Shabaash Mithu actress Taapsee Pannu opens up about her love for sports: I am star-struck with sports stars

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The trailer of the much-awaited Taapsee Pannu starrer Shabaash Mithu was released by its makers only recently. And since the trailer release, the movie is receiving a lot of love and appreciation from all the corners. The film features Taapsee in a never-seen-before role, playing the character of a cricketer. This PAN India star, has always proven her metal as an actor with her power-packed performances.

With Shabaash Mithu, Taapsee takes the expectations a notch higher again as she looks convincing in her portrayal of the recently retired legendary cricketer Mithali Raj. Taapsee, who has often depicted her sheer admiration towards sports, has always been in awe and respect towards all the sportspersons.

Personally, Taapsee has always been into playing sports and chooses to spend her time playing outdoor rather than resting indoors. Speaking about her love for sports, Pannu shared her adoration towards sports stars. She mentioned being a follower of sports since her childhood. The actress added, “I am star-struck with sports stars. I haven’t seen many movies while growing up until college but I followed sports since my childhood.”


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The actress continued, “So, whenever I see a sports star, I am always star-struck which comes with huge amount of respect that I have for each one of them. I always ensure that I don’t trespass a line when I have a sports star around me and avoid being my usual chirpy self.

Meanwhile, taking to her Instagram, Pannu had shared the trailer of her upcoming movie.

Watch the trailer video below:


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Shabaash Mithu, is directed by Srijit Mukherji and produced by Viacom18 Studios. The movie starring Taapsee Pannu is scheduled to release in theatres on July 15.

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