MUMBAI: With the release date just three days away, Priyanka Chopra starrer Mary Kom is already being received with raging enthusiasm across the country. The movie has been listed by various media firms as a film to look out for.
Mary Kom has received immense support from every corner of the Indian film industry. Actors like Arjun Kapoor and Ranveer Singh hailed Priyanka as the ‘#RagingBulbul’ and veteran filmmakers like Madhur Bhandarkar, Kunal Kohli have also expressed their eagerness to watch the film. With elements of intense ferocity intertwined with heart-warming romance, ‘Mary Kom’ is definitely the most awaited movie of 2014.
Talking about the movie, Priyanka Chopra said that Mary Kom has been the “hardest movie of her life.” She trained for hours in the gym despite 18 hours of shooting for other projects over two years to achieve the body and body language of a boxer. All her hard work is paying off as every aspect of the film has been lapped up by fans and media alike.
The movie has also taken social media by storm. Social media is alive with appreciation for the film; the first trailer having received over 45 lakh views on YouTube so far. Every music video has been widely shared and talked about, and #MaryKomFirstLook was the top trend on Twitter as early as 14 July 2014.
‘Mary Kom’, the film is about the Indian Boxer and Olympic Bronze medallist MC Mary Kom. Depicting her life, struggles, family and her perseverance to be the best - Priyanka Chopra stars as Mary Kom along with Darshan Kumaar, Sunil Thapa, Shishir Sharma and American actor Zachary Coffin. Directed by Omung Kumar, ‘Mary Kom’ is produced by Viacom18 Motion Pictures & Sanjay Leela Bhansali. The film is scheduled for release on 5 September 2014.