Priyanka Chopra ecstatic after boxer Mary Kom wins Asiad gold
Thursday, 02 October 2014 - 10:06
Priyanka Chopra, the reel life M.C. Mary Kom, is ecstatic about the real life boxing champion's gold winning exploits in the women's flyweight category (48-51kg) at the 17th Asian Games Wednesday. The actress says it symbolises woman power.
Mary Kom, a five-time World Champion, defeated Kazakhstan's Zhaina Shekerbekova 2-0, with one judge scoring the bout 38-38 in Incheon Wednesday.
Priyanka Chopra, who essayed the ace boxer in a Bollywood film titled "Mary Kom" about the life of the sportswoman, took to Twitter to congratulate her.
The National Award winning actress posted soon after Mary Kom's win,
"Yaaaaaay!!! Now that's called Woman Power! #MaryKom gets gold..makes India Proud & shows us that we can achieve anything! #Momof3 #champion. So proud of u @mangtec u r a true champ!! My Shero! Be #Unbeatable Be #Unbreakable Be #MaryKom,"