She stars in the upcoming rom-com Love Again.
And Priyanka Chopra commanded attention once again as she attended the film’s screening in New York on Wednesday evening.
Priyanka, who recently opened up about her botched face surgery, looked breathtaking in a very glamorous baby blue gown with a massive bow and exaggerated skirt which cinched into her knees and flared out in dramatic fashion.
She held hands with her dashing husband, Jonas Brother singer Nick Jonas.
Priyanka, 40, stars opposite Sam Heughan, 43, in the upcoming rom-com directed by Jim Strouse. The film follows a grieving woman who sends text messages to the phone number belonging to her late fiance – only to bond with the man on the other line.
Va va voom! Priyanka Chopra commanded attention once again as she attended a screening of Love Again in New York on Wednesday evening with her husband Nick Jonas
The man, music journalist Rob Burns, ends up enlisting the help of Celine Dion (who plays herself) after he is tasked with writing a profile on the My Heart Will Go on singer. With her help, he attempts to track down and win over Priyanka’s character.
Even with her famous spouse beside her, all eyes were on Priyanka and her elaborate gown.
The dress bared her shoulders and fell in dramatic fashion alongside her chest.
The beauty stunned with her brunette hair styled sleek and straight, with a side part adding a touch of glam.
She rocked a fresh swipe of pink lip gloss, full lashes, and a touch of rosy blush.
A delicate choker necklace and gold hoop earrings jazzed up the look.
Nick looked dashing in a black pinstripe suit, glossy footwear, and taupe sweater.
She also shared the spotlight with her co-star Sam, who was looking handsome as usual in glossy back suit and turtleneck.
She’s a star! Even with her famous spouse beside her, all eyes were on Priyanka and her elaborate gown
Bringing the glam! Chopra wowed in her very over-the-top frock
PDA! The couple lovingly held hands on the red carpet
The duo playfully puckered up inches from each other as they struck a silly pose on the pink carpet.
The red carpet appearance comes after Priyanka opened up about the botched face surgery she underwent in the early 2000s which led to her being called ‘Plastic Chopra’.
The actress got candid during a recent appearance on SiriusXM’s The Howard Stern Show about about the removal of a polyp in her nasal cavity that went wrong .
She explained: ‘This thing happens, and my face looks completely different, and I went into a deep, deep depression.’
Strike a pose! She also shared the spotlight with her co-star Sam, who was looking handsome as usual in glossy back suit and turtleneck
Getting silly! The duo playfully puckered up inches from each other as they struck a silly pose on the pink carpet
Chopra said that she was fired from movie projects and even had fears that the botched surgery would prematurely end her career.
At the time she was hesitant to go under the knife but it was her late father Ashok – who happened to be a doctor himself – who persuaded her to undergo a corrective surgery.
She explained: ‘I was terrified of that, but he was like, “I will be in the room with you.”
‘He held my hands through it and helped me build back my confidence.’
Co-stars: Chopra plays a woman who sends text messages to her late fiance’s number – only to bond with the man on the other line (Sam)
Double trouble! She shared the spotlight with actress Sofia Barclay
As far as getting back her confidence on the big screen, Chopra credited Bollywood director Anil Sharma for helping her assuredly get back in front of the camera.
She explained: ‘I was supposed to play this lead, and I was shifted to a supporting character. That filmmaker was very kind.
‘He, while the tide was against me, said, “It will be a small part but give it your all.” And I did.’
Chopra went into more detail about the botched surgery and aftermath in her autobiography – titled Unfinished – which was released in February 2021.
All eyes on her: A delicate choker necklace and gold hoop earrings jazzed up the look
Good times! The duo will soon be seen together on the big screen
Co-stars! Chopra stars opposite Barclay and Heughan
A vision! Chopra looked lovely soaking up the spotlight
At the time she said it led to some haters calling the former beauty pageant queen ‘Plastic Chopra.’
She was a young adult when she noticed a benign growth in her nasal cavity that needed surgery to be removed.
‘Fortunately, a polypectomy sounded like a pretty routine procedure. Unfortunately, it wasn’t,’ she wrote in her book.
The surgeon ‘accidentally shaved the bridge of my nose and the bridge collapsed.’ And the star, who had already became famous in her native India for her looks, was left ‘horrified.’
Her forever plus one! Chopra and Jonas tied the knot in India in 2018
The look of love! She gazed adoringly at her spouse
Parents’ night out! They share one-year-old daughter Malti Marie Chopra Jonas together
Her support system! The duo held hands as they arrived at the screening
Pink ladies! Peloton instructor Tunde Oyeneyin and Sofia wowed in shades of pink
‘My original nose was gone,’ Priyanka shared. ‘My face looked completely different. I wasn’t me.’
The bad surgery lost her work – she says in the book she was fired from two movies.
‘All the talk of body parts and skin tone collectively made me feel devalued and unseen and uncertain about my future,’ said the Baywatch star.
‘Having experienced the aftermath of a supposedly simple polyp removal, I knew I wasn’t willing to follow the course he’d laid out for me, even if he, as the highly successful expert, was right,’ she added.
‘… My difference is my strength. If I looked like other “classically beautiful” girls, then I wouldn’t stand out, and more important, I wouldn’t be me.’
Priyanka had ‘several corrective surgeries’ and has now ‘gotten accustomed to this face.’
Say cheese! The co-stars shared a laugh
Candid: The appearance comes after Priyanka opened up again about her botched face surgery
Love is on the other line! Priyanka’s new movie Love Again will be released in theatres on May 12
‘Now when I look in the mirror, I am no longer surprised; I’ve made peace with this slightly different me…I’m just like everyone else: I look at myself in the mirror and think maybe I can lose a little weight; I think maybe I can work out a little more. But I’m also content. This is my face. This is my body. I might be flawed, but I am me,’ she added.
At the time, she refused to explain what had happened.
‘I was dared to give an explanation for the obviously different nose, but I chose a course then that I’ve followed in all the years since. I decided that there was a line I was going to draw in my life,’ she wrote.
She felt she did not owe anyone an explanation.
‘I am an entertainer,’ she began. ‘That’s what I’ve signed on to do, and that’s what I love doing. I will say my lines, dance my dance, hit my mark. I’ll do my best to make you laugh, and I’ll do my best to make you cry, but just because I’m a public person doesn’t mean everything about my life has to be public knowledge. I get to choose what I share and when I share it.’
Priyanka’s new movie Love Again will be released in theatres on May 12.