Manipur to be recreated in Darjeeling for Mary Kom biopic

Published: Dec 04, 2013, 08:07 IST | Sonali Joshi Pitale |

The makers of the upcoming Priyanka Chopra starrer will recreate Manipur in Darjeeling for the shoot

The next schedule of the upcoming Mary Kom biopic starring Priyanka Chopra will be shot in Darjeeling. The makers will pass off the West Bengal hillstation as Manipur where a special set will be recreated. 

Priyanka Chopra

A crew member says, “We are going to shoot for a week in Manipur and then the unit shifts to Darjeeling. We chose to recreate Manipur elsewhere as we wanted a picturesque backdrop which the region does not have.’

Mary Kom
Mary Kom is essayed by Priyanka Chopra (above) in the film

Director Omung Kumar says, “Earlier we shot in Manali, but the next schedule is in February-March. It would be snowing there. Therefore, we are planning to shift it to a village near Darjeeling.”  

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