There is no doubt in saying that Indian cinema is on biopic spree. Taking cue of the craze, Bollywood heroes and leading ladies are now all busy digging in the stories of influential figures for reeling their life. While sports dramas are on a full wave of late, 2020 will witness a roll of biopics of cricketers. Team ’83’, the adaptation of the story behind World Cup 1983 is already at buzz with a series of fist look releases of the then team.
It is to the known knowledge that Tapsee would essay the role of Mitali in her next film titled ‘Shabaash Mithu’. After Mitali female cricketer announced that she would like her story to be a biopic, the Bollywood biggies queued up for the rights while Viacom18Studios and Ajit Andhare grabbed the opportunity. And now, giving a tough fight for Tapsee, another glam doll in the industry made way for another female cricketer’s biopic.
Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma has reportedly signed her next film. She will be seen playing cricketer Jhulan Goswami in an upcoming biopic. The wife of Indian skipper herself who has been last sparked on the silver screen a year back was spotted alongside former captain of the Indian national women’s cricket team, Jhulan Goswami in Kolkata’s Eden Gardens. Anushka was seen wearing an older version of the Team India cricket jersey. These pictures of Anushka with Jhulan in no time went viral. Sources revealed that she is currently being trained by Indian cricketer Jemimah Rodrigues’ father, Ivan Rodrigues, and Indian cricket coach Prashant Shetty. All this said, it is now evident that Anushka by signing this bio, has given an open challenge to Tapsee who is now busy shooting for similar bio.
Confirmed: @AnushkaSharma to star in the legendary female cricketer Jhulan Goswami's biopic.. #Pari fame Prosit Roy is directing this heart-warming, yet fascinating & inspiring film, produced by @SonyPicsIndia and Dunamis Entertainment.. Shooting begins next month.. 2021 Release! pic.twitter.com/5GqSelgV8V
— Rahul Raut (@Rahulrautwrites) January 13, 2020