Gorkha First Look: Akshay Kumar To Play War Hero Major General Ian Cardozo In A Hattrick Film With Aanand L Rai

Gorkha First Look: Akshay Kumar announced his new film titled Gorkha, today, October 15. Akshay will essay the lead role of Major General Ian Cardozo, the war hero of the Gorkha Regiment of the Indian Army .

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Gorkha First Look: Akshay Kumar To Play War Hero Major General Ian Cardozo In A Hattrick Film With Aanand L Rai

Bollywood’s action king Akshay Kumar will now once again work with director Aanand L Rai! The actor has worked with the director for movies like Atrangi Re and Raksha Bandhan.

The Bollywood actor’s upcoming movie is all done and dusted and now is awaiting its release.

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TThe ‘Sooryavanshi’ actor took to his social media handle to announce his new film Gorkha. The film is based on the life of war hero Major General Ian Cardozo from the prestigious Gorkha Regiment of the Indian Army. The actor will be seen essaying the lead role in the film, which is directed by Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan and produced by Aanand L Rai and Himanshu Sharma.

He took to Instagram to share the same with his fans and followers. “Sometimes you come across stories so inspiring that you just want to make them. #Gorkha – on the life of legendary war hero, Major General Ian Cardozo is one such film. Honoured to essay the role of an icon and present this special film. Directed By – @sanjaypuransinghchauhan Written By – @neeraj.yadav911 & @sanjaypuransinghchauhan Produced By – @aanandlrai & #HimanshuSharma @cypplofficial #CapeOfGoodFilms #IanCardozo (sic),” wrote Akshay Kumar.

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About Akshay Kumar’s Movie ‘Gorkha’

As per Koimoi.com, The movie will be guided by national award-winning filmmaker Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan. Talking about its plot, as said earlier it will be based on Major Cardoza’s life who had fought in 1962, 1965, and particularly in 1971’s India-Pakistan war.

Speaking of the 1971 war, when Major Cardozo was attending a course at the Defense Services Staff College in Wellington, at that time his troops were deployed for the battle. Also Read-Gadar 2: Sunny Deol And Ameesha Patel Team Up For “The Biggest Ever Sequel”

When the second of command died in the battle that’s when Cardozo was ordered to replace. Major Cardozo was famously known as Cartoos Sahib. Unfortunately, Cardozo walked on a landmine during the battle and had to amputate his leg using a khukri (machete) due to the unavailability of a proper doctor. Also Read-Rakul Preet Singh Makes It Instagram Official With Jackky Bhagnani On Her Birthday; See The Cutest Photo

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Khiladi Akshay is popularly known to portray nationalistic characters amazingly on screen. He has worked in some awesome patriotic movies such as Rustom, Baby, Airlift, Bell Bottom, Kesari, and many more. Also Read-Nick Jonas Praises Priyanka Chopra during concert, Joe Jonas reacts; Watch Video

When heard about the movie, Major General Cardozo, AVSM SM said, “I am honoured to share this story on the 50th anniversary of the 1971 war. It is a reminder of the courage and sacrifice of the Armed Forces of India. I am looking forward to working with Aanand and Akshay as they bring it live. This story reflects the values and spirit of every officer of the Indian Army.”

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