Anushka Sharma announced the biopic of Jhulan Goswami on 6th January 2022. Jhulan Goswami who is one of the stalwart of the women’s game is currently playing in the ICC Women’s World Cup. Anushka Sharma will be making her big-screen comeback after almost 3 years.The actress has been preparing for playing Cricketer on-screen. Today she shared a video of training on Instagram. She captioned it “Get-Sweat-Go!”.
The movie will portray the glorious journey of one of the all time great . And how she climb up the ladder despite countless difficulties from the society.
Produced by Anushka Sharma and her brother Karnesh Sharma Clean Slate Filmz ,”Chakda Xpress” is directed by Prosit Roy.
“It’s a really special film because it is essentially a story of tremendous sacrifice. Chakda Xpress is inspired by the life and time of former Indian Captain Jhulan Goswami and it will be an eye-opener into the world of women’s cricket”, Anushka Sharma said in a statement released by Netflix India.
“From support systems to facilities, to have a stable income from playing the game to even having a future in cricket – very little propelled women of India to take up cricket as a profession.Jhulan had a fighting and extremely uncertain cricketing career and she stayed motivated to make her country proud.She strived to change the streotype that women can’t make a career out of playing cricket in India so that the next generation of girls had a better playing field. Her life is living testimony that passion and perseverance triumphs over all adversities” Anushka added.
“It doesn’t matter if sometimes a man’s accomplishments are placed above your own. It doesn’t matter if the stadiums are empty.When you pull on to the pitch to bowl all you see is the opponent holding the cricket bat and the stumps you need to knock out” , Jhulan Goswami said.