Taapsee Pannu-led “Shabaash Mithu”, a sports drama based on the life of Indian cricketer Mithali Raj, will soon have its OTT premiere. Helmed by director Srijit Mukherji from a script by Priya Aven, the movie portrays the story of women’s cricket in India as witnessed by the most successful woman cricketer, Mithali Raj.
The movie, which dropped in theatres on July 15, narrates the highs and lows, setbacks, and moments of happiness of Raj’s life.
Pannu said she is excited about the OTT release of the film and looks forward to the response of the audience.
“I am very excited with its release on OTT as now this story will have the opportunity to reach a much wider audience and hopefully, inspire other young girls and women to follow their dreams and passion in sports, akin to the relentless spirit of India cricket superstar Mithali Raj. I cannot wait to watch this special story once again at home in the company of friends and family and cherish this special moment, and really looking forward to seeing the audiences’ reaction to the movie’s OTT release,” the 35-year-old actress said.
The movie’s OTT release date will be revealed soon.
“Shabaash Mithu” likewise stars seasoned actor Vijay Raaz.