Olympic Gold medalist Neeraj Chopra has joined the fight of good versus evil for Black Panther: Wakanda. Neeraj Chopra has surprised sports and Marvel fans alike. The star javelin-thrower has become a part of the fight to safeguard Wakanda. In a promo video that shows him unleashing his true, warrior-like essence, Tokyo gold medalist Neeraj is seen boldly wielding the javelin for Black Panther’s Dora Milaje.
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The promotional video also shows Neeraj Chopra dropping from a high-tech portal opening in the roof, landing on his feet and clenching his javelin tight. He then picks up pace, gathering momentum to throw the javelin.
Neeraj Chopra also shared a new promo of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever on his Instagram handle. The Olympic Gold medalist further wrote, “Khel ho ya jung, jitega wohi jiska nishana kabhi chukey nahi. Kabhi desh ke liye.. kabhi khud ke liye.. iss baar javelin utha raha hu Black Panther ke liye. November 11. Don’t miss the action. #WakandaForever @Marvel_India (sic).”
Speaking about the film Neeraj Chopra said, “Black Panther is about a fierce warrior, a hero who is willing to give everything to fight for his people and his country. As an athlete, representing India is our biggest opportunity and we give our best shot and fight till the end. I’m truly overjoyed that I can be a part of this journey and just like Black Panther, I hope to inspire people around the globe to never give up on your dreams. Being a huge Marvel fan, I just cannot wait to watch the film and discover the new journey of Wakanda.”
Neeraj Chopra became the first Indian athlete to win the prestigious Diamond League title. The Tokyo Olympic gold medallist registered a throw of 88.44m to clinch the top spot in the Diamond League series men’s javelin.