remake
Mumbai: Parineeti Chopra is all set to begin the official Hindi remake of Hollywood’s hit thriller ‘The Girl on the Train’. She will be seen reprising the hugely acclaimed role of the protagonist essayed by Emily Blunt in the original.
Talking about the film, Parineeti said, “Emily Blunt’s performance in The Girl on the Train had blown my mind and it is a privilege for me to play the character that she has essayed so brilliantly on screen. The restraint and range she showed as an actor while playing a girl who is troubled and battling herself in the film showed what a fantastic actor she is. When any actor does a remake of a loved film, there are expectations to match the original, if not better it. So, I realize that the audience will look at our film and draw comparisons to the original as well as compare my portrayal of the protagonist vs Emily’s.”
“Emily’s performance is a super reference point for me. She has brought to life a character from paper and she was genius at it. I will look to try and add my own rendition to the character that people have seen and loved so much. As an actor, I have always wanted to challenge myself and enjoy the process of acting. This role gives me an opportunity to do just that and showcase my versatility even more. I hope it will be interesting for people to see how Emily and I performed the same role with our individual uniqueness,” the ‘Meri Pyaari Bindu’ actress added.
Based on the 2015 bestseller by Paula Hawkins, the film narrates the story of a divorced woman who gets entangled in a shocking missing person investigation that throws her life to the brink.
Recently Parineeti also shared a picture of her copy of the film’s script along with her coffee mug, which she has kept with her from past 7 years. “Prep 📚 #GirlOnTheTrain (Also meet my 7 yr old coffee mug that I cannot live without! I use it every day. Take it everywhere. It was @thisissahajchopra ‘s first ever gift to me so its super super special.) 💚”, she captioned the picture.
On the work front, Pari will be next seen in Ekta Kapoor Productions’ ‘Jabariya Jodi’ which also stars Sidharth Malhotra.
Directed by debutant Prashant Singh, the film is scheduled to release on August 2.