Priyanka Chopra signs Zanjeer

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.She will be seen playing role of Jaya Bhaduri’s chakku-churee walee in the original Zanjeer.

Sources revils,”Priyanka will play a 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 item numbers.”

Earlier there where reports of Priyanka walking out from the project,But its now officially confirmed by Zanjeer’s co-producer Amit Mehra.Interestingly Priyanka has been paid on a par with the film’s leading man Ramcharan Teja: close to Rs 6 crores for both the Telugu and Hindi versions of Zanjeer.

Sources informs,South actor Ramcharan Teja has promised to help Priyanka with her Telugu if she promises to help him with his Hindi.