By Hindustan Times
Having found a real-life heroine, Bollywood is unlikely to let her go. So Olympics medallist Mary Kom will soon be a celluloid character too, courtesy filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali and director Omung Kumar who are making a movie on her life. In Mumbai to talk about the importance of open spaces in a city that is getting more crowded by the day, the pugilist takes time off to chat with HT Café.
How does it feel to know you’ll soon be the subject of a Hindi movie?
I didn’t know I could make such an impact! Being born and raised in a place that has been constantly neglected, I appreciate this gesture. A film on my life by a filmmaker like Sanjay sir gives me goose bumps.
I’ve worked hard in the last 11 years, but not many people had heard my name. Now I will be imprinted in people’s minds.
You’ve been singing fi