the story of a legendary Indian cricketer will be told to the fans of the game. A biopic on Indian cricketing colossus Mithali Raj has been made, and the release date for this hugely anticipated film is out. This film will hit the theatres on 4th February 2022.
And, this movie release date has been confirmed on Raj’s 39th birthday. Taapsee Pannu will play the role of Mithali Raj in the film. This film has been directed by Srijit Mukherji.
Cannot express how grateful and excited I am to wake up to this amazing news! Kudos to everyone involved in the making of #ShabaashMithu. In theatres on 4|02|2022.
@taapsee @ActorVijayRaaz @AndhareAjit @srijitspeaketh @priyaaven @Viacom18Studios pic.twitter.com/mQNEOclLma
— Mithali Raj (@M_Raj03) December 3, 2021
And, the legend herself, Mithali Raj took to Twitter to announce the release date of this film. Raj tweeted that she is extremely grateful to wake up to this news. Raj also congratulated everybody involved in the making of this film.
Mithali Raj is one of the greatest cricketers to have represented India
Mithali Raj is arguably the greatest batter to have ever represented India in Women’s cricket. The right-handed batting icon is the highest run-scorer in ODI cricket and has amassed a colossal 7391 runs in her illustrious career. She has also scored 7 centuries and 59 half-centuries as well. No other batter in the world has crossed 6000 runs with the willow in hand.
Raj is also the highest run-scorer for the Indian side in T20I cricket as well. She has represented the Indian side in 89 matches in the T20I format of the game and has plundered 2364 runs. She has scored 17 half-centuries in T20I cricket. Mithali has also played 12 Test matches and has scored 699 runs, including a double century.