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Mary Kom: Lady with Full-Confidence

The upcoming film ‘Mary Kom’ is actually a biopic on the life of champion boxer Mary Kom. This film is set to depict the struggles she faced on her journey to becoming a success star in the world of Boxing. Leading actress Priyanka Chopra plays the lead role in this film and has worked really hard towards looking authentic as a boxer in this film. The role she had to depict is that of a lady with fill confidence and this was not easy considering the struggles she had to face.

Mary Kom Movie Poster

In the poster we can see Priyanka exuding oodles of confidence as she looks like she can take down any opponent going up against her in the boxing ring. Her look catches our attention instantly and gives us a feeling that she is about to receive laurels for this strong role in ‘Mary Kom’. The teaser of this film was released on the occasion of Priyanka Chopra’s birthday, but didn’t manage to cause a buzz. The trailer of this film however, caused a big splash in the cinema industry. After receiving positive reviews of Mary Kom Movie with the trailer, we can be sure that this film will do great at the box office and will win the hearts of the audience.
It is nice to see that Bollywood is making woman-centric films that break the notion that women are not capable of doing certain things. In this case, boxing is a sport that people find hard to associate with the weaker sex. Through this film and the life of Mary Kom, we see that this is wrong and women of today can achieve whatever they wish to pursue with full confidence. Apart from this film, there is another film that promotes this concept. The film Mardaani has also been termed as woman-centric as it has Rani Mukerji in the lead role playing the character of a cop. This film revolves around the fight against female trafficking in the country. Rani character in the film is that of a cop that fights crime single handedly with courage and fearlessness. Although we may call this a woman centric film, Rani Mukerji refuses to believe so. She says that a film is either good or bad and that is is wrong to term a film as woman centric or male centric. Whatever the case, it is a fact that Bollywood is now focusing on making films that show that women are in power and have nothing to fear in fighting for their dreams and fighting against evil.

Mary Kom is set to release in theatres on the 5th of September and is one of the most highly anticipated films of the year. It will be interesting to watch how this film will fare at the box office against Bollywoods previous success with a biopic through the film ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’. It is nice to see Bollywood entering a new genre of film as they experiment with biopics. As far as Mary Kom is concerned, we pretty sure this experiment will bring great results and will turn out to be a commercial hit.

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All my opponents in the film were real boxers : Priyanka Chopra

When you play the role of a real life Olympic medalist female Boxer on screen being an actor yourself , the challenge is going to be as tough as any boxing match possible . The Movie ‘Mary Kom’ as the name suggests , is based on the life story of boxing sensation Mary Kom of India . The movie is directed by Omung Kumar and will be released on 5 september , 2014 .

The Movie is looking to be a really aspiring one with the story of how a girl came through the evils of society and went on to become a boxer and a champion in a country like India with only the support of a few and far between . Priyanka Chopra went through rigorous trainings and a lot of efforts to prepare herself for the role of a sportsperson. She also visited Mary Kom in her hometown to learn more about her life and get enlightened about the role and the sport too . Mary was impressed by Priyankas dedication and is excited to see her real life story on reel cinema . Despite Priyanka’s father’s demise during the shoot , and postponement of the shoot , Priyanka came back and completed the movie with all her focus.

Priyanka Chopra fought with real boxers in and for the shoot of Mary Kom Movie . She put her body and mind into boxing during the entire shoot and all matches were competitively held . Priyanka even kept on getting bruised an injured but just carried on like a real fighter would . . She says it was not easy to take a full-on punch from professional boxers during the shoot as it was a little intimidating and certainly challenging.

“All my opponents in the film were real boxers,” Priyanka mentioned in an interview.
“It was very difficult to shoot with them because they are real boxers and they don’t know how to fake a punch, they had to really hit you. So I had to get hit a lot and that was really hard,” she added.

Co-produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Viacom 18 Motion Picture , Mary Kom shows how Kom’s journey from an athlete to a boxer, opposition faced by her father to take up the sport as a profession, training with men, her fearless nature, marriage and so-called end of her boxing career.

After accepting challenging roles and succeeding immensely in films like Barfi , 7 khoon maaf and Fashion , Priyanka stepped up a level and took up this character which was inspired by a real life person and try to live up to her pride .

The movie releases alongside Dawat-e-ishq and Finding Fanny which gives Priyanka competition with her fellow rivals in terms of bollywood female actors .

After becoming an icon in the hearts of sports fans in India . Mary and her story will now soon impress bollywood lovers through Priyanka’s act on screen .

‘Mary Kom’ dialogues promo released

An exclusive set of Dialogue Promos from the film ‘Mary Kom’ has been released. The dialogue promo of the film are titled as ‘Fighting against all odds’ and ‘Magnificent Mary!’ respectively. The promo might give you chills as they show case the strong will and dedication of the female boxer.

The biopic of the female boxer MC Mary Kom has been doing the buzz lately. The Olympic bronze medalist has been an inspiration to the world of women power and dignity. She stunned everybody with her game, struggle and victory in the Olympic 2012. She is a five-time World Boxing champion, and the only woman boxer to have won a medal in each one of the six world championships. Her achievement also amazed director Omang Kumar and Bollywood’s diva Priyanka Chopra to make a biopic on the boxer’s life starring Piggie Chops in the lead role.

priyanka chopra in mary kom

The trailer of the biopic titled Mary Kom is finally out. It is directed by Omung Kumar, produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and starring Priyanka. The film Mary Kom is to have its world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival. Priyanka Chopra looks pretty convincing and impressive as a boxer. She doesn’t look Manipuri but has almost perfected the Manipuri accent which is really complimenting. The first teaser of this mary kom movie was released on Priyanka’s birthday on Friday and people are gone bananas over it. It scored storming reviews all in one day.

Ajit Andhare, COO Viacom 18, seemed over whelmed with the response and quoting his happiness he said, “We’re thrilled with the astounding response to the poster and teaser which we had titled ‘Mary Kom Punch’ these have set us up very well for the trailer, which will be out later this week. We’ve titled the trailer ‘Mary Kom knock-out’”. The director also seemed very pleased and stated “After a long time there has been a frenzy of this sort surrounding the release of a poster. It felt good to hear all the fabulous comments. We had to live up to people’s expectations with the teaser also. I think we succeeded in doing so. Now we have the trailer coming up. I am very excited. It’s been a long wait for me. I can finally showcase my work to the world.” Well yes, the poster is really striking and bold. Priyanka looks astonishingly stormy, fierce and tempestuous. She remarkably resembles the boxer. The color of the poster, her expressions and not to forget Priyanka’s cuts and pumped up biceps…Totally Striking.

Priyanka Chopra has been seen in versatile roles from an undercover cop to a mentally challenged girl, she has performed magnificently. Playing the character of MC Mary Kom demanded an exhausting and rigorous training and Priyanka pulled that off with dedication. She was trained by Samir Jaura, who is also training Rani Mukerjee for Mardani and had trained Farhan Akhtar for Bhaag Milka Bhaag. The film casts Priyanka Chopra, Danny Denzongpa, and Zachary Coffin. Sanjay Leela Bhansali who is also inspired by Mary KOM said, “Mary Kom has made India proud. I was moved by her story. She is a mother of two, has been through so many struggles, has tremendous spirit and a sense of living and dignity and is now a World Champion. She has what it takes to make a great champion. An Indian woman boxer is rare. It will be an exciting film to produce and I am very happy to do it.” Boxer Mary Kom who is fond of the actress Priyanka Chopra has given her a few tips on the film, which did seemed to have helped the actress go through her journey and fit into the character of playing a boxer.

The movie is scheduled to come out on 2nd October, 2014.