Actor and Singer Diljit Dosanjh is all set to play the role of ace hockey player Sandeep Singh in his biopic titled Soorma. The makers have released the first poster of the film which will be helmed by director Shaad Ali. Along with the poster, the makers have also announced the release date of the film which is June 29, 2018.
The first teaser of film was released on November 27 and created a stir on social media. In the first poster, Diljit as Sandeep can be seen as an aggressive player who is ready to take on the rival team while in another version he can be seen seated in a wheelchair. Both the posters leave the audience wanting for more. This is the first time that Diljit Dosanjh, who has earlier done comedy as well as romantic roles, will be seen doing a serious role.
Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter to share the first poster of the upcoming film. Adarsh has detailed out the cast and the release date.
Lead actor Diljit too took to social media to share the poster of the film even as he gives us a glimpse into what the narrative and the tone of the film will be.
Diljit Dosanjh, Taapsee Pannu and Angad Bedi in #Soorma... Based on hockey legend Sandeep Singh... Directed by Shaad Ali... Produced by Sony Pictures Networks Productions, Chitrangda Singh and Deepak Singh... 29 June 2018 release... First look poster: pic.twitter.com/rX4Toho2QY
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) November 28, 2017
A hockey stick and a bullet...One gave direction to his life while the other changed it forever! #SOORMA - The greatest comeback story ever! 🚨29th June 🚨@sonypicsprodns@taapsee@Imangadbedi@Flicker_Singh@SnehaRajani@IChitrangda@firstname.lastname@example.org/Kvx7l010Fq
— DILJIT DOSANJH (@diljitdosanjh) November 28, 2017
The film will also feature Taapsee Pannu and Chitragada Singh. The two actors have undergone rigorous training for their roles in the film. This is the first time that Diljit is being paired opposite Taapsee. Diljit, who is a superstar in his home state of Punjab, made his Bollywood debut on silver screen with the film Udta Punjab opposite Kareena Kapoor and was last seen in Anushka Sharma starrer Phillauri.