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Priyanka Chopra's ex Aseem Merchant distances himself from Prakash Jaju's biopic

Published Oct 28, 2015, 8:14 pm IST
Updated Mar 27, 2019, 8:02 am IST
In a note, he comes clean about the film and says he would never hurt or upset PC
Mumbai: Priyanka Chopra’s ex-boyfriend and former manager Aseem Merchant has come to her rescue after her ex-secretary Prakash Jaju, lashed out at the star with a series of tweets. Aseem, who was allegedly making a biopic on Prakash’s life as a celebrity manager, took to his social networking handle to set the record straight. 
In his note he admitted to being a part of the project, but only thought of it as an ‘interesting film’ concept. He further goes to say that after the series of event that put the biopic in bad light, he has shelved the idea. Aseem also says that he would never want to hurt or upset Priyanka as she is one of the ‘nicest’ girl he has ever known.
In his note he said the following: 
The tweets of Mr Prakash Jaju are untrue , very disturbing and in bad taste I'd like to clarify here that neither am I in touch with him nor part of any of this negative activity , I was approached to produce the film '67 days' his biopic and thought it would make an interesting film about a celeb manager and his journey but distanced myself from this episode after seeing it being blown into another direction and have shelved the idea permanently of making that film , as I'd never want to hurt or upset Priyanka as she's one of the nicest, most hardworking and family oriented girl I'v ever known I always wish her the very best!!
Prakash, who had been out of sight for a long time, recently hit back at the actress with a series of demeaning tweets and pictures of newspaper articles. In his tweets, he accused PC of having an affair with a married actor, 20-years her senior and also dissed out on some of her secrets. Read more about the same here: Priyanka Chopra's former secretary, Prakash Jaju is back, trashes the actress on Twitter