Siam Ahmed to star in Hindi film ‘In the Ring’
Siam Ahmed is set to star in the Hindi-language film, "In the Ring: Story of a Burqa Boxer", alongside Indian artistes Mithila Palkar and Jaaved Jaaferi.
The cast also includes Razia Shabnam, one of the first Indian women to become an international boxing referee and coach.
Set in the female Muslim boxing community of Khidderpore, Kolkata, India, the film is a psychological thriller about a 17-year-old boxer who exchanges places with her double to fight in the national championship when she is framed in her aunt's murder. It will be directed by US-based filmmaker Alka Raghuram.
The project is being produced by Sreyashii Sengupta for Singapore-based Darpan Global and Souvikk Dasgupta for Oriizon Global in India, with Los Angeles-based Rick Ambros serving as executive producer.