"Speedy Singhs" which going to get a tough contest because of the postponement of Shahid Kapoor's "Mausam" will offer much more than ice hockey.
The film evolving around two young hearts, gives further insight into the immigrant family experience. It brings a clash of Bollywood entertainment to Canada's favorite sport.
The cross cultural family comedy sets in the Indo-Cannadian community in the sub-urban Toronto, Canada. The film is directed by famous Robert Leiberman who made the Titanic (1996) television miniseries.
"Speedy Singhs" is supposed to be a on a young man's struggle between traditional Indo-Canadian family expectations and his dreams of hockey stardom.
Debutant Vinay Virnami plays Rajveer Singh, a 21-year-old young man dreaming of a professional hockey career. Hollywood actress and the "Lost World: Jurassic Park" girl Camilla Belle will be seen against the young lad.
Vetaran Indian actor Anupam Kher plays Rajveer's father who wants his son to quit hockey and devote his life to his religion and family business.
In a bid to bring an international image, Indo-Canadian comedian, actor Russel Petter is also included in the crew playing the character of Sonu.
Rajveer Singh is a talented player, but among many hurdles in his career, him being a Sikh turns out to be the biggest one.
Unable to find a grip in the game, Rajveer takes matter into his own hands by creating an all Indian hockey team (The Speedy Singhs), finding a coach and then bringing on his Uncle Sammy's trucking company as the team sponsor, doing all this behind his father's back. Along the way to the championship game, he is faced with the questions he had not wanted to address: family, friendship, loyalty and identity. And until he can answer these questions, the podium will always be out to his reach.
"Speedy Singhs" produce by Akshay Kumar and Paul Gross will be releasing in three languages English, Hindi and Punjabi.
The music is composed by the renowned music composer and head of Columbia Records India, Sandeep Chowta, with special features from RDB (Rhythm Dhol Bass), Jassi Sidhu, Rishi Rich Productions, Bohemia (musician) and J-Hind.
The movie will release on Sept. 23.