With the Indian males’s hockey crew bagging a bronze on the Tokyo Olympics, reaching an Olympic medal in hockey after 41 years, IANS takes a take a look at standard Hindi movies made on this sport in latest instances.
While cricket appears to be the most well-liked selection amongst filmmakers and only a few Hindi movies have handled hockey as a topic, apparently high Bollywood stars like Shah Rukh Khan and Akshay Kumar have proven curiosity within the latter.
Chak De India: While occupied with Hindi movies made on hockey, that is the at first title that’s certain to return to thoughts. Not solely probably the greatest movies made on hockey but additionally one of many best sports activities dramas ever made in Bollywood!
Superstar Shah Rukh Khan because the never-say-die coach Kabir Khan and his crew of feminine hockey gamers until date function an inspiration to younger ladies keen about hockey. The 2007 National Award-winning movie helmed by Shimit Amin, additionally featured hockey player-turned-actress Chitrashi Rawat, Sagarika Ghatge, Shilpa Shukla, Vidya Malavade and others.
Soorma: The 2018 biographical sports activities drama impressed by the lifetime of Indian hockey participant Sandeep Singh, featured Diljit Dosanjh, Taapsee Pannu and Angad Bedi within the lead. The Shaad Ali directorial showcases the inspiring and miraculous journey of hockey participant Sandeep Singh who after being unintentionally shot, received paralysed and wheelchair-bound and the way he made a comeback to worldwide hockey.
Gold: The Akshay Kumar-starrer patriotic sports activities drama has been impressed by the difficult true story of how impartial India’s first nationwide hockey crew bagged the primary ever gold medal on the 1948 Olympics in London. The Reema Kagti directorial additionally stars Amit Sadh, Kunal Kapoor, Vineet Kumar Singh, Sunny Kaushal and Mouni Roy in key roles.
After ‘Chak De India’ star Shah Rukh Khan tweeted final week to laud the Indian males’s hockey crew for his or her efficiency on the Olympics and encourage the Indian girls’s hockey crew, followers turned nostalgic, recalling his 2007 movie and commenting on his tweet, and showered coach ‘Kabir Khan’ with their love.
After younger athlete Neeraj Chopra on Saturday made historical past by changing into the primary Indian to win a gold medal in athletics on the Olympic Games, a bit of netizens are demanding that his feat within the Javelin competitors deserves to be showcased in a biopic too.