Anushka Sharma has written a heartfelt birthday wish to former India women’s cricket team captain Jhulan Goswami as she turned 40 today. “Happy birthday champion! It was such a privilege to know you. You are a defining cricketer for the generation that leveled the playing field for female cricketers in India. More power to you!” the actress wrote from Chakda’ Xpress.
Jhulan was quick to fulfill Anushka’s birthday wish. She shared her message and said “Thank you so much fav” with a heart and angel emoticons.
Previously, Anushka Sharma paid tribute to the legendary Indian playmaker ahead of his farewell match. “An inspiration. A role model. A legend. Your name will forever be etched in history. Thank you Jhulan Goswami, for being a game changer in Indian women’s cricket,” she wrote.
Speaking of the movie Chakda’ Xpress, Anushka Sharma will try out for the role of Jhulan Goswami, who overcame obstacles like misogyny, politics and discrimination along her way to becoming an inspiration to a whole generation of sportswomen. . She will be seen alongside Renuka Shahane, Anshul Chauhan, Koushik Sen and Mahesh Thakur in the direction of Prosit Roy.
Earlier, Anushka told IANS, “We had a great filming experience (in Kolkata) and created memories that will last a lifetime. Jhulan is an icon of India, as well as West Bengal, and the filming of the film in Kolkata and various parts of the state is a fitting tribute to his legacy and his journey which began here.
Netflix Original Movie Chakda’ Xpress is written by Abhishek Banerjee. The production of the film was handled by Karnesh Ssharma, Clean Sate Filmz. The film will be released on the OTT platform on December 16.
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