Soorma: Producer Chitrangada Singh Says The Film Is Really 'Close To Her Heart'

Soorma: Producer Chitrangada Singh Says The Film Is Really

 Producer Chitrangada Singh Says The Film Is Really 'Close To Her Heart'

New Delhi: Chitrangada Singh is all set to make her debut as a film producer with the upcoming sports biopic Soorma. She said that the film is really "close to her heart". She told news agency IANS that, "It is really close to my heart. We have made this film 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." The 41-year-old actress told news agency told IANS, "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 (played by Diljit Dosanjh) journey has been incredible."

When questioned why she decided to produce Soorma, the actress said that she felt that Sandeep Singh's story is an important one and it needed to be presented in front of the world. "I don't think I would have written this kind of story to make a film. 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 producer," she told news agency IANS.

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The movie was directed by Shaad Ali and it also features Taapsee Pannu and Angad Bedi in pivotal roles. The plot of the movie is based on the life former captain of the Indian hockey team, Sandeep Singh. The former Indian captain returned to the game after being paralysed waist-down. The trailer of the movie has over 14 million views and its tracks such as Soorma anthem and Ishq Di Baajiyaan have been going viral on the Internet. The film releases on July 13. 

The actress will be next seen in Tigmanshu Dhulia's action-thriller Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster 3, alongside Sanjay Dutt, Jimmy Sheirgill, Mahie Gill and Soha Ali Khan. She will also feature in Baazaar, co-starring Saif Ali Khan, Radhika Apte and debutant Rohan Mehra.

(Inputs from news agency IANS)

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