The first issue of Shabaash Mithuss, titled Fateh, was released by T-Series on their YouTube channel on Tuesday. Fateh was composed by Salvage Audio Collective and Charan; it is sung by Romy, as well as, Charan. The music video starts with Taapsee Pannu getting ready. She is called ‘sher (lion)’ in the song. (Read also | Shabaash Mithu Trailer†
The almost two-minute song shows Taapsee Pannu as cricketer Mithali Raj, on whom the film is based, practicing day and night for her matches. The actor is seen with her team players on the field throughout the song and later celebrates with them. The actor is shown practicing hard and traveling by train for her matches.
The video gives a glimpse of Lord’s Cricket Ground in London, followed by Taapsee pulling a bag from under her bed and wiping the dust. She is next seen at the Lord’s, playing with her team for India. Taapsee can be seen back in India, jogging in the early hours in her hometown. The song packs a punch and shows off Taapsee’s grit and determination. The core of the job is in the spirit of fighting against all odds and never giving up.
One fan commented on the song, saying, “Tapasi Pannu: The Real Sherni (Tigress). The song is perfect for encouraging women’s power.” One person wrote: “Another inspiring song Fateh in the powerful and melodic voice of Romy and Charan.” One fan commented: “This movie is going to be a masterpiece… Hats off to the entire team on this movie… God bless you.” One person wrote: “Be proud of Mithali Raj, she is always fateh in the battlefield,” read a comment.
The first trailer for the film, a biopic about former Indian skipper Mithali Raj, was released earlier this month by Taapsee. “You know the name, now get ready to see the story behind what makes Mithali a legend. Woman who redefined ‘The Gentleman’s game’. She created HERSTORY and I am honored to bring it to you. #ShabaashMithu JULY 15,” the actor posted on Twitter, revealing the trailer. The film is directed by Srijit Mukherjee and produced by Viacom18 Studios. The film also features seasoned actor Vijay Raaz and will hit theaters on July 15.
Written by Priya Aven, the film is a coming-of-age story about women’s cricket in India, witnessed by the most successful cricketer. It will capture the highs and lows, setbacks and moments of euphoria Mithali Raj‘s life. In a career spanning more than two decades, she has broken seven consecutive 50s in one-day international competitions and led India in four World Cups.