Priyanka Chopra’s upcoming movie Mary Kom has made the public edgy with anticipation as the Fashion actress plays the role of M.C. Mary Kom who is an Indian boxing champion and won the “World Amateur Boxing championship” not once or twice but five times. The movie Mary Kom is directed by Omung Kumar who is making his debut with this movie which will be released on the 5th of September 2014 after premiering at the 2014 “Toronto International Film Festival “.
Cast of Mary Kom: Actors involved in the movie
The cast in this movie has been shortlisted keeping in mind the original personalities who played an active role in M.C. Mary Kom’s life and inspired and helped her to win the championship five times. The producers of Mary Kom are Viacom 18 Motion Pictures and Sanjay Leela Bhansali, two of the biggest names in the Bollywood industry. As we all know by now that Priyanka Chopra plays the lead in this movie. The “Barfi” actress went under a hardcore workout regime to play the role of Mary Kom, the Indian female wrestling champion.
The other characters in the movie are:
- Sunil Thapa played the role of M. Narjit Singh, her coach
- Rajni Basumatary was given the part of the wrestler’s mother in the movie
- Darshan Kumar was given the character of Onler Kom, husband of Mary Kom
- Shishir Sharma
- Minakkshi Kalitaa
- Zachary Coffin was the German coach to train Mary Kom
Priyanka Chopra left no stone unturned and did an extensive research on the family, career and workout of M.C. Mary Kom. She visited the hometown of the wrestling champion, a place named Kangathei, which is located in the Churachandpur district of north east India - Manipur. Mary Kom herself interacted with the Don 2 actress and gave her tips on how to portray her character in the screen.