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03-22-2012, 02:32 PM #1
Priyanka set to romance Ram Charan in 'Zanjeer' remake
Bollywood Actress Priyanka Chopra is in demand in Bollywood. Priyanka's magical performance in the film Fashion, 2008 that made her the reigning queen of Bollywood. She even won the National award for this film. Back to back, she delivered thundering performance in Kaminey and Saat Khoon Maaf. She has recently joined the Rs 100 crore club with the reported box-office success of "Don 2" and "Agneepath".
Now the latest buzz is that Priyanka has been chosen as the female lead in the remake of Amitabh Bachchan's ‘Zanjeer’. Priyanka will reprise the role of none other than Jaya Bachchan. She will be enacting a powerful NRI woman who is bold & spunky and runs a restaurant business, which was earlier played by Jaya Bachchan. Earlier reports floated that Deepika Paudkone might be roped in to play the female lead in the remake of 1973's cult classic.
The actor bagged the coveted role, despite speculation that she is being sidelined by the influential lot in the industry. After this new development, these reports can now be put to rest.
Moreover, according to a source, for her part in the new age ‘Zanjeer’ that is set against an oil mafia backdrop it is rumoured that Priyanka has been offered a cool Rs 11 crore!
The film co-produced by Prakash Mehra`s son Amit Mehra and Reliance Entertainment will go on floors on April 13 at Film City.
It has been learnt that Priyanka, who has already had her meeting with the makers of the film, is up for the challenge and will mostly give her nod of approval soon.
Veteran Telugu actor Chiranjeevi’s son Ram Charan Teja will reprise the role of Amitabh Bachchan in the film.