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Biopic on Indian women’s cricket team Mithali Raj announced

The biopic will be produced by Viacom18 Motion Pictures.

Viacom18 Motion Pictures has announced a biographical film on Indian women’s cricket team captain Mithali Raj.

“We are proud to be collaborating with the young and inspirational Mithali Dorai Raj, a name single handedly responsible in bringing about a shift in the way women’s cricket team was perceived in our country,” Ajit Andhare, the Chief Operating Officer of the studio, said in a press statement. The Indian cricket team skipper is the highest run scorer in women’s international cricket and is also the only woman cricketer to surpass the 6,000 run mark in ODI format.

Raj’s biopic joins a list of other sports biopics that have been announced, including on Saina Nehwal and Kapil Dev. I am extremely happy on this association with Viacom18 Motion Pictures. Hoping that this movie inspires more people especially young girls to take up sports as a career.”

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