Mithali Raj’s announcement that she was giving up her role as an Indian women’s cricket hero got a lot of attention on social media. Fans and people who love the game paid the pioneering batsman a lot of respect. One of them was Srijit Mukherji, who directed Shabash Mithu, a biopic in which Tapsee Pannu plays Mithali.
In an interview, Srijit said that there was no chance that the movie’s plot would change. which will be in theatres in a month. “The story has a certain path, a certain rhythm, and a certain ending, and this announcement won’t fit into any of those,” he said. He says that the news made a big difference. “It makes cricketers and fans say a lot of things and feel a lot of things.” Srijit says, “Many people who were not aware of how big a legend she is, got an idea from social media and it may help them understand the enormity of the legend called Mithali.” And her status and contributions go far beyond cricket in so many ways. “
Srijit wishes she had that one chance to play a spectacular ending. Her fans would give her a standing ovation, which is what every athlete wants.