Bollywood is all set to witness yet another inspiring story of a national hero with Soorma. Ahead of the film’s release legendary hockey player Sandeep Singh addressed his life story at TedX MICA. Soorma is a biopic made on Sandeep Singh who is a hockey legend and the ex-Captain of the Indian National Hockey Team. Sandeep, regarded as one of the world’s most dangerous drag-flickers, has given many a golden moment to Indian hockey.
Proud makers SPN Production and actress turned producer Chitrangda Singh too to their social media to share Sandeep’s inspiring TedX MICA ‘s speech. Sandeep Singh’s TedX MICA speech is about his life journey and how even after being shot with by bullet on his waist he managed to recover and made India proud by winning several matches.
Sandeep Singh in-depth spoke about how he started playing the game and how one day everything changed his life. He shared his experience of getting shot by a gun while travelling to Delhi after which even the doctors said he won’t be able to walk again on his feet, but being the fighter to the core, Sandeep did not give up and continued his hard work on the turf.
Sony Pictures Production shared the video and captioned it,
Being a #Soorma is about getting up and moving forward, no matter how hard you get knocked down! Hear it from @Flicker_Singh, at @TEDxMICA– https://t.co/823VYqqXvu#DontLetThisStoryPass @diljitdosanjh @taapsee @Imangadbedi @IChitrangda @SnehaRajani @shaadesh @OfficialCSFilms
— SPN Productions (@sonypicsprodns) May 4, 2018
Chitrangda Singh retweeted the inspiring video and wrote,
Sometimes it’s God .. sometimes it’s also a lot of courage ! @Flicker_Singh 🙏🏼 https://t.co/e1KM2FuUsM
— Chitrangda Singh (@IChitrangda) May 4, 2018
Makers are all ready to bring his story to the big screen which would be yet another story of an underdog. Inline with the TedX Sandeep was also a guest speaker at Cambridge University and Warwick University in England.
Sandeep’s story is so inspirational that a Bollywood biopic is being made named Soorma on his life where his role is portrayed by actor/singer Diljit Dosanjh.
Sandeep is regarded as the most dangerous drag-flickers of all time with drag speeds of over 145 km/hr which led to his nickname, ‘Flicker Singh’. The drag-flickers journey – of wins, losses, life, and death – will soon be seen on-screen in Soorma, a Shaad Ali directorial, starring Diljit Dosanjh and Taapsee Pannu.
Soorma is produced by Sony Pictures Networks Productions, Chitrangda Singh, and Deepak Singh which will release on 13th July 2018.