Director Shaad Ali’s upcoming biopic on hockey player Sandeep Singh, “Soorma”, has been cleared by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) with ‘U’ certificate. Soorma features Pollywood singer turned actor Diljith Dosanjh in the lead role of Sandeep Singh. Tapsee Pannu is playing the female lead in this sports drama.
Soorma tells the struggles faced by Sandeep Singh after he gets accidently shot on a train in 2006.Later his hard works and dedication paved the way for his return to the Indian National Hockey Team.
“Getting a U certificate feels really great as it encourages the kids to come and get inspired from a hockey legend. Families and kids can come together and have a great experience as its an inspirational film,” Ali said in a statement.
“I am really thankful to the censor board as U certification will help the film getting a wider audience,” he added.
Soorma is produced by Chitrangda Singh, and Deepak Singh under the banner of Sony Pictures Networks Productions and It is scheduled to hit theatres on July 13, 2018.