Singh: Number 7 follows Jas, a young British-Asian man chasing an unrelenting dream, to become a professional footballer and make it to the highest level in the game. With monumental pitfalls and obstacles standing in way, such as institutionalized racism, cultural stereotypes, and a skeptical family, Jas finds himself at a crossroads. After an unbelievable FA Cup run, Jas has an amazing opportunity to prove himself on the biggest stage of all. Will he take this once in a lifetime chance or will he become just another statistic?
The advent of a contemporary underdog story follows a young man or woman whose talent eventually shines through despite major adversity, this could either be through poverty, abuse or physical disability. Singh: Number 7 paints a gritty setting indicative and reflective of the area the story is set, the outskirts of Leicester, England. Vibrant suburban homes mixed with local businesses and a football field or park every few miles.