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'Haven't been approached for Mithali Raj biopic'

Havent been approached for Mithali Raj biopic

Mumbai: Taapsee Pannu says she would very much like to portray former skipper of Indian women's cricket team, Mithali Raj, on the big screen but till now there has been no offer from the makers.

There were speculations that the Game Over star has agreed to play the part in a film but at an event on July 12, she shot the down all the rumours.

However, she appealed to the media to endorse her for the role.

"If I get it then it will be amazing to play cricket. You all please recommend my name to them. I wish I get to play this role. I really wanted to get signed for that film," Taapsee said.

The 31-year-old actor is excited about her upcoming film Saand Ki Aankh, the teaser of which was recently released. The film is based on the real-life story of sharpshooters Chandro Tomar and her sister-in-law Prakashi Tomar. Bhumi Pednekar co-stars Taapsee in the Tushar Hiranandani-directed film.

"It is one of the challenging roles of my career. I feel making a decision of taking up acting wasn't as challenging than taking up this role but I have no regrets about it."

"I am very excited and anxious about the film, especially after getting a good response to the teaser. The level of excitement has gone up in me and Bhumi," said the Manmarziyaan actor.

PTI

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