Taapsee Pannu returns after Rashmi Rocket, Soorma, and Saand Ki Aankh to bring another another sports story to the big screen. This time, the actress is portraying Mithali Raj, an Indian cricketer, and bringing her narrative to life. The film’s trailer, titled Shabaash Mithu, was released on Monday morning.
Mithali Raj, who is known for her record breaking 23 year long career in international cricket, made over 10000 runs in ODI. The film follows her journey of becoming a legendary cricketer and an inspiration to billions of girls and women across the world. The film is a tribute to the recently retired icon!
Watch the trailer here:
The message of ‘Nazariya badlo, khel badalgaya’ is encapsulated in the trailer to the hilt with compelling dialogues and glimpses of the talented Taapsee playing Mithali with utmost conviction. The actor is known for her power-packed performances and choice of films that challenge norms.
The trailer was launched today amidst a lot of buzz by one of India’s most iconic cricketers, Sourav Ganguly.
The film, directed by Srijit Mukherji and produced by Viacom18 Studios hits theatres on 15th July.