How Good is Ghoomer Movie 2023? A Detailed Analysis of the Film Starring Abhishek Bachchan and Saiyami Kher

Ghoomer movie is an amazing sports genre Indian film in the Hindi language, which is directed by R. Balki. Additionally, the star cast of the film is Abhishek Bachchan and Saiyami Kher. The movie revolved around the life of a young woman batting prodigy named Anina.

She left her right hand in an accident but luckily becomes a phenomenal bowler with the help of a failed cricketer named Paddy. He trained her with amazing techniques. In addition to this, the film was released in the theatres on 18 August 2023 in India.

Storyline of Ghoomer Movie

The film starts and shows the flashback of Anina’s childhood. In childhood, she is an avid batswoman and has an ambition to play for India one day. She gets the training from her father, who is a famous Cricket coach. Also, her grandmother is a former cricketer herself who inspired Anina to pursue the career. With hard work and dedication, she got selected to debut her career in the Indian Cricket Team against England.

Ghoomer movie is based on the real story

Unfortunately, she had an accident which result in the amputation of her right hand. After the accident, she lost all hopes to be a cricketer and pursue her career, so she went into depression. She also kept herself away from her friends and family members and began living separately. One day, she was scrolling through social media and came across a video of a former cricketer named Paddy.

He was considered the best batsman but due to a rib injury in 1995, he lost his recognition in the world of Cricket. Now, he runs an academy in Mumbai and trains the aspirants. The movie further shows that Anina contact Paddy and got the consultation. She asked him that can he trained him as a bowler so that she still can be part of the Indian Cricket team and follow her passion. Watch the film to know the further story.

Ghoomer Movie Cast

Abhishek BachchanPadam Singh Sodhi (Paddy)
Saiyami KherAnina
Angad BediJeet
Bhagya BhanushaliYoung Jeet
Nupur BhasvarAnina’s friend
Padmanabh BindMale Selector – Morey
Ivanka DasRasika
Shivendra Singh DungarpurAnina’s Dad
Darshini GowdaCoach
Jiten JataniaMale Selector
Akshay JoshiAnina’s Brother
Nasir KhanSumali
KhaniwaleFemale Selector
Anirudh KhuranaBiker
Rishi KhuranaIndian Team’s Coach
Krishna KotianDoctor
Amitabh BachchanSelf (cameo)
Shabana AzmiAnina’s Dadi (grandmother)

Watch the Trailer

On 18 July 2023, the official trailer of Ghoomer movie was released on YouTube. It received a lot of positive and amazing reviews within a short period of time. The trailer generated the curiosity among the audience to watch the film as soon as possible.


Ghoomer movie received both negative and positive reviews from the people and the critics. It received applause for the inspiring story, the portrayal of Cricket, and the emotion. Furthermore, the actors also played their part amazingly in the film and didn’t give a chance to the audience to criticize them.

It has also been praised for editing, music, and cinematography. Talking about negative reviews, the critics claimed that the end of the movie was quite predictable and it has lack of depth. It also had a lot of melodrama and cliche. It has also not been up to the mark as compared to the other sports movie.

Budget and Box Office Collection

According to the sources, Ghoomer movie’s budget is INR 60 Crore. It includes the cost of distribution, promotion, and marketing. Also, the movie has an amazing box office collection. On the opening day, it generated INR 8 Crores and also won the praise o the audience.

Ghoomer lead actor Abhishek Bachchan

Ghoomer Movie Production

It is produced by R. Balki along with Sunil Lulla and Akshay Kumar. The production house is Hope Productions. The filming of the Ghoomer movie took place at various places in India such as Chandigarh, Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, and more. Also, a few scenes of the film were shot in Australia and England. The film was delayed because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Ridhi Kashyap, an Indian Blogger, Writer, and Content creator hailing from Ludhiana, Punjab. With her passion for writing and creativity, Ridhi has captured the attention of audiences with her engaging content on diverse topics such as entertainment, movies, TV shows, and the latest news.

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