Diljit Dosanjh unvelied a new poster from his upcoming movie, Soorma, today at a sold out venue in Birmingham, England. The area has a capacity of 1600 people, and he became the first actor to receive a packed venue. He performed his hit songs, and even dedicated a special number for the newly wedded couple, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Soorma is a biographical drama that is directed by Shaad Ali, and also stars Taapsee Pannu and Angad Bedi. The movie is based on the life and career of hockey player, Sandeep Singh who was shot accidentally and had to remain wheelchair bound for two years. But he recovered, and made such a powerful comeback that now he is one of the best known hockey players in India this decade.
Diljit has become one of the most sought after actors in Bollywood. He made his debut in Hindi movie industry with Udta Punjab, for which he received a lot of critical praise from critics and was awarded the best debut actor at Filmfare awards. He is also going to be seen alongside Kriti Sanon in the romantic comedy, Arjun Patiala, in which, again, he is playing a cop who is trying to bust a drug racket.
Taapsee Pannu, his co-star has also accumulated her share of critical and commercial success and is now working with some of the best directors in the industry, and even though she has worked in blockbuster like Judwaa 2, the actress is still rooted in her indie movie background. Her next movie, Manmarziyan, opposite, Vicky Kaushal and Abhishek Bachchan, is directed by Anurag Kashyap, and has already wrapped shooting. Her next project is with her Pink co-star, Amitabh Bachchan, in Sujoy Ghosh’s murder mystery Badla. The movie is going to start shooting soon in England.