Taapsee Pannu 'had to Google' gender testing ahead of Rashmi Rocket shoot
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Taapsee Pannu 'had to Google' gender testing ahead of Rashmi Rocket shoot

Rashmi Rocket will stream on ZEE5 from October 15, 2021.

Aishwarya Vasudevan
Oct 01, 2021
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Taapsee Pannu - Rashmi Rocket

Taapsee Pannu starrer Rashmi Rocket deals with the hard-hitting subject of gender testing in sports. The actor plays the role of an athlete in the film directed by Akarsh Khurana. Now during a recent interaction, Taapsee revealed that she didn't know about gender testing and had to Google about it. She said that she was shocked while reading about this particular issue which is discrimination against women.

As per reports in Mid Day, Taapsee stated, "I met Nanda, who had the story with him for this film. He had made a very beautiful AV of the story for my reference."

The actor further said that when she saw the video, she was honestly shocked because even show she likes watching sports and follows it a lot too, but still, she had no idea about the gender testing issue that the film highlights. Taapsee had to Google it and revealed that she was completely shocked after she got to know the details about this particular issue.

Taapsee's co-star Priyanshu Painyuli revealed that he got to know about the gender testing issue through Rashmi Rocket. The actor said, "While shooting I checked with our director Akarsh, that are we taking creative liberty for the movie or is this truly happening and I was shocked to know that this is truly happening."

Priyanshu hopes that through Rashmi Rocket, this issue is highlighted to a larger section of society.

Rashmi Rocket also features Abhishek Banerjee, Supriya Pathak Kapur, Manoj Joshi and Supriya Pilgaonkar in supporting roles. Ronnie Screwvala, Neha Anand and Pranjal Khandhdiya are the producers of the film which is penned by Nanda Periyasamy, Aniruddha Guha and Kanika Dhillon.

The upcoming Bollywood film is set to be an OTT release on ZEE5 and will stream from October 15, 2021. 

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