The main role in Chak De’ India was played by a sex symbol of Indian cinema Shah Rukh Khan. The film tells the story of women’s cricket team. The main hero of the story is a hockey player, who had lost the decisive match, having gone out of the sport. 7 years after, the he returns to lead the women’s hockey team of 16 girls. The team will have a major tournament in Australia –The women’s hockey Cup.
The movie begins in Delhi during the final minutes of a fictional match Hockey World Cup between Pakistan and India, with Pakistan winning 1–0. The captain of an Indian team Kabir Khan (Shah Rukh Khan) takes a penalty stroke. His misses, which costs India the match. Afterwards, in the media appears a picture of him shaking hands with the captain of Pakistani team. The gesture is misunderstood, and he is suspected of losing the game of sympathy towards Pakistan. Due to religious prejudice Kabir and his mother are forced from their family home.
Seven years later, the head of India’s hockey association, discusses the future of the Indian women’s hockey team. According to him, there can’t be any future for the team as the only role for women is to cook and clean. It turns out that Kabir wants to coach the team. The head of a hockey team agrees. Khan finds himself in charge of a group consisting of 16 young women. Each of them is very different.
Khan realizes that in order for the team to win he needs to help the women to surpass their differences. During his first few days as coach several girls refuse to follow his rules, including Bindia Naik, the most experienced player. Bindia doesn’t want to be trained and she encourages other girls to resist Khan. When she succeeds, Khan resigns; however, he invites all of the women to a good-bye lunch at McDonald’s, where the fight between the women and the boys begins. Khan, realized that this is the first time the women act as one. He stops the staff from intervening. After the fight, women ask Khan to stay and be their coach.
Now the team faces new obstacles. When he head of the team refuses to send the team to Australia, Khan suggests a match against the men’s team. Despite the loss, the head of the team gets inspired by the game of women and decides to send them to Australia. The tournament start with a 7-0 loss to Australia, but the team wins the in competitions with England, South Africa, Spain, Argentina, New Zealand, and South Korea. Later, the women’s team again competes with Australia; this time, they defeat them and win the World Cup.
The main role in Chak De’ India was played by a sex symbol of Indian cinema Shah Rukh Khan. The film tells the story of women’s cricket team. The main hero of the story is a hockey player, who had lost the decisive match, having gone out of the sport. 7 years after, the he returns to lead the women’s hockey team of 16 girls.