Taapsee To Star In Biopic On Former Indian Hockey Captain Sandeep Singh

Taapsee Pannu & Diljit Dosanjh team up for a sports biopic

Taapsee Pannu Diljit Dosanjh

Diljit Dosanjh and Taapsee PannuWhat's the story? While exact details aren't yet known, the actors are likely to undergo extensive training for hockey by professionals. Taapsee plays that character who stands by him through the toughest years of his life.

Mumbai: "Udta Punjab" star Diljit Dosanjh is all set to star in a film based on popular hockey player Sandeep Singh, to be directed by "Saathiya" fame Shaad Ali. While the film isn't a biopic, it's an important chapter of Sandeep's life that is all set to be portrayed on screen. The film story will be about the love story of two ace hockey players where the woman inspires the man to achieve his dream and to lead the country.

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Taapsee is now filming for Tadka and Judwaa 2. "It's a romantic journey of loss and love, dreams and hope", a source told Mirror.

For the uninitiated, let us remind you that Sandeep Singh is a hockey player who faced serious injury by an accidental gunshot in August 2006 when he travelling to join the national team. But the miracle is that the man who was not able to even walk himself won the title of man of the tournament in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2009. After one year in 2010, he also bagged a silver medal at CommoWeath games 2010 Delhi. Sandeep remained the leading scorer in the Hockey India League for the next three years - 2013 to 2015 - and also amassed a total of 178 worldwide goals. She is the one who pushes him to taken on the sport again. The film is said to go on floors in October. It will be co-produced by Chitrangda Singh along with Sneha Rajani.

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