Priyanka Chopra has done a lot of dangerous stunts in the past. Specialy, in Shah Rukh Khan starrer Don, she had to do a number of action stunts. In the upcoming film, Abhishek Bachchan starrer, Drona will also feature Priyanka Chopra in a number of action stunts. Priyanka will portrays the role, Sonia, the bodyguard of central character Aditya/Drona (played by Abhishek Bachchan), in the movie. She was reportedly comfortable while doing the stunts and she was well-prepared for that. However, it was not until when director Goldie Behl approaced Priyanka to do a stunt in which she required to ride horse.
It was found out that the Bollywood beauty has a phobia about riding horse. In the end, she could do the stunt and director Goldie Behl was very happy with the performance of Priyanka Chopra. Goldie Behl said that no one could realize she was sacred of the horse sequence once the camera roll on.
Director Goldie Behl explained to IANS, “Since the day we started shooting the film, Priyanka was very confident about all her action scenes. She was very confident until we started shooting for a scene where she was supposed to ride a horse. She suddenly got very edgy with the idea.”
Behl added, “The horse sequence was very prominent for the scene. After a creative discussion, she actually shot for the entire sequence. Once the camera rolled no one could make out that she was scared and she shot like a pro.”
The movie Drona will hit the cinemas on 2 October 2008 during Eid festival. Starring Abhishek Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra, Kay Kay Menon and Jaya Bachchan, Drona is expected to be a bit hit of this year.