By Hindustan Times
There’s been speculation for some time now on who will play the lead role in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film based on the life of India’s ace boxer, Mary Kom. Now we hear that Priyanka Chopra has been signed on for the project.
A source from the production house has confirmed the news saying,
“Priyanka signed on the dotted line on Sunday. The meeting didn’t happen in person, but she’s onboard. The work on her character will begin shortly.”
Priyanka and Bhansali were apparently in talks for a while, and she was an obvious choice owing to her film record.
Indian boxer Mary Kom
The source says, “Priyanka has done action films in the past and she can pull off the role. Of c