Priyanka Chopra confesses actor from the northeast ought to have performed ‘Mary Kom’

In 2014, Priyanka Chopra Jonas portrayed the lifetime of Indian newbie boxer ‘Mary Kom’ within the biopic titled on her title. The Omang Kumar directorial discovered its viewers, however the casting alternative of Priyanka as Mary was questioned by many people. There had been discussions about how an actor from the Northeast ought to have performed the position of boxer, quite than Priyanka. 

Now, the ‘Dostana’ actress shared her viewpoint concerning the fiasco, and while chatting with ‘Vanity Fair,’ Priyanka revealed that she was sceptical concerning the movie, “When I performed Mary Kom, I used to be very sceptical taking it on to start with as a result of she was a residing, respiratory icon and he or she made a spot for therefore many feminine athletes. Plus, I look nothing like her. She comes from the northeast of India and I’m from northern India and we bodily didn’t look alike.” She further added that an artist from the Northeast would have brought more justice to the character. “In hindsight, the half ought to have in all probability gone to somebody from the northeast. But I used to be simply grasping as an actor to get an opportunity to inform her story, as a result of she impressed me a lot, as a lady, as an Indian lady, as an athlete. When the filmmakers insisted I do it, I used to be identical to, ‘You know what? I’m going to do it.”

For the character, the actress left no stone unturned, and he or she shared her preparation for the movie by saying, “I went and met Mary, I frolicked in her residence, I met her youngsters, I met her husband. I needed to spend virtually 5 months coaching to study the game, which shouldn’t be straightforward, by the best way… And to bodily alter my physique as effectively, to get into an athlete’s form. So, bodily, it was actually powerful, mentally, it was actually powerful. Because I bodily didn’t appear like her, I made a decision to embody her spirit. So, I spent quite a lot of time with her so that she may educate me about what her decisions had been, why she made the alternatives that she did.”

On the work entrance, Priyanka Chopra Jonas will quickly be within the sequence ‘Citadel,’ and in Bollywoodm she will quickly be seen with Alia Bhatt and Katrina Kaif in ‘Jee Le Zaraa’

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