Gal Gadot never thought she would get to play Wonder Woman
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Gal Gadot never thought she would get to play Wonder Woman

Gal Gadot, who is being showered upon by praises for her work in Wonder Woman, says the film was a dream come true.

hollywood Updated: Jun 05, 2017 09:56 IST
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Gal Gadot plays Diana Prince/Wonder Woman in her new film.(Instagram)

Israeli beauty Gal Gadot says she had never thought she would ever get to play an influential character like Wonder Woman in her life.

The 32-year-old plays the lead role in the superhero movie Wonder Woman, which released on Friday, and she admits the project is a dream come true.

“She is the ultimate symbol of strength. Never in my wildest dreams did I think I’d grow up to be in a movie playing someone who has influenced as many women as she has.

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“Nowadays, being a woman is hard. So often, we have to be the best wife, best mother, best worker -- the best everything, it seems. But I truly believe we are more empowered. We’re also stronger, sophisticated and can achieve what we want,” Gadot tells the Sunday Post.

The actor, who has two daughters-- Alma and Maya-- with her husband Yaron Versano, is glad with the way her training for the Wonder Woman has transformed her physique.

“Since I started training, and before I was pregnant, I gained 17 pounds and it was all muscle. When you feel strong, it changes everything -- your posture, the way you walk.

“I look at photos from five years ago and think: ‘Whoa, I was too skinny.’ Not cool.”

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First Published: Jun 03, 2017 11:04 IST