Soorma is meant to be about a inspiration tale of ace hockey player Sandeep Singh, who was accidentally shot in the back during a train Journey in 2006. Sandeep Singh was almost paralysed for a year, he fought with fate and worked hard to walk again.
And he led the India to victory in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in 2009 after defeating Malaysia in the final and was the top scorer of the tournament.
A young hockey player is working on his drag flicks in a dark corner of practice turf when a suit clad official asks him to leave. Player explain how important the practice is to him and official s duly impressed. The aspiring youngster also gets a bag of new hockey balls. The intrigued player wonders what the hockey federation will have to say about it.
Casting in Soorma movie , Diljit Dosanjh, Taapsee Pannu, Angad Bedi, Vijay Raaz, Danish Hussain, satish Kaushik, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, and director is Shaad Ali. It is an biopic in Bollywood , this week we have Soorma, which is based on inspiring story o injured player who made a comeback all odds an won.
It’s just a kind of real life story which can lend itself to a goose-bump inducing film, because that’s what great sportsperson are trained to do, in the instance of Sandeep Singh also known as Flikcer Singh, who gained fame as the fastest “Drag Flick” player ever, to score the goals.
Soorma opens in Shahabad in the year 1994 where Sandeep Singh dreams to be a part of Indian Hockey Team,. Years pass by and the carefree lad packs up the hockey stick one again when he gets smitten with another player Harpreet.
However things take an awry when Sandeep Singh becomes paralysed waist down after being hit by an accidental gunshot in the Shatabdi Express train while on his way to join the national team due to leaver for the World Cup in Germany.
Shaad Ali’s Soorma brings to screen one of the greatest comeback stories of sportsman. It chronicles the ups and downs in hockey player Sandeep Singh’s life.