Chitrangda Singh on why she turned producer for ‘Soorma’

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Chitrangda Singh who makes her debut as a film producer with ‘Soorma’, starring Diljit Dosanjh as the protagonist, explains why this film is particularly close to her.

Reported on Mid-Day, Singh says it’s the real-life inspirational story behind Sandeep Singh that made her want to make this film. “It is based on real incidents and in a way, we are acknowledging real life hero Sandeep Singh. We always look upon aspirational value of heroes which we see on-screen, which is fictional and created by writers and filmmakers. But Sandeep Singh led a very dramatic life. He got injured by a bullet. Despite that, he became captain 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 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 ’Inkaar’ (2013) actress goes on to explain how she decided to produce ‘Soorma’, “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 coma and paralysed after getting shot by a bullet. Despite that, he became captain 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 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.”

Directed by Shaad Ali and also features Taapsee Pannu and Angad Bedi, the film releases on the 13th July.

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