What's 'Victory' all about.

'Victory' is a journey from ashes to glory.

Saturday, January 03, 2009   |  Copyright:   |  Comments 13 Comments  |  4509 Views

In India,cricket is much much more than just a game;it is a passion,an obsession,a religion!
Millions of youngsters, in all the corners of the country,dream of playing for India! A dream which incredibly only 'One' in 100 'Million' realizes.

'Victory' is the story of a father,Ram Shekhawat (Anupam Kher),who saw such an impossible dream for his son! This is also the Heroic story of his son Vijay Shekhawat (Hurman Baweja).Hailing from the small town of Jaisalmer,Vijay Shekhawat becomes India's latest world-class batting sensation and is catapulted to super stardom! But it is glamour and glitter of this very demigod status that makes the young,vulnerable small town boy Vijay stray from his true vocation of cricket.

Unfortunately this leads to a loss of focus and to a miserable drop in his performance.But by the time Vijay realizes the error of his ways,it is too late and he finds himself thrown out of the Indian cricket team because of disciplinary reasons. Suddenly the hero of the cricket crazy India becomes a villian in everyone's eyes.His father Ram Shekhwat's dreams are shattered and suffer a paralytic stroke.

This tragedy awakens Vijay's conscience and sense of honour.He wants to redeem himself in the eyes of his father and every Indian.Against great odds,he once makes it back to the Indian team and gets to play in the finals of the Champion's trophy against Australia where he plays a stellar role in enabling India to win the Trophy.

Where in the emotionally moving final,in spite of being hospitalized mid-innings because of an injury,Vijay returns to bat,risking permanent injury,when India are nine down,to pull off an impossible victory against the world champion Australia.In this match Vijay Shekhawat fulfills his father's dreams and enters the pantheon of Indian cricket.

If 'Goal' was the definitive soccer film,and 'Bull Durham' the definitive baseball film then 'Victory' will be the definitive cricket film.

Do you like this article?

User Rating User Rating(7 Votes)
  Highranger, Gurnish_, ~*puja*~, luv_pavi, Fallen Angel, ibelieveinpink
Views 4509

User Comments & Ratings

Join India Forums for free to comment on this story. Have an account already? Use Quick Login to comment.

Related Celebrities

Anupam Kher Anupam Kher

  • Posted on: 04 January 2009 at 5:52pmwisehigaholic

    harman really needs a winner so people stop comparin him i wish for this to be a hit.

    i heard the music there are only 5 good songs all the rest are awful anu maliks love story 2050 songs were nice but victory songs are not good but i know the movie will be hit my heart says it will rock like Chak de india did. best of luck harman.

  • Posted on: 04 January 2009 at 8:06amVarun_Mehta

    horrible music

    anybody heard its music...its pathetic...anu malik is finished

  • Posted on: 03 January 2009 at 8:10pm-simi-

    the movie sounds interesting, but i honestly feel that amrita should be taking up films that would bump up a notch for her as an actor... she is a great actress and should be acting with people much more recognized in the film industry!

  • Posted on: 03 January 2009 at 4:51pmdmgSallu

    Just a Hunch...

    I have a gut feeling this film is not going to do good.... I personally am not interested but I know people are but i feel the story line is not strong enough!
    but do hope it goes well for harman and mainly amrita rao! not to fond of harman!

  • Posted on: 03 January 2009 at 3:49pmFallen Angel

    Movie sounds interesting..

  • Posted on: 03 January 2009 at 3:44pm..-Kaju-..

    i hope its gd for harmans sake!

  • Posted on: 03 January 2009 at 1:16pmSanzPaRudholic

    this movie is gonna be superbbb...i cant wait to watch it..after so long some amzing film coming up for us

  • Posted on: 03 January 2009 at 8:27amcup_cake123

    interesting but predictable!!!

  • Posted on: 03 January 2009 at 3:56am-kirulicious-


    Thanx..Exatly what Sweet coco and mz.jess said..:D

  • Posted on: 02 January 2009 at 9:50pmmz.jess

    im excited to watch it!
    I hope harman proves himself!

Bollywood Reviews Reel Articles Index


Bollywood Search

Public Review Of Baby

Views : 5195
Comments :4

Public Review Of Daawat-E-Ishq

Views : 12122
Comments :0

Sonali Cable - Trailer

Views : 4252
Comments :0

Launch Of Kuch Bhi Ho Sakta Hai

Views : 5676
Comments :0

Disclaimer: All Logos and Pictures of various Channels, Shows, Artistes, Media Houses, Companies, Brands etc. belong to their respective owners, and are used to merely visually identify the Channels, Shows, Companies, Brands, etc. to the viewer. Incase of any issue please contact the webmaster.