Next Sports Biopic Getting Ready – Karnam Malleswari
The biopic on “Savitri,” “Mahanati,” directed by Nag Ashwin, featuring Keerthy Suresh and Dulquer Salmaan, yet another biopic is getting ready in Telugu. It is about a famous sports personality, Karnam Malleswari. The film is scripted by Kona Venkat and will be directed by Sanjana Reddy. The film will be produced by MVV Satyanarayana in association with Kona Venkat. This movie will be released in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi.
Malleswari is an Indian Weightlifter, who was born in 1975 in Amadalavalasa in Andhra Pradesh. She is the first Indian woman to grab a medal at the Olympics. In the 2000 Olympics, she lifted 110 kg and 130 kg in snatch and clean & jerk categories respectively and won the bronze medal. She is the only woman from India to grab a medal in weightlifting at the Olympics.