Mary Kom

  • Priyanka Chopra fought with real boxers in 'Mary Kom' 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Actress Priyanka Chopra fought with real boxers in 'Mary Kom', a biopic on the five time World Champion boxer. She says it was not easy to take a full-on punch from professional boxers during the shoot. "All my opponents in the film were real boxers," Priyanka said here in an...
  • E Lounge: Priyanka Chopra talks about 'Mary Kom' 6 days ago

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra talks about her upcoming film 'Mary Kom'. Directed by Omung Kumar, 'Mary Kom' is an Indian biographical sports drama which is based on the life of the Indian boxer Mary Kom. The film is set to be released on September 5. ...
  • Never say never, I always surprise myself: Priyanka Chopra on going bald in real life 6 days ago

    Mumbai: For a crucial sequence in the forthcoming biopic "Mary Kom", based on the life of Olympic bronze medallist boxer M.C. Mary Kom, Priyanka Chopra went for a bald look. The actress says it was her "responsibility" to do justice to her character. Priyanka's bold look can be seen even in...
  • Mary Kom's story needs to be told and who tells it is important too: Why Priyanka Chopra as Mary Kom is perfectly alright 6 days ago

    Ever since the first poster of the Bollywood biopic 'Mary Kom', where Priyanka Chopra plays the titular role was out, the all-important debate raging both on and offline is about the interesting casting choice for the lead role. This is a film where the female character will have to wing...
  • Priyanka Chopra on playing the sports icon in the film 'Mary Kom' 6 days ago

    The first trailer of the film 'Mary Kom' was unveiled in Mumbai on Wednesday. The film unfolds the life journey of Indian boxing champion Mary Kom. The film's leading lady Priyanka Chopra talks about her playing the sports icon on the big screen. ...
  • Zoya had warned me to lose all the muscles for 'Dil Dhadakne Do': Priyanka Chopra 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Actress Priyanka Chopra says director Zoya Akhtar wanted her to lose weight for her next film 'Dil Dhadakne Do'. Priyanka is essaying the role of boxing champion Mary Kom in a biopic for which she had to build muscles. Her next is Zoya's 'Dil Dhadakne Do'. "Zoya had warned me...
  • Priyanka Chopra has crooned a lullaby for 'Mary Kom' 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Actress-singer Priyanka Chopra has sung a lullaby in her forthcoming film "Mary Kom", a biopic on the five-time World Champion boxer. "I have sung a lori (lullaby) in the film, which comes in the important part of the film. It's a very intimate conversation between the mother and child and...
  • Sanjay Leela Bhansali compares Priyanka Chopra with Hilary Swank 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali compares Priyanka Chopra with 'Million Dollar Baby' star Hilary Swank insisting that only 'Barfi' star could pull of the title role in 'Mary Kom', a biopic on Olympic bronze medallist and five-time World Champion M.C. Mary Kom. Sports drama 'Million Dollar Baby' was the story of...
  • Parineeti Chopra wishes the best for 'Daawat-E-Ishq', 'Mary Kom' 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Just like last year, the Chopra cousins Parineeti and Priyanka are set to clash at the box office this year as well. But the former is unfazed and hopes both the films do well at the box office. Parineeti's romantic drama 'Daawat-E-Ishq' and 'Mary Kom', based on the life of...
  • 'Mary Kom' trailer: Priyanka Chopra fights opponents and stereotypes in the boxing world champion's biopic 1 week ago

    The trailer for the Priyanka Chopra-starrer 'Mary Kom', based on boxer MC Mary Kom, was released on Wednesday. The film, which is set to have its world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), is set to hit the theatres on October 2. The film has been co-produced by Viacom18 Motion...
  • Priyanka Chopra starrer 'Mary Kom' to have world premiere at Toronto Film Festival 1 week ago

    Toronto: Priyanka Chopra-starrer 'Mary Kom', based on boxer M.C Mary Kom, will have its world premiere here at Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), the organizers announced Tuesday. The 39th Toronto International Film Festival will take place between Sep 4 and 14. "Glamorous Indian star Priyanka Chopra completely transforms herself to play Mary...
  • Priyanka Chopra's 'Mary Kom' trailer to release on July 24 July 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The first full-fledged trailer of 'Mary Kom', cut by producer Sanjay Leela Bhansali, will be launched by July 24. The first teaser of Omang Kumar directed film was released on Priyanka Chopra's birthday Friday and it has got rave reviews by all and sundry. The actress plays titled role...
  • On 32nd birthday, Priyanka Chopra treats fans with 'Mary Kom' teaser July 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, who turned 32 Friday, treated her fans with a teaser of her much-awaited movie 'Mary Kom' - and much like the movie's poster, she has packed quite a punch in it. "For you... a sneak peak into the life of a true fighter... bit.ly/MaryKom-Teaser #MaryKomPunch Full...
  • Film fraternity going gaga over Priyanka Chopra's 'Mary Kom' look July 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Some are calling her 'Raging bulbul', and some a 'chameleon'! National Award winning actress Priyanka Chopra's fierce avatar in the first look poster of her forthcoming film 'Mary Kom', is for many a testimony to her versatility as a performer. From choreographer-filmmaker Farah Khan, director Ken Ghosh and acclaimed actor...
  • 'Mary Kom' first look: Priyanka Chopra is almost unrecognizable as the Olympic medalist boxer July 15, 2014

