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Priyanka Chopra has said that she is "extremely stressed" about playing Mary Kom. The 30-year-old actress will portray the Olympic boxing champion in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's biopic.

Speaking to The Hindustan Times, she explained: "I'm really excited, but I honestly don't know if I can pull off any film before I get on to it. There's always a sense of nervousness. I'm extremely stressed about the Mary Kom biopic because it's such a huge name to live up to." The biopic will reportedly cover the personal life of the five-time boxing champion, including her marriage to manager Onler Kom, as well as her struggle to achieve success in the world of competitive boxing. Meanwhile, the actress has five films scheduled for release next year, including Gunday, Milan Talkies and a remake of the 1973 Amitabh (more) »

- By Priya Joshi

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