Go, rule the music world: Bollywood tells Priyanka

Last Updated: Aug 05, 2011, 17:36 PM IST

New Delhi: Tinsel town is proud of actress Priyanka Chopra`s foray into the music world on a global platform. Her industry friends like Shah Rukh Khan, Preity Zinta, Farhan Akhtar, Riteish Deshmukh, and filmmaker Kunal Kohli have wished her good luck.

"Congratulations @priyankachopra for the music thingy u r doing. from being the little girl who became miss world & made us so proud, go & rule the music world (sic)," superstar Shah Rukh posted on micro-blogging site Twitter.

Preity wrote: "@priyankachopra Congrats love! Am sure u will rock it! muaah!", while Kohli posted: "Isn`t the news about @priyankachopra`s music deal just superb! PC you`re already a rock star for us!"

The 29-year-old, who won the Miss World crown for India in 2000, has signed a recording deal with music company Universal Music Group (UMG) and Desi Hits! -- a fusion entertainment platform. She will be writing and singing the songs in English. Work on her album has already begun, and she is mighty excited about it.

"I`ve already started working on the album. It`s scary but so very exciting & I`m counting on UR support as I begin this exciting new journey," posted Priyanka.

Celebrity photographer Atul Kasbekar has already offered to shoot the cover for her album.

"congrats pc, knock em dead. I wanna shoot the cd cover!!! Good luck n best always," he tweeted.

Meanwhile, Priyanka is feeling blessed with all the wishes from her friends and fans, and says she needs them all.

"Music has always been a passion and now I have been given the opportunity to share it with the world. Wish me luck... THANK YOU AND a BIG HUG to all of u for ur good wishes... ill need u all to be the wind beneath my wings... as u have always been with my movies," added Priyanka.

She posted a special thank you note for Shah Rukh, with whom she will be seen in one of the most awaited movie of the year -- "Don 2: The Chase Continues" -- in December.

"Thank you @iamsrk... U have always believed in me and it means so much having your support... love n respect always."

IANS