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Shabaash Mithu trailer: Taapsee Pannu as Mithali Raj is set to defy norms and change the 'Gentleman's Game'

The trailer gives a glimpse into the early life of Mithali Raj before she rose to become a legendary cricketer across the globe. 

  • OTTplay Team

Last Updated: 04.04 AM, Jun 20, 2022

Shabaash Mithu trailer: Taapsee Pannu as Mithali Raj is set to defy norms and change the 'Gentleman's Game'
Taapsee Pannu in Shabaash Mithu

Today, the trailer for Shabaash Mithu, a film starring Taapsee Pannu and based on the life of great cricketer Mithali Raj, was released.

Mithali Raj, who has a record-breaking 23-year international cricket career, 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.

While sharing the trailer, Taapsee wrote on her social media pages, "Mithali Raj! You know the name, now get ready to see the story behind what makes her a legend. woman who redefined “The Gentleman’s Game”. She created HERSTORY, and I’m honoured to bring it to you. #ShabaashMithu: 15th July 2022. #ShabaashMithuTrailer #GirlWhoChangedTheGame. @mithaliraj @srijitmukherji @ajit_andhare @priyaaven @viacom18studios @tseries.official @colosceum_official."

The idea of 'Nazariya badlo, khel badalgaya' is conveyed to the hilt in the teaser, which has intriguing lines and glimpses of Taapsee Pannu as Mithali. The actor is noted for her powerful performances and for choosing films that defy expectations.

Sourav Ganguly, one of India's most iconic cricketers and former skipper, presented the trailer today, creating a lot of interest.

The film, directed by Srijit Mukherji and produced by Viacom18 Studios, will be released on July 15, 2022, in theatres. 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, while the lyrics for the songs are penned by Swanand Kirkire, Kausar Munir, and Raghav M. Kumar. 

With Shabaash Mithu, Taapsee will be returning to the theatres for a Hindi film after two years. Her last big-screen release in Bollywood was Thappad, which hit screens in 2022.

The actor's last outing was the Telugu film Mishan Impossible, which hit the theatres earlier this year.