Anushka Sharma has started filming for her new project ‘Chakda Xpress’ after returning from vacation with her husband Virat Kohli. The Bollywood actress will be playing famous women’s cricketer Jhulan Goswami in the latter’s biopic. As the actress started the filming, she shared a glimpse of the film set to which Anushka’s fans as well as her husband reacted.
On Sunday, Anushka took to Instagram and shared glimpses from the set. She shared a video of her vanity van with a picture of the film’s name written on the door. Sharma also added a sneak peek of cricket balls which appeared to be taken from the film’s set. The actress captioned the post “Back to where I belong”. This video from Anushka Sharma got a lot of love from the fans as they wished her the best for the film.
Virat Kohli also joined in reacting to this video shared by the Bollywood actress. The Indian cricketer dropped a series of heart and heart-eyed emojis in the comment section of the post. Jhulan Goswami also commented on the post shared by Sharma.
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Here is how Kohli reacted:
Chakda Xpress to tell Jhulan Goswami’s story to the audience
Coming to the film, directed by Prosit Roy, Chakda Xpress will be bringing Indian women’s cricketer Jhulan Goswami’s life story to the screen for the audience to see. Anushka Sharma will be playing the pacer in her biopic who became the second Indian woman cricketer to receive the Padma Shri in 2012. It marks Anushka’s comeback to acting after she took a break.
Notably, the actress had announced the movie with an inspiring caption and had called the project ‘special’. “It is a really special film because it is essentially a story of tremendous sacrifice. Chakda Xpress is inspired by the life and times of former Indian captain Jhulan Goswami and it will be an eye-opener into the world of women’s cricket,” had writen Sharma in the caption of the teaser post.
“At a time when Jhulan decided to become a cricketer and make her country proud on the global stage, it was very tough for women to even think of playing the sport. This film is a dramatic retelling of several instances that shaped her life and also women’s cricket.”