Soorma (; ) is a 2018 Indian biographical sports drama film based on the life of hockey player Sandeep Singh. Directed by Shaad Ali and produced by Sony Pictures Networks India and C.S. Films, the film stars Diljit Dosanjh, Angad Bedi and Taapsee Pannu in lead roles. It was released theatrically on 13 July 2018.
In 1994, at Shahbad Hockey Centre, a young Sandeep Singh and his older brother, Bikram Singh are seen undergoing a punishment by their coach Kartar Singh, who is a strict disciplinarian trainer. As a result of that, Sandeep decides to quit hockey. As a grown young man, he meets Harpreet Kaur, a budding female hockey player who practices the sport at the same centre. They both develop an interest in each other. With intent of catching up with Harpreet, Sandeep joins the Hockey Centre again. He starts to become good at his game. Meanwhile, Sandeep and Harpreet develop a love affair. The coach, who is Harpreet’s uncle, finds out about their relationship and physically assaults Sandeep. Bikram, who had been constantly working for selection to the Indian Hockey Team, fails to make it to India camp. Bikram finds out that his brother is exceptionally good at drag flick and helps him get to the Indian team, where he practices under the coach Harry. He goes on to become the highest scorer at Six Nation Series in Poland in 2006. After his success, the media terms him “Flicker Singh”. He also gets a job offer. However, Harpeet’s uncle still heatedly agrees to accept him as a suitable husband for his niece.
|keywords||archive footage arjuna award commonwealth championship confine drag flick game hockey at the commonwealth games hockey india hockey world cup india men's national field hockey team indian hockey federation indian team london love affair netherlands older brother paralyze president of india sandeep singh shahabad markanda shahbad world cup young man|
|producer||Chitrangda Singh Sony Pictures Networks India|
|productionCompany||Sony Pictures Networks India|
|publisher||Columbia Pictures Sony Pictures Releasing|