‘It is a really special film’ – Anushka Sharma ecstatic on teaser launch of Jhulan Goswami’s biopic ‘Chakda Xpress’
The movie will be an eye-opener into the world of women’s cricket, added Anushka Sharma.
Updated - Jan 6, 2022 1:57 pm
Popular Bollywood actress and wife of Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma has played the role of women’s cricketer, Jhulan Goswami, in the movie named Chakda Xpress, which is based completely on the life story of the veteran Indian women’s cricketer and the struggles she had to face in her cricketing life. After a wait for five years, the movie has finally got some updates on social media and this will bring a lot of excitement to the fans.
Goswami has represented India in 12 Tests, 192 ODIs, and 68 T20 internationals so far, having taken 340 international wickets across formats combinedly. The 39-year-old has captained the Indian side in the past and is into the second decade of her international career having made her debut in 2002. She has already received the Padma Shri Award and Arjuna Award for cricket and is living as a role model for women’s cricketers.
An eye-opener into the world of women’s cricket, states Anushka Sharma
Anushka on Instagram shared the video of the teaser of the movie Chakda Xpress and her caption opened up a lot of positive things from the movie. She enlightened about the fact that the movie will be a huge boost to the minds of women to take up the sport for a profession and admitted how she herself got inspired by the story of Goswami’s journey.
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“It is a really special film because it is essentially a story of tremendous sacrifice. Chakda Xpress is inspired by the life and times of former Indian captain Jhulan Goswami and it will be an eye-opener into the world of women’s cricket. At a time when Jhulan decided to become a cricketer and make her country proud on the global stage, it was very tough for women to even think of playing the sport. This film is a dramatic retelling of several instances that shaped her life and also women’s cricket,” Anushka Sharma’s Instagram caption read.
The biopic relating to MS Dhoni, Sachin Tendulkar, and Kapil Dev has already received huge appreciation from the viewers. The director of Chakda Xpress, Susanta Das is expected to bring a lot more inspiration to the people through the story of the Indian legend.