Sushmita Sen launches Mary Kom's autobiography

By Hemanta Kumar Nath, Guwahati, December 16 : : Former Miss Universe and actor Sushmita Sen on Monday unveiled Indian boxing icon MC Mary Kom's autobiography 'Unbreakable' at IIT Guwahati in Assam's Guwahati city on Monday.

The book has been published by HarperCollins.

The event was organized by IOS Sports and Entertainment, Mary's long standing marketing agency.

Born to parents who were landless agricultural labourers in the state of Manipur in north-east India, Mary's story is one of relentless struggle and an unflinching passion for the sport of boxing.

Speaking on the launch of her book, Mary said her struggle has been one that many in in country face.

"The reason I decided to pen my story down, was to make others read it and feel that if I could achieve what I have, so can they. One must have passion, dedication and faith in oneself and all dreams can come true," Mary said.

Speaking on this occasion, Neerav Tomar, MD and CEO, IOS Sports said: "It's a great feeling to be associated with Mary since past five years. We have a long relationship and feel proud to make this autobiography as an inspiration for those, whom Mary is a role model. I personally congratulate her on her success and wish her to reach on the heights of her career.

Actor Sushmita Sen relates to Mary Kom's valiant journey towards success, as she said: "I have been a personal fan of Mary Kom and have been following her journey for some time now. Her zeal to excel amidst all odds and determination to overcome every hurdle in her way is worth emulating by women across the globe. I congratulate and thank her for giving us her rendition of her marvelous story through this book which I believe is a simply told tale of a woman's road to emancipation and empowerment."

--IBNS (Posted on 16-12-2013)

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