The trailer for the Diljit Dosanjh and Taapsee Pannu starrer Soorma has just been released. Written and directed by Shaad Ali and produced by Deepak Singh and Chitrangda Singh, the film will hit the screens on July 13 and is based on the life of ace hockey player and former captain of Indian Hockey team – Sandeep Singh.
At an event to launch the trailer of this sports biopic, the film’s star cast including Diljit Dosanjh, Taapsee Pannu, Angad Bedi, and Chitrangada Singh were present accompanied the man himself – Sandeep Singh. Director Shaad Ali was joined by the music composers of the film Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy and Gulzar. The trailer which highlighted Singh’s sheer determination and unrelenting passion for hockey was well received by fans. And YouTube India tweeted the trailer:
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The film traces Sandeep Singh’s journey right from his childhood to his heroic comeback after being paralysed. After his accident in 2006, he made a comeback to international hockey in 2008. The film also feature a romantic element where he fall in love with the character played by Taapsee. And from the looks of the trailer, Diljit Dosanjh and Taapsee Pannu have completely inhabited their characters as skillful hockey players.
With tons of biopics coming out of the film industry, including another hockey based film starring Akshay Kumar, Dosanjh went on to speak about how important they are. “This trend must last. It is a good thing if it does. People should know about all the people who in some way or the other inspire us. Inspiring stories are needed,” he explained.