Mithali Raj on her biopic: I'm hoping this movie inspires young girls to take up sports as a career

Viacom18 Motion Pictures to make a film on Mithali Raj's life.
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It's raining biopics in Bollywood especially movies based on the iconic Indian sports personalities. Ajit Andhare, COO of Viacom18 Motion Pictures revealed that he will be making a movie on the captain of the Indian Women's cricket team, Mithali Raj.

He confirmed the news to a leading tabloid stating, "Viacom18 Motion Pictures has always been the pioneer in showcasing content with the portrayal of strong women characters right from Queen to Kahaani and Mary Kom. We are proud to be collaborating with the young and inspirational Mithali Dorai Raj, a name that's single-handedly responsible for bringing about a shift in the way the women's cricket team was perceived in our country."

When Mithali Raj was asked about the same, she said, "I am extremely happy with this association with Viacom18 Motion Pictures. I'm hoping that this movie inspires more people especially young girls to take up sports as a career."

That's an incredible news!

Are you excited to see the life story of Mithali Raj on the big screen? Let us know in the comments below.

Other biopics being made in Bollywood are Akshay Kumar's Gold, where he will be seen playing the role of hockey player Balbir Singh, who was a part of the team that won the first Olympic medal for India as a free nation in 1948.

Then we have Ranveer Singh's 1983 World Cup helmed by Kabir Khan, where the actor will play Kapil Dev. Shraddha Kapoor will be seen as badminton star Saina Nehwal in the film Saina. Whereas Harshvardhan Kapoor will portray the role of Olympic gold medalist Abhinav Bindra in the biopic Abhinav.

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Not that she is not pretty...but that Vogue cover is a new level of Photoshop. Can't believe it is the same person

We get over from south remakes, now it's another one biopics..cmmn bollywood find something new

so many biopics...

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