GUWAHATI, Sept 4 � The much-awaited biopic on the North East�s very own five-time world champion boxer and Olympian Mary Kom will hit the silver screen tomorrow in India and different parts of the world.
The movie, according to reports, is unlikely to be screened in Mary Kom�s home state Manipur.
Teasers of the movie, based on the life and struggle of the boxer from the trouble-torn north-eastern state Manipur, have already caught the attention and craze of the movie buffs, especially boxing enthusiasts.
In Assam too, the movie is all set to pack a punch with eye-catching posters of the movie already intensifying the rage for the flick. A number of multiplexes and movie halls will screen the movie from tomorrow.
Leading actress Priyanka Chopra will be enacting the title role in the movie, made under Sanjay Leela Bhansali Productions. The flick has been directed by Omung Kumar.
A major portion of the movie was shot in Manipur, where the high profile pugilist belongs.
Hemanta Kumar Kalita, secretary, Assam Boxing Association thanked the producers and the director of the movie for making the movie, which will go a long way in inspiring not just a new breed of boxers, but sportsperson as a whole.
�A hero is born where a hero is worshipped and if such stories are told in an effective manner, it will inspire next-generation sportspersons and society at large,� Kalita said.