Television serial Naagin is one of the highest-rated shows on TV for four years. Now Ekta Kapoor is planning to take her popular daily soap onto the big screen.
Taking about the same the filmmaker/producer said she had approached Priyanka Chopra and Katrina Kaif for a film on Naagin. She also said what were their responses to the offer.
She said when she asked Katrina, the actress thought she is High on something and could not believe that Ekta wanted to make a movie called Naagin in today’s time.
The tabloid quoted her as saying, “I had just mentioned it. I should have given the context. They did not know how big the folklore in India is. Priyanka had said yes, Katrina did not get the bigness of folklore but both these women are great women. They are women I admire and love. I am hoping to work with both of them in my career.”
“Everyone has this ambition of working with big male stars, even I have the ambition of working with a Priyanka or Katrina because they are such smart women. If come, Katrina did not Hindi, she has picked up brilliantly, fought being from non-film family, on her own, Priyanka did the same. So yes, they said no to a script but I was giving an example of how we don’t understand the power of folklore in India. But both are great.”
Meanwhile, it has been reported that Ekta is still working on the script.