Priyanka to play Ranveer's wife in ‘Bajirao Mastani’

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Bajirao Mastani’ will also feature Priyanka Chopra with Ranveer Singh and Deepik Padukone in the pivotal role. Priyanka has done a special number, ‘Ram Chahe Leela’ in ‘Ram Leela’ and now she will be seen in a crucial role in the much talked about ‘Bajirao Mastani’.

‘Bajirao Mastani’ is based on great Maratha emperor Peshwa Bajirao and his second wife Mastani. Deepika will play Mastani and Priyanka will play Ranveer’s first wife Kashibai.

Ranveer will learn Marathi and will reportedly go bald for the role.

“Preparations for 'Bajirao Mastani' is very intense. I will have to learn Marathi, horse riding, pick up the accent and do a lot of work for the character. I will have to shave off my hair, work on my look and the physical aspect,” Ranveer was earlier quoted as saying by PTI.

The shooting of the film will start from October. Bhansali who is known to put on lots of pressure on his actors to bring out the best out of them is working on the pre-production work of the gigantic project.

Priyanka’’s role as Kashibai is a performance based role. She plays a troubled wife of Bajirao and the character requires lots of dedication and hard work. Priyanka who is known to pull any tough role with ease is sure to take her audience by storm this time also. This is Piggy Chops first mythological movie.