Sony Music has acquired the music rights for movie Soorma – the greatest comeback story of the hockey legend Sandeep Singh.
Directed by Shaad Ali and produced by Sony Pictures Networks Productions, Chitrangda Singh & Deepak Singh, Soorma’s music has been composed by the hit trio Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy with lyrics by the celebrated and Gulzar.
The biopic on ace drag-flicker Sandeep Singh’s life, struggle, emergence and rise from the life-threatening bullet wound will be released on Friday, July 13.
The film #Soorma is a biography based on the life of star hockey player and former India captain Sandeep Singh, being played by singer-actor Diljit Dosanjh. Tapsee Pannu plays the lead as Harpreet, portraying Sandeep Singh’s wife and former hockey player Harjinder Kaur.
Sony Music India marketing director Sanujeet Bhujabal said, “Soorma is a story that everyone needs to know and the movie is a real-life drama that unfolds for its viewers. It is one of the biggest comeback stories that will stay with you for long. The magic of Gulzar saab and the talented Shankar -Ehsaan-Loy have created melodies that are lyrically rich and fit perfectly with the story line and infact enhances it further. We released the first song last week and it has seen massive response and prior to the release we will have 3 more singles releasing.”
Sony Pictures Networks Productions head Sneha Rajani said, “The songs in Soorma, have shades of romance, inspiration, sadness and hope which perfectly resonates with the film and its powerful story. We are extremely lucky to have a magical team put together the music of this film. To work with the legendary Gulzar saab and Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy has been an amazing journey in itself. We are delighted to have Sony Music on board, because we believe the music of this film will reach the hearts of millions of people worldwide.”
The theatrical release of the film is scheduled for 13th July 2018. The first song, ‘Ishq Di Baajiyaan’ sung by Diljit Dosanjh is available on Sony Music’s YouTube channel and across all audio platforms for streaming and download. In total, Soorma will have 5 soundtracks.