Sania Mirza get a biopic on the cards. Indian tennis player Sania Mirza become the latest sports star to get a biopic on the cards. The former world No. 1 in doubles has won six Grand Slam titles, is also a well-known figure in Pakistan due to her marriage with cricketer Shoaib Malik.
Sania Mirza get a biopic on the cards
According to a report in Mumbai Mirror, Ronnie Screwvala has just acquired the rights to the tennis player’s life make a film on the life of Sania Mirza sports-biopic.
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 film will focus on both Sania’s professional life as well as her personal one, which will include her wedding with Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik in 2010.