Indian women’s cricket team captain life story Will Soon Be Made. A story of a girl who has encouraged many of girls and broke the gender equality myth by becoming Indian cricketer and the captain of the Indian Women’s cricket team- Mithali Raj. Now it will be told through a Bollywood biopic and the captain hopes it encourages young girls to discover sports as a career.
Viacom18 Motion Pictures announced the news on Tuesday and an association between Viacom18 Motion Pictures and Mithali Raj has been facilitated by Varun Chopra – Director. So, the story of the Indian cricketer Mithali Raj will be broadcasted on the silver screen soon.
— Mithali Raj (@M_Raj03) September 8, 2017
She is the highest run-scorer in women’s international cricket. And the only woman cricketer to exceed the 6,000 run mark in ODIs. Mithali Raj also the first player to score 7 consecutive 50s in ODIs, apart from being. The first Indian to have led the national team to an ICC ODI World Cup final twice – 2005 and 2017.
India’s fourth highest civilian award Padma Shri has given to Mithali Raj in 2015 for her contribution to cricket. She is also an Arjuna award recipient.