On June 20, Shabaash Mithu’s trailer was released. The movie covers the journey of cricketer Mithali Raj, who is renowned for her record-breaking 23-year-long international cricket career. In ODI, she scored over 10,000 runs. Taapsee Pannu will be seen portraying Mithali in the film.
Taapsee is another actor who is enjoying spree of signing films and those released on OTT where one can create perception of ‘artificial’ success of every film.
She delivered sleeper hit in Thappad just before pandemic and this film should be hoping for similar numbers. But as per pre release buzz, the film will struggle to open 1 cr nett and that is not a great news for the film as it will need extraordinary word of mouth and trend to come out as success.
Shabaash Mithu will also face competition with Rajkummar Rao-Sanya Malhotra starrer south remake HIT: The First Case and already established film Thor: Love And Thunder at the box office.
Meanwhile, Shabaash Mithu is a biographical sports drama film directed by Srijit Mukherji and produced by Viacom18 Studios. The film is based on the life of former Test and ODI captain of the India women’s national cricket team, Mithali Raj. It stars Taapsee Pannu in titular role. Directed by filmmaker Srijit Mukherji and written by Priya Aven, the film is a coming-of-age story of women’s cricket in India as witnessed by the most successful woman cricketer. It will chronicle the highs and lows, setbacks and moments of euphoria of Raj’s life.