Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma was last seen in Sharukh Khan starrer Zero in the year 2018, which was considered a flop at the box office.
Now the actress is all set to make a comeback with a biopic of former Indian captain Jhulan Goswami, the film is titled Chakda Xpress.
Chakda Express isinspired by the Life and Times of Former Indian Captain Jhulan Goswami and It will be an eye-opener into the world of Women’s Cricket.”
The film will tell the story of an Indian woman right arm medium fast bowler and former Indian captain Jhulan Goswami, retires on 30th of Sep 2022 from International cricket:
Smiles, tears & hugs! 😊 🤗
An emotional huddle talk as @JhulanG10 set to play her final international game!
Go well, legend! 👏 👏
— BCCI Women (@BCCIWomen) September 24, 2022
Anushka in her second tweet wrote, “At a time Jhulan Decided to Become a Cricketer and made her Country Proud on the Global Stage, It was Very Tough for Women to Even thinking Of Playing the Sport. This Film is a dramatic Retelling of Several Instances that Shaped her LIfe and Also Women’s cricket.”
It is a really special film because it is essentially a story of tremendous sacrifice. Chakda Xpress is inspired by the life and times of former Indian captain Jhulan Goswami and it will be an eye-opener into the world of women’s cricket. pic.twitter.com/eRCl6tLvEu
— Anushka Sharma (@AnushkaSharma) January 6, 2022
Chadka Express Release Date
Chakda Express is another film on Indian Women Cricket Legend, recent release Shabaash Mithu was based on former captain Mithali Raj, failed at Box Office.
Netflix shares Behind The Scene video where the actress is giving her 100 percent to get into the role:
Get ready to be bowled over by the life and story of the legendary @JhulanG10 🏏 Starring @AnushkaSharma and directed by @prosit_roy, Chakda Xpress is coming soon! #HarDinFilmyOnNetflix pic.twitter.com/tEHkt97EWh
— Netflix India (@NetflixIndia) August 29, 2022
Anushka may find it easy to essay the role of a cricketer as she is also the wife of Indian captain Virat Kohli, she tied the knot with him in Dec 2017.
Chakda Xpress has directed by Prosit Roy and bankrolled by Karnesh Sharma under the banner A Clean Slate Films. Story and Screenplay written by Abhishek Banerjee and it is co-produced by Manoj Mittra, Saurabh Malhotra, and Rajneesh Chopra.
Chakda Express Teaser Poster
Time to scream HOWZZAT cause we can’t contain the excitement to see @AnushkaSharma hitting the wickets like #JhulanGoswami in Chakda ‘Xpress, filming soon 🥳😍@OfficialCSFilmz @prosit_roy #KarneshSSharma #AbhishekBanerjee @manojmittra @saurabh0903 @rajneesh_chopra pic.twitter.com/Z0uJoh82jE
— Netflix India (@NetflixIndia) January 6, 2022