7 Inspiring Sportswomen Of Indian Cinema

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Mary Kom in Mary Kom (2014)

Priyanka Chopra stars as Mary Kom, the celebrated Indian boxer who overcomes numerous personal and professional challenges to become a five-time World Amateur Boxing Champion, showcasing her resilience and dedication to the sport.

Anina in Ghoomer (2023)

Saiyami Kher portrays Anina, a passionate cricketer who, after losing an arm in an accident, battles against all odds to reclaim her position in the sport, demonstrating her extraordinary spirit and perseverance.

Madhi in Saala Khadoos (2016)

Ritika Singh plays Madhi, a spirited and talented boxer from a fishing village in Tamil Nadu, who defies societal expectations and rises through the ranks with the help of her tough but dedicated coach.

Aditi in Kacchey Limbu (2023)

Radhika Madan portrays Aditi, a young woman who navigates familial expectations and personal aspirations as she becomes an integral part of her cricket team, showcasing her determination and love for the game.

Mithali Raj in Shabaash Mithu (2022)

Taapsee Pannu stars as Mithali Raj, the captain of the Indian women's cricket team, highlighting her journey from a young girl with dreams to becoming one of the most successful female cricketers in the world.

Chak De! India (2007) - Prime Video

The list is obviously incomplete without mentioning the legendary hockey players of Bollywood. Each actor has devoted themselves to this film, making it a blockbuster that has stood the test of time.

Dangal (2015) - N/A

The Dangal girls' powerful performances transcend the screen, embodying courage, resilience, and the indomitable spirit of pursuing dreams against all odds.

Mahima - Mr & Mrs. Mahi (2024)

Janhvi Kapoor stars as Mahima who switches from being a doctor to playing cricket professionally (and eventually playing for India) with the support of her husband, who coaches her. Mahima's grit, perspective on life, and talent are inspiring.

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