Kabir Khan (Shahrukh Khan) knows what it's like to come back from the dead. The ex Indian Captain has now come back in the avatar of the Coach of the Indian Women's National Hockey team. A team that exists more on paper and less in reality. The team is a rag-tag bunch of girls with their own agenda. A bunch of girls who have forgotten what it is like to play for the love of the game. Of playing because you want glory for your country. Not because you want a pensioned job or a government flat. They have all forgotten the sharp thrill of just holding the hockey stick, keeping their eyes on the ball and playing for all they are worth. They have played every game but hockey to make sure they get selected every year in the Indian National team. But what does it really mean to play for the Indian National team? To play for India? The girls have never known the thrilling energy of being Team India. Of giving their all to see their country's name on a trophy. But Kabir Khan, once a captain, ...
Sometimes Winning is Everything
10 August 2007 (India)
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Also Known As:
Chak de! India
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Opening Weekend USA: $351,887,
12 August 2007
Gross USA: $1,120,404
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $21,505,244
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
On 30 August 2007, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences requested a copy of the film's script for a place in its Margaret Herrick Library. See more
In the opening scene of the match between India and Pakistan, Kabir is awarded a penalty stroke by the umpire. In Hockey, the time stops from the awarding of a Penalty stroke. In the movie the clock keeps running down.
Also the position of the umpire to Kabir's right is incorrect, this umpire should be behind and to the right of Kabir. See more
[angered that Vidya is the captain... unzips her sweater
What can she offer you that I can't, tell me?
[zips her sweater back up
You just answered that question yourself.
Referenced in Georgettan's Pooram