Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Bhushan Kumar to produce movie on Balakot AirStrike
New Delhi : Abhishek Kapoor has been roped in to direct a movie based on the 2019 Balakot airstrike. The film will be produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Bhushan Kumar, Mahaveer Jain and Pragya Kapoor.
Making the announcement, the official Twitter handle of Bhansali Productions wrote, "Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Bhushan Kumar, Mahaveer Jain and Pragya Kapoor come together, to pay tribute to the sons of India and their never-say-die spirit in, National award-winning director, Abhishek Kapoor’s film based on, 2019 Balakot Airstrike. A story that celebrates the accomplishments of the Indian Air Force."
T-Series head Bhushan Kumar shared on Twitter, “A story of grit, determination and valour! Proud to announce #2019BalakotAirstrike, a tribute to the brave hearts of our country. Written & directed by @Abhishekapoor”
It is not known if the cast of the film has been finalized or they will be finalized later.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali said in a statement, "It is a story of bravery, patriotism and love for the country. This film is my way of giving tribute to the heroes who have made India their priority. We endeavor that their story and bravery reaches to everyone in the right way."