    She has worked hard for this film and it shows. Priyanka Chopra is almost unrecognizable in the first posters of 'Mary Kom' in which she plays the role of the famous Olympic medalist. Produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and directed by Omung Kumar, the biopic will highlight the struggles that...
  • After out-witting Mary, Pinki feels pressure of expectations June 1, 2014

    New Delhi: She ousted none other than Olympic bronze-medallist M C Mary Kom to make the Commonwealth Games-bound Indian team but far from revelling in the new-found attention, Pinki Jangra says she has begun to feel the pressure of delivering a medal after her giant-slaying act in the trials. The 24-year-old...
  • Mary Kom dropped from Indian boxing squad for Commonwealth Games May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: In a stunning turn of events, five-time World Champion and Olympic bronze-medallist MC Mary Kom was on Friday left out of the three-member Indian women's boxing squad for the Commonwealth Games to be held in Glasgow from July 23 to August 3. Mary Kom, who was on comeback trail...
  • Mary Kom among 19 women probables for CWG May 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Multiple world champion and Olympic bronze-medallist MC Mary Kom is among the 19 boxers selected for the senior women core group of probables for this year's Commonwealth Games and Asian Games. The list was prepared after a selection trial held at the IG Stadium here from May 6 to...
  • Indian women boxers set for CWG debut, trials begin May 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Set to make their debut in the Commonwealth Games, Indian women boxers on slogged it out on the opening day of trials to select the core group from which the final squad for the July event would be finalised later this month. The opening day of trials featured six...
  • I do think of quitting, says Mary Kom May 5, 2014

    New Delhi: She has pulled herself up for a second time targetting another first for an Indian woman boxer but as Olympic bronze-medallist M C Mary Kom gears up for the Commonwealth Games, the five-time world champion says the thought of quitting has crossed her mind several times. Speaking to PTI...
  • Inspiring to do every scene of 'Mary Kom': Priyanka Chopra April 5, 2014

    Mumbai: National Award-winning actress Priyanka Chopra, who is yet to devote 15 days to complete shooting of the biopic on India's champion boxer M.C. Mary Kom, says every scene in the film is inspirational. "'Mary Kom' is the story of every woman who wants to be larger than she is...
  • Priyanka Chopra starrer film 'Mary Kom' to release on Gandhi Jayanti April 3, 2014

    Mumbai: The release date of 'Mary Kom', the much-awaited biopic on Olympic medal-winning boxer M.C. Mary Kom, has been locked. It will come out Oct 2, celebrated as Gandhi Jayanti across the country every year. Viacom18 Motion Pictures Wednesday announced the release date of the film, which stars Priyanka Chopra...
  • Aishwarya Rai, Vidya Balan most searched Indian women on Google March 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai has topped the list of 20 most searched successful Indian women on Google followed by Vidya Balan and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, an official statement said. Former Indian Police Service officer Kiran Bedi also features among the top ten, revealed a Google search trend result...
  • First Look: Priyanka Chopra in and as Mary Kom March 8, 2014

    Priyanka Chopra has started working on Sanjay Leela Bhansali's biopic on boxer Mary Kom and the actress was recently spotted shooting for a scene in Mumbai. The boxing ring was set and Priyanka was seen packing some punches as Mary Kom in the biopic. ...
  • After Javed Akhtar, Mary Kom cancels visit to Jaipur Literature Festival January 21, 2014

    Five-time world champion and Olympic bronze-medallist Indian woman boxer MC Mary Kom cancelled her scheduled visit at the Jaipur Literature Festival. "Her baby is unwell after her recent London trip, so unfortunately she had to cancel the visit to Jaipur," her manager Jimmy Levion told PTI. Mary Kom was slated to participate...
  • I also faced molestation, says Olympic medal-winning boxer Mary Kom January 17, 2014

    Olympic medal-winning boxer MC Mary Kom on Thursday said she had also faced a sex attack when she was 18, but managed to overpower the assaulter. The boxer expressed concern over women's safety in India and urged them to go for physical training to fend off attackers. "I would urge them to...
  • Surrender to musical evenings at Jaipur Literature Festival January 9, 2014

    Evenings at the upcoming Jaipur Literature Festival will be audiovisual treat for music lovers as they will be treated to Africa's traditional nomadic melodies along with Rajasthani folk, Indie-pop and classical jazz. "The Musical Stage", on the sidelines of the five-day literary event, will begin here January 17 and will be...