Anushka Sharma as Jhulan Goswami in Chakda 'Xpress will make you go 'Howzzat'; WATCH first look
All Anushka Sharma fans take a deep breath as what you are going to experience now will make you jump in excitement and might even make you scream HOWZZAT. After a hiatus of almost 3 years, the actress is back with a bang and here is a glimpse of her upcoming project Chakda 'Xpress. Anushka will be seen playing the role of Jhulan Goswami as she dons the Indian jersey with her girl gang. The first look of the film looks quite interesting and we have to admit that the actress looks like a breath of fresh air on the screen.
In the teaser, we can see Anushka Sharma walking in full swing wearing the Indian jersey as she confidently puts her name on it. You have to see it to feel the vibe. Sharing the teaser, the actress wrote, “It is a really special film because it is essentially a story of tremendous sacrifice. Chakda Xpress is inspired by the life and times of former Indian captain Jhulan Goswami and it will be an eye-opener into the world of women’s cricket. At a time when Jhulan decided to become a cricketer and make her country proud on the global stage, it was very tough for women to even think of playing the sport. This film is a dramatic retelling of several instances that shaped her life and also women’s cricket.”
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Anushka Sharma further wrote, “From support systems, to facilities, to having a stable income from playing the game, to even having a future in cricket – very little propelled women of India to take up cricket as a profession. Jhulan had a fighting and extremely uncertain cricketing career and she stayed motivated to make her country proud. She strived to change the stereotype that women can’t make a career out of playing cricket in India so that the next generation of girls had a better playing field. Her life is a living testimony that passion and perseverance triumphs over any or all adversities and Chakda Xpress is the most definitive look into the not so rosy world of women’s cricket back then. There is still a lot of work to be done and we have to empower them with the best so that the sport can flourish for women in India.”
Anushka concluded by saying, “We should all salute Jhulan and her team-mates for revolutionizing women’s cricket in India. It is their hard work, their passion and their undefeated mission to bring attention to women’s cricket that has turned things around for generations to come. As a woman, I was proud to hear Jhulan’s story and it is an honour for me to try and bring her life to audiences and cricket lovers. As a cricketing nation, we have to give our women cricketers their due. Jhulan’s story is truly an underdog story in the history of cricket in India and the film is our celebration of her spirit.”