Biopic On Olympic Medalist Mirabai Chanu Announced

Mirabai Chanu Biopic, Mirabai Chanu Biopic Title
Mirabai Chanu Biopic : Olympic silver medallist weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu’s biopic has been announced.  This came after her Silver medal victory in Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Chanu’s management and Imphal-based Seuti Films Production have signed an agreement for the same. To ensure the medalist’s inspiring life-story reaches a wider audience, the film will be dubbed into English and various Indian languages.

More about the film

  • The production company’s chairperson Manaobi MM has told PTI that they are yet to look for a girl who will essay her role.
  • They are looking for someone who can match the Olympic medallist’s age, height and physique. She should also resemble her looks.
  • Essaying Chanu’s character is not easy as she needs to be trained on her lifestyle also.
  • The shooting of the film can start after six months only.

The 26 year old sportsperson from Imphal became the first Indian weightlifter to win a silver at the Olympics by lifting a total of 202 kg. In an interview with TOI, she said that she is looking forward to clinching a gold medal in Paris 2024. She will look after her diet and training regime properly for the same.

A lot of movies in the past have been inspired by sportspersons’ lives. For instance, boxer Mary Kom’s biopic was directed by Omung Kumar and her character was brilliantly portrayed by Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra. Besides that, Saina Nehwal’s biopic was also released this year. Bollywood actor Parineeti Chopra was roped in for the same. Nitesh Tiwari’s film Dangal is also based on the Phogat family of wrestlers in Haryana. The movie depicts how wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat trains his daughters Geeta and Babita Phogat to become wrestlers.

Suggested Reading

These 8 Sport Personalities From India Deserve A Biopic Right Now

Thalaivi: Madras HC Dismisses Plea By Jayalalithaa’s Niece Seeking Ban On Biopic