Taapsee is all set to play cricketer Mithali Raj in her biopic. Taapsee will be seen as the captain of Indian women’s cricket team Mithali in the sports biopic. It is buzzed that Viacom 18 will bankroll the movie in multiple languages including Hindi, Telugu and Tamil.
Taapsee has agreed to do the film and given her consent for the project. However, she is yet to sign the film on the dotted line. The producers are looking out for a director to handle the movie. Once the director comes on board, the film will go onto the floors.
Born in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, Mithali’s father is an officer in Indian Air Force and her mother is from Tamil Nadu. Mithali started playing cricket at the age of 10 and she was selected for Indian women’s cricket team at the age of 17. Mithali lives in Hyderabad. She went to a girls school in Secunderabad and studied her intermediate in girls college in Secunderabad. She underwent cricket coaching in Secunderabad. With Telugu connect and Taapsee being the lead, the makers are hoping that the film will also work in Telugu.
However, Taapsee’s last film Game Over that garnered unanimous positive reviews failed to rake in the moolah. With the story of women cricketer Kousalya Krishnamurthy is already gearing up for release, Mithali Raj biopic may not be interesting for the regional audience. Let’s wait and see, what is in store.