News|December 7, 2012 11:32 am

It is an exciting thing to physically look like Mary: Priyanka Chopra

Actress Priyanka Chopra is being finalized to play Mary Kom in the upcoming biopic on the athlete’s life. produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. The actress says that she excited about the role and is preparing for it.

Says an excited Priyanka,

For me, the most exciting thing is to physically look like Mary. I need to be as fit as her, get hand movements right and also adapt a similar body language. I am not a workout person and I don’t really go to the gym regularly. While I’m really excited to start the training, I’m scared at the same time as Mary’s schedule says three hours of workout, and waking up at 4 in the morning.

For Mary, it was shocking and amusing that a film is being made on her life.

She says,

I thought Omung he was joking. For a moment, I didn’t react. Finally, we started working and had several discussions. He came to Manipur and took down my life history.