Mithali Raj, the Captain of the Women Indian Cricket team will soon be amongst the top Indian players whose achievements and life journey will be showcased in the form of a biopic. The Viacom 18 Motion Pictures will be producing the Mithali Raj’s biopic and the movie will soon hit the floor for shooting. Mithali Dorai Raj (34) is an ace cricketer who has brought laurels to the country after representing women of India at an international level and along with her team, won the recent Cricket World Cup.
Details about Mithali Raj’s biopic
Mithali Raj will be the fourth cricketer of India whose life journey will be depicted through the medium of entertainment in the form of a movie after Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Sachin Tendulkar and Mohd Azharuddin. Viacom 18 Motion Pictures has acquired the rights of producing the biopic of Mithali Raj. She started her career at the age of 16 way back in the year 1999 and became popular for slamming her first century opposite team Ireland. She was then declared the youngest woman to make the century in the ODIs. She has also scored 6000 runs in the ODIs and is called as the Sachin Tendulkar of the women Indian cricket team. When Mithali Raj was 14, her name was there on the list of probable who could play in the Cricket World Cup of 1997.
Women cricket in India was never a popular thing to be discussed as compared to the men cricket team. Now the Indian Cricket Team under the captaincy of Mithali Raj has achieved the same dignity and has come at par with their male counterparts. Now the girls of the Indian cricket team are looked upon with pride and honour, for which the country will always remain thankful to Mithali Raj who has been the mentor and perfect co-cricketer for the team.
Cast & release date of Mithali Raj biopic
The cast and the release date of the Mithali Raj biopic have not been announced officially yet but the movie is speculated to be a blockbuster just like Mary Kom and Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. The movie depicting the life journey of Mithali Raj is likely to inspire girls to take cricket as their career and make empower women. Mithali Raj, who is born and brought up in Rajasthan has struggled a lot to achieve this stardom and glory that has today. She is a new sensation of India that has inspired many more girls of the country to work hard for hard to fulfil their dreams in life.