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Sachin Tendulkar attends special screening of 'Soorma'

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Tendulkar has praised the makers of "Soorma" after he watched the Diljit Dosanjh-starrer at a special screening.

The makers had organised a special screening for Tendulkar and his family in to showcase their film, a biopic on former Indian

The 45-year-old legend was all praise for the film as he found it very inspiring.

"Fantastic movie, it is really inspiring. We all followed Hockey but something like this had happened to Sandeep I was not aware of honestly. So, I am so happy that Shiva, Shaad, Diljit and Angad, who I have seen grow up as a kid, have done a brilliant job," Tendulkar said in a statement.

"This is extremely inspiring not just for a but generally for everyone. I think it is a terrific story and must watch movie because it is a great story and it really portrays the never say die attitude and standing back on your feet to deliver is something that this movie teaches you," he added.

The was joined by at the screening.

The film is an inspirational story of Singh, who was paralysed after he was hit by an accidental gunshot on a train in 2006 but he did not give up and came back stronger.

It features in the lead, with Taapsee Pannu, and in key roles.

The film releases tomorrow.

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First Published: Thu, July 12 2018. 19:40 IST