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And it is a wrap for Netflix’s Chakda ‘Xpress, OTT release date to be announced soon

Highlights

  • Chakda ‘Xpress is a Netflix original film
  • Based on the life of cricketer Jhulan Goswami
  • Led by Anushka Sharma, the movie is expected to stream soon

Anushka Sharma, the Indian actor, and producer is a powerhouse performer. Recently she was seen in a cameo role in the Netflix original series Qala. The last film she acted in was the 2018 Hindi release Zero, alongside Shah Rukh Khan and Katrina Kaif. She was the producer of the Netflix film Bulbbul (2020). Earlier this year, Anushka announced that she will be returning to acting with Netflix’s Chakda ‘Xpress.

Now, the shooting for the film Chakda ‘Xpress has wrapped up and it is gearing up for a release. The movie is based on the life of Jhulan Goswami, who became the second Indian woman cricketer to receive the Padma Shri, back in the year 2012. The film is headlined by Anushka Sharma. Chakda ‘Xpress’ OTT streaming rights have been bagged by an OTT streaming giant. Read along to know more details.

Chakda ‘Xpress OTT Release Date: Where to stream the movie online

The upcoming Hindi language film is going to have a direct to release. The OTT rights of Chakda ‘Xpress have been bagged by the OTT streaming platform Netflix. However, the OTT release date of Chakda ‘Xpress has not yet been confirmed, but given that the shoot is wrapped we are expecting the release date to be announced soon.

Chakda ‘Xpress Wraps Up Shooting 

The film wrapped up its shooting in the last week of December 2022. Anushka Sharma announcing the Chakda ‘Xpress wrap is all smiles with the cast and crew of the project in the pictures shared. The actress in her Instagram post wrote, and we quote, “It’s a wrap on #ChakdaXpress and thank you @JhulanGoswami for the final clap to bring an end to the shoot! 💙🎬🏏”. Jhulan Goswami gave the final clap for the film as the shooting wrapped up.

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Chakda ‘Xpress — About the film

Biopics on Cricketers’ lives are often made in Bollywood. Shabaash Mithu (2022) and M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016) were cricketing biopic films that were made earlier. Chakda ‘Xpress, is the next biopic on a cricketer. It is based on the life of Indian cricketer Jhulan Nishit Goswami. She is a right-arm medium-fast bowler and right-handed batter. Jhulan Goswami is one of the fastest female bowlers of all time. She was born in the town of Chakdaha in the Nadia district of West Bengal, and her nickname is Chakda Express, thus the title. Anushka Sharma essays the lead protagonist in the film. Prosit Roy is the director of ‘Chakda ‘Xpress, and Clean Slate Filmz’ is at the production helm. The movie is filmed in India and the UK.

Inspired by the life of Jhulan Goswami, one of the greatest Indian cricketers of all time, Chakda ‘Xpress is coming digitally soon.

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