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Shabaash Mithu trailer: Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, other cricketers laud Taapsee Pannu's film promo

Directed by Srijit Mukherji, the film is based on Mithali Raj, former captain of Indian women's cricket team.

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Last Updated: 03.13 PM, Jun 20, 2022

Shabaash Mithu trailer: Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, other cricketers laud Taapsee Pannu's film promo
Sachin Tendulkar reacts to Shabaash Mithu trailer/Instagram

Fans are eagerly waiting to catch the inspiring story of Mithali Raj on the big screen. The former captain of the women's cricket team will be portrayed by Taapsee Pannu in the film, Shabaash Mithu. The makers released the trailer today and it has taken the internet by storm. It is not only garnering great reviews by the fans but also legendary cricketers themselves, like Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly.  

Sachin Tendulkar took to Twitter and shared the trailer, writing that it is 'heartwarming'. One of the greatest batsmen India has ever produced, Tendulkar conveyed his best wishes to the entire team and tweeted: "The #ShabaashMithuTrailer is heartwarming. Mithali has inspired millions to dream and follow their passion & I am looking forward to watch this movie. My best wishes to the entire team." 

Sourav Ganguly too tweeted the trailer with the #GirlWhoChangedTheGame. Mithali Raj, on whom the film is based, expressed her gratitude to the team for bringing forth her story in the film. "One game, One nation, One ambition… My Dream! Grateful to the team & excited to share my story with you all! Check out #ShabaashMithuTrailer

#GirlWhoChangedTheGame," she wrote. 

Mithali Raj has a record-breaking 23-year international cricket career. She has scored over 10,000 runs in one-day internationals. The film chronicles her rise to fame as a renowned cricketer and a role model for billions of girls and women throughout the world. The film is a tribute to the recently retired icon.

The film is directed by Srijit Mukherji and produced by Viacom18 Studios. The story idea and the creative producer of the film is Ajit Andhare, while the screenplay is penned by Priya Sen. Amit Trivedi has composed the music, and the lyrics for the songs are penned by Swanand Kirkire, Kausar Munir, and Raghav M. Kumar. The film will be released on July 15, 2022, in theatres.