Posted on October 23, 2017 at 8:10 am

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Angad Bedi starts training for Sandeep Singh biopic


Recently, the announcement was made that actor Angad Bedi would soon commence shooting for a biopic based on the life Indian hockey captain Sandeep Singh after completing the Abu Dhabi schedule of Tiger Zinda Hai. The film is set to be directed by Shaad Ali and also has Diljit Dosanjh and Taapsee Pannu in the film.

In the film, Angad will be seen portraying the character of a hockey player, and elder brother to Sandeep Singh, which is being played by Diljit Dosanjh. Last week Angad starting his training as the hockey player with none other Sandeep Singh himself. The ace hockey player has been flown down to train the actors. The game requires high level of energy and stamina, but for Angad, it comes handy as the actor has been trained as an athlete since a very young age.

Angad was seen practicing hockey like any other professional player, and it has impressed the hockey skipper.

All the three actors will be seen playing sport personalities on screen for the first time. A source says,

“Hockey is a tough sport and Angad is giving it his all. Bikramjeet himself wilt jump into the field soon to train Angad in his style of playing. For now, Sandeep is making him go. The biopic reunites Angad with Taapsee Pannu after Pink and director Shaad All with lyricist Sulzer through the drill of professional hockey, teaching him how to dribble and other techniques while sharing anecdotes about him and his brother,”

The biopic reunites Angad and Taapsee after Shoojit Sircar‘s National Award-winning film, Pink. It also reunited Shaad with his mentor Gulzar, who has penned the lyrics for all his five directorials, from Saathiya to OK Manir.

“An important part of the anarrative revolves around the two brothers, with the elder one making Sandeep realise what hockey really means to him. Bikramjeet trained him in the early years,”

a source added further. Angad will begin readings with Diljit and Taapsee soon and is expected to start shooting by the month-end.

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