'Mary Kom' Priyanka Chopra gives boxing lessons to Amitabh Bachchan
August 7, 2014 11:56:35 AM IST By Urvi Parikh, Glamsham Editorial
Actress Priyanka Chopra, who is gearing up for next film MARY KOM a biopic on the life of the Olympic medalist boxer MC Mary Kom, visited the sets of popular television show ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ hosted by megastar Amitabh Bachchan, to promote the film.
PRIYANKA CHOPRA GIVES BOXING TIPS TO AMITABH BACHCHAN ON KAUN BANEGA CROREPATI SETS
Looking svelte in black top paired with snake print skirt, Piggy Chops was seen giving boxing lessons to senior Bachchan, who seemed happy to be learning them.
PC also encouraged and supported ‘Red Brigade’ a group of women trained in self defence, who also visited KBC sets for their special programme ‘Housalebaaz’.
Big B posted about the same on his blog and also shared some images from the episode. “Inspired really by the true story of the fiery young lady that came on with Priyanka Chopra to KBC in our special programme called ‘Housalebaaz’ .. one with determination and strength, displayed in circumstances that have troubled and abused the young female gender in society … that did not feel defeated and ostracised even in the gravest of situations .. that willed herself to fight back the abuse and wretched behaviour from the opposite sex in dehumanising them to atrocities that cannot be tolerated by any human,” posted Bachchan.
He further added, “Usha Vishwakarma from Lucknow, UP fought back abuse and formed a RED BRIGADE of young girls, trained them in the art of self defence and wanted to form an Academy by the earnings at KBC to teach and arm those oppressed and suppressed women in the country to give it back to the invader .. And Priyanka does just that in her film ‘Mary Kom’ the bio made on the life of this fearless athlete from the North East, Manipur, who won the World Championship Women’s Boxing event 5 times and won a medal for the country at the last Olympics.”