Wrestler Geeta Phogat on Sunday shared that watching Huma Qureshi’s drama Maharani made her recall her personal battle with relentless sexism in her skilled life. In 2010, Geeta turned the primary Indian feminine wrestler to clinch a gold medal in ladies’s wrestling on the Commonwealth Video games, which was held in New Delhi. She then went on to safe a bronze on the World Wrestling Championships held in Canada.
Her rise within the in any other case male-dominated sport was documented in Aamir Khan-starrer 2016 superhit Dangal, which was based mostly on the lifetime of Geeta’s father Mahavir Singh Phogat. In an Instagram submit, Geeta wrote how she has been subjected to misogynistic jibes solely as a result of she has crushed a number of males in wrestling.
She talked about how an recommendation given to her by her father has stayed along with her by way of all of the tough occasions. “Brand ka kaam hai kehna, lekin tumhe peechhe mudke dekhne ki zaroorat nahi” papa ki kahi ye baat maine apnaayi aur aage badhti chali gayi (Folks will preserve speaking however you do not have to look again. saved shifting on.),” Geeta wrote.
The wrestler added that Sony LIV political collection Maharani, which chronicles the journey of a homemaker Rani Bharti (Huma Qureshi), who’s made the chief minister of the state, resonated along with her on a private stage.
“Haal hello mein maine Maharani internet collection dekhi aur mujhe apni zindagi ki jhalak usmein nazar aayi. Log Rani Bharti ko neecha dikhane mein koi kasar nahi chhodte hain par woh sabko muh tod jawaab deti hai. Aise logon ko fundamental bolna chahungi sudhar jao. Ab hum #SorryNahiSunenge (I lately watched Maharani and I noticed a mirrored image of my life in it. Folks saved placing Rani Bharti down however she saved combating again. I want to inform such those that behave. Now we cannot tolerate an apology ),” Geeta wrote.