Taking out time from her busy schedule, Priyanka Chopra finally visited her Indian restaurant, Sona, for the first time, since its opening on March 26th. The Miss World 2000, shared this information through posting pictures on Instagram.
With the launch of Sona in New York, Priyanka Chopra Jonas took one step forward towards being a successful entrepreneur. Praising about the restaurant, Priyanka said, “The very embodiment of timeless India and the flavors I grew up with”. On Saturday, the actor shared the first look of her restaurant by sharing its picture on Instagram with her fans.
She said, “I cannot believe I am finally at @sonanewyork and seeing our labour of love after three years of planning. My heart is so full to go into the kitchen and meet the team that makes @sonanewyork such a wholesome experience. From my namesake private dining room, Mimi’s, to the gorgeous interiors, the stunning art by Indian artist (for sale) and yummy food and drinks, the Sona experience is so unique and a part of my heart in the heart of New York City”. Along with this message, she also posted some exclusive photos of her beautiful restaurant.
In one of the photographs posted above, you can clearly witness Priyanka Chopra enjoying the taste of Pani puri, the national dish of every Indian street. She also posted a photograph just next to a wall written Mimi’s, nickname of Priyanka Chopra Jonas. Mimi’s is a private dining room inside the restaurant itself.
From Where The Name “Sona” Came From?
In one of our earlier Instagram post, Priyanka revealed that her husband Nick Jonas is behind the recommendation of the name “Sona” for her restaurant in New York City. Talking about the secret behind the name, she posted, “This has been a team effort all the way.. From the many, many menu deliberations, food tastings, and decor decisions to landing on the perfect name, all thanks to Nick Jonas – Yes! Hubby came up with the name at early testing with the team, as ” Sona” means gold and he had heard that word in India, well… A lot, throughout our wedding.”
Talking about Priyanka Chopra’s entrepreneur journey, the restaurant, “Sona” isn’t her first project. She had also invested in a tech project, Bumble, a dating app. This app has been recently launched in India and is performing well. Other than this, Priyanka Chopra Jonas has its own brand of hair care products known by the name, Anomaly Haircare. The list doesn’t stop here, she also has a production house by the name Purple Pebble Pictures which mainly produces regional cinema. She runs this production house along with her mother, Madhu Chopra.
I cannot believe I’m finally at Sona after 3 years of planning. From my namesake private dining room, Mimis, to the gorgeous interiors, the stunning art by Indian artists and the yummy food and drinks, the Sona experience is so unique and a part of my heart in the heart of NYC. pic.twitter.com/rZye1Fd6ZY
— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) June 26, 2021
Talking about the idea origination of the restaurant “Sona”, Priyanka said, “What started as a simple craving for Indian food has become this labor of love, and I can’t wait to welcome you all in, and for you to experience timeless India in the heart of NYC”. Coming to her upcoming projects in the cinema industry, she will be seen in “The Matrix 4″, Citadel, and Text For You.
We the team of The Teal Mango, wish her the best of luck for her upcoming journey as an entrepreneur. And hope that she achieves the same amount of success that she has achieved in the cinema industry.