Rashmi Rocket Story
Rashmi Rocket is a Bollywood sports-drama, helmed by Akarsh Khurana. The movie star Taapsee Pannu in the lead role. Rashmi Rocket is produced by Ronnie Screwvala, Neha Anand and Pranjal Khandhdiya. Rashmi Rocket has Taapsee essaying the role of a sprinter for which she underwent major physical transformation.
The movie has its music composed by Amit Trivedi whereas Neha Parti Matiyani has wielded the camera for Rashmi Rocket.
Story In Detail
October 5, 2004. Two male cops enter a girls hostel and forcibly drag Rashmi (Taapsee Pannu) out of her room to arrest her. Before that, one of them even mocks her and remarks, "Con artist toh tu khud hai, awaaz pan muli saarkha aahe bagh." Through a series of flashback events, we are introduced to Rashmi's childhood in Bhuj and her progressive upbringing. Known as 'Rocket' in her hometown for her lightning-speed sprint, our 'ghani cool chokri' works as a tourist guide.
She's a free-spirited girl who doesn't mind doing 'garba' with her sneakers on and indulging in casual flirting with the handsome army guy Gagan (Priyanshu Painyuli) who catches her attention right from their first meet. Gagan discovers Rashmi's talent when she sprints her way to rescue his colleague's life and encourages her to become an athlete. Soon, Bhuj's Rashmi Veera becomes the nation's rising star 'Rashmi Rocket'.
However, her astonishing win at the Asian Games 2004 leaves a few disgruntled and before Rashmi can bask in the glory, she finds herself exploited in the name of an age-old sports practice- gender testing. Stripped of her prestige and identity, Rashmi decides to sprint her way to justice with the help of her now hubby Gagan and a lawyer Ishith (Abhishek Banerjee). Read More