Shaad Ali’s Soorma is inspiring people across the globe and its recent entry in the Bollywood Film Festival Norway is an example of the same. His film Soorma is an official selection at the 16th Annual Bollywood Festival Norway 2018 which starts on 7th September and the film will be screened at 8th September 2018.

After having dealt with comedy, musical and action genres in the past, Shaad has opted for a real-life drama with Soorma. The film that stars Diljit Dosanjh and Taapse Pannu are inspired from the life incidents of Indian hockey player Sandeep Singh and an ex-captain of Indian national team.

Soorma is an inspiring true story of the human spirit, about a player, who made headlines for his miraculous comeback after an unfortunate accident. The film has garnered rave reviews from Bollywood Celebrities and critics. There were special screenings of the film held for few schools across India and Paraplegic Rehabilitation Center in Pune for the soldiers.

Soorma poster
Soorma poster

Sandeep Singh’s inspiring story has had the makers keen to bring his life on the silver screen. It is a lesser known fact that, Sandeep Singh has been hailed as one of the world’ most dangerous drag-flickers of all time with drag speeds of over 145 km/hr which led to his nickname, ‘Flicker Singh’.

Soorma features Diljit Dosanjh essaying the role of Sandeep Singh alongside Taapsee Pannu and Angad Bedi in the pivotal roles.

Produced by Sony Pictures Networks Productions, Chitrangda Singh, and Deepak Singh, Soorma is written and directed by Shaad Ali has released on 13th July 2018 and is running with a positive word of mouth at the box office.