Chennai: The first look of the biopic on India's paralympic gold winner Mariyappan Thangavelu produced by Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has received an "overwhelming response", Aishwarya Dhanush, daughter of Tamil superstar Rajinikanth also directing the movie, said.
Aishwaryaa, also wife of actor-producer Dhanush, who celebrated her birthday yesterday, thanked all for the "overwhelming response".
"I take the pleasure once again...my 2017 kick-start..#Mariyappan#Excited. Thank you all for the overwhelming response to 1st look", she tweeted.
The first look of the biopic was released on the micro blogging site Twitter by Shah Rukh Khan recently.
"Here's presenting the first look of the biopic on #MariyappanThangavelu, our very own national hero, all the best @ash_r_dhanush", he wrote in micro-blogging site.
Mariyappan Thangavelu bagged gold medal in the Paralympic Games' T-42 high-jump held in Rio, Brazil last year.