'Our Tolichowki boy': SS Rajamouli lauds Mohammed Siraj for his outstanding wickets at Asia Cup 2023

SS Rajamouli shared his admiration for Mohammad Siraj after the India team win at Asia Cup 2023 Finals

Updated on Sep 18, 2023   |  02:39 PM IST  |  63.1K
SS Rajamouli lauds Mohammed Siraj for Asia Cup
'Our Tolichowki boy': SS Rajamouli lauds Mohammed Siraj for his outstanding wickets at Asia Cup 2023 (PC: SS Rajamouli/ Siraj Instagram)

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  • SS Rajamouli hails Mohammad Siraj for his magical bowling spell at Asia Cup Finals 2023
  • The filmmaker calls Siraj, 'our 'Tolichowki boy' for his fiery spell

SS Rajamouli took to Instagram and shared his admiration for Mohammad Siraj after the Indian team won at Asia Cup 2023 Finals. The RRR director lauded the star performer of the match for taking up more than 6 wickets with his magical bowling. The filmmaker called Siraj, our 'Tolichowki boy' for his fiery spell.  

SS Rajamouli bowled over Hyderabadi cricketer Mohammed Siraj for his spell at the Asia Cup 2023

SS Rajamouli, who was bowled by the Hyderabadi cricketer after the Team India win at the Asia Cup, took to Twitter and wrote, “Siraj Miyan (Sir), our Tolichowki boy shines at the Asia Cup final with 6 wickets... And has a big heart, running too long-on to stop the boundary off his own bowling.”

As India made history by lifting the Asia Cup trophy eight times, several celebrities congratulated the team and heaped praises on Mohammad Siraj. Not just SS Rajamouli, Mahesh Babu also took to Twitter and expressed his excitement about India's win at the Asia Cup. He wrote, Bowled over!! Congratulations #TeamIndia on your sensational win in the #AsiaCup2023. Championship at its finest!"

India wins big at Asia Cup 2023

India won the Asia Cup final on Sunday, defeating Sri Lanka by 10 wickets with 263 deliveries remaining. It was a dominant performance by India, with Mohammed Siraj taking six wickets for 21 runs to bowl out Sri Lanka for just 50 runs in 15.2 overs. India then chased down the target in just 6.1 overs, with Shubman Gill and Ishan Kishan putting together a fifty-run partnership for the first wicket. This is India's eighth Asia Cup title and their biggest victory in terms of balls remaining in an ODI match. It was also a special day for Siraj, who claimed his first five-wicket haul in ODI cricket.

Upcoming projects

After the huge success of RRR, SS Rajamouli's next is considered to be the biggest film in Indian cinema. The actor has teamed up with Mahesh Babu for an upcoming film, which is tentatively titled SSMB29. The director revealed that the film will be a globe-trotting adventure, packed with a lot of action, thrills, and drama. Vijayendra Prasad m, who is a screenwriter, also shared that SSMB29 will be bigger than RRR. 

The filmmaker is reportedly planning to rope in Hollywood actors and technicians. Actor Chris Hemsworth was reportedly rumored to play a key role in the film.  The pre-production work of the pan-Indian film is underway and Mahesh Babu will reportedly be undergoing training in a workshop for three months.


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