Priyanka Chopra's Sports-biopic 'Mary Kom' Is A Must-watch, Know Why

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The Priyanka Chopra starrer Mary Kom is a sports biopic based on the journey of the boxing veteran Mary Kom. Read to know why you should watch the film.

Written By Riddhi Adsul | Mumbai | Updated On:
Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra starrer Mary Kom is a sports biography of the Olympics boxer, Mary Kom. Helmed by Omung Kumar, the film is produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali in association with Viacom 18 Motion Pictures. Priyanka Chopra portrays the lead role of boxer, Mary Kom, along with Darshan Kumar and Sunil Thapa in supporting roles of her husband and mentor, respectively. Mary Kom depicts Kom's journey of maturing as a boxer to her victory at the 2008 World Boxing Championships in Ningbo. According to the Box Office India's reports, the biopic managed to gross Rs. 640 million as their domestic collection. Let's take a look at why every movie buff should watch Mary Kom

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Priyanka Chopra as Mary Kom

Priyanka Chopra as Mary Kom has sported the role with a mind-boggling performance. As per reviews, Priyanka Chopra has done a wonderful job at nailing the Mary Kom's role and bringing out the right emotions and infusing life into her character. The former Miss World changed her physical appearance and learned Manipuri to get into the skin of the character. 

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Mary Kom's Journey 

Mary Kom is the only woman to become World Amateur Boxing champion for a record six times. She is also the only woman boxer to have won a medal in each one of the first seven World Championships, and the only boxer to win eight World Championship medals. The biopic follows Mary Kom's journey from a regular boxer to an Olympic winner. 

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Sports Biopic 

During the 20s time frame, Bollywood delivered several sports biopics, Priyanka Chopra's Mary Kom was the first sports biopic made on a woman player. Films like Chak De! India and Farhan Akhtar’s Bhaag Milkha Bhaag have introduced a new genre in the Indian film industry. Inspirational sports dramas provide a refreshing change from the usual rom-com and crime drama films.

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