Rashmi Rocket, starring Taapsee Pannu, will be published on ZEE5 on October 15, the streaming portal said on Monday.
Rashmi Rocket, set in Kutch, Gujarat, starring Pannu in the lead character of a brilliant athlete.
RSVP and Mango People Media produce the film, which is directed by Ronnie Screwvala.
Akarsh Khurana, the director of Karwaan, directed the film, which is based on an original narrative by Nanda Periyasamy.
Here’s what the movie’s summary says
“The storey follows the tale of the rocket, who finally gets the chance to realise her dream and compete professionally, only to realise that the race to the finish line is peppered with many hurdles.” according to the streamer’s summary.
“What seems like an athletic contest turns into her personal battle for respect, honour, and even her very identity,” it continues.
‘Rashmi Rocket’ follows a female fighter in a male-dominated arena: Kalra
“Rashmi Rocket is a storey of grit and a never-say-die attitude as it chronicles a woman’s fight to make her place in a male-dominated arena,” stated Manish Kalra, Chief Business Officer, ZEE5 India.
“We are happy to collaborate with RSVP and Mango People Media, who with their acumen and creative sensibility will bring this gem of a storey to life,” he said.
From the start, everyone was convinced of the storey: Pannu
Pannu, who describes it as a “special film,” says she has been intrigued by the subject since hearing about its one-line tale premise.
“Everyone was so convinced of the tale from the start that it was never difficult to persuade any stakeholders to join forces. The outcome of this film will have a far greater impact on me than the outcomes of my other films “She continued.
‘The film contains elements of a sports film, a courtroom drama, and a mature romance’
According to Khurana, the film has elements of a sports film, a courtroom drama, and a mature romance.
“I’ve always been drawn to characters on journeys, both external and internal, as a storyteller. This film provided me with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work on something with all of these elements, as well as a fantastic ensemble of actors “said the director.
The film’s goal is to raise awareness about misogyny in sports: Khandhdiya
According to Mango People Media producer Pranjal Khandhdiya, the film aims to address misogyny in sports and delves into the “hurdles behind the medals.” Supriya Pathak, Abhishek Banerjee, Priyanshu Painyuli, and Supriya Pilgaonkar also appear in Rashmi Rocket.