Priyanka Chopra goes gritty, fierce in Mary Kom teaser

  • Sweta Kaushal, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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  • Updated: Jul 19, 2014 16:43 IST

"It’s a phenomenal journey — a lovely story that has not just inspired me as a woman, but [can influence] anyone who wants to be more than what they’re told is their limit. Her journey has been a struggle and is really inspiring — personally, and as an actor," says Priyanka Chopra.

Priyanka Chopra treated her fans to a teaser from her upcoming film Mary Kom to mark her birthday.

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The teaser opens with Mary (Priyanka) entering the boxing ring and a few of her punches are shown. The raw energy of the trailer is catching, the gritty portrayal showing another facet of Priyanka the actor.

Based on the life of Olympic medal-winning pugilist Mary Kom, the movie is directed by debutant Omung Kumar.

Talking about Priyanka portraying her on screen, the boxer had said earlier, "She is a simple and dedicated person. I can relate to her. I’m sure she will do a great job."

Mary Kom is slated to hit theatres on September 5.


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