Ajay Devgn to produce film on India-China Galwan Valley clash
Ajay Devgn is all set to produce a film based on the recent clash between Indian and Chinese soldiers in the Galwan Valley in Ladakh. 20 Indian soldiers sacrificed their lives fighting their Chinese counterparts on June 15. The title and cast of the film are not decided yet. The film will be co-produced by Ajay Devgn Films and Select Media Holdings LLP. On June 15, 20 Indian soldiers lost their lives in a violent faceoff with the Chinese troops in the Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh. It is the first such clash between Indian and Chinese troops in nearly 45 years which resulted in loss of lives. Ajay Devgn is all set to release his war film Bhuj: The Pride of India. The film will be premiered on Disney+ Hotstar soon. Directed by Abhishek Dudhaiya, the film is based on the Indo-Pakistan war of 1971. It also stars Sanjay Dutt, Sonakshi Sinha, Nora Fatehi, Sharad Kelkar, Ammy Virk and Pranitha Subhash, among others. Ajay Devgn plays the role of IAF Squadron Leader Vijay Karnik, who was in-charge of the Bhuj airport durig the war.
The untold story of Squadron Leader Vijay Karnik and the brave women of Bhuj is coming to your homes with #DisneyPlusHotstarMultiplex soon! Popcorn taiyaar rakho doston, aa raha hai Bhuj: The Pride of India jald hi. First Day First Show Ki Home Delivery on @DisneyplusHSVIP pic.twitter.com/BgFk4In5IO— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) June 29, 2020
Recently, during a virtual press meet, Ajay Devgn said, "The film is based on a true story. The story is about one day and one night. It tells this story of common people who rebuilt a road overnight to help the armed forces during the 1971 war. We need to have more stories of such bravery and valour." Earlier, it was slated to release in theatres on August 14, 2020, but now it is being released on the OTT platform due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The release date is yet-to-be announced.