Viacom18 Motion Pictures Acquires Rights For A Biopic On Mithali Raj

Author : Jeet Jobanputra

Mithali Raj, an inspiration to a lot of young girls in the country and the one with a phenomenal record of being the highest run scorer in One Day Internationals averaging above 51, the captain of the Indian Women’s Cricket Team, has had a remarkable journey on the field.

Her life is now all set to be documented on the silver screen. The rights of the film have been acquired by Viacom18 Motion Pictures.

Ajit Andhare, COO, Viacom18 Motion Pictures, says:

“Viacom18 Motion Pictures has always been the pioneer in showcasing content with the portrayal of strong women characters right from Queen to Kahani to Mary Kom. We are proud to be collaborating with the young and inspirational Mithali Dorai Raj, a named single-handedly responsible for bringing about a shift in the way women’s cricket team was perceived in our country.”

Elated by the news, Mithali Raj says

“I am extremely happy with this association with Viacom18 Motion Pictures. Hoping that this movie inspires more people especially young girls to take up sports as a career.”

The association between Viacom18 Motion Pictures and Mithali Raj has been facilitated by Varun Chopra – Director, Medellin Sports who says:

“We are pleased on this association with Viacom18 Motion Pictures and are looking forward to Mithali’s Biopic. She remains to be an inspiration for multitudes for many years now and her story on the silver screen will keep motivating generations.”

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