Rashmi Rocket: Abhishek Banerjee Says He Was Shocked When People Called Taapsee Pannu's body ‘Too Manly’

Rashmi Rocket: Abhishek Banerjee Says He Was Shocked When People Called Taapsee Pannu's body ‘Too Manly’

Reeya Raykar

Taapsee Pannu's upcoming film Rashmi Rocket is creating a buzz even before the release and I am all up for it! Amidst all the lovely wishes pouring in, there were a few unnecessary comments made on Tapsee's super fit physique, that made many people raise an eyebrow. The actress gave a befitting reply to a comment that read her body looks too manly.

Rashmi Rocket helmed by Akarsh Khurana and has been co-written by Kanika Dhillon, Nanda Periyasamy and Aniruddha Guha. Rashmi Rocket is about a young girl from a small village, who wins accolades for the country as an athlete. Her life takes a 180 degree turn when she is called in for a gender identification test. Apart from Taapsee, the film will also star Abhishek Banerjee and Priyanshu Painyuli in pivotal roles.

When about an opinion on the comments made on Taapsee's physique, Abhishek Banerjee said-

I was shocked. I wondered if it was a promotional pitch and was happening deliberately. It was amusing to see that the troll or comments were exactly what the film was about. Eeshit (his character in the movie) had to fight the system. But it is actually the people we have to fight against. It’s that basic.

Last month, a Bollywood news-centric Twitter account wrote, "Ye Mard Ki Body Wali sirf @taapsee Hi Ho Sakti hai"  Taapsee responded, “All I will say is…. Just remember this line and wait for 23rd September :) And advance mein THANK YOU I really worked hard for this compliment."

The film is set to release on October 15 on ZEE5, and I am totally looking forward to watching it!