A day after it was announced that Ajay Devgn will play Vijay Karnik, an IAF Wing Commander, in Bhushan Kumar production Bhuj: The Pride Of India, the other cast members of the film have been revealed too.
It’s indeed the season of multi-starrers in Bollywood! After Abhishek Varman’s Kalank starring Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Sonakshi Sinha, Aditya Roy Kapur, Madhuri Dixit and Sanjay Dutt, Karan Johar’s Takht co-starring Kareena Kapoor Khan, Ranveer Singh, Janhvi Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, Vicky Kaushal and Bhumi Pednekar, yet another film boasting of a strong ensemble cast was announced on Wednesday.
Starring Parineeti Chopra, Ajay Devgn, Sanjay Dutt, Rana Daggubati, Sonakshi Sinha and Ammy Virk in key roles, the film is titled Bhuj: The pride of India. The film has been written and will be directed by Abhishek Dudhaiya and produced under the banner of T-Series.
Parineeti Chopra took to social media on Wednesday morning to share her elation over the new beginning. Sharing her excitement, Parineeti wrote Bhuj: The pride of India is ‘the most special true story ever’ and shared a snippet wherein the ‘The super six of Bhuj: The pride of India’, the characters of each of the actor were revealed.
While Ajay Devgn steps in the shoes of Squadron Leader Vijay Karnik, who was in charge of the Bhuj airbase during Indo-Pak war of 1971, Parineeti essays the role of femme fatale Heena Rehman. Sanjay Dutt, who will now be seen in Kalank and has already got viewers intrigued with his character act in the film’s trailer, plays the role of a civilian, named Ranchordas Svabhai Ravari. Rana Daggubati, who will be seen in Housefull 4 next, plays the role of Madras regiment Lt. Colonel while Sonakshi Sinha will essay the character of Sunderben Jetha Madharparya, a social worker. Ammy Virk, who is making his Bollywood debut in Kabir Khan’s ’83, co-starring Ranveer Singh, plays a fighter pilot.
Parineeti Chopra’s Tweet:
— Parineeti Chopra (@ParineetiChopra) March 20, 2019
Just yesterday, Ajay had shared a photo of Vijay Karnik and along with it, he had shared some information and tweeted, “1971. Squadron Leader Vijay Karnik & team. 300 Brave Women. Reconstruction of a wrecked Indian Air Force airstrip. ‘Bhuj- The Pride Of India’.”
Ajay Devgn’s Tweet:
1971. Squadron Leader Vijay Karnik & team. 300 Brave Women. Reconstruction of a wrecked Indian Air Force airstrip. ‘Bhuj- The Pride Of India’ pic.twitter.com/HZYxPOn0Du
— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) March 19, 2019
While not much has been revealed about the film yet, it will be interesting to see how the film unfolds an important part of Indian history.