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'Soorma' really close to my heart: Producer Chitrangda Singh

IANS  |  Mumbai 

For Chitrangda Singh, who has turned with "Soorma", the forthcoming on former Indian hockey team's Singh's life, is really close to her heart.

Chitrangda told the media: "It is based on real incidents and in a way, we are acknowledging real life hero Singh. We always look upon aspirational value of heroes which we see on-screen, which is fictional and created by writers and filmmakers. But Singh led a very dramatic life.

"He got injured by a bullet. Despite that, he became of the Indian hockey team, so it's really an inspirational story and it inspired me a lot. It is really close to my heart. We have made this with a lot of effort and heart. We took around two and a half years to release the film, and so I hope the audience will appreciate it once it is released."

What made her become a

"When I was listening to the story of the film, that time I felt that I have never come across a dramatic real life story of a person. Sandeep Singh's journey has been incredible as he was in and paralysed after getting shot by a bullet.

"Despite that, he became of the national team and he holds the record of world's fastest drag flicker. So, this kind of a comeback is really thrilling and I don't think I would have written this kind of story to make a That's the reason why I felt that it's an important story to tell and I feel really happy and proud that I got the opportunity to be associated with 'Soorma' as a first-time "

The projetc is directed by Shaad Ali.

Diljit Dosanjh and Taapsee Pannu play the lead roles in the film, set for release on Friday.

--IANS

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First Published: Tue, July 10 2018. 19:30 IST
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