Within an interview with Entertainment Weekly magazine, Indian actress Priyanka Chopra stated that she was a huge fan of the 1990s syndicated TV series “Baywatch” and that it prompted her first acting career in Bollywood movies.
“My mom and me , it was our favourite thing to see,” stated that the 34-year-old former Miss World beauty-pageant winner. “I loved the theme tune, I loved how everyone was backlit, running in slow motion. As soon as I turned into a Hindi movie actress, I used to shoot inspiration and do all of my slow movement acting from ‘Baywatch’.”
Ms. Chopra co-stars from the silver-screen version of “Baywatch,” as Victoria Leeds, a drug-running villain who matches wits with lifeguards Mitch Buchanan and Matt Brody, played with Dwayne Johnson along with Zac Efron respectively.
Inspired by the trailers, the action-comedy doesn’t take itself seriously, and yet, consequently to Ms. Chopra, which could just be exactly what movie audiences that this summer might use.
“There’s so much on the planet that is happening right now that is dark and heavy, and I believe people require a reason to smile,” she told Entertainment Weekly. “You need a break from the news for a second. Somewhere only and good over evil, and you wish to believe in humanity and individuals laugh. ‘Baywatch’ provides you all of this.”
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