B-town heroines like Priyanka Chopra, Sonakshi Sinha, Jacqueline Fernandez, Lisa Ray and newcomer Ritika Singh will be up against bad guys in action films.
    
In Prakash Jha's 'Jai Gangaajal', Priyanka Chopra plays the role of a cop. The action drama is a sequel to 2003 hit film 'Gangaajal'.
    
"It's a great time for us ...it feels fantastic. Audiences are open to different kind of content on screen and it is proved with films like 'Mary Kom'. It is indication that things are headed in the right direction and people are open to watch heroines hitting up people," Priyanka said.
    
Actress Sonakshi Sinha's next two films 'Akira' and 'Force 2' are action films and she enjoyed doing it on screen.     



"I play a RAW agent in 'Force 2'. I have done action films with the biggest heroes who are good at action. I have just learnt from them. I believe those experiences have prepared me to do a film like 'Akira' and 'Force 2'. It was a great experience, it challenged me... pushed my limits," she said.
    
Jacqueline will also be seen in action film 'Dishoom' alongside John Abraham and Varun Dhawan.
    
"I am part of the scenario. I get to do some action," she added.
    
Boxer Ritika Singh is making her debut in Hindi film industry with R Madhavan's 'Saala Khadoos'. The film features Madhavan in the leading role as a boxing coach, with newcomer Ritika as an aspiring boxer in the Sudha Kongara-directed movie, slated to hit the screens on January 29.

Speculations are rife that Anushka Sharma will be playing a wrestler in 'Sultan' that stars Salman Khan in the lead role.

 

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