The 31-year-old former Miss World, who is doing commercially viable films like "Zanjeer", "Krrish 3", "Gunday" and Mary Kom biopic, says she finally understands the industry.

“I have not been to an acting school nor did I have a godfather or boyfriend to guide me in the industry. I was 18 when I entered B-town and it took me a few years to understand it. Though, I consider myself very fortunate that I have made it to a point where filmmakers see me playing all kinds of roles. So, now I want to have a bag full of different genres of cinema,” Priyanka said.

In her two upcoming films, "Krrish 3" and "Zanjeer", the focus is more on the male leads but Priyanka decided to take up the projects because she liked the script.

"'Krrish' and 'Zanjeer' are both boy films. But I had no apprehension about being a part of these films because I love to watch them. I am very spontaneous and I do films if I like the script. I don't consider other things." The ‘Barfi!’ star said, who is also the brand ambassador of NDTV's initiative 'Our Girls Our Pride'.

Priyanka said her upbringing helped her understand the campaign in a better way. "The cause of the girl child has been very close to my heart. My mother is a gynaecologist and my father was a doctor. Since my childhood, I have seen my mother with women and children and she has been a huge influence in my life also. Our sex ratio is 840 girls out of 1000 boys, which is really absurd," said Priyanka, who is also the Goodwill ambassador at UNICEF. Priyanka, however, wants to keep her movie career and her charity work separate.

When asked whether she would like to take up the cause in her films, the actress said, "No, that would be very unfair. Movies are entertainment and they are fiction. What I do as a person is very different to what I do as an actor. I don't think it is right to put that kind of pressure on movie business. Nobody watches such films. Let's be realistic and not be delusional about it," Priyanka said.


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