Neeraj Chopra has been the talk of the town ever since he won a Gold medal in Olympics Tokyo 2020. Recently, Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar met him and asked about his interest in acting. Scroll down to know his reaction.
The ‘Fashion’ director Madhur Bhandarkar recently posted his pictures with Olympic winner Athletes Neeraj Chopra (Javelin Thrower) and Mirabai Chanu (Weightlifter) on social media. As soon as the pictures goes viral, fans speculated if he met them to discuss any film on Atheletes. However, the truth is something else.
“On Independence Day, I was in Delhi and I knew someone who could make this meeting possible. I followed the Tokyo Olympics closely. So, when I was in the same city where these champions were put up, I wanted to meet and congratulate them for their success and for making India proud. I didn’t meet them to discuss any film, ” Madhur said in an interview.
Madhur further revealed Chopra’s reaction when he asked him about his interest in acting. “I told Neeraj that he has become such a superstar and has so many fans from around the world now. So, I jokingly asked him, ‘You are also very good looking, so ever thought of acting in films?’ He replied, ‘I don’t want to act, but focus on my game.’ From the conversation I had with him, I realised that he has a great roadmap ahead. He told me that he wants to achieve a lot more for the country. Likewise, I was also happy to meet Mirabai. They were just overwhelmed with the response and the love they have received from the people of India after their win at the Olympics.”
Neeraj Chopra has breakfast with Prime Minister Narendra Modi after his arrival from Olympics. He has created history for winning the first ever Gold in Track and Field sport. On the other hand, Mirabai Chanu won Silver Medal in 49Kgs Women category in Weightlifting. She has also met Sachin Tendulkar and her favorite Salman Khan.
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