Anushka Sharma drops her pictured clicked during her prep for the film Chakda Xpress, in which she will be seen playing the role of the cricketer Jhulan Goswami.
Anushka ‘s Chakda Xpress:
Anushka has stepped into her featuring biopic of cricketer Jhulan Goswami. The actress has shared a few pics of herself bowling at the nets. She is busy preparing for her featuring project as she requires perfect bowling skills since Jhulan holds a record of the highest wickets taken in ODI.
Sharing a close-up shot of her holding a ball and a picture of her in action, Anushka wrote on Instagram, “Grip by grip #prep #ChakdaXpress.” Jhulan Goswami reacted to her post, saying, “Very nice,” with a thumbs-up icon.
A fan tagged cricketer Smriti Mandhana and wrote, “@smriti_mandhana you got a competitor now.” Another said, “Behn jii zara do teen over bhaiya jii ko Bhi Karo Thoda practice ho jaega (Sister, please bowl 2-3 overs for Virat Kohli also, he can practice).” A fan even suggested an alternate title for the film, calling it “Anushka Express.”
Anushka about the film:
Anushka will soon be leaving for the UK to shoot for the film. A source said, “Chakda Xpress will have a very important shooting schedule in the UK as no stone will be unturned to make this film the biggest sporting film on a woman sports icon of India. Anushka is expected to shoot in the UK for close to a month! When was the last time you heard a sports film based on an Indian woman have a 30-day production schedule in England? Never!” she calls the film “an underdog story” in the history of Indian cricket.
Chakda Xpress will release on Netflix. Produced by Anushka Sharma and her brother Karnesh Sharma’s Clean Slate Films, the film will be directed by Prosit Roy.