As if the extravagance of Priyanka Chopra Jonas’s wedding wasn’t enough to prove she’s on par with royalty, she’s now ~officially~ a queen—on screen, that is. PCJ announced Friday that she will be voicing Queen Elsa in the Hindi version of Frozen II. To make the epic casting even better, Priyanka’s cousin, Parineeti Chopra will voice her sister, Princess Anna, in the film.
“Mimi and Tisha are now Elsa and Anna!” Chopra wrote on Instagram, referring to her and Parineeti’s childhood nicknames. “The #ChopraSisters are finally coming together for Disney’s Frozen 2. Can’t wait for you guys to see us… I mean HEAR us bring these amazing, strong characters to life in Hindi.”
Though both Priyanka and Parineeti have been successful actresses and singers in India for years, this marks the cousins’ first film together. Chopra Sisters FTW!
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Though Parineeti Chopra might not be as well known internationally as her cousin, the actress is a hard-working actress in India. She is currently training for the role of badminton player Saina Nehwal whom she will portray in the upcoming biopic about the athlete. Apparently talent just runs in the Chopra veins.
For Priyanka, nailing the role of Elsa is no small feat, not just because she’s a dang Disney queen, but also because it means replicating those impressive Idina Menzel vocals. We’ve all belted out “Let it Go” in the shower, but now Priyanka has to prove she has the pipes to do it for her home country.
Luckily, she’s not just a Miss World winner, Bollywood star, Hollywood star and entrepreneur—Chopra Jonas has also had a successful singing career. Seriously, is there anything this woman can’t do? In 2013, she even had a song featuring Pitbull. So yeah, she can probably hold her own on “Into the Unknown.”
Disney doesn’t take casting its international translations lightly. In 2014, shortly after the film’s premiere, VP of Disney Character Voices International spoke to the Los Angeles Times about the Herculean task of finding 41 different Elsas for the 41 dubbings of the film.
“Idina has one of the best voices, period, in terms of her smooth tone, the warmth when she hits the lower end,” Dempsey said. “It was always a challenge to find her match.”
No shade to Queen Idina, but it looks like they certainly did.