The first look poster of a biopic on Paralympic gold medallist Mariyappan Thangavelu has received an overwhelming response on Twitter with several congratulatory messages pouring in.
Mariyappan had won a historic gold for India in high jump in T-42 category at the 2016 Rio Summer Paralympics.
The film, which is reportedly the first ever sports biopic in Tamil, is being directed by Aishwaryaa Dhanush.
Shah Rukh Khan unveiled the first look poster of the movie on Sunday and tweeted:
Aishwaryaa Dhanush, the director retweeted Shah Rukhâs tweet:
Thank you so much ! A very happy new year to you and the family. Xx https://t.co/dXJ4LshsG2â Aishwaryaa.R.Dhanush (@ash_r_dhanush) December 31, 2016
Twitter was soon flooded with messages in support:
#MariyappanThangavelu he is man, hat's off his courage & passionsâ Nikhil RajeBhange (@NRajebhange) January 1, 2017
â Prashanth Rangaswamy (@itisprashanth) December 31, 2016