"I did want (to) work with Ekta, and she was very persistent about the song. It was a conscious decision for me not to do an item song after all these years in Bollywood.
"But it was great opportunity as both of us had really wanted to work with each other. So I just decided to go out of my comfort zone," Priyanka told reporters here.
This will be the first time that the actress will be seen doing an item song though her contemporaries like Kareena Kapoor and Katrina Kaif already have such songs to their credit.
Priyanka will be seen dancing to the tracks of Babli Badmash Hai in the Sanjay Gupta directed Shootout at Wadala which stars John Abraham, Anil Kapoor, Manoj Bajpayee, Tusshar Kapoor, Sonu Sood and Kangna Ranaut in the lead roles.
It's scheduled to hit the screens on May 1.
Priyanka was in the city for the shooting of her upcoming movie Gunday, a period film set in the '70s Kolkata. She plays the role of a Bengali girl 'Nandita' in the film.
The actress, who has been voted the World's Sexiest Asian Woman by Eastern Eye and the 'Hottest Girl of the Year' by Maxim magazine, said she loved playing bold and beautiful chracters.
"I think Bengali girls are beautiful and bold and I love playing bold and beautiful girls."
The film Gunday, directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, revolves round two dons of Kolkata of seventies. Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor portray the dons while Priyanka is their 'love interest'.