Sachin Tendulkar, M S Dhoni, Mohammed Azharuddin, Milkha Singh, MC Mary Kom, Geeta & Babita Phogat are some of the biggest names in Indian sports. They all have one thing in common. That is, biopic films have been made on them in Bollywood. which have made reasonably good business.
One more name will soon be added to this select list.
She is a Hyberabadi, who became a champion tennis player of India, married a neighboring country cricketer, earned a number of Tennis titles worldwide and now is a proud mother of a son.
Sania Mirza has now set her sights on a new project: A biopic being made on her.
- Sania disclosed that the contract for the film has been signed, but the actors, writers and directors have not been selected
- Sania is the only Indian woman tennis player to win Grand Slam
This appears to be a current trend because a number of her contemporary sports persons have already done it. Besides, it is a prudent money wise decision.
Indian tennis star Sania Mirza announced on Friday that filmmaker Ronnie Screwvala will make a movie based on her life. Sania said that she has signed contracts for this and the initial work on the project has begun.
Sania became the first Indian to win a WTA tournament singles title in 2005. Sania, the only female player to have won the Grand Slam, said that having a biopic made was fantastic. For a long time, negotiations were on for this.
My suggestions in my story are important.
Sania mainatins, “It is going on in mutual understanding, I think that this is my story, then my suggestions will be important. We are just declaring its launch today and then the decision will be taken on director, writer and actors. It will take time now. “
Sania Mirza has been eyeing a comeback on the tennis court after the birth of her son Izhaan in October last year. The proud mother was spotted with her son at the airport recently.
Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza and Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik welcomed their baby boy last month. The couple named their son Izhaan Mirza Malik.
On her son: “….it truly is the biggest match, tournament, achievement I’ve ever won.” Sania had tweeted in November 2018.
Sania, who is a former doubles World No.1, has been on the sidelines since October 2017 and had said that she wants to be back on court for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.