Despite being such a successful film, many questions were raised regarding the casting of Priyanka Chopra. People said that a North East female should have been taken to play the character of Mary Kom on the big screen.
Priyanka Chopra, who has become a global icon, has given all the best films in Bollywood. One of these films is ‘Mary Kom’, which was not only a hit at the box office, it was also highly appreciated by the critics. However, despite being such a successful film, many questions were raised about Priyanka’s casting. People said that a North East female should have been taken to play the character of Mary Kom on the big screen. Now Priyanka Chopra has also accepted this and expressed her opinion on the matter. This film was released in the year 2014.
Referring to boxer Mary Kom, Priyanka Chopra said that she still holds a special place in his heart. She is still attached to him today.
The casting of Mary Kom’s biopic has been discussed many times. Now Priyanka Chopra herself has admitted that she does not look like Mary Kom at all, so a female from North East should have played this character.
Priyanka further revealed why did she agree to this film? She said, ‘I was greedy as an actor that I should get the opportunity to show her story because as a woman she inspired me a lot.’
On the work front, Priyanka Chopra will soon be seen in Farhan Akhtar’s ‘Jee Le Zara’. It also stars Katrina Kaif and Alia Bhatt with him.