Anushka Sharma, who is set to play Indian cricketer Jhulan Goswami in the upcoming biopic titled ‘Chakda Express, sent her well wishes to the India women’s cricket team for the 2022 ICC Women’s World Cup on Sunday, March 6. The Indian team is playing their first match against Pakistan in the tournament in New Zealand today.
Taking to her Instagram Stories, Anushka wrote, “Give up for WOMEN IN BLUE! The whole nation is with you. I wish you the best for a great World Cup! « . Along with her message, she added the Indian flag and the raised hands emoji.
Anushka returns to acting after her pregnancy with ‘Chakda Express’, which is inspired by the life and times of India’s most decorated cricketer, Jhulan, who holds the world record for number of wickets taken by a woman in an international match. career.
Recently, the ‘Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi’ actress took to her social media to provide some insight into her preparation process and showed that she is stepping into the shoes of famed Indian fast bowler Jhulan Goswami as she learns to play like her. Posting a photo of herself bowling over the nets, Anushka captioned it, “Grip by Grip Prep #ChakdaXpress. »
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The Netflix movie is helmed by Prosit Roy, who previously directed Anushka Sharma in the supernatural horror flick « Bet. » It is produced by the actress under her own Clean Slate Filmz banner, which she co-owns with her brother Karnesh Ssharma. Anushka was last seen in the 2018 film ‘Zero’ opposite Shah Rukh Khan, who also recently officially announced her comeback film ‘Pathaan’ with its release date of January 25, 2023.
Meanwhile, Anushka Sharma’s cricket connection goes much deeper as the actress is married to international cricketer and former captain Virat Kohli. Anushka and Virat are one of India’s most powerful couples with roots in Bollywood and cricket.