The film also stars Sanjay Dutt, Sonakshi Sinha, Sharad Kelkar, Ammy Virk and Nora Fatehi
Makers have dropped the trailer of Ajay Devgn-starrer Bhuj: The Pride of India that is all set to release on Disney+ Hotstar VIP on 13th August. The film is inspired by the 1971 Indo-Pakistan war where the airstrip at Bhuj was destroyed in combat and the brave officer, Vikram Karnik essayed by Ajay Devgn built the Bhuj airport along with 300 women from a nearby village; a move that helped India win the war. Sonakshi Sinha essays the role of Sunderben Jetha – a social worker who risked everything to help armed forces in this critical time. Sanjay Dutt brings to life the role of Ranchordas Pagi whose efforts are said to have saved thousands of lives. Sharad Kelkar, Ammy Virk, Nora Fatehi will be seen in pivotal roles.
The trailer reflects the patriotism and ups the curiosity factor. With a keen focus on storytelling and recreating the world of 1971, the makers have carefully constructed every element true to that time.
Check out the trailer right here:
Ajay Devgn shares, “Bhuj: The Pride of India is inspired by episodes and anecdotes around a war that India fought and won. The participation of our Air Force and real people of Bhuj, both of whom contributed to making this victory possible is something every Indian should be aware of. It’s a contemporary war-time story that needs to be celebrated. India’s never-say-die spirit was clearly visible through the events that led to our victory. It’s a Jai Hind moment!”
Presented by T-Series and Ajay Devgn Films, Bhuj: The Pride Of India is produced by Bhushan Kumar, Kumar Mangat Pathak, Ginny Khanuja, Vajir Singh, and Bunny Sanghavi, under the banner of Select Media Holdings LLP. The film has been written by Abhishek Dudhaiya, Raman Kumar, Ritesh Shah, and Pooja Bhavoria and directed by Abhishek Dudhaiya. The much-awaited movie is all set to release on Disney Hotstar VIP and Disney+ Hotstar Premium under the Disney+ Hotstar Multiplex banner.