Actor Diljit Dosanjh was recently in the news for his upcoming film, which is believed to be based on the story of Sandeep Singh, the coveted ex-captain of the Indian hockey team. While the film isn’t a biopic, it’s an important chapter of Sandeep’s life that is all set to be portrayed on screen.

Much was spoken about the female lead of the film and it is now confirmed that Taapsee Pannu will play the female protagonist. The film is a love story that revolves around Taapsee and Diljit, both of whom will be playing hockey players in the film.

While the exact details aren’t known, the film is set to be directed by Shaad Ali. The two actors will undergo extensive training for their hockey skills, before they commence shooting for the film in Punjab in October.