Taapsee Pannu who was last seen in the comedy thriller Loop Lapeta on the digital platform Netflix will soon be seen again in a sports film, this time she is playing the role of the legendary Indian woman cricketer Padma Shri awardee Mithali Raj, who also recently conferred with Khel Ratna Award.
Taapsee Pannu recently finished the shoot of this biopic called Shabaash Mithu, the news is given by the film’s director National Awardee Srjit Mukherji through his Twitter handle @srijitspeaketh, earlier national film awardee Parzani (2007) director was to direct the film but couldn’t do so owing to the date scheduled.
Shabaash Mithu Release Date
The shooting of Shabaash Mithu was started in April 2021 and after the on & Off production of the film because of the corona pandemic, it finally wrapped up in November 2021. Later, the date was final ‘4 February 2022’ but postponed due to several postponements due to the 3rd wave of the corona.
Makers on April 29, 2022 announced that the film will hit the cinemas on 15th July 2022.
There is nothing more powerful than a girl with a dream!
This is a story of one such girl who chased her dream with a bat and changed the “Gentleman’s Game” forever…#ShabaashMithu The Unheard Story Of Women In Blue will be in cinemas on 15th July 2022.@M_Raj03 @taapsee pic.twitter.com/eVU5xgFMl4
— Viacom18 Studios (@Viacom18Studios) April 29, 2022
Director Srijit Mukherji informed on Nov, 9 that they have completed the shoot.
The saga finally ends…it's a wrap for Shabaash Mithu! pic.twitter.com/qsGkwk37E6
— Srijit Mukherji (@srijitspeaketh) November 9, 2021
Shabaash Mithu Makers
Other than Tapsee Pannu who is playing Mithali Raj’s character in the film, Richard Bhakti Klein as a journalist role and Gultesham as Cricketer also featuring in the film. Shaabash Mithu is written by Priya Aven and made under the banner of the production companies Colosceum Media and Viacom 18.
Shabaash Mithu Teaser & Trailer
The Teaser has been released on the 21st of March, Trailer of the film will be released in June 2022.
In this Gentlemen’s sport, she did not bother to rewrite history ….. instead she created HER STORY! #AbKhelBadlega #ShabaashMithu Coming soon! #BreakTheBias #ShabaashMithu #ShabaashWomen #ShabaashYou pic.twitter.com/qeztCiCu45
— taapsee pannu (@taapsee) March 21, 2022
Taapsee posted a picture of the film and wrote in the caption, ” 8 Ki Thi Jab Kisi Ne Ek Sapna Dikhaya Tha, Ki Ek Din Ayega Jab Cricket Sirf Gentlemen’s Game Nahi Hoga. Humaari Bhi Ek Team Hogi, Ek Pehchaan Hogi. ” Woman In Blue”. The trailer can be expected in March end.
Taapsee Pannu was last seen in the Aakash Bhatia’s Loop Lapeta, she will also be featured alongside Scam 1992 fame Pratik Gandhi the film’s title is called Wo Ladki Hai Kahan, and the known director of Bollywood Anurag Kashyap directorial Dobaaraa.
Srijit Mukherjee who is the director of Shabaash Mithu is now ready with his next project called Sherdil where Pankaj Tripathi will be featuring in the lead role, Neeraj Kabi and Sayani Gupta are among the other star cast.