Taapsee to play Mithali Raj on screen!

Taapsee to play Mithali Raj on screen!

Mithali Raj is one of the greatest in woman cricket and earlier there came reports that a film on her life is on the cards. After months of speculation, the confirmation finally arrived and that too on Mithali Raj's birthday which happens to be on Tuesday i.e December 3rd.

Taapsee will be playing role of Mithali in the latter's biopic which is reportedly titled 'Shabaash Mithu.' Shah Rukh Khan's 'Raees' fame Rahul Dholakia will be directing the movie.

Wishing Mithali on this occasion, Taapsee shared pictures of the cricketer's birthday celebrations. "You have made all of us proud in more than many ways and it's truly an honour to be chosen to showcase your journey on screen. On this Birthday of yours I don't know what gift I can give you but this promise that I shall give it all I have to make sure you will be proud of what you see of yourself on screen with #ShabaashMithu," wrote Taapsee and lastly added that she is ready to learn cover-drive.

To the media, Taapsee said that the script is in working stages and in this meantime she will undergo training in cricket.