Akshay Kumar to play war hero in patriotic film ‘Gorkha’


October 17, 2021


Akshay Kumar to play war hero in patriotic film ‘Gorkha’

MUMBAI: Akshay Kumar has announced his new film “Gorkha”, in which he will be playing the role of a war hero.

He said that he feels honored to play the role of an icon.

“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. Honored to essay the role of an icon and present this special film,” Akshay wrote on Twitter.

The “Gorkha” film is based on the life of Major General Ian Cardozo, a legendary officer of the Gorkha regiment of the Indian Army (5th Gorkha Rifles).

Ian Cardozo had fought in the wars of 1962, 1965, and most notably in the Indo-Pakistan War of 1971. The film will be directed by National Award winner Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan.
Presented by Akshay Kumar and Colour Yellow Productions in association with Cape of Good Films, ‘Gorkha’ is produced by Aanand L Rai and Himanshu Sharma.

(With inputs from India Times)