Anxious, nervous, excited, enthusiastic… Priyanka Chopra was all of this at a Juhu nightspot where she and the makers of Mary Kom showed 20 minutes of the movie to the media.
The actress, as is evident in the promos, has trained hard to build the physique to play the national women’s boxing champion, MC Mary Kom, in the biopic helmed by Omung Kumar. However, she won’t require to maintain it as she moves on to play a different character in her next movie.
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When asked if there was heartburn, considering the time taken to look the boxer’s part, PeeCee shrugged, “It’s only natural. But I’m very happy with the way the movie has shaped up. I hope the audience likes it as much as we enjoyed making it.”
Incidentally, Priyanka was also nervous about how producer Sanjay Leela Bhansali would react to the screening of the offline edit as it was a little pixelated, unlike the sharp quality of the final print.