Mithali Raj Biopic ‘Shabaash Mithu’ to Release in February 2021
Days after it has become official that Bollywood actress Taapsee Pannu will feature in the biopic of India’s woman cricketer Mithali Raj, the actress has released the first look of her as Mithali. Also, the release date of the much-awaited biopic named “Shabaash Mithu” has been made official.
Bollywood actress on her Twitter account has proclaimed Mithali Raj as a Game Changer. The Indian fans will see the biopic in cinemas on February 5, 2021.
“I have always been asked who’s your favourite male cricketer but you should ask them who their favourite female cricketer is.” The statement that made every cricket lover pause n introspect that do they love the game or the gender playing it. @M_Raj03 you are a ‘Game Changer’ “: Tapsee Pannu Tweeted.
First Look of Mithali Raj’s Biopic Starrer Tapsee Pannu:
“I have always been asked who’s your favourite male cricketer but you should ask them who their favourite female cricketer is.” The statement that made every cricket lover pause n introspect that do they love the game or the gender playing it.@M_Raj03 you are a ‘Game Changer’ pic.twitter.com/2VlxYpXmSM
— taapsee pannu (@taapsee) January 29, 2020
In Bollywood, biopics have become a common now, especially of Indian cricketers. After MS Dhoni, we saw the biopic of cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar.
Now, we will witness the biopic of India’s woman cricketer Mithali. Beside Mithali’s biopic, Indian fans will also see the Indian woman pacer, Jhulan Goswami’s story in cinemas. While the surprising fact is that India’s captain Virat Kohli’s wife Anushka Sharma will play the role of Goswami.
Mithali Raj as a ‘game-changer’:
Mithali announced retirement from T20 format in last September and shifted her entire focus to the ODI cricket. The cricketer has many women’s batting records to her name. She is labelled as one of the best woman cricketers in the world.
The swashbuckling cricketer is the only woman to surpass the 6,000-run mark in women’s ODIs. Raj became the first woman to play in 200 ODI matches. She also became the first player from India (either male or female) to score 2000 runs in T20Is.
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