Mary Kom

  • Priyanka Chopra starrer 'Mary Kom' declared tax free in Maharashtra 3 hours 35 minutes ago

    Mumbai: National Award winning actress Priyanka Chopra's much-awaited movie 'Mary Kom', the story of a determined girl who makes it big in the world of boxing, has been declared tax free in Maharashtra a week before its scheduled release date. "Yay! #MaryKom declared tax free in Maharashtra a week before release!...
  • 'Mary Kom' gets 'U' certificate: Priyanka Chopra expresses excitement on Twitter, director Omung Kumar hints at film’s wider reach 22 hours 32 minutes ago

    'Mary Kom', the biopic starring Priyanka Chopra has finally got 'U'certificate from the Central Borad of Film Certification (CBFC). The sports drama, which is based on the life of Olympic bronze medal winner Mary Kom, was earlier issued U/A certificate by the board. "Awesome! 'U' certificate! Family movie #MaryKom," Chopra posted on...
  • 'Mary Kom' the film: Not shot in Manipur, no actress from the state, not to be released there Yesterday

    Imphal: The film on Manipur boxer MC Mary Kom will hit the theatres next week. But ironically, it will not be screened in her home state because of a 14-year-old ban on Hindi films. Many have questioned the existing rule and also ask why a Manipuri actress wasn't chosen to...
  • Mary Kom, Akhil Kumar back in boxing squad for Asian Games Yesterday

    New Delhi: In a stunning reversal, Olympic bronze medallist and five-time world champion M.C.Mary Kom defeated Pinki Jhangra, a Commonwealth Games bronze medallist, to make the 13-member Indian boxing contingent for the Asian Games slated for Sep 19-Oct 4 in the South Korean city of Incheon. It was Pinki, who had...
  • No show for 'Mary Kom' in Manipur, questions raised over choice of the film's leading lady Yesterday

    Hindi films have been banned in Manipur since 2000. And while many are questioning the rationale and morality of the ban in the Internet age, Manipur is also talking about the choice of the film's leading lady, a blooper in its trailer and much more. ...
  • For 'Mary Kom', we tried prosthetics and make-up to make my eyes look slanted - but it all looked gimmicky: Priyanka Chopra 2 days ago

    For many weeks the upcoming film 'Mary Kom' has been in news. From positive interest at first -- come on, someone is making a biopic on the life of an Indian woman boxer -- the social media began to talk about the casting of the film. MC Mary Kom, a five-time...
  • Priyanka Chopra: Women-centric roles are not popular in Bollywood 5 days ago

    Ahmedabad: Actress Priyanka Chopra, whose upcoming biopic on boxing champion Mary Kom has generated a lot of sensation, today said that woman-oriented roles are still not much welcomed in Bollywood. "Mary Kom is a film obviously about Mary Kom. First and the foremost, female-centric roles are not welcomed in Bollywood," Priyanka...
  • Idol Chat: Priyanka Chopra on playing Mary Kom 6 days ago

    Actress Priyanka Chopra whose upcoming movie 'Mary Kom' is all set to hit the theatres speaks about her experience playing the Olympian sportswoman. ...
  • CNN-IBN's Digvijay Singh Deo takes the ice bucket challenge 1 week ago

    The CNN-IBN's sports editor went on to nominate ace shooter Abhinav Bindra, boxer Mary Kom and the India men's hockey team to take the ALS challenge. ...
  • With a ban on Bollywood films, Manipur may not get to watch 'Mary Kom' August 21, 2014

    Mumbai: The film based on boxing star Mary Kom's life, starring Priyanka Chopra, will be released next month, but her home state may not get to watch it. There has been a ban on Bollywood movies in Manipur. Five-time world boxing champion Mary Kom is excited about her life story coming...
  • Darshan Kumar: Won't be overshadowed by Priyanka Chopra in 'Mary Kom' August 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Darshan Kumar is a debutante and he is sharing the screen space with none other than Priyanka Chopra as her on-screen husband in his debut movie 'Mary Kom'. But he is confident to get noticed due to the importance of his character in the biopic. Directed by Omung Kumar, the...
  • Mary Kom angry after postponement of Asian Games trial August 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The postponement of the boxing trials for the Asian Games has left Olympic bronze medallist MC Mary Kom fuming as she termed this last-minute schedule change as highly "unprofessional" on the part of the organisers. The Indian Olympic Association Ad-hoc Committee, which is managing the boxing affairs, decided to...
  • 'Mary Kom' integrates a popular household consumer durables brand August 4, 2014

    Mumbai: In-film brand integrations have become popular over the years, and household consumer durables brand USHA International has tied up with forthcoming movie "Mary Kom" for the same. The movie is a biopic on Olympic bronze medallist boxer M.C. Mary Kom, and the idea behind associating with this inspirational film solidified...
  • Priyanka Chopra fought with real boxers in 'Mary Kom' July 25, 2014

    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' July 24, 2014

    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 July 24, 2014

    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 July 24, 2014

    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' July 24, 2014

    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 July 24, 2014

    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' July 23, 2014

    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 July 23, 2014

    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' July 23, 2014

    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 July 23, 2014

    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 July 23, 2014

    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...