Priyanka Chopra has said that Mary Kom has been the ‘hardest movie of her life’. She trained for hours in the gym despite 18 hours of shooting for other projects over two years to achieve the body and body language of a boxer. All her hard work is paying off as every aspect of the film has been lapped up by fans and media alike.Social media is alive with appreciation for the film; the first trailer having received over 45 lakh views on YouTube so far.Every music video has been widely shared and talked about, and #MaryKomFirstLook was the top trend on Twitter as early as 14th July, 2014.
Never before has a film received as much support from every corner of the Indian film industry as is being garnered by Mary Kom. Bollywood too reacted to the first look and trailers of Mary Kom with surprising excitement. Actors like Arjun Kapoor and Ranveer Singh hailed Priyanka as the ‘#RagingBulbul’ and veteran filmmakers like Madhur Bhandarkar, Kunal Kohli have expressed their eagerness to watch the film. With elements of intense ferocity intertwined with heart-warming romance, Mary Kom is definitely the most awaited movie of 2014.
Mary Kom, the film is about the Indian Boxer and Olympic Bronze medallist MC Mary Kom. Depicting her life, struggles, family and her perseverance to be the best – Priyanka Chopra stars as Mary Kom along with Darshan Kumaar, Sunil Thapa, Shishir Sharma and American actor Zachary Coffin. Directed by Omung Kumar, Mary Kom is produced by Viacom18 Motion Pictures & Sanjay Leela Bhansali. The film is scheduled for release on September 5, 2014.