June 21, 2018
Actress Taapsee Pannu took to social media to share the tales of the hard
work that went behind the portrayal of her character for Sandeep Singh's biopic
While sharing the video, she wrote, "Between my craziness n madness I learnt a little bit of this wonderful sport! http://bit.ly/TaapseeTrainsLikeAChampion . Coach saab will approve of it :P @flickersingh #Soorma @sonypicsprodns @DiljitDosanjh @Imangadbedi @shaadesh @SnehaRajani @IChitrangda #DeepakSingh @sonymusicindia".
In the video, Taapsee and Sandeep talked about the hard work and training that the actress underwent to learn the nuances and techniques of the game.
The actress was trained by none other than Sandeep.
Taapsee will be seen portraying the role of Sandeep aka Diljeet Singh's love interest.
The video also showcases the strict coach Sandeep is, punishing Taapsee for missing her sessions and being late for practice.
The trailer of the film has garnered immense appreciation from across the audience.
It is an inspiring true story of human spirit, about a player, who made headlines for his miraculous comeback after an unfortunate accident.
It is a lesser known fact that Sandeep has been hailed as one of the world' most dangerous drag-flickers of all time with drag speeds of over 145 km/hr which led to his nickname, 'Flicker Singh'.
'Soorma' will also feature Angad Bedi in a pivotal role, aside from Diljit and Taapsee.
Produced by Sony Pictures Networks Productions, Chitrangda Singh, and Deepak Singh, 'Soorma' is written and directed by Shaad Ali.
It is slated to release on July 13.