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When reel Mary Kom met real Mary Kom
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 • Hindi Comments

Priyanka Chopra, who is currently working on biopic of Mary Kom, met the lady herself, the main inspiration of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film, in her hometown, Manipur.

Priyanka recently visited Olympics bronze medallist boxer Mary Kom's native Kangathel village in Churachandpur district. The actress was there as a part of her research for the biopic. "Road tripppp! Interiors of Manipur r so full of character..with #MaryKom as my travel guide..anything...," had wrote the actress in her micro-blogging site and added to say, "Champions r made from tuff stuff!! Learning from the champ herself! #MaryKom."

During her 2-day trip, Priyanka not only savoured in all the information and details about Mary Kom’s life but also had toured around Imphal and other places that are associated with boxer.

Humbled at the warm welcome she received from Mary Kom and her family, PC wrote, "Too happy to be hosted by #MaryKom and her husband Onler in beautiful Manipur..checked out all her haunts."

The B-town’s Desi Gal had been quite excited about her learning process during the entire trip. Referring Mary Kom as her current favourite topic, Priyanka stated that everything about Mary Kom is fascinating.