It is shameful that I didn’t know about Sandeep Singh’s story: Diljit Dosanjh on Soorma


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© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd Especially a sport which I haven’t ever played. Sandeep was injured after hit by an accidental gunshot in a train in 2006 but he did not give up and continued playing. The actor further revealed that he felt ashamed for being unaware about the struggle that Sandeep went through to make a comeback. The film has been directed by Shaad Ali, who has helmed movies like Saathiya and Bunty Aur Babli. “I knew that he was a captain but didn’t know he was shot on his back. What I didn’t know was, how a man who was shot, stood up, recovered and made a world record. Sandeep Singh went on to train Diljit and Taapsee himself for Soorma. “There was a little embarrassment too, that being an Indian and a sports enthusiast, I didn’t know about the story, wasn’t aware of the person. 2018-05-31T21:05:35+05:30″>
Published: May 31, 2018 9:05:35 pm

Diljit Dosanjh will be seen as former Indian hockey captain Sandeep Singh in the Shaad Ali’s Soorma. After listening to the script, I realised I was stupid to have said no to the film,” Diljit said. So the pressure is double. It was shameful (that I didn’t know about him).”
The film also stars Taapsee Pannu in the road role. Soorma also stars Angad Bedi, as Sandeep’s elder brother. When I started playing hockey I realised the entire game relies on your back – you have to bend to play it.