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What Made Mary Kom & Priyanka Chopra Cry Over Telephone?

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The film Mary Kom starring Priyanka Chopra is based on a strong woman who fought all odds to become a boxing champion.

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 also.

"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," asserted Priyanka.

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 Omung Kumar (director) and Sanjay Leela Bhansali (producer) has chosen the perfect person for the film," said Mary.

"Priyanka has worked very hard for the film as she had to undergo rigorous training. I am very impressed with her," the boxer added.

Check slider to see some fun moments Priyanka spent with Mary Kom...

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 work.

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 September.

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