New Delhi: A new poster of Taapsee Pannu’s Mithali Raj biopic ‘Shabaash Mithu’ was released on Friday. It features Taapsee’s character holding a cricket bat as she prepares to step onto the field with her back to the camera.
The film is based on the life of the famous Indian women’s cricket team captain Mithali Dorai Raj, who recently announced her retirement from all forms of cricket.
In a career spanning 23 years, Mithali has scored 7 50 consecutive ODI runs and has led India in 4 World Cups. The story tracks her journey from being an 8-year-old girl to her dream of becoming a cricket legend.
Directed by Srijit Mukherji, written by Priya Aven and produced by Colosseum Media and Viacom18 Studios, the film will unveil its trailer on June 20, with the film hitting theaters on July 15.