Priyanka Chopra praises Dev Patel for ‘impressive debut’ directing Monkey Man

Actress Priyanka Chopra praises Indian-origin British actor-filmmaker Dev Patel for his directorial debut with ‘Monkey Man’. Priyanka commended Patel and the cast, including Sikandar Kher and Sobhita Dhulipala, on Instagram. The action thriller follows Patel’s character seeking justice for his mother’s death at corrupt leaders’ hands.

‘Bravo #DevPatel What an impressive debut!’- Priyanka’s Instagram story shoutout to Patel, Dhulipala, Kher, and producer Jordan Peele. The film, also starring Sharlto Copley, Makarand Deshpande, and others, was set to release on April 19 in India but now faces an indefinite delay.

‘Monkey Man’ details the young man’s quest for justice after his mother’s death. Priyanka, busy filming ‘Heads of State’, shows support for Patel’s promising directorial debut. Stay tuned for updates on the film’s release date.


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