'Zanjeer' crew's Rs.500 bet on Ram Charan, Priyanka

Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) The crew of Apoorva Lakhia's "Zanjeer" is said to have placed a Rs.500 bet on actors Ram Charan Teja and Priyanka Chopra, who are busy brushing up their Hindi and Telugu diction respectively.

"Zanjeer", the remake of the 1973 film of the same name, is being simultaneously shot in Hindi and Telugu.

Southern actor Ram Charan is working hard to perfect his Hindi diction for his Bollywood debut, while Priyanka is trying to get a grip on the southern diction.

While they are both trying to help each other, a source says that post pack-up, both the actors spend two to three hours brushing up their dialogue delivery.

The source says members of the film's crew have laid a bet of Rs.500 on the two actors, as who would forget their dialogues first.

This fun game has been instrumental in helping them deliver their dialogues perfectly as the two superstars have taken it up as a task and keep pulling each other's leg on the matter.

Co-produced by Reliance Entertainment, Amit Mehra and Flying Turtle Films, "Zanjeer" will release in summer 2013.


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"Mausam" didn't elicit the desired response, but Kapur is determined to make another film. However, later.

"I have a few scripts already, but I dont know if I will pick one of them or write a new one. I want to give myself a bit of time. I do have something in my mind. I want to be an actor for a while," the veteran told IANS.

In fact, he is getting rave reviews for his performance in his latest acting project "Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola".


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"I have always given my hundred percent to one thing at a time. At the moment, I am only concentrating on my show 'Kya Huaa Tera Vaada'," Mona, seen in films like "3 Idiots" and "Utt Pataang" told IANS.

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