National Award winning actress Priyanka Chopra,who will be essaying the role of Olympic Bronze medalist Mary Kom,visited the boxer’s hometown Imphal to get first hand information.
The 30-year-old actress,who has been taking notes on Mary Kom’s life,was guided by none other than the player herself. Priyanka tweeted: Road tripppp! Interiors of Manipur r so full of character..with #MaryKom as my travel guide..anything
The movie is about the journey of Mary Kom from Manipur who went on to become five-time world champion.
Priyanka,who has undergone a rigorous training for her portrayal of the boxer,is in the northeastern city to learn closely what went into the making of champion Mary Kom as we know her.
She tweeted: Champions r made from tuff stuff!! Learning from the champ herself!
Priyanka,who was well received by Mary Kom’s family,also visited Mary Kom’s Imphal haunts to learn more about her.
— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) July 15,2013
The movie,which is being directed by Omung Kumar,went on floors this June.