Soorma review: Engaging biopic that is somehow not inspiring enough
The film, starring Diljit Dosanjh and Taapsee Pannu, scores high in the first half.
Taapsee Pannu's rugged look makes her perfect fit to play Sandeep Singh's wife in Soorma
The biopic on Indian hockey player, Sandeep Singh, and his wife, Harjinder Kaur, is set to be released on 13 July.
Soorma trailer: Diljit Dosanjh's raw ferocity passes the test as broken, but unbeaten Sandeep Singh
Directed by Shaad Ali, Soorma is based on the life of Indian hockey player, Sandeep Singh.
Soorma 'Ishq Di Baajiyaan' song: Diljit Dosanjh is a delight to watch and listen
The song is gripping, but ends abruptly. It is almost as if the makers have presented a half-baked piece just to leave you craving for more.
Soorma Anthem: Gulzar, Shankar Mahadevan bring out Sandeep Singh's true grit
Veteran lyricist and poet Gulzar carves an inspirational line that summarise the plight of Singh, and pays tribute to his undying fighting spirit.
'Good Man Di Laaltain' song: Gulzar uses old Punjabi saying to pen Soorma track
The music composer trio of Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy use a groovy pop score to Gulzar's words.
Soorma song 'Pardesiya': Suffering, survival and love battle one other in this melancholic number
Sung by Sahil Akhtar with support from Shankar Mahadevan and Shehnaz Akhtar, the song has lyrics by Gulzar.