Priyanka Chopra punching above her weight?

India boxer Mary Kom during a training session at the Balewadi Sports Complex in Pune. (AFP)

The rumour mills are at it again spinning the story that Bollywood beauty queen Priyanka Chopra will play the role of Olympic star Mary Kom in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's next.

Earlier when the Indian media reported the story Priyanka took to Twitter and denied the report. She tweeted, "I've never had any discussions for the part of Mary Kom..As much as it wud be a great part for any actress to play its speculation for now."

This time there's no denial from the actress. So what do you think can Priyanka play formidable Mary Kom?  

Indian Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra at the unveiling of Indian television reality show Fear Factor "Khatron Ke Khiladi 3" in Mumbai. (AFP)

 

India's Chungneijang Mary Kom Hmangte (rear) fights Britain's Nicola Adams during their Women's Fly (51kg) semi-final bout at the London Olympic Games on Wednesday. (REUTERS)

 

Indian Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra at the unveiling of Indian television reality show Fear Factor "Khatron Ke Khiladi 3" in Mumbai. (AFP)

 

India's boxer MC Mary Kom punches a bag during a training session at Balewadi Stadium in Pune, about 190 km (118 miles) from Mumbai, March 12, 2012. (REUTERS)

 

Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra walks the ramp during a fashion show for actor Salman Khan's "Being Human" foundation, on the fourth day of the HDIL India Couture Week in Mumbai. (AFP)

 

Chungneijang Mary Kom Hmangte (R) of India during the women's Flyweight boxing round of 16 of the 2012 London Olympic Games at the ExCel Arena in London. (AFP)

 

Bollywood star and former Miss World Priyanka Chopra poses for photographers prior to a dance shooting for the Indian movie "Plan", in Bombay July 9, 2003. (REUTERS)

 

Mary Kom of India, who won a bronze boxing medal at the recent London Olympics. (AFP)

 

Priyanka Chopra walks the ramp for The Mijwan Welfare Society in Mumbaiw. (AFP)

 

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