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Olympic Bronze Medallist Karnam Malleswari's Biopic Announced

Earlier, India has seen similar biopics on Mary Kom and Bhaag Miklha Bhaag.

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Olympic Bronze Medallist Karnam Malleswari's Biopic Announced
Karnam Malleswari is also the only Indian woman weightlifter to win an Olympic medal.
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Olympic Bronze Medallist Karnam Malleswari's Biopic Announced
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2020-06-03T13:50:44+05:30

The first Indian woman to win an Olympic medal, Karnam Malleswari is set to get a biopic on her life and career. It was announced on 1st June (her birthday), that Sanjana Reddy would be directing the multilingual movie.

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The 2000 Olympic bronze medallist had lifted 110 kg in the snatch and 130 kg in the clean and jerk categories for a total of 240 kg to win her medal at Sydney. She is also the only Indian woman weightlifter to win an Olympic medal.

 
 
 
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Happy birthday Karanam Malleswari!! The story that every Indian must know..

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Earlier, India has seen similar biopics on Mary Kom and Bhaag Miklha Bhaag.

The makers of this film feel it will have a good outreach. Writer of the biopic, Kona Venkat told Hindustan Times, "A poor girl from a remote village in Srikakulam district won the bronze medal for India in the Olympics. That is definitely a big story to narrate."


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