She's played glamorous roles and a girl-next-door in several of
her past films. But Priyanka Chopra, who will be seen
playing boxing champion M.C. Mary Kom in a biopic, says essaying an
athlete in a film was almost unthinkable for her.
Mary Kom has thus, taught Priyanka a valuable
"I never thought I will play an athlete or I can become an
athlete. I didn't know anything about sports. Besides, who would
have thought that a girl can develop muscles and biceps, but that
happened with me," said Priyanka Chopra.
"I learnt that if you are adamant to achieve something, anything
can happen and you can do anything. This was a very inspiring thing
for me," added the Mary Kom actress.
Priyanka Chopra's Mary Kom marks the directorial debut
Kumar and it wil hit theatres on September 5.