Priyanka singned for Zanjeer @ huge price

Priyanka singned for Zanjeer @ huge price

On Wednesday morning Priyanka Chopra was signed to play the lead role in the new-age version of Zanjeer to be directed by Apoorva Lakhia. According to sources from the project, Priyanka’s role would be a far cry from Jaya Bhaduri’s chakku-churee walee in the original Zanjeer.

A source close to director said “Priyanka will playa woman of today.She will be cast as a US-returned owner of a cafe. Though she will be dressed most glamorously she won’t be doing any songs or itemnumbers”. Priyanka has been paid 6 crores for both the Telugu and Hindi versions of Zanjeer.

The source added that RamCharan and Priyanka already have been in talks to get familiar with each other. He said “Charan has promised to help Priyanka with her Telugu if she promises to help him with his Hindi”.