Global celebrity Priyanka Chopra appears to be a fan (and friend) of ace filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy. Upon mastering that the director will be helming the upcoming Star Wars film, the Citadel superstar took to her Insta Stories to want Obaid-Chinoy absolutely the quality.
“First character of shade and first woman to direct a Star Wars movie – and she’s South Asian! What a historical second, Sharmeen. So so pleased with you, my friend. May the pressure be with you!” wrote the Don star.The Bajirao Mastani star has now not been the only superstar to congratulate Obaid-Chinoy. Many Pakistani celebrities took to their respective social media bills to share their heartiest desires. “And it starts offevolved in a galaxy some distance some distance away,” wrote Mehwish Hayat. “Many congratulations, Sharmeen. You continue to make the entire usa proud of you together with your extremely good accomplishments. Wishing you all the very quality, I can’t wait to look the magic you may convey to the Star Wars franchise. May the force be with you.” Mahira Khan also commented at the filmmaker’s submit, mentioning, “Insane! So so so cool! MashAllah! Congratulations.”
Furthermore, Wajahat Rauf and Adnan Malik additionally commented at the director’s Instagram put up. “Congratulations,” wrote Rauf. “What a adventure you’re about to embark upon! So excited for you! And us,” penned Malik.
This comes after Lucasfilm’s thrilling announcement, which states that Obaid-Chinoy will direct a new Star Wars movie, which is currently within the scripting level, (Deadline). The film is to be the primary fundamental large display screen launch for the enjoyment enterprise because 2019’s Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker, with the studio having shifted awareness to TV tasks which include The Mandalorian, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and Andor in latest years. Obaid-Chinoy, who received Oscars for her documentary shorts Saving Face and A Girl within the River, will be co-writing the film with Damon Lindelof.Obaid-Chinoy’s film might be set after the events of The Rise of Skywalker and will feature Daisy Ridley reprising her function as Rey as she builds a brand new Jedi Order. Steven Knight of Peaky Blinders is penning the script. The challenge marks a number of milestones for the franchise, which includes Obaid-Chinoy becoming the first lady and the primary individual of coloration to direct a Star Wars film. Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy introduced that 3 new live-action Star Wars films are at the way, with Obaid-Chinoy, James Mangold and Dave Filoni connected as administrators.
While in communique with Express Tribune completely, the proficient filmmaker stated, “I have continually been attracted to the tales of the underdogs who’ve triumphed against all odds. The Davids versus Goliaths. The sports crew got here out of nowhere and defeated the unbeatable champions. Nelson Mandela struggled for freedom, unwavering for many years and triumphed. The international desires more of those testimonies!”
Obaid-Chinoy in addition commented, “The blueprints of the memories we see on display screen need to be rooted in fact. I’ve spent my lifestyles assembly actual-lifestyles heroes, who’ve overcome the maximum oppressive empires and battled not possible odds and that, to me, is the coronary heart of Star Wars. This is why I turned into attracted to the promise of a new Jedi Order and what the Jedi stand for. I cannot wait to share this with the world.”