Mary Kom is an upcoming 2014 Indian biographical sports drama film directed by Omung Kumar and produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali on a story and screenplay written by Saiwyn Quadras. Rob Miller of ReelSports, the sports action director for Chak De! India and Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, coordinated the sports action sequences for the film. Based on the life of the Indian boxer Mary Kom, the film stars Priyanka Chopra in the lead. Danny Denzongpa, Minakkshi Kalitaa, Bijou Thaangjam, Shishir Sharma and Zachary Coffin also star in the movie. First look of the movie unveiled on 15th July 2014 by Priyanka Chopra. The film is scheduled for release on 5th September 2014. Movie will be premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival 2014
The first song from Priyanka Chopra’s much-awaited movie ‘Mary Kom’ has been officially launched. The song, titled ‘Ziddi Dil’, is sung by B-town’s renowned singer-composer Vishal Dadlani and has been scored by Shahi Suman. In this film, National Award-winning actress Priyanka Chopra is seen essaying the role of the resolute and determined boxer MC Mary Kom. The song clearly depicts how much Priyanka Chopra aka Mary Kom is dedicated towards pursuing her dream of becoming a boxer.
In the song video, Priyanka Chopra is seen undergoing vigorous back-breaking training which shows the amount of hard work and difficulties that the real Mary Kom went through while achieving her goal. The lyrics by Prashant Ingole are just so apt and the beats are stimulating. The song ‘Ziddi Dil’ gives you a hair-raising and exciting feel as you listen to it for the first time itself!
Priyanka Chopra is playing the role of Mary Kom. Priyanka Chopra visited Kom’s hometown in Manipur as a familiarization to learn more about the life of Mary Kom. While the visit Chopra was shared advices from Mary Kom and she stated “When she came to Manipur, she knew about boxing so I gave her tips as a mother and a wife, how I went about managing my home and profession, how I live with my family — basically she got to know aspects about my family life.” Chopra also had to go through an extensive training schedule for the role of a boxer for 10 days to ensure physicality and agility is well in place before the shoot. Priyanka also suffered an injury while shooting for the film. “Priyanka was filming a boxing scene with an actor from the North-East. She fell on the floor due to the impact. She got the shot spot on, so director Omung Kumar decided to retain it. The cut mark that you will eventually see on screen under her eye is real but we did touch it up with make-up to make it look deeper,” says Uday Shirale, who has been working on Priyanka’s look. Film is scheduled to release in two versions one for Indian audience and another for International audience
Directed by Omung Kumar, the Priyanka Chopra starrer’ Mary Kom’ is slated to hit the silver screens on September 5. Get knocked out this season by Mary Kom!