If Priyanka Chopra let go off her diva image to play an autistic girl in "Barfi!", the former beauty queen has once again swapped her glamorous look with a masculine and low-maintained one for "Mary Kom">Mary Kom". And as promised, the trailer of the biopic knocks you out.
Based on Olympic bronze medallist and five-time World Champion M.C. Mary Kom">Mary Kom, Priyanka is mostly seen sporting braided hair and loose tee-shirts with track pants fighting off stereotypes apart from her opponents in the ring.
The power-packed trailer, unveiled Wednesday, shows Kom's journey from a fighter to a boxer, opposition faced by her father to take up the sport as a profession, training with men, her fearless nature that made her willing to fight even men, her victory, marriage and so-called end of her boxing career, encouragement from her husband and how she gets back into the ring after becoming a mother.
"This film celebrates the never-say-die spirit of Mangte Chungneijang Mary Kom">Mary Kom. Portrayed by Priyanka as only she can, the screen will come alive with the fierce passion of this champion boxer," Ajit Andhare, COO, Viacom18 Motion Pictures, said in a statement.
Directed by Omung Kumar and co-produced by Viacom18 Motion Pictures and Sanjay Leela Bhansali Productions, the movie will release Sep 5.