New Delhi: Diljit Dosanjh's powerful act in 'Soorma' has left an indelible mark on the minds of the viewers. The biopic on real-life Hockey star Sandeep Singh 'Soorma' won many hearts. Punjabi heartthrob Diljit plays the titular role of Indian hockey player Sandeep Singh.
Noted film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter and shared the Box Office collections of 'Soorma'. He wrote:
#Soorma slowed down on second Fri, but picked up again on second Sat and Sun... [Week 2] Fri 85 lakhs, Sat 1.60 cr, Sun 2 cr. Total: ₹ 25.66 cr. India biz.#Soorma biz at a glance...
Week 1: ₹ 21.21 cr
Weekend 2: ₹ 4.45 cr
Total: ₹ 25.66 cr
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) July 23, 2018
'Soorma' is a biopic on the life of renowned Hockey player our country has produced Sandeep Singh. The film is directed by Shaad Ali and produced by Sony Pictures. Diljit Dosanjh and Taapsee Pannu in lead roles in the film.
The film is set to hit the screens on July 13, 2018. It presents the story of international hockey player Sandeep Singh, who was paralyzed and used a wheelchair for two years after an accidental gunshot injured him in 2006.
“The Greatest Comeback Story of the Hockey Legend Sandeep Singh” is the tagline of the film which rightfully taps the spirit of the sports star. He braved all odds and once again returned to the field winning laurels for the country.
Sandeep Singh made a comeback to international hockey in 2008. India won the 2009 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup under his captaincy and went on to qualify for the 2012 Olympics.