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 be seen in a biopic of former Indian captain Jhulan Goswami, the film is titled Chakda Xpress.
On Thursday Anushka shared the teaser of the film on the social media platform she wrote, ” It is a Really Special Film Because it Is Essentially a Story of Tremendous Sacrifice.
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.
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.”
Viral pics from the sets:
— Filmfare (@filmfare) February 18, 2022
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
Though the film will take time to release as it has completed its developing portion and will soon go on the floors for shooting.
We will see another film based on the life of a women cricketer as we know, Tapsee Pannu will be seen in Indian captain Mithali Raj’s biopic in Sabaash Mitthu.
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 will be 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.
Netflix India also share the teaser poster from the movie:
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