Diljit Dosanjh’s ‘Soorma’ inches closer to the 20 crore mark at the box office
Shaad Ali’s recently released film ‘Soorma’ has collected a total of Rs 19.61 crores at the domestic box office and will end its first week with a healthy number of 20 crores. The film which is inspired by hockey legend Sandeep Singh’s story collected 1.77 crores on Wednesday.
Based on the life journey of Hockey Player Sandeep Singh, ‘Soorma’ is garnering immense love and appreciation from the audience and critics alike. The inspirational film has got a ‘U’ certificate and has been cleared by the Pakistani censor board and Kuwait censor board too.
The film is witnessing footfalls by kids and family in larger numbers at the theatres. ‘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. It is a lesser known fact that, Sandeep Singh has been hailed as one of the world’s most dangerous drag-flickers of all time with drag speeds of over 145 km/hr which led to his nickname, ‘Flicker Singh’.
Sandeep Singh’s inspiring story has had the makers keen to bring his life on the silver screen. ‘Soorma’ will feature Diljit Dosanjh essaying the role of Sandeep Singh alongside Taapsee Pannu and Angad Bedi in pivotal roles.
Produced by Sony Pictures Networks Productions, Chitrangda Singh, and Deepak Singh, ‘Soorma’ is written & directed by Shaad Ali. The film has released on 13th July, 2018 and is running with a positive word of mouth at the box office.