Taapsee Pannu is now all set to essay role of Indian women’s cricket team captain Mithali Raj on-screen and Actress Taapsee Pannu to play Mithali Raj Biopic Titled ‘Shabaash Mithu’. Taapsee Pannu announced the upcoming project on Instagram while wishing Mithali on her 37th birthday. Taapsee Pannu’s wishes for Mithali Raj wasn’t a simple affair as she surprised fans with the big news. Wishing the birthday girl, the ‘Naam Shabana‘ actor assured her that she is all “prepared to learn the ‘cover drive’.” (One Mic Stand)
“Happy Happy Birthday Captain Mithali Raj! You have made all of us proud in more than many ways and it’s truly an honour to be chosen to showcase your journey on screen,” she captioned a string of pictures shared on Instagram. Adding how confused she is to choose a gift for her, Taapsee Pannu promised that “I shall give it all I have to make sure you will be proud of what you see of yourself on screen with #ShabaashMithu.”
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Happy Happy Birthday Captain @mithaliraj ! You have made all of us proud in more than many ways and it’s truly an honour to be chosen to showcase your journey on screen. On this Birthday of yours I don’t know what gift I can give you but this promise that I shall give it all I have to make sure you will be proud of what you see of yourself on screen with #ShabaashMithu P.S- I am all prepared to learn THE ‘cover drive’ 🏏 #HappyBirthdayCaptain
The Mithali Raj who turned 37 today achieved a remarkable feat by becoming the first Indian woman cricketer to complete 20 years in the international cricket earlier in October. Mithali Dorai Raj is an Indian cricketer and the former captain of the Indian women’s national cricket team in Tests and ODIs.