Indian tennis player, Sania Mirza in line to get a biopic
As per reports in the Mumbai Mirror, maker Ronnie Screwvala has procured the rights to make Sania Mirza biopic to give credit to the renowned Indian tennis player.
According to sources at the Mirror, “Many have been wanting to make a film on Sania’s life for a while now and Ronnie has finally bagged the rights for it. The story will be a balance of her professional and personal life with the latter getting more prominence. The makers will zero down on a director soon, after which they will begin the casting process.”
The tennis player is not the first Indian athlete to get a biopic.
Previously cricketers MS Dhoni and Mohammad Azharuddin, hockey player Sandeep Singh, athlete Milkha Singh and boxer Mary Kom have had films made on them.
While athletes badminton player Saina Nehwal and retired professional shooter Abhinav Bindra have films in the making.
The three-time Grand Slam doubles winner had announced in April that she and husband Shoaib Malik are expecting their first child.