Omung Kumar proud of Mary Kom s CWG title win
Mumbai April 16 (IANS) Director Omung Kumar who helmed a Bollywood biopic on star Indian boxer M.C. Mary Kom is proud of her gold medal win in the women s 48 kg category at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Gold Coast.
The boxer won on Saturday.
Mary Kom was closely associated with Kumar s film which saw Priyanka Chopra play the boxer on reel and won a National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment.
"It is unbelievable that each time you see Mary Kom in a different phase of life you know that she is going to do it. I know her for a long time now because of the biopic I made on her " Kumar said in a statement.
He calls her a "young girl".
"We call her a girl since she s so petite but the power that she possesses is simply mind-blowing. When she goes into the ring she is a tigress. We are so proud of her."