However, when Mary Kom herself saw the film, tears started to
flow down the cheeks of the boxing champion.
During the music launch of the film, Mary Kom said that the
movie resembles her struggle in life and after watching the film
she started crying.
"After I saw the movie, I recollected every aspect of my life. I
became so emotional that I cried twice. Still I have tears in my
eyes," said Mary Kom during the music launch.
Meanwhile, actress Priyanka Chopra who is playing the role of
Mary Kom in the film said that the boxer called her after watching
the film and her tears brought tears to Priyanka's eyes
"After watching the film Mary called me. I was at Turkey
shooting for Dil Dhadakne Do. Mary was crying
and I also started crying over the phone. It was a strange moment,"
In the meantime, Mary Kom praised Priyanka's performance in the
film saying that Priyanka certainly was the most suitable actress
to play the role.
"I knew that Bollywood has several actresses and I wanted this
role to be played by someone who is fit and strong. I must say
Kumar (director) and Sanjay Leela Bhansali
(producer) has chosen the perfect person for the film," said
"Priyanka has worked very hard for the film as she had to
undergo rigorous training. I am very impressed with her," the boxer
Check slider to see some fun moments Priyanka spent with
Mary Kom-Priyanka Chopra
Priyanka Chopra bonded with Mary Kom when she visited her
home-town in Manipur to know about the boxer's life.
Priyanka Chopra's Visit To Mary Kom's Home
While Priyanka visited Mary Kom's home, the latter stated "When
she came to Manipur, she knew about boxing so I gave her tips as a
mother and a wife, how I went about managing my home and
profession, how I live with my family - basically she got to know
aspects about my family life."
Priyanka With Mary's Family
Priyanka spend some quality time with Mary and her family and
PeeCee became very fond of Mary's children.
Mary And PeeCee
Priyanka underwent extensive training for the film and the
actress also suffered several injuries during the shooting.
Priyanka & Mary At An Event
Mary is very impressed with the performance of Priyanka in the
film and she appreciates Priyanka's dedication and hard
Priyanka With Mary
Now, Priyanka is all ready to appear on the screen as boxing
champion Mary Kom as the film is slated to release on 5th