Mary Kom

  • Sanjay Leela Bhansali compares Priyanka Chopra with Hilary Swank 3 hours 3 minutes 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' 4 hours 17 minutes 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 6 hours 48 minutes 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 11 hours 2 minutes 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 3 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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...
  • Watch: Priyanka Chopra busy with her upcoming film 'Gunday' December 24, 2013

    After 'Krrish 3', actress Priyanka Chopra is busy with her next film 'Gunday' and reports also say that her biopic on Mary Kom has been delayed due to creative differences between the director and the producer. ...
  • Awwww: Boxer Mary Kom's 7-month-old baby boy is incredibly cute! December 21, 2013

    Indian boxer MC Mary Kom, who gave birth to a third baby boy earlier year, was seen with actress Sushmita Sen during the release of the boxer's autobiography in Gauhati. Mary and her husband Onler have six-year-old twin boys Rechungvar and Khupneivar. ...
  • Mary Kom on life beyond the ring December 13, 2013

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, the Olympic bronze medallist spoke about her autobiography, "Unbreakable", and much more. ...
  • Big B launches Mary Kom's autobiography, calls her a legendary figure December 10, 2013

    Mumbai: Olympic medal-winning boxer M.C. Mary Kom has made innumerable contributions in breaking stereotypes about women, especially from the northeast, megastar Amitabh Bachchan said Monday. "Mary Kom is already a legendary figure in the country, loved and admired by all. She has made innumerable contributions in breaking stereotypes about women, more...
  • Sonia Gandhi India's most inspiring woman politician: Survey November 29, 2013

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi has been voted as India's most inspiring female political leader who has been able to strike a perfect balance between her career and family life, according to a survey. In the survey held by matrimonial service portal Shaadi.com, 36.2 per cent people voted for Sonia Gandhi, while...
  • Jhumpa Lahiri, Samantha Shannon to attend Jaipur Literature Festival November 26, 2013

    Pulitzer Prize winner Jhumpa Lahiri, British writer Samantha Shannon, actor Irrfan Khan and boxer Mary Kom, besides noted historians, literary critics and activists will attend the Jaipur Literature Festival 2014 being organised at Jaipur in 2014. The seventh edition of the five-day festival, home to all bookworms and literary lovers, will...
  • I share the same story as Mary Kom: Priyanka Chopra November 11, 2013

    Panaji: Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, who is playing the five-time world boxing champion Mary Kom in a forthcoming biopic, says she shares a slice of life with the legendary sportswoman. "Her story is same as that of mine. I too struggled when I came in the industry and cried alone. It...